The Digital Supply Chain Transformation Initiative (Digital SC) examines new collaborative paradigms that arise during digital transformations. Digital Supply Chain presents the challenges of aligning digital information flows with physical and financial flows. Digital transformation implies a changing business model with new opportunities for producing value along the chain. Digital Supply Chain assesses the effects of various inter-organizational business drivers using quantitative methodologies to better understand how collaboration may enhance digital transformation.
When companies jointly digitize their SC processes and digitalize their value chain, collaboration can take multiple forms. Then, collaboration becomes a key driver of competitive advantage. For instance, we evaluate which are the effects of Blockchain transactions in SC relationships or what are the roles for different stakeholders involved in the digital collaborative ecosystems.
Digital Supply Chain Capabilities
We evaluate the development of SC capabilities through digital transformation, such as resilience, efficiency, visibility, synchromodal capabilities in logistics networks or dynamic SC segmentation. We also help in the deployment of leadership styles that facilitate digital supply chain transformations and talent development.
Digital Customer Value
We develop strategies to quantify and bring customer value upstream to supply chain actors, as well as to reinforce the loop for creating further demand opportunities.
Discover more about our research, methodology, and partnerships by visiting digitalsc.mit.edu