Supply chain planning and execution capabilities across the extended enterprise.
Why IBM for Supply Chain Management?
Supply chain management solutions from IBM deliver supply chain planning and execution capabilities across the extended enterprise, enabling companies to anticipate, control and react to demand and supply volatility within the supply chain. Managing how and where you fulfill orders, how much inventory you should store where, and the planning and execution of your shipments to meet customer commitments. IBM provides the ability to understand, manage and direct the supply chain in order to make the supply chain smarter:
Enhance your inbound supply and outbound order and shipment processes through complete end-to-end visibility across your global trading partner networks.
Create and exchange business documents electronically with your trading partners, regardless of size or technical expertise.
Enables you to detect and react to compliance issues as they happen throughout the inbound supply chain process.
Coordinate order fulfillment from all channels and across the extended enterprise
Enterprise-class software platform for building optimization-based custom planning and scheduling decision support applications.
Analyzes strategies to optimize product delivery and improve transportation asset utilization.
Provides network design and planning for end-to-end supply chain optimization, helping determine where and when new facilities are needed in your distribution network
Determines the right inventory policies and strategic positioning of inventory, optimizing safety stocks and inventory levels for retailers, manufacturers and distributors