Supply Chain

Sales and Operations Planning

Are you finding it difficult to rapidly make cross-functional decisions to align supply and demand and respond to disruptions? The Anaplan S&OP app lets you grow in process maturity by empowering planners to collaborate more easily across business functions, understand the financial impact of “what-if” scenarios, and easily adjust planning models.


Business Function
SalesSupply ChainSupply Chain PlanningSales Forecasting
All IndustriesAerospace & DefenseAutomotiveCPGEngineering & ConstructionHigh TechInsuranceManufacturingMedia & EntertainmentMedical Device ManufacturingOil & GasOtherPharmaRetailSoftwareTelecom
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Can connect with most other apps such as PBF or Sales Forecasting
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Why Anaplan for Sales and Operations Planning?

Support your sales and operations planning by balancing supply and demand in real time at aggregate or detailed levels based on your adjustments, transparent business rules, and full P&L.
Engage all your participants with web, mobile, Excel®, and PowerPoint® add-ins. Empower planners to easily adjust sophisticated planning models and user interfaces to match continuously changing business realities.
Quickly analyze the effects of unexpected or planned events and determine the optimal response. Create and compare scenarios on-the-fly, even for master data changes like supply chain network disruptions or new product introductions.
Form a closed-loop process by integrating plans from other business functions like Finance, Sales, and Marketing that are created in other systems or created in the same Anaplan environment. Push decisions back to detailed planning and execution systems. Collaborate with trade partners like suppliers, distributors, and customers—all in one place.


S&OP process management
  • Model your process, and capture and track participation and completeness of plan updates
  • Approval workflow of plan changes
  • Define and manage process performance KPIs
  • Manage tasks, projects, and programs within the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) app
  • Business user–friendly model building UI for all your S&OP needs
  • Excel®-like formulas and business rules for text and numbers
  • Flexibility to model consensus demand plans with any dimensionality, consensus building rules, and demand-related KPIs
  • Multi-level BOM, attach rates, capacity resources, and supplier modeling, as well as multi-location, time-phased sourcing
  • Include orders and CRM opportunities to drill into by exception
  • Real-time model changes with no batch processing
  • Living Blue Print as automated documentation of models
  • Visualization of your models, including calculations and interdependencies of all objects
  • Change history and roll-back on model changes
Business user–friendly modeling for all your supply chain needs
  • Easy-to-use planning views tailored to and by the business
  • Web, mobile-friendly, and Excel®-based planning
  • Aggregation, disaggregation (AKA break-back), allocation, and cell locking
  • Statistical forecasting (on quantities, attach rates, or price), ABC and XYZ classification, and segmentation
  • Rule-based consensus demand planning tailored to your S&OP process
  • Constrained and unconstrained supply planning heuristics on supply chain networks to manage key material and capacity constraints
  • Calculate detailed P&L via a chart of accounts on your S&OP plans
  • One secure, easy-to-access cloud environment for cross-enterprise planning collaboration with customers, distributors, contract manufacturers, and suppliers
  • Enable dashboarding, reporting, and master data updates in views also used for planning
  • Change history of all plan updates for auditability and collaboration, and exception-based planning on large sets of plans
  • Multi-region and multi-currency support
  • Real-time planning changes and recalculations on large datasets required for S&OP processes, with no background batch processing to delay decision-making
  • Patented in-memory cloud scalability, enabling trillions of planning data points per customer
“What-if” scenario management
  • Immediately create, share, and compare scenarios across your supply chain
  • Manage scenarios on plans and even on master data to simulate adding products, changing sources, and new routings
  • Leverage change history, annotations, and assumption tracking on scenarios
Data integration (import and export)
  • Integrate with legacy planning tools and ERP
  • Get started quickly with self-service UI for data loads (import and export) by business and IT users
  • Automate with pre-defined, bi-directional Anaplan connectors with Informatica, MuleSoft, SnapLogic, and Boomi for hundreds of data sources, including Oracle and SAP
  • Use Model Link to share plans and master data across Anaplan’s demand and S&OP apps without ETL tools
Role-based security
  • Single, continuously monitored multi-tenant cloud platform and infrastructure
  • Role-based security and user management
  • Single sign-on
  • Auditing of changes, including data and metadata
  • Data segregation, no commingling
  • Disaster recovery and full data inscription
  • Ongoing testing and auditing of security and privacy
  • ISO 27k certified and/or SOC-audited facilities
Cloud solution
  • Reduce IT costs and resources by leveraging an S&OP application that was purposely built for the cloud with reliability, security, and compliance in mind (i.e., not an on-premise solution moved to the cloud)
Dashboards, reporting, and analytics
  • Built-in dashboard, reporting, and analytics capabilities with data visualization components (e.g., charts, graphs, maps, etc.)
  • Dashboards and reports are updated immediately
  • Analyze supply allocations, production plans and inventory levels, and other supply planning performance metrics to make better decisions with actionable insights
Ease of use and collaboration
  • Easy-to-access cloud environment for supplier collaboration
  • Enable dashboarding, reporting, and master data updates in views also used for planning
  • Change history of all plan updates for auditability and collaboration, and exception-based planning on large sets of plans
Alerts and workflow
  • Flexible threshold-based alerts based on supply plans and KPIs, easily tailored to planner needs
  • Define tasks, cases, and workflows for resolving and escalating supply issues

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