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, […]

M&A Has Been Mad. Platforms Will Disappear. But There Will Be More Than One. But Who?

We’ve been writing a lot about M&A lately, including, but not limited to, our pieces on: All Aboard the M&A Train The Mania Ain’t Over Yet … But … M&A: And the Mania Continues … What Should Drive M&A … and Surviving a M&A: The Customer Perspective because M&A is still going strong. (And, as […]

What Should Drive M&A?

Last year was obviously the beginnings of a new M&A frenzy cycle in the Procurement Vendor space. Big names were scooped up by bigger names in an effort to expand their reach and/or capability in an effort to become the biggest name of them all. But is this good for Procurement departments? It depends on […]