Jim Noblitt

Jim Noblitt

James Noblitt, CPIM, CIRM, has over three decades of industry experience, helping clients improve operations, reduce costs and integrate their ERP systems. He is a frequent contributor to professional publications and has presented widely at industry conferences. He can be reached at jnoblitt@pinnacleofindiana.com.

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Unlock the Hidden Potential of Your Manufacturing Business with Sales and Operations Planning

Jim Noblitt

There has always been a missing link between the demand side and operational and production side of most manufacturing companies. The symptoms of a company without a strong link between supply and demand include over-producing products that end up sitting on the shelf, failure to deliver products that are in high demand, poor customer service, and the inevitable finger pointing between the sales and operations.

Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) is the missing link that puts operations in sync with market demand and drives down inventories and lead-times while improving customer service.

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