What is the IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite?

To succeed today, your supply chain needs to be dynamic, responsive and interconnected to your ecosystem and processes. The IBM® Sterling Supply Chain Suite gives you the end-to-end visibility, real-time insights and recommended actions to turn disruptions into opportunities for customer engagement, growth and profit.


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IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite

The IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite is an open, integrated platform that easily connects to your supplier ecosystem, while leveraging advanced technologies like AI and blockchain.

Supply chain control tower

A single view of processes and data from disparate sources, and an AI-powered, personalized dashboard of KPIs and events to easily understand, prioritize and resolve critical issues in real time.

Supply chain applications

Applications for supplier, inventory and order management, embedded with AI and blockchain, trained in supply chain, and proven in real-world use cases to enable faster, more informed decision making.

Supply chain intelligence services

Composable business, data and AI services — trained in supply chain and open to developers — to accelerate tailored application development and data integration.

Supply chain business network

A cloud-based, digital business network, enabled with AI, blockchain and API capabilities, that provides trusted, multi-enterprise connectivity and supply chain integration, with a centralized information hub for data management.

Developer hub

Open-source programs, a library of knowledge resources and a global community to help developers build and extend applications that drive continuous supply chain innovation and growth.

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

Trusted network connectivity, with AI and Blockchain

IBM Sterling Supply Chain Business Network provides security-rich, cloud-based connectivity with customers, partners and suppliers. Engage with more than 800,000 preconnected trading partners to onboard in hours or days instead of weeks. Discover deeper insights powered by AI, and get multi-party shared visibility backed by IBM Blockchain.

Dynamic, responsive and open

IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite addresses business and development priorities

For supply chain leaders

Enterprise supply chains need smarter business networks that are dynamic, responsive and that enable multi-enterprise collaboration.

For IT and developers

IBM Sterling offers an open platform and developer hub for building tailored supply chain solutions, and a developer advocacy program to support the development lifecycle.


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.

What is IBM Sterling B2B Collaboration?

IBM Sterling B2B Collaboration is a set of software solutions that can help you modernize your B2B connectivity to meet the ongoing demands of the business, while reducing costs and complexity. These solutions provide a frictionless network to simplify B2B connectivity, collaboration and decision making for your business — on premises, hybrid-cloud or cloud-based.

Helpful resources

IBM Sterling blog

Gain insights on building an intelligent, self-correcting supply chain.

IBM Supply Chain community

Get technical tips, insights and best practices from a community of users and experts.

Connect with an expert

Discuss your supply chain challenges with an IBM consultant.