Sustaining the appropriate mix and level of goods helps an enterprise to increase profi tability without necessarily increasing sales. Although Sales and Marketing have a tendency to want higher inventory levels, and Operations, lower inventory levels, the author describes ways to achieve Inventory Optimization while managing this classic confl ict.

From Issue: Five Trends That Will Impact S&OP Over the Next 10 Years
(Fall 2016)

Balanced Strategy for Inventory Optimization