Integrated Business Planning is a business-focused, strategic evolution of S&OP, that will bring serious benefits to the overall business – especially the bottom line. According to a study conducted by Aberdeen Research, companies with a well-implemented IBP process achieved:
– 17% improvement in profitability over the last two years
– 10% increase in gross margin over the last two years
– 7.5% increase in Return on Net Assets (RONA) over the last two years
Integrated Business Processing
This informative paper clearly describes the differences between S&OP and IBP, and gives a succinct overview of what are the success factors for successful IBP execution. A must read for any Supply Chain business leader seeking to focus on the overall profitability of the business.