iQluster

Connecting Global Supply Chains

iQluster is a supply chain collaboration and intelligence platform that streamlines intercompany communication and securely captures multi-tier supply chain intelligence so that organisations can increase network competitiveness.

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Optimised to Generate Improvements at Every Tier of the
Supply Chain for Maximum Collaborative Performance

  • Benchmark capabilities and performance against similar organisations
  • Identify new potential customers and promote capabilities
  • Identify new potential suppliers and register interest
  • Financial and operational risk assessments of customers and suppliers
  • Streamline supply chain auditing and automate supplier approval register
  • Map multi-tier supply chains to analyse performance and risk
  • Identify and engage with new suppliers
  • Streamline supply chain auditing and automate supplier approval register
  • Automate supply chain performance ranking
  • Streamline supplier development programmes
  • Streamline and automate mapping of cluster capabilities
  • Capture cluster intelligence through customizable questionnaires and integration with 3rd party databases
  • Improve communication with cluster members
  • Streamline cluster development programmes
  • Advanced cluster reporting and analysis
  • Map multi-tier supply chains to analyse performance and risk
  • Identify and engage with new suppliers
  • Streamline supply chain auditing and automate supplier approval register
  • Automate supply chain performance ranking
  • Streamline supplier development programmes
  • Benchmark capabilities and performance against similar organisations
  • Identify new potential customers and promote capabilities
  • Identify new potential suppliers and register interest
  • Financial and operational risk assessments of customers and suppliers
  • Streamline supply chain auditing and automate supplier approval register
  • Streamline and automate mapping of cluster capabilities
  • Capture cluster intelligence through customisable questionnaires and integration with 3rd party databases
  • Improve communication with cluster members
  • Streamline cluster development programmes
  • Advanced cluster reporting and analysis
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Create
Collaborative
Clusters

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Create Collaborative Clusters

  • Upload and maintain network details
  • Connect with network companies (i.e. one-to-many)
  • Enable companies to connect with other network companies
    (i.e. many-to-many)
  • Companies own their data and can share selected data securely with connected partners

Drive Cluster Member Improvements

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Engage network companies with ‘freemium’ business improvement solutions:
  • Advanced business reporting
  • Mobile auditing applications
  • New production introduction apps

Drive Cluster
Member
Improvements

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Streamline
Competitiveness
Programmes

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Streamline competitiveness programmes

  • Create & maintain customised questionnaires using mobile devices
  • Automate assessment scheduling and streamline performance validation process
  • Manage improvement programmes by exception through personalised task consoles
  • Automate programme status reporting for every stakeholder – Associations, OEM/Tier1s, Suppliers, Assessors

Map Cluster Capabilities & Approvals

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  • Map cluster capabilities and approvals
  • Capture manufacturing capabilities and quality approvals
  • Analyse consolidated data using intuitive supply chain
    mapping interfaces

Map Cluster
Capabilities
& Approvals

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Capture &
Analyse Cluster
Intelligence

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Capture & Analyse Cluster Intelligence

  • Create customised network questionnaires and audits with automatic reminders and exception reporting
  • Integrate with 3rd party databases to capture publicly accessible data e.g. financial, accreditations etc.
  • Rank company supplier performance and compare against historical performance
  • Dynamic supplier benchmarking which can be shared anonymously with network members
  • Compare cluster performance with other clusters

How Does It Work?

Capture, consolidate and analyse complex supply chain data

iQapture build data capture interfaces

Create

networks

  • Configure network settings
  • Consolidate internal data
  • Design questionnaires
  • Integrate 3rd party systems
iQapture capture business intelligence

Connect

network members

  • Add companies to network
  • Import members from spreadsheets & existing networks
  • Invite connections
  • Accept/decline initiations
iQapture Analyse and visualise business intelligence

Collaborate

& share data securely

  • Share capabilities & approvals
  • Collaborate on key performance measures
  • Validate partner data
  • Manage projects
iQapture collaborate and share data securely

Visualise

data in multiple formats

  • Location maps
  • Cluster Maps
  • Capability Matrices
  • Benchmark performance
iQapture Diagnose root causes and manage business improvements

Analyse

consolidated big data

  • View advanced reports
  • Customise dashboards
  • Manage by exception
  • Share intelligence
iQapture build data capture interfaces

   Create networks

  • Configure network settings
  • Consolidate internal data
  • Design questionnaires
  • Integrate 3rd party systems
iQapture capture business intelligence

   Connect network members

  • Add companies to network
  • Import members from spreadsheets & existing networks
  • Invite connections
  • Accept/decline initiations
iQapture Analyse and visualise business intelligence

   Collaborate & share data securely

  • Share capabilities & approvals
  • Collaborate on key performance measures
  • Validate partner data
  • Manage projects
iQapture collaborate and share data securely

   Visualise data in multiple formats

  • Location maps
  • Cluster Maps
  • Capability Matrices
  • Benchmark performance
iQapture Diagnose root causes and manage business improvements

   Analyse & consolidated big data

  • View advanced reports
  • Customise dashboards
  • Manage by exception
  • Share intelligence
iQapture build data capture interfaces

Create

networks

iQapture capture business intelligence

Connect

network members

iQapture Analyse and visualise business intelligence

Collaborate

& share data securely

iQapture collaborate and share data securely

Visualise

data in multiple formats

iQapture Diagnose root causes and manage business improvements

Analyse

& consolidated big data

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Create
Networks

  • Configure network settings to define user profiles, connection logic and secure data sharing protocol.
  • Create highly customisable questionnaires and audits to capture data from your network members and other stakeholders.
  • Integrate seamlessly with disparate systems such as ERP, CRM or 3rd party financial credit check databases.
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Connect
Network
Members

  • Add companies to the network directly from your ERP/CRM; or import from a spreadsheet; or select companies already on iQluster.
  • Invite network companies to connect with you so that you can start to collaborate and share data.
  • Depending on your connection logic you can allow network companies to connect with other network companies.
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Collaborate
& Share Data
Securely

  • Capture strategic, financial and technical data securely at predefined frequencies from your network members, such as latest capability data and answers from multiple questionnaires.
  • Capture operational data such as key performance measures, order book status and capacity profiles.
  • Streamline the management of network improvement programmes through activity planning and personalised task consoles for multiple stakeholders.
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Visualise
Data In
Multiple
Formats

  • Consolidate all network member data into a summarised network capability matrix or view capability details of individual members.
  • Easily configure how network data is presented using customisable location maps and supply chain connection maps.
  • Benchmark and rank network member performance based on the criteria you have defined.
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Analyse
Consolidated
Big Data

  • Consolidate all the data captured directly from your network members, integrated systems and 3rd party sources.
  • Create advanced reports and dashboards by analysing all network data using advanced filters and presenting using intuitive graphical formats.
  • Share network intelligence securely with selected colleagues or external partners by providing on-line access to selected dashboards and/or automatically publishing customised PDF reports.

Backed by Leading Organisations

What is Supply Chain Big Data?

Horizon 2020

Data Integrated Supply Chain Optimisation (DISCO)

Valuechain has secured a €3.2m Horizon 2020 project with the European Commission to launch our innovative iQluster platform with global organisations.

What is Supply Chain Big Data?

Artificial Intelligence & Big Data Analytics

Valuechain has partnered with Strathclyde University to develop supply chain modelling and predictive analytics solutions to optimise supply chain performance.