Supply chain management solutions

Adapt to changing markets and customer demand

Are you effectively collaborating with your supply chain partners? Are you practicing just-in-time manufacturing? IBM's supply chain management (SCM) solutions can help you meet customer demand by accelerating time to market while keeping your costs low through a reduction in inventory. From manufacturing and electronics to retail and pharmaceuticals, IBM offers comprehensive solutions with metrics to help you monitor inventory, receiving, manufacturing and logistics. Distinguish your business by delivering high-quality products and services-with speed and agility-to meet changing customer demands.

The credentials of IBM SCM Services' practitioners are exemplary, with resources spanning virtually all geographic regions.

Our integrated solutions facilitate collaboration and logistics automation to expedite receiving, verification, shipping, payment and returns. Proven industry-based best practices and processes promote efficient just-in-time manufacturing to reduce inventory holding. Whether your supply chain partners are national or global, IBM and our Business Partners such as Oracle, SAP, Infor, Lawson Software, Manhattan Associates, or Symphony Technology Group offer innovative ideas to provide you with the competitive advantage.

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Cross-channel optimization for retail from IBM and Manhattan Associates

Your retail customers have many choices when it comes to finding the products they want or need. By presenting one unified brand image across all channels, you can avoid frustrating and disappointing customers who expect to find, buy and return merchandise easily and hassle-free, regardless of how they choose to shop.

Electronics value chain management from IBM and SAP

Optimizing your supply chain for speed and flexibility can shorten product cycle times, enhance customer service and ultimately increase profitability and market share. IBM and SAP can help streamline your business allowing you to focus on your products, not your processes, so you can turn great ideas in to profits.

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Integrated manufacturing productivity from IBM, Cisco and Rockwell Automation

Boost factory throughput. Cut costs. Drive efficiencies across global supply chains. Comply with new regulations. Today's automotive manufacturers must connect information from customers, operations, corporate functions and suppliers. That's why three technology leaders have teamed to offer powerful productivity tools.

Merchandising and supply chain solution from IBM and SAP

Are your systems stocking Florida stores with turtlenecks in May and Alaska stores with bikes in December? Base your decisions on near real-time visibility into consumer demand and market conditions to optimize your inventory levels. Merchandising and supply chain solutions from IBM and SAP can help you predict and respond to market changes.

Secure wireless supply chain for automotive from IBM and Cisco

Changes in consumer behavior, continued pressure to reduce costs and growing complexity in supply chain management increase the need for a tighter link between suppliers and automotive manufacturing. Our solution facilitates data sharing to decrease miscommunications, while enabling you to sense and respond to change.

Supplier relationship management from IBM and SAP

Intelligently and flexibly manage procurement operations. IBM and SAP offer fresh ideas to unlock business value and promote sustainable financial advantage. By streamlining communication processes you can make more informed, timely decisions and cost-effectively execute supply management, sourcing and procurement.

Supply chain management from IBM and SAP

Intelligently and flexibly manage supply chain and procurement operations. IBM and SAP offer fresh ideas to unlock business value and promote sustainable financial advantage. Optimize business processes to make more informed, timely decisions and cost-effectively execute supply management, sourcing and procurement.

Supply chain optimization for chemical and petroleum from IBM and SAP

With mergers on the rise, you need to standardize processes and operate globally. IBM and SAP can help you intelligently and flexibly manage supply chain and procurement operations. Optimize business processes to make more informed, timely decisions. And cost-effectively execute supply management, sourcing and procurement.

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