Leaders are redefining agendas and reprioritizing investments to accelerate growth. more… This transformation requires the activation of a digital front office that is enabled by a globally integrated enterprise. less
Supply chain management solutions from IBM deliver supply chain planning and execution capabilities across the extended enterprise, more… enabling companies to anticipate, control and react to demand and supply volatility within the supply chain. less
To understand the depth to which today's uncertain environment impacts the global supply chain, the IBM Institute for Business Value more… surveyed 664 supply chain management executives in 29 countries around the world. The study uncovered the three most significant challenges supply chain management executives face today: volatility, visibility and value. less
Research and Insights
Rethinking risk management and strategic planning to deal more effectively with the new era of heightened global risk needs to become a top priority. more… By using advanced methodological and analytical frameworks – early warning systems, scenario planning and predictive intelligence – companies can learn to avoid, address or quickly recover from major risk events. less
As economic realities continue to shift, the procurement function must again adjust. To understand what actions and decisions have led to success in the past, more… and to derive insights on what responses might work best in the future, the IBM Institute for Business Value surveyed 1,128 CPOs from organizations with annual revenue in excess of US$1 billion. less
Smarter Commerce is redefining the value chain in the age of the customer. It starts with putting the customer at the center of your operations – more… which of itself is not a new idea – however, truly operationalizing this strategy is not easy. less
Learn how McKesson teamed with IBM to improve sustainability and optimize their supply chain through the application of analytics and a unique solution, the IBM Supply Chain Scenario Modeler.
IBM provides supply chain planning and execution solutions to enable companies to anticipate, control, and react to demand and supply volatility, resulting in reduced costs, improved operational efficiency, and enhanced customer experience.
Chris Moose, a partner in the IBM GBS Logistics practice, discusses the importance of Extended Warehouse Management systems and the new SAP Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) Application optimized by IBM.
Fast moving shifts in the electronics industry can impact your supply chain. It is therefore important to build a dynamic value chain which can be achieved by managing data, analyzing patterns and optimizing outcomes in the supply chain process.
Traceability can improve visibility across supply-chain systems. IBMers explain how we can use this data to prevent things like food-borne illnesses and counterfeit pharmaceuticals.
See how IBM can help synchronize your supply chain in the face of volatility and risk with capabilities to optimize supply chain planning, automate execution and analyze performance.
Amrit Feeds has optimized production planning, and increased manufacturing capacity utilization by 10 percent. more… The company has raised total product throughput by 0.45 tons per hour, an increase of 2.5 percent. less
Häfele implemented IBM Advanced Cross Inventory Optimizer (AXIO), which includes a custom-made overseas container order management application. more… With its dynamic new planning solution, Häfele can now react much faster in an ever-changing market. less
Hilton Worldwide acquires the ability to benchmark and compare existing products, more… analyze sustainability metrics, understand potential opportunities to drive overall bottom-line performance, and strengthen its relationship with suppliers. less
Business leaders today are facing many challenges and opportunities in today's increasingly complex global supply chain environments. IBM can help with more… Supply Chain Transformation solutions, including Integrated Business Planning, Order Fulfillment, Procurement Transformation and Product Innovation. less