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Sales and Operations Planning Part One: Identifying and Forecasting Demand
An effective sales and operations planning game plan results in fewer stock-outs, shorter delivery lead-times, higher on-time shipping percentages, a manageable

reorder point  replenishment method, where the reorder point represents forecasted demand over the item's lead-time. A make-to-order manufactured item may be built from stocked components. One approach to stocking components in advance of sales orders involves a component forecast, and the combination of component forecast and dependent demand defines demand for the component. A second approach involves an order-point replenishment method. Sales Order Demand A sales order line defines an actual demand for an item,

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Point of Sale (POS) Systems

A point of sale (POS) system helps retailers automate transactions. POS solutions are used in retail stores where sales associates must enter sales, refunds, layaways, transfers, etc. TEC's model of POS systems facilitates the selection process with research on vendors that support inventory management, register management, price management, transaction management, and other capabilities.  

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reorder point  the age of the reorder point system (ROP) where the assumption was that the customer would continue to order what they had before and the future would look very much like the past. In most industries this was a valid assumption, since product life cycles were measured in years. Inventory was regarded as an asset not only on the balance sheet but also in the mind of the average manager. Therefore, production planners created schedules and managed materials by hand. In the production control office, the Read More

Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Axapta: A Book ExcerptPart One: Sales and Operations Planning


Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Axapta provides an overall understanding of how the system fits together to run a manufacturing or distribution business. This book excerpt focuses on running the business from the top with sales and operations planning (S&OP). Variation in operations affect the S&OP process and the nature of demand impacts the S&OP game plans.

reorder point  a period or order-driven reorder policy. The system supports a fixed or variable safety stock quantity, and can calculate it based on historical usage. An inventory plan can also be expressed implicitly. An implicit inventory plan, for example, represents the extent to which a minimum order quantity exceeds typical demand over lead-time. An order quantity multiple can also inflate the order quantity so that it exceeds typical demand over the reorder cycle. Other Sources of Demand Visibility of all Read More

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It’s the Time to Master Your Master Data


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