Connect the dots: Sonos achieves end-to-end supply chain visibility

Sonos, the home sound system company, has an outstanding growth story.
Along with its rapid growth, Sonos also faced challenges as its supply chain processes grew more complex. With this in mind, the Sonos sourcing team actively searched for a scalable planning platform to address common challenges present in complex supply chains, including low confidence in the accuracy of plans, as well as scenario plans that were outdated before they were complete.

In this webinar Vivian Zhang, Sourcing Operations Analyst at Sonos, and Valizant CEO, Ed Lewis, highlight the journey Sonos is on with Anaplan to achieve end-to-end supply chain visibility—all while getting its sourcing team ready for more growth and expansion.

Attendees learned how Sonos:

  • Optimized its supply and demand balancing and cost management process for improved productivity and reliable channel commit
  • Created a single source of truth for planning with automated data collection
  • Implemented its planning solution on Anaplan in phases, resulting in quick benefits
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