Supply Chain Management

With private equity value creation getting harder, it’s time to revise and expand the PE playbook

PE sponsors have long applied a familiar set of operational moves to realize their investment theses. Ever since the PE community’s turn toward a focus on EBIT in the 1990s, those moves have remained in…   READ MORE >

Why evaluating the freight expenses of your portfolio companies in 2019 is a must

Inefficiencies in the supply chain erode EBITA. An evaluation of portfolio companies’ supply chains may be one of the largest value creation strategies performed this year. Given the pace of change across the freight industry,…   READ MORE >

Tech-Powered Value Creation Is Theme of Industrial Exchange’s Conference for Middle Market Companies in Miami Beach, May 6-8

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE) — Billy Beane, who transformed the Oakland Athletics into a championship team by using applied statistical analysis, will explain how middle-market industrial companies can use data to compete against big-league rivals when…   READ MORE >

The real life impact clean and consistent data can have on your supply chain

As manufacturing becomes more and more automated, supply chain integration is becoming more enabled by digitization and the industry’s race to adopt supply chain solutions that are smart in order to better leverage Industry 4.0…   READ MORE >

5 real-time visibility features you need for predictive analytics to work in your supply chain

Necessities begin as luxuries. From indoor plumbing to high-speed internet, we can’t imagine living without either personally or professionally. So, too, has real-time visibility with predictive analytics crossed the threshold from nice-to-have to need-to-have. Thanks to…   READ MORE >

Five ways tariffs are impacting M&A deals

In 2018, we conducted dozens of customer due diligence engagements on behalf of private equity and strategic buyers. While all of these engagements were designed to mitigate customer concentration risk and provide insights to accelerate…   READ MORE >