Optimizing supply chains and consolidating support operations
Balance resources and maximize profitability
The big question: How will you synchronize all your data? And more importantly, how will you be able to view and understand it easily?
With an IBM Supply Chain Optimization solution, integrated planning processes will coordinate activities between demand and supply planning to effectively balance supply chain resources and maximize overall profitability.
What IBM Supply Chain Optimization solutions offer?
Being a successful player in the chemicals, petroleum, mining and metals environment depends more than ever on knowing in real time your own circumstances (assets, finances, markets, skills, commitments, and so on) and being able to accurately evaluate information offered by others.
Reduce Cost and Improve Production Efficiency
Real time visibility - Improve the productivity of skilled people by giving them real-time visibility to measurements in the context of instrumented, interconnected equipment.
Global collaboration - Connect geographically dispersed support centers, wherever and whenever for real-time collaboration around the globe, speeding decision making and increasing productivity.
Optimize procurement - Enhance supplier performance and gain better control on spend by optimizing supply chain processes
Manage risks and drive growth - Reduce operational and capital costs by automating supplier selection, negotiation, management and compliance processes
Analytics-proven Insights - Business intelligence and performance management offerings deliver greater insights for better decision making to optimize the supply chain and inventory with analytics-based solutions built upon industry-specific blueprints and dashboards.
Improved asset performance - Smarter asset management makes use of sensors embedded across the operations environment, generating data that can be compared against historical trends and applied to help optimize asset performance.
Featured case study
See how Blue Rhino turned to Sterling B2B Integrator for a solution that would provide greater visibility and tracking of all documents, the ability to create maps and business processes internally and faster onboarding of new trading partners:
Key products for Supply Chain Optimization
IBM has proven enterprise software products for Supply Chain Optimization solutions which are used by chemical, petroleum, metals and mining companies worldwide.
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