Supply Chain Services
Leverage our proven expertise for transforming, modernizing, and optimizing your supply chain.
Your supply chain is too important to risk. Our consultants will help you strengthen, modernize, and protect it.
When you’re embarking on an initiative as important as the modernization of your supply chain, you don’t want to take risks. You want the project completed quickly, efficiently, and right the first time. And you want to make sure that it’s not just right for you, but that it’s right for every member of your supply chain ecosystem, regardless of their location, size, and level of technology.
We’re here for you.
We have extensive expertise in developing, delivering, managing, and optimizing innovative supply chain solutions that enable better, smarter operations. And we have experience across an array of industries – including consumer goods, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and logistics. Within each of those sectors, we have very specialized knowledge that’s important to you and your partners. We listen, we understand, and we act with the wisdom that comes from years of successfully solving similar problems.
When you’re ready to start planning or improving, reach out to us and let’s chat. We can help you from your initial planning and solution implementation right through optimizing how you and your partners leverage your supply chain data. Because to us, the job isn’t completed until your solution is helping you meet your goals.
A partnership built on trust and fueled by innovation:
Lightwell is an IBM Platinum Business Partner
focused on Supply Chain Solutions.
We’ve worked with the IBM Sterling supply chain solutions for over 20 years, and we’re proud to be aligned with multiple teams across IBM. Together, we are dedicated to the development and deployment of scalable, secure, and effective solutions that optimize the flow of business to increase productivity and profitability.
In 2020, we were honored with the IBM Sterling Business Partner of the Year Award for our technical expertise, collaborative approach to long-term client relationships, and dedication to our clients’ success.
Comprehensive, end-to-end supply chain services for achieving exceptional results.
We can support every aspect of your initiative – from planning and assessments, to architecture and implementation, to management and optimization of the IBM Sterling solutions.
Here are some highlights of what we have to offer:
Lightwell consultants have successfully completed thousands of successful IBM Sterling Supply Chain solution implementations for clients throughout the world. To establish the foundation on which you can build a smart, connected supply chain network, we begin with the development and deployment of world-class B2B integration and EDI solutions. Whether you’re considering a new installation, configuration changes, or system upgrades, we have the expertise and experience to transform your organization. We’ll help you succeed in a faster-paced, rapidly expanding, and more competitive market—with minimal disruption or delays.
With decades of experience on projects with organizations that range from multinational conglomerates to innovative mid-sized businesses, we can support supply chain initiatives of every size and complexity. For new implementations or upgrades to your existing supply chain processes, we provide comprehensive, end-to-end project management services to ensure tasks are planned and executed optimally, in line with your goals.
Technology is changing faster than anyone could have imagined. The rapid adoption of the cloud has heralded the introduction of new capabilities that help turn visions into reality: we have greater visibility than ever before, faster delivery of files and transaction status, better insights made possible through advancements in AI and blockchain. Whether you’re upgrading your B2B integration or supply chain solution, migrating to a new platform, or planning a cloud migration, we can help you minimize risk, save time and ensure a successful outcome.
You have a lot of partners in your supply chain, and they’re sending an endless stream of data that includes volumes of crucial information in a variety of formats. Our skilled EDI mappers will ensure that the right information flows smoothly and seamlessly between businesses. And our team will ensure your data translations follow best practices and can scale as your needs change.
How many partners do you have? A dozen? Thousands? Whatever number you currently deal with, you can be sure that it’s going to grow. And growing your ecosystem requires a lot of energy. Lightwell can work directly with your business and trading partners to implement changes and bring new partners and transactions online in a timely, cost-effective manner. So, your staff can concentrate on strategic issues while we take care of your partners.
We have yet to meet clients who tell us, “We have all sorts of IT staff ready and waiting to help us as much as we want, whenever we want!” Your IT resources are valuable to your organization. And their time is assigned to the initiatives most likely to have a profound impact on the organization’s bottom line. We get it. And you get it. And together we can deal with the situation and get your work done. With Lightwell for support, your IT personnel are freed to work on other projects while we keep your supply chain operations running smoothly.
You want us to handle all of your B2B operations for your supply chain? No problem. Lightwell consultants can work directly with your business and trading partners to implement changes and bring new transactions online in a timely, cost-effective manner. We’re here to support you in any capacity you require. We’ve got the staff and the know-how to do it.
We offer a full range of Managed File Transfer (MFT) consulting services and solutions to enable, secure, and optimize file transfer management processes related to your supply chain. We’ll provide guidance on supply chain industry best practices, success criteria, as well as new technology and security solutions to assist you in achieving your goals.
The right blend of solutions, expertise, and services.
It takes years of proven success before anyone calls you an expert. Lightwell has a lengthy history of helping our clients improve performance and drive exceptional results. This history includes an optimal blend of expert consulting services and world-class solutions.
To get a better understanding of the depth of our solution knowledge, explore some of the supply chain solutions we focus on:
In addition, based on our experience and best practices, we’ve developed multiple solutions to help companies accelerate implementation, enhance the value, and optimize the usability of the IBM solutions. This includes:
B2B Visibility Portal for Supply ChainsProtect your company, improve operations, and generate competitive advantages by understanding and responding quickly to transactional issues. Lightwell B2B Visibility Portal provides unprecedented visibility into transactions, operations and supply chain, empowering business users to mitigate problems themselves without engaging IT. It also provides valuable insights that help you improve business and partner performance.
B2B Framework for Supply ChainsLightwell’s Framework for IBM Sterling B2B Integrator can help reduce implementation time and costs by up to 70%. It also enables greater control, visibility, and insight across B2B and Integrator and other IBM solutions, including IBM Sterling File Gateway, IBM Sterling Transformation Extender, and IBM App Connect (formerly IIB).
We’re not just about technology. We understand your business and industry as well.
That’s one of the things that makes our work so exciting. Not only do we get to learn about all the innovative technologies that are helping supply chains thrive and prosper, but we also learn about a variety of different sectors in which these solutions are employed.
Over the years, we’ve expanded our expertise into areas that are wildly different in their operations, partnerships, regulations, and outcomes. We think that this variety makes our work so much more rewarding:
Leverage expertise gained from thousands of successes.
You recognize that you need to leverage modern digital supply chain technology to create a more resilient, scalable, agile supply chain.
Our team has the business, technical, and industry knowledge to adapt advanced technological supply chain solutions to your specialized requirements. So whatever sector you’re in, contact us to discuss how we can help you advance your supply chain capabilities right now to create a strong foundation for the future.