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Consumer Goods & Retail 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

Your Challenge

Consumer goods & retail companies are seeing an increasing need to address:

  • Transportation and distribution disruption.
  • Supplier and production bottlenecks.
  • Labor shortages.
  • Spiraling input costs.
  • Poor supply chain visibility and traceability.
  • Supplier optionality.
  • Customer and investor Environment Social & Governance (ESG) scrutiny.
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What We Do

Our analytics and consumer goods & retail 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.
  • Improve customer service, revenue, EBITDA, efficiency and resilience through supply chain network design and footprint optimization.
  • Drive pragmatic change through a unique approach called Total Value Optimization™ (TVO).
  • Deliver a ROI between 4:1 and 8:1 and 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 insights across multiple data silos and drives actionable insights for CPG companies to make real-time decisions.

Robust ROI Business Case & Road Map Development

Our in depth analysis methodology is focused on quantifying production, supply chain & planning gaps to drive performance and improve EBITDA, cash, resilience & growth. Deliver 4-1:8:1 ROI Engagements.

Unique Implementation Methodology

Our pragmatic and unique Total Value Optimization™ implementation methodology is designed to drive CPG companies to greater efficiency, resilience, and profitability.

Experience and Consumer Goods & Retail Subject Matter Expertise

Our use of subject matter experts (SMEs) with extensive consumer goods & retail experience provides strong credibility and deep insights to achieve measurable results (Average 25 years’ experience).

Break Through Silos for Accelerated, Sustainable Change

Our Leader and Organization Improvement (LOI) process aligns cross functional operations with suppliers with common 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 & certification programs to ensure supply chain resilience and compliance
How we work with you

What Our CPG Clients Say

Experience the difference

Driving measurable results together

The initiative has not only improved our standing within the existing supplier community but has also provided promising partnerships with new suppliers. These partnerships have revealed new capabilities which will add more incremental, long-term value, taking out cash, driving cost down, and enabling growth of new Sun-Maid products.

Harry Overly, Chief Executive Officer, Sun-Maid Growers of California

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Measurable improvement in EBITDA

Maine Pointe’s process and highly experienced CPG experts helped open up the dialogue with suppliers and customers on how to improve the supply chain and achieved over 10-20% savings while improving customer lead times.

Richard McEvoy, CEO, Voyant Beauty

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Practical Insights

Know what you need to know

3 Practical Questions to Eliminate Silos

3 Practical Questions to Eliminate Silos

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Calculating the True Total Cost to Serve

Calculating the True Total Cost to Serve

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ESG and Profit in the Consumer Goods & Retail Industry

ESG and Profit in the Consumer Goods & Retail Industry

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How Chemical Companies can Prepare for the Challenges of Recession

How Chemical Companies can Prepare for the Challenges of Recession

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Meet the CPG Team Leaders

 


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