Getting COVID-19 responders the equipment they need

Industry experts and IBM leadership discuss how IBM Rapid Supplier Connect can help you purchase essential supplies at scale. Buyers from hospitals, state procurement divisions, pharmacies and others can now get help identifying new suppliers.

Respond to the shortage of critical goods needed today

IBM Rapid Supplier Connect™ makes it possible for buyers and suppliers – including non-traditional suppliers joining the fight to help keep hospitals and key support organizations ready – to quickly find each other, accelerate verification and onboarding processes, and gain near real-time insights into inventories of life-saving equipment. It combines a scalable blockchain for business network, proven supply chain solutions, and a network of dedicated industry and technical experts.

IBM Rapid Supplier Connect leverages:

Trust Your Supplier

Trust Your Supplier is a blockchain-enabled, trusted source of supplier information and digital identity that reduces risk while simplifying and accelerating supplier onboarding and supplier management.

IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite

Gain inventory visibility and deep insights into supply chain activities from one of the world’s leading supply chain networks:

  • Suppliers publish their inventory availability via IBM Sterling Supply Chain Business Network
  • See a single, trusted view of all available inventory
  • Determine on-hand supply and forecasts of future needs to prevent disruption of critical care
  • Coordinate multiple, disparate sources of supply for balanced inventory views
  • Manage extremely high or unusual inventory demand without latency or inaccuracies

Rapid Onboarding and Support Team

The Rapid Support Center team includes both industry and technical experts to help you quickly onboard suppliers and get started on the Rapid Supplier Connect network.

IBM provides no-charge access to IBM Rapid Supplier Connect through August 31, 2020 pursuant to the Agreement Terms. No-charge access to IBM Rapid Supplier Connect is independent of any past, present or potential future arrangements, and is not connected to an existing business relationship between the Parties. IBM is not acting as a reseller of medical supplies.

IBM Rapid Supplier Connect

Together, we can mount an unprecedented response. We’re here to help you with IBM Rapid Supplier Connect onboarding and inventory availability. Talk to an expert to learn more before signing up.