Gartner Research

Supply Chain M&A Phase 3: Integration Planning Best Practices

Published: 10 August 2018

ID: G00367023

Analyst(s): Stephen Meyer, Virginia Howard


Supply chain leaders at companies active in M&A must be able to successfully integrate acquisitions. This includes creating plans that ensure Day 1 readiness and achieve deal goals. This research provides guidance on integration planning best practices from companies with mature M&A capability.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Prepare for Integration Plan Development
  • Define the Joint Business Integration Strategy
  • Build a Strong Supply Chain Integration Plan
  • Learn From Experienced Supply Chain M&A Teams

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