Demand Planning Process: A Real-life Case Study

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  • 1. 
    What was the focus of PepsiCo ESSA diagnostics?
    • A. 

      Demand Planning

    • B. 

      Demand Planning + Supply Planning

    • C. 

      Network Optimization

    • D. 

      ​​​​​​Sales and Operations Planning Only

  • 2. 
    What does CoE-SSC stand for:
    • A. 

      ​​​​​​​Center of Excellence – Special Support Center

    • B. 

      ​​​​​​​Center of Execution - Shared Service Center

    • C. 

      ​​​​​​​Center of Excellence - Shared Service Center

    • D. 

      ​​​​​​​Center of Execution - Special Support Center

  • 3. 
    What were few of the desired objectives of the CoE-SSC:
    • A. 

      Reduce Planner workload

    • B. 

      Improve Short term and Long term forecast accuracy

    • C. 

      Enabling and sustaining planning excellence

    • D. 

      Improve capacity utilization

  • 4. 
    What tool/(s) did we use in Deep-dive ?
    • A. 

      Questionnaires

    • B. 

      Stakeholder interviews

    • C. 

      Workshops

    • D. 

      Data Analysis

    • E. 

      Market Research

  • 5. 
    At the time of this project, customers Reports and Dashboards were very mature, insightful and capable of driving the right decisions?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which one of the following was not a finding as part of the analysis:
    • A. 

      Product portfolio had a long tail

    • B. 

      Considerable Master data was missing

    • C. 

      OTIF was below market standards

    • D. 

      Planner enrichments did not add lot of value to Forecast Accuracy

  • 7. 
    How was Demand Planning structure and maturity across different Market Units (MUs)
    • A. 

      All MUs had collective central Demand Planning team for all Brands and Categories and were at same maturity level

    • B. 

      All MUs had localized Demand Planning teams and were at same maturity

    • C. 

      All MUs had localized Demand Planning teams and were at different maturity

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Demand Profile based product Segmentation (ABC-XYZ) was
    • A. 

      Accurate, refreshed regularly and harmonized across all MUs

    • B. 

      Very dated and inaccurate

    • C. 

      Not harmonized across all MUs

    • D. 

      Not used at all

  • 9. 
    The CoE-SSC arrangement was to:
    • A. 

      Replace the Demand Planner

    • B. 

      Support and complement the Demand Planner

    • C. 

      Govern and monitor the Demand Planner

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Some of the key Lessons Learnt were:
    • A. 

      Top notch process consulting engagement can be done almost 90% remote provided customer bandwidth alignment is there

    • B. 

      Process understanding and data collection can happen in Project prep

    • C. 

      Lot of time was spent to refine insights and key recommendations to Senior Exec level

    • D. 

      Define agenda of each call well and stick to scheduled time

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