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Consumer Packaged Goods & Retail

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%

Average 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 consumer packaged goods and retail (CG&R) industry is seeing an increasing need to:

  • Realign the distribution network to remain competitive.
  • Rapidly respond to transportation and distribution disruption.
  • Optimize inventory levels to reduce working capital and improve the customer experience.
  • Enhance supply chain resilience, redundancy and optionality.
  • Respond to spiraling input costs and margin pressures.
  • Address poor supply chain visibility, sustainability and traceability.
  • Improve the cycle time to identify, qualify and onboard new suppliers.
  • Overcome supplier lead time and production bottlenecks.
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What We Do

Our analytics and Consumer Goods & Retail operations 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 data silos and drives measurable results for CPG companies 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 CPG companies to greater efficiency, resilience and profitability.

Experience and CPG Subject Matter Expertise

Our use of subject matter experts (SMEs) with extensive CPG 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 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 and certification programs to ensure supply chain resilience and compliance
How we work with you

What Our CPG&R 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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Consumer Packaged Goods & Retail Success Stories

Driving measurable and sustainable change


Optimizing the Distribution Footprint



Driving additional EBITDA value in procurement and logistics


Meet the CPG&R Team Leaders


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