Supply Chain Strategies for Mergers and Acquisitions

The pace of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in manufacturing companies has been increasing, deals are getting larger and the pressure to realize deal value objectives is growing. Strong M&A activity is projected to continue through 2017. CSCOs and their organizations must take measures now to be ready to effectively support M&A deal activity from strategy through integration. This webinar will share insights on best practices and overcoming challenges associated with realizing M&A deal value objectives.
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Video by Italian Trade Agency shown at the UN/CEFACT Conference on "Ethical and informed choices for sustainable clothing - Tracking and tracing textile supply chains" held in Rome on 03 October 2017

OTHER ON-DEMAND WEBINARS

Achieving Transparency and Cost-Efficiency in the Supply Chain

FreightWaves

The freight and logistics space is rapidly evolving. Automation, technology and business intelligence have increased the capabilities of modern logistics companies and the expectations of end users. These advancements are largely advertised to push freight and logistics to new heights, providing companies with more efficiency in their daily operations and making it easier to ensure their customers' success.
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Driver Detention: Time Is Money

FreightWaves

Detention is one of the largest concerns facing drivers and fleets today, costing both time and money. In fact, DAT research revealed that 63 percent of drivers spend more than three hours waiting for their trucks to be loaded or unloaded on average, often leading to them missing subsequent loads as a result. As the adage goes, if the wheels aren’t turning, drivers aren’t earning.
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Africa’s energy metals market and supply chain

ESI-Africa

The future success of renewable energy and electric vehicles for both consumer markets and utility-scale markets is going to depend largely on the ability to store that energy.However, current battery storage technologies are expensive, only suitable for short-term back-up, frequency regulation of the grid, and micro-grid applications. There is also the challenge around stability (some are prone to explode), the longevity of the units, and environmental disposal of the used products.
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Managing Supplier Risk and Disruption in the Supply Chain

GEP

Understanding and proactively managing supplier risk is a key step toward minimizing supply chain disruption. But it’s easier said than done. For many procurement organizations, the lack of mature practices and confusion about the right technology solution are the biggest obstacles to adopting and driving truly effective supplier risk management.In this webcast presented by GEP and SIG, procurement experts discuss the essential components underpinning a successful supplier risk management program. They also examine the role of technology and digitalization in accelerating supplier risk management.
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