Issues of SC Tactical Planning
Quantitative planning
Automated vs manual procurement
Inventory optimization (finished goods)
Financial planning
Budgeting and strategic planning
Variable costing
Past/pipeline data analysis
Corrective Action and Decision Support
       * Interactive management control
       * Simulation ("What-If" analysis)
Demand planning
       * Product-mix planning
       * Distribution planning
Inventory planning
Procurement planning
Micro to macro financial planning
       * Price planning: sales & cost price
       * Revenue planning
       * Cost planning
       * Cash flow planning
       * Profit and profitability planning
       * ROI planning