What is S&OP?

“S&OP” stands for Sales and Operations Planning. Depending on the industry or organization, you may also hear it referred to as “SIOP” or Sales, Inventory, Operations Planning (SIOP). Sometimes, it is even referred to as “IBP” or Integrated Business Planning. Typically, they mean the same thing.

The Value of Alignment: Sales, Operations & Finance

Alignment might sound like a fluffy concept but it delivers bottom line results. Our most successful clients have achieved the most substantial results from alignment. Although SIOP (Sales, Inventory, Operations Planning) gets a wrap as a technical topic, in our experience, it is the alignment portion of SIOP that delivers [...]

Why Financial Acumen is Relevant to Operations

Have you put your organization under review to look for ideas and solutions that may be right in front of you? Take a step back and look for those strategic weapons with an eagle eye at improving performance and your bottom line. As we brainstormed our unique value proposition [...]

Lisa Anderson to Discuss “The Amazon Effect” in April Institute of Management Accountants Technical Meeting

Published in Global Banking & Finance on April 22, 2016 "Amazon is changing the business landscape" explains Lisa Anderson, president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., which consults large corporations on supply chain management. "Unlimited variety is assumed, same-day service is the norm, and 24/7 accessibility with easy returns and [...]

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Priming Your Supply Chain for the Amazon Effect

Published on March 2, 2016 Preview Lisa Anderson, President of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. presents a primer for her APICS 2015 speech on the Amazon Effect and provides a few tips for success.

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