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Perspectives papers, practical insights, surveys




Cover Image Shareholder Value   Driving Shareholder Value with Your Supply Chain 

The inextricable link between shareholder value and supply chain performance

Border GSCI Integrated Supply Chain Thumbnail-365267-edited        Supply Chain Integration Strategy

Redefining the value derived from end-to-end integrated supply chains 

GSCI Thumbnail-109278-edited         Supply Chain Collaboration

End-to-end  supply chain collaboration best practices from the Global Supply Chain Institute and Maine Pointe

PE Survey 2018 Thumbnail-568154-edited         2018 PE Snapshot Survey Results  

Effectiveness and financial impact derived from the use of operating partners in North America and Europe

Tariffs how resilient is your supply chain thumnail-102602-edited         Supply Chain Optimization

Tariffs:  How resilient is your supply chain?

Construction pratical insights Jan 2019 thumbnail-1-1            Construction

How the construction industry will overcome its biggest challenges in 2019

SK Supply Chain Predictions 2019 Thumbnail-1         Global Supply Chain

Five trends that could transform your global supply chain in 2019

   100-day blog thumbnail-658834-edited      Mergers & Acquisitions

Due diligence to acquisition to rapid results: first 100 days 

Feeding future demands thumbnail-446425-edited         Data Analytics  

Using data analytics to drive down food waste

UK Manufacturing tariffs protectionism brexit thumbnail-271642-edited            UK Manufacturing

Five supply chain optimization initiatives European executives can implement right now

Five supply chain optimisation initiatives European executives can implement right now thumbnail-620187-edited        Supply Chain Optimization

Five supply chain optimization initiatives European executives can implement right now

Where have all the freighters gone? Thumbnail-2        Aerospace & Defense

Where have all the freighters gone?

Cold Chain Food Thumbnail-315443-edited         Cold Chain Logistics

Part one: food industry

Cold Chain Healthcare Thumbnail-369178-edited         Cold  Chain Logistics

Part two: Healthcare & life sciences

UK Productivity Thumbnail-436578-edited         Industrial Manufacturing & Services

Five short-term productivity improvement initiatives for UK manufacturing 

Overcoming Supply Chain Complexities Thumbnail.png        Global Supply Chain

Overcoming supply chain complexities

Creating a win-win for the military thumbnail-298174-edited         Aerospace & Defense  

Creating a win-win for the military and commercial suppliers

Four ways advanced data analytics thumbnail.png        Food & Beverage

Four ways advanced data analytics is disrupting the F&B supply chain

Baby boomers blog thumbnail-539065-edited        Private Equity

Baby boomer retirement: a significant, sustained opportunity for PE

Accelerating time-to-completion in Aerospace Perspective.png           Aerospace

Accelerating time-to-completion in aerospace

Act now to avoid transportation crisis thumbnail-294657-edited         Logistics/Transportation  

CEOs need to act now to avoid transportation crisis hitting their business hard

Capitalize on Growth 2018 Thumbnail.png         Supply Chain Optimization 

Is your supply chain and manufacturing operation set up to capitalize on growth in 2018? 

MP MRO POV Flyer 2018-icon-808664-editedAerospace

Maintenance, repair and overhaul

Ban on plastics thumbnail-720206-edited        Packaging

How can packaging companies respond to global bans on single-use plastics?

The Packager's Imperative thumbnail-437510-edited        Packaging

The packagers' imperative: how to 'uncommoditize' a commodity

Global Commodities Insight Thumbnail-774956-edited.png        Global Supply Chain

Act now to protect margins in a rising commodity market

Brexit F&B Thumbnail.pngFood & Beverage

Be a Brexit winner: 4 steps every food and beverage CEO can take

EBN Digital Supply Chain Thumbnail.png         Digital Supply Chain  

You need to change. But how?

Five key factors to creatind a demand-driven supply chain thumbnail-723102-edited         S&OP 

Five key factors to creating a demand-driven supply chain

Overcoming challenges in an era of rising rates-Thumbnail-091265-edited         Logistics Outlook 

Overcoming challenges in an era of rising rates

Restaurant-Margin-Improvement.pngFood & Beverage

Improving margins in your multi-unit restaurants

Supply Chain Excellence.png         TVO ™ Supply Chain Performance

Right product, place, time & quantity. Seven sources of latent value across the supply chain 

Overcoming Carrier Capacity Q&A Thumbnail-709900-edited        Logistics/Transportation

Overcoming carrier capacity challenges and disruptive logistics models 

SK Insights thumbnail.png           Total Value Optimization

Step-by-step supply chain transformation

Food & Beverage

Opportunities and challenges for the UK Drink Manufacturing and Food Processing industry

Union Part 2 Thumbnail.png         Operations Excellence

From conflict to cooperation: repairing the union-management relationship. Part Two 

Timing-of-Operating-Improvements.pngPrivate Equity

The timing of operating improvements across the investment lifecycle

Gulf Corridor Chemicals-by-RailChemicals

Beating the chemicals-by-rail congestion challenge in the Gulf Corridor

TVO Procurement

From cost containment to strategic value creation

Maine_Pointe_Food_Processing-11.pngFood & Beverage

Accelerating EBITDA and cash improvement in your Food Processing business

Conv in C-Suite Transformation for Growth Thumbnail.png           Chemicals and Oil & Gas

Conversations in the C-Suite: Transformation for Growth

Conf to coop thumbnail.png         Operations Excellence

From conflict to cooperation: repairing the union-management relationship. Part One


Capturing value and minimizing threats in a volatile market

S&A Thumbnail.png         Chemicals 

Challenges and opportunities in the Sealants and Adhesives market 





Private Equity

Opportunities and challenges in the European Private Equity market

Construction Q&A Thumbnail.jpg         Industrial Manufacturing & Services

A 2-5% EBITDA improvement opportunity for the US construction industry

Six Ways Insights Thumbnail.pngSupply Chain Transformation

Building a competitive advantage in the supply chain 

JG Insights Thumbanil.pngSupply Chain Optimization

Unlocking value in your supply chain 

From-Farm-to-Home.pngFood & Beverage

From Farm to Home: Shrink reduction across the entire value chain <

M&A Pitfalls Thumbnail.png         Mergers and Acquisitions

5 common M&A pitfalls to avoid 

100M-EBITDA-Opportunity.pngOil & Gas

A $100M EBITDA opportunity for oil refiners

Golf Cart Thumbnail.png         Operations Excellence

Reduced cycle time equals increased speed, growth and profit 




Procurement Myths Thumbnail-268423-edited.png        Strategic Procurement 

Busting three of procurement's biggest myths 

Perfect Storm Thumbnail.png         Chemicals 

M&A Outlook: Where perfect storm meets perfect opportunity 


Six practical initiatives US Chemicals executives can implement now

Checklist_moving_to_TVO_Thumbnail.jpgTVO™ Procurement

Moving beyond the historic orientation on controlling costs

 Oil & Gas

How to survive and thrive in an oversupplied market

Cover_Image_Operational_Due_Diligence-1.png        2016 Snapshot Survey Results

The importance, techniques and value derived from Operational Due Diligence

Maine_Pointe_Operating_Partner_Survey.jpg2015 Snapshot Survey Results

Status and trends in the use of the Operating Partner concept in the Americas and Europe

Data-Analytics-Perspectives-cover-621173-edited         Data Analytics 

Actionable insights to optimize operations and implement an on-demand supply chain