Supply Management synergies play a critical role in evaluation of a M&A opportunity and the latest case of Heinz and Kraft is no different.
Both firms have mature and sophisticated supply chain cultures that will prove easy to integrate. The merger will also provide better leverage in the marketplace.
Some sourcing related highlights regarding this merger from a recently published article on Forbes.com
Both firms use advanced market clearing algorithms to not only regularly identify market based savings opportunities, but to challenge their internal operating constraints, including quality and risk considerations
3G plan to implement Zero based budgeting at Heinz.
3G the new owner is predicting that the annual cost savings from the Kraft and Heinz combination could reach $1.5 billion by the end of 2017,
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