Posts Tagged ‘M&A’

Painful Merger Legacies: Integrating Supply Chains and Managing Old Relationships

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 7:14 No Comments

Going along on a topic I have covered quite a bit in the past, responsible sourcing, Ethical Corporation has written a painfully detailed article on Adidas’s recent supply chain woes and how they are handling them. You may remember my post on their labor issues earlier this year, and as you will remember I have […]

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UPS Nails Down Staples in China

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 14:43 No Comments

Without a doubt, 2007 has been one of the most active in the logistics in China. this is primarily a result of WTO restrictions passing their final milestone on Dec 1, 2006.. but it is also a result of the business in China improving on a macro level. For me, while I found working in […]

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LSG Sky Chefs Finds Culinary Gold in China

Monday, October 22, 2007 8:13 No Comments

When I was a kid, going to the airport was about a cool as it got. I would glue myself to the window so that I could watch planes take off, landing, and luggage being loaded… and while I did know early one it was better to eat before going to the airport than to […]

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Is Dell Looking to go Higher with Haier?

Monday, October 1, 2007 17:48 No Comments

It has only been a few days since Dell announced its partnership with Gome, and they are wasting no time at all before stirring up the rumor mill once again. According to the Digitimes article Dell and Haier Group reportedly interested in Founder-acquisition for China market boost, Dell and Haier are looking at the possibility […]

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Are Super Logisitics Mergers in China On the Way?

Thursday, September 27, 2007 8:21 No Comments

While recently looking further into the Yangtze, recent container traffic patterns, and the companies operating on the Yangtze we have been able to see that there is something on the horizon… something in the planning among the big 5 state owned shipping companies (COSCO?China Shipping?China Changjiang Shipping, Sinotrans, and China Merchant Shipping). These big five […]

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YRC Makes a Move

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 10:00 No Comments

On April 3, Bill Zolliers spoke to members of a JP Morgan audience about their plans in China (see YRC Has Plans For China) where he said that YRC was looking to make two acquisitions by year end. I took that to mean that they were already in final phases… and apparently, in at least […]

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China’s 2nd Reading of Antimonopoly Law

Sunday, June 24, 2007 19:40 No Comments

WSJ , Shanghai Daily, and People’s Daily are all reporting that the the second draft of the impending antimonopoly law. Last year when the first draft hit the press, many sent the nationalistic flag up the pole and declared China closed for business. Of course, while nothing turned out to be farther from the truth, […]

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YRC Has Plans for China (Part 2).. maybe

Monday, May 28, 2007 9:47 1 Comment

YRC Has Plans for China (Part 2).. maybe When YRC made their splash 18 months ago, it was the sign of a new era in logistics. they announced the purchase of JHJ, and it looked as though their Wal-Mart relationship was going global. Yet little after that happened. Interestingly enough, while having lunch the other […]

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