Europe & MEA Supply Chain Academy, free on-demand digital event

Join us for eight sessions on-demand at our EMEA Supply Chain Academy around how to reinvent the way you manage your supply chain. We bring together solution engineers, a senior IDC analyst, leading consultants and industry subject matter experts to discuss the real-life examples and use cases, as well as the technology, processes, solutions and best practices to address the unique issues you are facing today.

70% of supply chain execs plan to use AI or intelligent automation for demand management and forecasting in the next 3 years. Here’s why.

How smarter supply chains can help

Drive resiliency, agility and predictability

Evolve supply chain planning and processes to reduce operational silos, respond to market disruptions, mitigate risk, and maintain business continuity.

Enable intelligent, end-to-end supply chain visibility and transparency

Get real-time intelligence and actionable recommendations to reduce disruption mitigation time from days to hours.

Minimize the complexity of supplier onboarding and collaboration

Reduce the time, cost and risk associated with qualifying, validating and managing new suppliers and respond to supplier issues quickly — even in times of crisis.

Deliver on more customer promises

Get your customers what they need – when and where they need it – while preserving business continuity.

Supply Chain Academy: Join Stefanie Naujoks, Research Director at IDC, for the results of IDC's ongoing COVID-19 impact surveys.

Supply chain client success stories


IBM Business Transaction Intelligence with AI gives Anheuser-Busch end-to-end visibility into transaction lifecycles.


IBM helps BASF support smarter supply chain operations with cognitive cloud technology.

Farmer Connect

Farmer Connect uses IBM Food Trust to transparently connect coffee growers to the consumers they serve.

Parker Hannifin

Parker Hannifin turns supply chain network complexity into competitive advantage through seamless selling and fulfillment.

Coronavirus: Impact on and implications for the global supply chain

Read the latest research from IDC about how you can develop the resiliency to weather extreme disruption.

Digitally Perfecting the Supply Chain: learn how these technologies are being leveraged by leading companies.

Supply chain products and solutions

2021 Digital Transformation Assessment for Manufacturing: COVID-19: A Catalyst for Change

Read the latest research report to find out what the UK’s leading manufacturers had to say when asked about their business priorities for 2021.

Find out:

  • How the pandemic has accelerated the need for digital transformation.
  • What Manufacturers see as their investment priorities for 2021.
  • What three actions UK Manufacturers can take now to navigate this new environment and flourish.

Supply chain webinars

Inventory Visibility – Have full control to deliver the perfect order

Hear from Roger Needham, Senior Supply Chain Consultant, IBM Sterling, about the value of IBM Sterling Inventory Visibility and what it can do for you.

Out of the dark – Managing disruption with the lights on

Hear from Client Technical Expert, Stewart Newman, IBM Sterling, on what information you need to manage disruptions in your supply chain, with Watson A.I.

Build resilience in your Supply Chain in the new normal

Watch our webinar where our experts will share their perspectives on the path to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar focuses on adapting to changes in consumer behaviour and building supply chain resilience.

News and events


COVID-19: Disruption lessons learned from an enterprise supply chain.


Supply Chain Academy: Learn how leading AI solutions can drive supply chain resiliency, agility and predictability.


Gartner and IBM discuss how digitization and multi-enterprise business network can help you build a smarter supply chain.