Intelligent Supply Chain

Use Case

Improving visibility and management of the supply chain

Improving operational efficiency is essential for manufacturers to stay competitive. Supply and inventory management are a constant challenge for manufacturers with major trade-offs in benefits and risks.

Carrying less inventory provides a financial benefit to manufacturers, but also carries real risk. If production lines halt due to supplier issues, orders can be lost and customer satisfaction drops.

Improving the reliability of supply chain and logistics management is necessary to reduce the risk of optimizing inventory management and carrying less inventory in production warehouses.

We have a solution

Efficiency in supply chain management drives major business benefits.

This solution use case, provided by Atos on the MindSphere® platform, enables intelligent supply chain management driving improved efficiency, increased margins, and reduced risks.

With available integrations to Siemens tactical and operational supply chain solutions through MindSphere and Codex advanced analytics, customers achieve a new level of supply chain visibility and actionable data.

Automation routines can optimize ordering, and weather/event based data keep facilities and managers in the loop about potential delays, allowing time to react to potential problems. Robust visibility within the application and through intelligent alerts ensure the right stakeholders are in the loop as changes occur.


  • Track logistics operations with precise prediction of vehicle arrival times.
  • Real-time communication for delays and events that can disrupt operations, including weather and event disruptions. 
  • Improve facility location and routing decisions with real data.
  • Enables connectivity to ERP, CRM and other business information systems through the MindSphere platform. 


  • Improve supply chain visibility and reliability, including automation.
  • Lower operational costs by up to 30%, reduce inventories by up to 75%.
  • Improve customer satisfaction and reduce lost sales by up to 75%.
  • Reduce forecasting erros by 30-50% and mitigate risk along the supply chain.

How it works

Learn more about the applications and services that power this solution. 

Atos Factory Maintenance Application

The Factory Maintenance application enables better team coordination for maintenance activities. Integration to MindSphere ensures that machine asset status information is available to technicians for assigned tasks.


Atos Professional Services

Atos offers a range of professional services to deploy this solution, depending on your needs, and accelerate your digital transformation. Services may include consulting,  implementation, integration, customization and training.

MindAccess IoT Value Plan and MindServices

MindAccess™ IoT Value Plan connects your assets and uses MindSphere applications to leverage your data.

MindService® offers training and professional services to support the development and implementation of your MindSphere solution.

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