ADS appoints Vendigital as strategic data partner

13 July 2022 2 min. read

Management consultancy Vendigital has been chosen by aerospace industry body, ADS, as its strategic data partner. The advisory firm will now work to give ADS members access to crucial industry data and insights.

Representing the Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space sectors, ADS is a UK trade organisation which boasts more than 1,100 member businesses. As the representative body looks to support its members through the challenging industry, market and geopolitical conditions they are facing, it is looking to deliver them with invaluable analysis of their markets, and enable well-informed decision-making.

This has seen ADS plump for Vendigital as its new strategic data partner. The collaboration will see the consultancy work with ADS to provide access to reliable industry and market data, along with with robust analysis and supply chain intelligence.

In particular, this will see Vendigital assist several of ADS’s aerospace manufacturing members in responding to the post-lockdown industry ramp up, with data-based insights to assist them in areas such as capacity planning, supply chain management and labour strategies.

ADS appoints Vendigital as strategic data partner

Roy Williams, CEO at Vendigital, explained, “The UK’s aviation, defence, security and aerospace industries are facing an unprecedented compendium of challenges. 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.”

With inflation running at a four-decade high, rising energy and transportation costs, geopolitical risks, supply disruption, skills shortages and significant demand uncertainty, ADS members require up-to-date intelligence, which they can use to adapt strategy, in uncertain times. With extensive cross-sector experience of combining value-added consultancy services and its proprietory digital platform, to deliver accelerated cost transformation, Vendigital is well positioned to supply such intelligence.

To that end, ADS CEO Kevin Craven added, “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.”

Headquartered in London, with additional offices in Hong Kong and Chicago, Vendigital also hosts an in-house Data Science lab, which provides bespoke solutions which streamline data collection and analysis to produce actionable insights. Thanks to its expertise, the firm has enjoyed bullish growth, and industry plaudits. Vendigital was recently nominated for five prizes at the 2022 MCA Awards.