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Aerospace & Defense Consulting

Rapidly address supply chain and operations challenges to improve EBITDA, cash, resilience and growth

Forbes and U.S. Consulting Awards for Maine Pointe 2022

Benefits & Track Record

10% to 20%

EBITDA growth

40% to 100%

Improvement in near-term cash

4:1 to 8:1

ROI in year one

20+ Years

Avg. Team Experience

$4+ Billion

In value creation delivered


Unique 100% fee-based guarantee

Your Challenge

The aerospace and defense (A&D) industry is seeing an increasing demand for:

  • Material cost reduction.
  • Quality, manufacturing and production readiness.
  • Supplier optionality and resiliency.
  • Supply chain visibility.
  • Material and labor availability.
  • Production rate acceleration.
  • Cross-enterprise collaboration / Design for Excellence.
  • Environmental, social and governance (ESG) assurance solutions.
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What We Do

Our analytics and A&D operational implementation experts work shoulder- to-shoulder with executives and their teams to:

  • Quickly gain insight and control.
  • Accelerate initiatives and drive measurable improvements across the end-to-end supply chain and operations to drive EBITDA, cash and growth.
  • Drive pragmatic change through a unique step-by-step approach called Total Value Optimization™(TVO).
  • Implement tangible deliverables that achieve client's financial and operational goals.
  • Deliver an ROI between 4:1 and 8:1; we provide a unique 100% engagement fee guarantee based on annualized savings.

The SGS Maine Pointe Difference

Rapid Insight & Control

Our data analytics and digital supply chain expertise unlocks actionable insights across multiple A&D data silos and drives measurable results for A&D OEMs, primes and suppliers to make real-time decisions.

Robust ROI Business Case & Road Map Development

Our in-depth analysis focuses on quantifying production, supply chain and planning gaps to drive performance and improve EBITDA, cash, resilience and growth with 4:1 to 8:1 ROI.

Unique Implementation Methodology

Our pragmatic and unique Total Value Optimization™ implementation methodology drives aircraft OEMs, defense primes and A&D suppliers to greater efficiency, resilience and profitability.

Experience and A&D Subject Matter Expertise

Our use of subject matter experts (SMEs) with extensive A&D experience provides strong credibility and deep insights to achieve measurable results (average 25 years of experience).

Accelerated, Sustainable Change

Our leader and organization improvement (LOI) process aligns functional elements (supply chain, engineering, production, IRAD, etc.) around goals and ensures sustainable change.

Unique 100% Guarantee of Fees Based on Annualized Savings

Our unique 100% engagement fee guarantee mitigates the risk of the investment required to capture value.

How we work with you

Deliver results not reports

Our rapid insights and analysis approach provides:

  • Detailed studies and proof-of-claim to demonstrate a benefits range
  • Jointly developed implementation roadmap defining activities, methodologies, timelines and resources
  • Financial business case of benefits timing and investment

We work shoulder-to-shoulder with you and your teams to:

  • Implement an accelerated and measurable improvement journey that delivers EBITDA, cash, resilience and growth underpinned by a unique guarantee
  • Align leader and operational teams with strategic goals, enhancing internal and external teams/processes and behaviors to deliver sustainable improvements

Post engagement we can work with you to continually drive value enhancement through:

  • Periodically reviewing performance and running training programs
  • Reviewing your Supply Chain Control Tower for ongoing visibility and control
  • Carrying out testing, inspection and certification programs to ensure supply chain resilience and compliance
How we work with you

What Our A&D Clients Say

Experience the difference

Driving measurable results together

Joe Armstrong, VP of CAE, a global high-tech provider of simulation, training and support solutions, describes how SGS Maine Pointe helped them use Total Value Optimization™ to reduce financial and business risk, drive cross-functional and business unit collaboration and alignment, enhance management skills and competencies, and more.  

Latest Throughput Article

Overcoming manufacturing capacity, capability, and cost constraints

The constraints that manufacturers face come from multiple external and internal sources. While manufacturers can work together to comply with regulatory, political, and other external constraints, each manufacturer must work individually to overcome their specific internal capacity, capability, and cost constraints; and if done successfully, this multi-functional pursuit provides a competitive edge.


Aerospace & Defense Stories

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Growing margins while making company and its products more competitive


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Operational excellence across business units


Implementing DFX, increasing competitiveness, and 25x ROI


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