Supply Chain Merger and Acquisition

In AMR’s M&A: Designing the Supply Chain Response, AMR presented a checklist on where to get started as an M&A approaches, with questions to jump start the process. The checklist can be summarized as follows: Before it happens, identify synergies. Carefully analyze opportunity against risk. Build capabilities. Design the supply response. While a good article, […]

SIM? Is It Old News or a Shiny New Pair of Shoes? Part II (Updated)

As per our last post, SIM (Supplier Information Management) is a very mature and stable technology with a large number of software vendors not only providing the tools and best practices to manage supplier life-cycles, but to manage risk, compliance, receivables, and even spend repositories for spend management. And now that every suite vendor has […]