Integrating and Optimizing the Supply Chain After M&Av

Once the M&A deal is completed, the real work of making the company successful begins. It is the time the supply chain manager can embrace the opportunities to create long-term value through the integration and optimization of two supply chains.
— By Lena Haram

One of the common reasons for an unsuccessful merger and acquisition (M&A) is failing to successfully integrate two supply chains in a way that optimizes value generation. Effective integration and optimization of the supply chain are critical steps in ensuring the value of the M&A is achieved for long-term success. Achieving the ultimate synergies of an optimized supply chain means realizing co....