Mergers and Acquisitions

Assess supply chain synergies from mergers and acquisitions

Support M&A Analysis with Optiflow

Navigating a merger or acquisition (M&A) transaction poses a dual landscape of opportunities and challenges for supply chain executives. Their responsibility lies in seamlessly integrating the strengths of both legacy organizations while ensuring uninterrupted business operations. M&A has the potential to yield enduring cost and operational synergies, creating a sustainable impact and, in some cases, even game-changing outcomes.

Supply chain executives wield a crucial influence in realizing synergies essential for accomplishing deal objectives. In order to attain synergy targets, executives must actively pinpoint potential value sources within the supply chain during the due diligence and pre-close phases of a transaction. Utilizing Clean Rooms and external advisors early in the process can provide valuable support in initiating and advancing synergy projects.

Optiflow can be used to support supply chain executives adopt scenario based modeling to assess these synergies

Before M&A

After M&A

Assess synergies (or dis-synergies) from Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures often result in cost or revenue synergies or both. Optiflow can be used to assess impact of such M&A change on overall supply chain and estimate synergies in the future supply chain network

Design optimal combined supply chain network

Supply chain modeling can be used to run several scenarios to inform optimal combined supply chain network design when companies are merged. The design often results in reduced cost to serve, better customer service levels and higher supply chain efficiencies.  

Support go/no go decisions for M&A

A thorough understanding of how each organization’s supply chain is designed, including its network layout, distribution channels, and operational processes, allows decision-makers to assess the potential for synergy. This evaluation extends beyond current states to consider future scalability and adaptability. Optiflow helps in assessing these synergies and can support go/no go decisions for an M&A activity

Optimize Supply Chain Design

Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) present a unique opportunity for organizations to strategically optimize their supply chain designs. This process involves a comprehensive assessment and restructuring of the combined supply chain elements from the merging entities. Optiflow can support such assessment by creating supply chain models and running different scenarios optimized for cost and service.

Drive operational efficiencies

Engaging in M&A activity has the potential to enhance operational efficiency in several ways. By consolidating resources, streamlining processes, and leveraging complementary strengths from merged entities, organizations can achieve economies of scale. This consolidation often leads to the elimination of redundancies and the optimization of workflows, resulting in a more efficient and agile operational structure

Reduce risks

Supply chain disruptions are significant concerns for businesses.  M&A provides an opportunity to diversity and strengthen the supply chain against various risks. This may involve identifying alternative suppliers, establishing redundant production and distribution facilities or implementing robust contingency plans to ensure business continuity. Optiflow can help run different scenarios that reduces overall risks in supply chain in light of M&A activities.

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Optiflow Features

E-com Compatible

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Build On Cloud

Optiflow is a fully cloud-based solution that enables collaborative digital twin building across functions and geographies. This allows teams to work together in real time and gain valuable insights into their supply chain operations.

Mathematical Optimization

Optiflow uses the powerful mathematical solvers that help you solve most complex of supply chain models within minutes. With Optiflow you can build SKU level models and improve tactical decisions for your supply chain

Intuitive UI/UX

Optiflow features a simple and intuitive interface that makes building models fast and easy. Our user-friendly design allows you to quickly create models and run scenarios, so you can focus on optimizing your supply chain.

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