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Sales and Operations Planning Advice

sales and operations planning adviceSales and Operations planning is a scheme run by many business as a way of looking towards the future of their business over the next 12 to 18 months, by planning for certain situations and making sure the logistics are there to deal with anticipated demand, long before any problems arise which may provoke problems for the business.

Why sales and operations planning?

Also known as S&OP, it is possible to hire consultants who can help you with Sales and Operations Planning to make sure that your business can improve your finances, customer services and efficiency. By using simple, no nonsense methods to plan affordable operations for all manufacturing companies (no matter the size of your business), sales and operations planning consultants can help improve your business and lower the chances of bad situations taking hold and potentially harming the company.


If you need the services of some Sales and Operations Planning Consultants, Gideon Hillman Consulting is a consultancy business which can offer you advice and help you to make “considered long term contingency plans for production and logistics resources”, when at the same time keeping your costs low and improving customer service as much as possible.

Gideon Hillman Consulting work with a 4 step method to provide a simple approach to Sales and Operations Planning; they work in a team with your business to create a model process that can help give you an insight into way in which your company is run. By keeping their work simple and logical, and working off excel-based models, Gideon Hillman Consultants can then work at a much more detailed level to provide a much more complex and comprehensive process model, which will make training your staff and employees much easier, as it will be possible to see if they are following the model of Sales and Operations Planning for the next 12 months.

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