Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) has introduced four new capabilities for AWS Supply Chain to expand existing data lake, demand planning and machine learning (ML)-powered insights. AWS Supply Chain features new supply planning, collaboration, sustainability and generative AI capabilities to support upstream supply chain processes, such as supplier orders.
AWS Supply Chain Supply Planning will help users forecast, plan, position and replenish components and finished goods to reduce inventory costs and respond more quickly to demand variations and supply disruptions.
AWS Supply Chain N-Tier Visibility streamlines communication between users and multiple tiers of suppliers, helping to improve their ability to more accurately respond to supply plans, as well as manage demand or supply changes during the execution window. With this capability, users can collaborate securely with their trading partners in just a few clicks.
AWS Supply Chain Sustainability will provide a central repository, enabling users to request, collect and audit sustainability data.
Amazon Q in AWS Supply Chain provides supply chain professionals with a generative AI assistant to provide a summarized view of key risks around inventory levels, demand variability and visualizes the tradeoffs between different possible scenarios.