Planning plays a vital role in managing the supply chain. Planning is the process of formulating a plan or method to achieve a goal. There are various types of planning in SCM Supply Chain Management such as strategic, tactical, and operational planning. Strategic planning is done by the top management for long-term strategies and goals. Tactical planning is done for short-term strategies and goals that are needed for immediate action. Operational planning is done by the middle management to make sure that all tasks are completed on time with an optimum level of quality.