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Looking to 2024: Supply Chain Priorities for 2024

In 2024, every industry will face tensions in at least one of these areas: between supply and demand, between business continuity and cost, and between productivity and available resources.

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Maximizing ESG ROI through advanced analytics: unlocking the true potential

Up to 90% of companies claim to engage in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives. Yet 59% are prepared to abandon those plans if a recession hits.

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Navigating Uncertainty: Strategies for CEOs to Boost Growth and Profits

For CEOs who are concerned about their company’s growth and profitability.


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Propel Complex Mining and Energy Industry Projects to the Finish Line

Explore the intricacies of Total Value Optimization™ in mining: revealing how innovative approaches drive cost savings, champion sustainability, and amplify operational efficiency.



Five Approaches to Reduce Mining Operating Costs

Dive deep into comprehensive strategies that the modern mining industry needs to adopt for cost reduction, sustainability, and increased efficiency.

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Supply Chain Trends Report

SGS Maine Pointe’s Insight into Future Economic Shifts, Sustainability, Digital Transformation, and Other Industry Hurdles


Trustworthiness of AI

Landscape of AI regulations, standards
and publications

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7 Steps to More Resilient and Agile Procurement for CPOs and CEOs

What can procurement leaders do to combat volatility, inflation, and shortages and build resilience?

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Creating sustainable value in times of uncertainty

Strategic Adaptation and Optimization: Turning Challenges into Opportunities for Sustainable Growth

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Two Powerful Demand and Supply Planning Success Factors

A case study on achieving lasting SIOP benefits

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Optionality Mitigates Future Uncertainty and Supply Chain Risk

Capacity, Geographic, and Supplier Optionality Reduce Risk While Increasing ROI

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Working capital takes top priority in 2023

While growth and positive returns have always been a priority regardless of pandemics and macroeconomic disruptions, how one goes about achieving that growth and those returns has changed. 

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Energy Outlook 2023
Part 2
The U.S. Chemical Industry, Energy Intensity, and Costs

Increased demand for natural gas export along with decreased capital expenditures for oil and gas will result in tightening supply available to U.S. consumers.

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The pragmatic approach to tackling disruptions in consumer goods and retail supply chains

What executive leaders need today is a pragmatic approach to tackle these challenges and control the variables they can control. 

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A new lens for optimizing multimillion-dollar decisions

SGS Maine Pointe has developed a new lens for optimizing decision making across the end-to-end supply chain. 

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Maximizing EBITDA, Profits, Cash Flow, and Growth from Supply Chain Integration

In order to increase EBITDA, profits, cash flow, and growth from an integrated supply chain, every process, activity, role, data flow, and technology must focus on meeting organizational goals. 

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Energy Outlook 2023
Part 1
Storm Clouds Gathering for Energy Prices

A reshuffling of global natural gas supply and increased renewable power generation will result in higher U.S. energy prices in the near term.

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3 Keys to Recession Proofing the Chemical Industry Supply Chain

How the Chemical Industry Must Prepare Now for 2023-24 Recession


ESG Guide (Part 1 of 3)

An overview of ESG, and its impact on the financial, social, and sustainability efforts of a company. 


ESG Guide (Part 2 of 3)

Your ESG goals will begin to take shape by first being clear about your purpose.


ESG Guide (Part 3 of 3)

Generating a ROI on ESG is essential for the long-term sustainability of an organization.

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Growth will depend on operational strategy

The disruptions we continue to see in the supply chain are laying bare the winners and losers.

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 Is today's supply base terminally ill?

 Have you got a back-up plan

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 Digital Supply Chain

Your questions answered

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Supply Chain Synchronization

Orchestrating a winning strategy

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End-to-End Supply Chain Collaboration

Supply chain complexities can be successfully overcome through better end-to-end-collaboration 

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Driving Shareholder Value

The link between shareholder value and supply chain performance 

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Supply Chain Integration Strategy

Redefining the value derived from end-to-end integrated supply chains 

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     The Future of the Supply Chain

Is today's supply chain model dead? Executive discussion paper

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The Future of Rail

Creating a win, win, win outcome for all stakeholders

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Accelerating product time-to-market and product lifecycle optimization

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Actionable insights to optimize operations and implement an on-demand supply chain

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Sales & Operations Planning

Optimizing alignment, synchronization and responsiveness across the demand-driven supply chain