Much depends on how effectively the task of consolidating the two businesses is managed.Today, much of the supply chain within the Pharmaceutical industry remains at variance with revolutions synonymous with other markets.The increasing demands of the …Blogs After years of oscillating between shortfalls and surpluses and the necessary chaos and frustration that entailed, calm has recently returned for one of my clients and his supplier. They simply turned off their …Trends Risk of over-reliance on current business models Where can we find the new technologies and business models that are going to dominate our market?That’s the question many companies are asking themselves now that new disruptions …Trends Incidents are forcing companies to rethink more regularly The result of the Brexit vote, the bankruptcy of Hanjin, the attacks on foreign firms in Ethiopia – numerous recent incidents illustrate that supply chains are under pressure.As stronger carriers have shown, however, it is not the only route to scale.Both Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd have used acquisition as an engine of growth, whereas MSC has relied entirely on organic growth and prior to its acquisition of APL, CMA-CGM had complemented organic growth with a number of small acquisitions.
Origin facilitates Licence Holders and Contract Manufacturing Organisations by providing world-class packaging and the creative expertise to help achieve turn-key availability, optimal stock levels and a streamlined supply chain.
Alongside our technologists, review of current weaknesses and careful selection from a host of services enables the optimal combined solution.
Supplier consolidation whilst continuing existing supply sources, kitting parts, consistent quality and content of documentation are amongst the initiatives typical to our solution.
Until recently, the industry had experienced a 10-year lull of M&A activity following a flurry of takeovers in the early 2000s.
Yet in the past 12 months four major deals have taken place involving several major shipping lines which have led people to question whether this presages a new trend of further industry consolidation.