Originally the objective of S&OP was to create a feasible plan, but wow, have the expectations changed! Today companies view sales and operations planning as a means to execute corporate strategy. A successful S&OP best practice process aligns an organization strategically to execute tactically. Leading supply chain teams know that true S&OP excellence flows from practical thinking guided by three principles: make it easy to implement, execute and sustain. Written by Deloitte & Touche and Logility, this white paper details how to set up a practical, repeatable S&OP process to drive outstanding results when implemented through an easy-to-use technology platform.