Build smarter supplier relationships

Reduce the time, cost and risk associated with qualifying, validating and managing new suppliers with permissioned access to a shared view of information and an immutable audit trail built on blockchain. IBM makes it easy to collaborate to resolve disruptions, drive efficiencies and increase supplier satisfaction for critical order-to-cash and procure-to-pay transactions with our global business network and supplier collaboration solutions. Embedded AI capabilities, like anomaly detection, cycle time prediction and next-best action recommendations, enable you to respond to supplier issues quickly — even in times of crisis.

 

See why customers choose IBM

Petco

Hear how IBM Sterling Supply Chain Business Network keeps Petco's supply chain running smoothly with real-time AI insights and end-to-end visibility into transactions and disruptions.

Anheuser-Busch

Anheuser-Busch, Labatt Canada, uses AI to give its business users end-to-end visibility into transaction lifecycles.

 

Improve supplier collaboration with key offerings from IBM and our partners

IBM Sterling Business Transaction Intelligence

Get visibility into B2B transaction lifecycles, in real time and in context. Understand the performance of order-to-cash and purchase-to-pay processes with embedded AI that provides actionable insights. And securely extend visibility to suppliers across your multi-enterprise ecosystem with blockchain capabilities that build trust and transparency.

IBM Sterling Transaction Manager

Automate and digitize manual B2B transactions with trading partners, including smaller partners that lack the technology and expertise to support EDI transactions. This digital alternative to non-EDI-enabled partners helps you minimize errors, reduce costs and improve customer satisfaction.

IBM Sterling Catalog Manager          

Quickly and easily digitize manual product catalogs with confidence that product information is up-to-date and accurate. You will provide consistently better product listings and enable an enhanced digital selling experience, while seamlessly integrating data into back-end systems.

Trust Your Supplier

Drive supply chain agility with supplier onboarding that’s fast, simple and more secure. This blockchain network provides permissioned access to pre-verified supplier information to improve supplier qualification, validation, onboarding and lifecycle information management.

IBM Sterling Supply Chain Business Network

Enable frictionless connectivity and collaboration with suppliers and quickly engage with 800,000 preconnected trading partners to increase efficiencies and reduce costs.

Engage suppliers with confidence

Simplify supplier onboarding with a digital passport built on blockchain

Learn how Anheuser Busch, Cisco, IBM and others are dramatically shortening the cycle time to onboard new suppliers.

Trust Your Supplier: Blockchain for supply chain

Find out how a cross-industry source of supplier information accelerates supplier onboarding and lifecycle management.

Anomaly detection enabled by AI

Can you spot anomalies in supplier transaction data as quickly as IBM Business Transaction Intelligence?

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Schedule a consultation with an expert who can help you make your supply chain even smarter with AI-enabled solutions.

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