In partnership with RBC Capital Markets, MAPI examined how companies manage their mergers and acquisitions programs and transactions, including deal sourcing practices, internal deal communications practices and protocols, valuations and returns practices, due diligence processes, M&A perform
Over the last 20 years, the growing global economy has allowed manufacturers to enter new markets to serve an increasingly global customer base while also shortening supply chains and reducing cost structures.
A world economic scene characterized by sharp divides in growth and volatile markets. The most pronounced of the economic performance divides is between the U.S.—and just about everywhere else. U.S. activity is hardly booming.
Customer-centricity is on the rise. But are marketers in B2B manufacturing doing what they can to embrace it? MAPI teamed up with the experts at Oracle Marketing Cloud to survey sales and marketing leaders at global MAPI-member manufacturing companies headquartered across North America.
Inventory is often considered the most valuable category of assets on manufacturers’ books. Since it has its downsides—tying up large amounts of cash and sometimes diminishing in value—it is common practice to minimize inventory as much as possible without hurting customer service levels.