Welcome to SC21 Competitiveness

Improve your supply chain performance with our proven industry approved capability toolset and framework.

SC21 is a continuous improvement programme designed to accelerate the competitiveness of the aerospace and defence industries by raising the performance of its supply chains. Launched 17 years ago, it has grown into the largest Supply Chain Improvement programme in these sectors.

It offers a simple effective route to benchmark, improve and stengthen businesses and is the cornerstone of the  Supply Chains Solutions Framework (SCS).

Benefits of participating on the scheme:

  • Tailored support to improve competitiveness
  • Recognition of achievement through bronze, silver and gold awards
  • Events programme including meet the buyer events
  • Dedicated programme office and business support
  • Specialist insight and knowledge from industry partners
  • Brand exposure in relevant markets

SC21 is endorsed by major UK aerospace and defence companies and is managed by ADS at a national and international level (Australia, Saudi Arabia, etc.) in partnership with the Regional Aerospace Alliances and Devolved Administrations (DA).

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