The flexible and efficient management of ever changing Supply Chains is one of the biggest challenges for today’s logistics. To master these challenges strong links and communication between the participants of the Supply Chain are needed. Therefore, sensors provide data to generate a virtual image of reality. With the help of visualized and understandable information, decisions can be made quicker and with a greater reliability. The research focus Digital Supply Chain deals with research topics related to the use of cognitive systems within the supply chain, supply chain risk management.