Supply Planning and Cash


Supply planning is the next component of the business planning process. This is where the supply chain determines the requirements for best way to achieve the demand plan for both service and financial results.

Supply Chain Objectives

Business Objective


Supply Chain Objective

Drive revenue


Support/grow customers


Deliver on time/defect free


Strong product portfolio

Time to launch new products


Provide high quality

The profit and loss (P&L)


Minimize costs

Manufacturing costs


Increase utilization, reduce overtime

Logistics costs


Reduce expedited freight

Materials costs


Reduce ...

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