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Agriculture & Food

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

30% to 60%

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 agriculture and food industry is seeing an increasing demand for:

  • Supply chain resiliency, redundancy, and optionality
  • Preventing transportation and distribution disruption
  • Controlling spiralling input costs and margin pressures
  • Increased supply chain visibility, sustainability and traceability
  • The ability and speed to identify, qualify and onboard new suppliers
  • Optimizing supplier lead time and fixing production bottlenecks
  • Dealing with labor shortages, automation and the impact of AI
potato assembly line
global agricultural solutions

What We Do

Our analytics and Agriculture & Food operations and implementation experts work shoulder-to-shoulder with executives and their teams to:

  • Quickly gain insight and control.
  • Accelerate initiatives and drive measurable improvements (cost, cash, growth, resilience) across the end-to-end supply chain and operations.
  • Drive fast, impactful results and change through a unique step-by-step approach called Total Value Optimization™ (TVO).
  • Implement tangible deliverables that achieve a client's financial and operational goals.

The SGS Maine Pointe Difference

Rapid Insight & Control

Our data analytics and digital supply chain expertise unlocks actionable insights across multiple Agriculture & Food data silos and drives measurable results needed to make real-time decisions.

Robust ROI Business Case & Road Map Development

Our in-depth analysis focuses on quantifying production, supply chain & 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 is designed to drive Agriculture & Food companies to greater efficiency, resilience, growth and profitability.

Experience and Subject Matter Expertise

Our use of subject matter experts (SMEs) with extensive Agriculture & Food 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 (procurement, operations, distribution 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 Agriculture & Food Clients Say

Experience the difference

Driving measurable results together

The engagement generated significant measurable results, including transformational change, forward looking KPIs to predict the business, margin improvement, and value to customers and shareholders.

Joe Armstrong, Global Operations, CAE

View case studies ➔

Agricultural & Food Case Studies

Driving measurable and sustainable change


Digital Supply Chain Network Design (CS251)



Driving Rapid Cultural Change (CS243a)


Meet the Agriculture & Food  Team Leaders



David Critchley

Managing Director, Industrial and Consumer Products & Services

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