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Case Study:

Advanced Supply Planning and S&OP

Industry:
Specialty Elastomeric & Laminate Material Solutions

Objectives:
  • Implement supply and demand planning process
  • Improve overall sales and operation processes
The Solution:
  • Conducted a thorough Class-A business process gap analysis to help identify and prioritize areas of improvement, define business requirements, and lay out a vision
  • Coordinated multi-level training sessions to educate every level of the organization on best practices
  • Worked through a methodical software evaluation process to select systems through Oracle to implement
  • Acted as project manager and functional process leads to enable new processes and facilitate change management
Realized Benefits:
  • Improved customer service
  • Improved asset utilization
  • Reduced raw and finished goods inventory
  • World-Class S&OP process for demand and supply balancing
  • Improved employee morale

espi first educated the team on the processes within Supply and Demand Planning, and they brought some low-tech tools to use so we could focus on people and process first, not technology… We leveraged espi’s resources to implement the software, train our internal team, and fine tune the process for maximum effectiveness”

Tony D’Alessandro, CIO