Supply Chain Management
working the data
Challenges in supply chain management
85% of the retail executives will be using intelligent automation in supply chain planning and/or demand forecasting by 2021.
At BPSOLUTIONS we work day in day out with our teams of data experts to make the world a little bit smarter. To achieve this we help organisations build intelligent, self-correcting supply chains. That means having the right tools and technology to effectively:
- Connect and collaborate
- Drive visibility and manage disruption
- Deliver the perfect order
How do our supply chain management services benefit you?
IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite explained
Key features of effective supply chain management
- Real-time intelligence and actionable recommendations.
Applications and control towers, embedded with AI and trained in supply chain, provide end-to-end visibility, real-time alerts and recommendations that can be automated for self-correcting actions to drive better business outcomes. You can lower shipping cost per order by an average of 7 percent, (i) reduce disruption mitigation time from days to hours, (ii) and become 95 percent more efficient at tackling recurring supply chain challenges.
- Trusted connectivity – built to scale and backed by IBM Blockchain.
Our blockchain-enabled, multi-enterprise business network provides frictionless, secure connectivity and collaboration with customers, partners and suppliers. You can quickly engage with more than 800,000 preconnected trading partners executing 3 billion transactions a year.iv Onboard new partners in hours or days, not weeksv, and drive transparency and trust with an immutable shared record of real-time, multi-enterprise digital events across your supply chain.
- Open to developers to create tailored solutions.
The IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite allows systems integrators and developers to build, extend and integrate tailored supply chain solutions that can interoperate with other business networks and applications. You can also bring in third-party data so that all connected applications and networks can benefit from it. The Developer Hub for the IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite provides access to a global community of developers, open-source programs and a library of knowledge resources to help quickly solve your unique supply chain challenges.
- Hybrid cloud integration to extend existing supply chain investments.
Our enterprise-ready containerized software, along with IBM Cloud Paks, allow you to extend the value and reach of your legacy applications and You can avoid time-consuming and expensive migrations with a hybrid approach that gives you the freedom to choose where to run your workloads and the ability to link your private workloads to value-added services in the IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite. With AI-enabled real-time recommendations, trusted connectivity enabled with blockchain, and an open platform with the flexibility of hybrid integration, the IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite helps you build intelligent, self-correcting supply chains.