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ADS appoints Vendigital as strategic data partner

Posted 7 July 2022

The trade body representing the UK’s aerospace, defence, security and space sectors, ADS, has appointed top-10 UK management consultancy, Vendigital, as its strategic data partner.

Above: (left to right) Roy Williams, CEO, Vendigital and Kevin Craven, CEO, ADS.
Courtesy ADS


As part of the collaboration, Vendigital will be working with ADS to extend support to its more than 1,100 members ; providing access to reliable industry and market data, combined with robust analysis and supply chain intelligence.

In particular, Vendigital is supporting a number of ADS’s aerospace manufacturing members in responding to the industry ramp up with data-based insights to assist them in areas such as capacity planning, supply chain management and labour strategies.

With extensive cross-sector experience of combining value-added consultancy services and its proprietory digital platform, to deliver accelerated cost transformation, Vendigital is looking forward to applying its operational expertise and industry knowledge to support ADS’ members. In doing so, it will help them to face a complex set of industry, market and geopolitical challenges.

For ADS, the decision to appoint Vendigital as its strategic data partner has come at an important  moment for its members who work across the aerospace, defence, security and space sectors.

Kevin Craven, CEO, ADS, explained: “ADS members have the opportunity to be world leaders on the development of green and sustainable technology which boosts the UK economy through the creation and support of high-value, skill and wages jobs. The current operating environment is very challenging, and it is important that businesses harness the power of data and understand the strategic benefits it can bring in supporting organisation reach and develop their business objectives.

“Vendigital’s experience in the delivery of data-based insights to support businesses and industries through time of change can provide valuable support to ADS members.”

Roy Williams, CEO at Vendigital, added: “The UK’s aviation, defence, security and aerospace industries are facing an unprecedented compendium of challenges, with inflation running at a 40-year high, rising energy and transportation costs, geopolitical risks, supply disruption, skills shortages and significant demand uncertainty. On top of this, the industry’s net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 target requires action now.

“Using accurate data to guide decision making is critical and could help businesses to direct their own digital and cost transformations, while greening operations and thriving as a result.”


For more information about the collaboration, visit the ADS stand at the Farnborough Air Show (18th-22nd July 2022) or visit: 
https://www.adsgroup.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

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