Executive Briefings

Supply Chain Integration Is Key to Successful Mergers

Global merger and acquisition activity has remained strong despite the current economic slowdown, says David Brown, research director at AMR Research. To achieve operational success in joining two companies, supply chain and IT professionals need to be involved at the start. A clear game plan is necessary, he explains, but so is the flexibility to make adjustments on the fly. [Run Time (Min): 12:11]


Global merger and acquisition activity has remained strong despite the current economic slowdown, says David Brown, research director at AMR Research. To achieve operational success in joining two companies, supply chain and IT professionals need to be involved at the start. A clear game plan is necessary, he explains, but so is the flexibility to make adjustments on the fly. [Run Time (Min): 12:11]