Maine Pointe News

UK Manufacturing: Five Short-Term Productivity Improvement Initiatives for 2017

Brexit: Improving productivity is now, more than ever, an imperative for UK manufacturers

In November 2016, the British government announced plans to do its bit to help cushion the impact of Brexit by investing £23bn into the national productivity investment fund (NPIF). This will predominantly focus on infrastructure projects that will improve long-term productivity. However, what steps can UK executives take right now to improve productivity in the short term and prepare their business for the post-Brexit world?

Topics: Brexit Industrial Manufacturing & Services

Maine Pointe supports Smile Train with $60,200 donation to help improve the health and lives of children in developing countries born with cleft lip and/or cleft palate

More than 240 cleft children will lead healthier lives thanks to the money raised during Maine Pointe’s annual All Hands meeting

(Boston, Mass - December 19, 2016) — Maine Pointe, a specialist operational implementation consulting firm headquartered in Boston, has raised $60,200 to support Smile Train, an international charity with a sustainable approach to a single, solvable problem: cleft lip and palate.

Topics: Maine Pointe Corporate Citizenship Corporate Social Responsibility

Maine Pointe Recognized as One of the 20 Most Promising Procurement Solution Providers 2016 by CIOReview

(Boston, Mass. December 19, 2016) — Maine Pointe LLC, a global, implementation-focused consulting firm and supply chain transformation leader headquartered in Boston, today announced that it has been recognized as one of the top 20 Procurement Solution Providers of 2016 by CIOReview. Maine Pointe has received this recognition because of its track record for delivering quality services and accelerated, measurable results that consistently exceed clients’ needs, expectations and commitments.

Topics: Strategic Procurement Total Value Optimization Awards

Maine Pointe  Industry Perspectives: A 2-5% EBITDA Opportunity for the US Construction Industry

Capturing market share while protecting and growing margins

The US construction industry is booming but that doesn't mean companies can afford to be complacent. Even the biggest players in the sector are facing some significant headwinds in the form of productivity, profitability, availability of labor and sustainability, all of which could impact on growth. The key to remaining competitive lies in taking a fresh look across the company’s buy-make-move-fulfill supply chain.

Topics: Construction Industrial Manufacturing & Services