It all started in 2003 with the creation of the forecasting department and the development of Heinz Business Management. Since then, processes morphed through version changes to meet the needs of the business and the customers.
Recently, inconsistencies, disengagement and breakdowns in the process began to plague the effectiveness. The supply chain organization got down to business, assessing, devising new strategies and implementing changes, with the support of the cross-functional leadership, in an effort to free up more operating free cash flow for the company.
Learn valuable lessons and insights from Heinz's S&OP journey. The Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning (IBF) presents another installation of their Web Series free of charge on wednesday, november 18, 2009 at 1:00 P.M. EST. Featured Speakers are Sara Park, Group Leader Demand Planning, and Carlos Londono, Associate Director Supply Chain Planning, of Heinz North America.
You will learn:
• How the HBM set up process began, tips and lessons learned
• How to examine and overhaul existing processes
• How the efforts have paid off in better cash flow