Improving Decision Making With S&OP During & Post-Pandemic
Virtual Best Practices Conference: Business Planning, Forecasting & S&OP/ IBP
Improving Decision Making With S&OP During & Post-Pandemic

You will learn:

  • The inputs required for effective S&OP today and how to approach them with critical thinking
  • The role of business assumptions in decision making for the S&OP horizon
  • The importance of reliable data in the current pandemic environment
  • The importance of clear roles and responsibilities across different business functions
  • The use of decision making in S&OP to remove much of the reactivity we see today
Rachel Stafford, CPF
UK Head of S&OP
DS Smith
Rachel is a supply chain professional with over 20 years practical experience gained via range of supply chain and demand planning roles at companies including DS Smith, Element Six and Mizkan. Rachel has been involved with S&OP since 2005, and currently leads the S&OP process for DS Smith, a global packaging company, where one of her key responsibilities is to facilitate S&OP adoption across Europe. She holds a degree in Mathematics and French and is IBF CPF certified.