Why Your Business Should be Using Plan to Profit

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The advent of the Internet, not to mention a wide variety of software programs, has completely altered the way that business can be conducted in any market. Previously, the Order-to-Cash method was king, but with the information that’s now at our fingertips because of technology, a Plan-to-Profit approach is not only possible, but preferred. Here are a few reasons why your business should be using a Plan-to-Profit approach.

Better Information

The software that comes with a Plan-to-Profit approach should give you a world of information that businesses may not have previously had access to. The amount of information can be overwhelming at first, but a strong database, a good analytics solution and a good partner will help you get the most out of your data to get to the relevant factors. A Plan-to-Profit approach should give you everything you ever wanted to know about sales, inventory, and marketing, so that nothing is a mystery, allowing you to make any changes necessary to ensure your business is maximizing its potential profits.

Decision-making

We live in a fast-paced world, and sometimes you need to make a decision in the time it takes to click a mouse. For situations like this, you need to be set up with a Plan-to-Profit approach to business. You’ll be able to analyze situations in real time and make educated decisions about things that affect your business in a real way. To make this kind of decision-making possible, you need to have Plan-to-Profit, because if you’re waiting for things to play out, you’re going to get left behind.

Double Check Your Work

The Plan-to-Profit approach is set up in a way that makes it easy to double check everything so that nothing slips through the cracks. In today’s world, no detail is too small to be overlooked, and by having a method in place that will double check everything you do, you will guarantee that nothing gets forgotten or overlooked. This allows you to minimize your mistakes and ensure that you always make the right move, helping your business maximize its efficiency.

 

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Dominic Telaro

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CFPIM, CIRM | Vice President Industry Solutions | APICS Fellow and Certified in Integrated Resource Management Over 35 years of Manufacturing, Distribution, Supply Chain Operational, Software and Consulting experience. His professional career has been in Manufacturing and Distribution from shop floor roles through to implementing ERP, DRP and Supply Chain solutions and on to leveraging this rich experience to consulting, product management, product development and software sales. He has held positions as VP of Industry Solutions, VP of Product Development, VP of Sales and Marketing and Global Practice Leader for companies like IBIS Inc., IBM, Janis Group, Metamor, Marcam Corp. and more. Presently he is responsible for the Supply Chain Industry vertical at Sonata Software with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations as a core technology solution expertise. Dominic publishes many blogs and articles for the industry and has been a guest speaker for multiple industry events

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