Logistics Evaluation of Potential Acquisitions

Logistics Provider

Background & Brief

This client offers a wide range of developing services in the parcels, packets and mail sectors. SCALA had been previously engaged by the client on two projects 1) to review the site operational capabilities and capacities, and 2) to optimise their logistics network. The purpose of this project was to evaluate the logistics impact of two different acquisitions

Project Approach

The project approach combined;
  • To work with our client and under strictest NDA agreements the two potential organisations to be acquired
  • To obtain detailed data and operational/customer requirements understanding from the two potential acquired companies
  • Detailed modelling of both scenarios for both possible acquisitions
  • To fully evaluate those two operations to assess the logistics requirements
    1. On a Stand-alone basis
    2. Integrated into our client’s own infrastructure
  • Benefits & Results

    The benefits & results of the project included the following key outputs;
  • Our client’s detailed understanding of the implications of acquiring these businesses including
    1. Resources required
    2. Operational Changes needed
    3. Additional Capital requirements
    4. Total cost implications
  • Final Outcome

    Our client was able to obtain a clear understanding of the synergy benefits and cost implications of completing the acquisitions. At the same time the business data of the two potential acquired companies was maintained in absolute and total confidence
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