Before you read this post, take a minute and imagine your life in 10 years. What does it look like? Where do you live? Who do you spend time with? What are your earnings? If you’re the kind of person that imagined a beautiful home, surrounded by great people, buoyed by a really healthy income, then direct sales might be the right career path for you.
Says Morgan Fraud, the author of The Thinking Corporation, “Given that we are all capable of contributing new ideas, the question becomes how do you successfully generate, capture, process and implement ideas?” Becoming an organization capable of answering this question can benefit in a number of ways
The effort vastly improved the company’s planning and execution functions, created and implemented a new stock policy that accounted for specific SKUs and key variables, streamlined the order preparation process and reduced distribution transport times.
In particular, the initial state of the company’s sales and operations planning capabilities limited their ability to account for demand variability or raw material lead times in production and distribution. Improve sales and operations and production planning.