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Maine Pointe In The News

Maine Pointe Weighs in on 10% China tariffs and the Supply Chain Scramble


Originally posted in Supply Chain Dive

As a result of the increasingly unpredictable trade war between the US and China, companies need to look at their supply chain strategies closely and re-think their reliance on China. Building in a higher level of optionality and de-risking is the first order of business as companies decide how they must react to this news
Topics: Total Value Optimization Tariffs Maine Pointe TVO china supply chain risk optionality risk mitigation global uncertainty

SGS Acquires Majority Stake in Maine Pointe


Originally posted in Supply Chain Management Review

Working with SGS will enable Maine Pointe’s global growth and accelerate its goal of positioning Total Value Optimization as the global standard for supply chain and operations optimization.

SGS, a leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, has acquired a majority stake in Maine Pointe, a global supply chain and operations consulting firm. The complementary capabilities of both companies will help strengthen SGS’s high-value consulting capabilities and take Maine Pointe’s consulting practice global.

Topics: Total Value Optimization Maine Pointe TVO

Maine Pointe Adds Industry Veteran Adam Smith to Family Office Sector

Originally posted in Consulting.us

Global supply chain and operations consultancy Maine Pointe has appointed Adam Smith as VP and industry partner in the firm’s family office sector. He will be based out of New York City.

Smith brings 25 years of experience in the private equity, investment banking, and family office industries to his new role at Maine Pointe, where he will help family offices drive portfolio investment opportunities. He has deep advisory experience across corporate strategy, finance, growth, M&A, board governance, wealth generation, and monetization.

Topics: Sustainability and Value Creation Total Value Optimization sustainable growth improved EBITDA Maine Pointe TVO Family Office Family Offices private wealth management wealth management private wealth portfolio investment

Maine Pointe’ S&OP Perspective “Sales & Operations Planning: The C-Suite Dilemma,” Showcased in Sales & Marketing Management Magazine

If sales and operations planning is so important, why do so many initiatives fail?  Read Alfred Baumbusch’s first in a series article in Sales & Marketing Management magazine.

 

Topics: Total Value Optimization end to end supply chain integration S&OP Maine Pointe supply chain TVO supply chain operations

Maine Pointe CEO Steven Bowen Recognized by CEO Today Magazine’s 2019 Management Consulting Award

Bowen’s recognition highlights accomplishments, Total Value Optimization and Maine Pointe’s ability to address the most complex global supply chain challenges

As a featured winner of CEO Today magazine’s 2019 Management Consulting Award, CEO Steven Bowen was highlighted in the publication’s Winners Edition, in which his profile included a highlight of his landmark book, “Total Value Optimization: Transforming Your Global Supply Chain into a Competitive Weapon.” The TVO book introduces a transformative methodology for end-to-end supply chain collaboration and integration known as Total Value Optimization (TVO)™, which focuses on dynamically anticipating and meeting demand by synchronizing the buy-make-move-fulfill supply chain to deliver the greatest value to customers and stakeholders, at the lowest cost to business.

Topics: Total Value Optimization Awards Maine Pointe supply chain Steve Bowen TVO

Maine Pointe's Tony Planos featured in The American Oil & Gas Reporter magazine

In the June issue of The American Oil & Gas Reporter magazine, Tony Planos discusses the infrastructure build-out in the Permian, and overcoming barriers in that build-out. He offers several insights into optimization, including staggering deliveries, optimizing vehicle movements and identifying barriers and long-term goals.

Topics: Oil & Gas Total Value Optimization Data Analytics Maine Pointe supply chain oilandgasindustry Tony Planos oil piplines TVO

Doubling down on the supply chain: How some West Texas producers are facing headwinds from increased complexity resulting in decreased cash operating costs / barrel

Originally published in OilVoice

Since 2009, US production of oil & gas has doubled. This has created a number of logistical, planning and scheduling headaches for operators. Maine Pointe's Tony Planos discusses the challenges and says the same old ways just won't cut it anymore.

Since 2009, we've seen US production of oil & gas double to over 10MMBPD and, according to the EIA, we're on our way to 15MMBPD by 2025. Production in Texas alone has seen volumes increase to over 5MMBPD. This has created a number of logistical, planning and scheduling headaches for operators.

Topics: Oil & Gas Total Value Optimization Data Analytics Maine Pointe supply chain oilandgasindustry Tony Planos oil piplines TVO

Maine Pointe Contributes to Inbound Logistics "Good Question" Feature: "What's one supply chain myth you'd like to debunk?"

Originally published in Inbound Logistics

Maine Pointe's Michael Notarangeli and Simon Knowles were quoted in the publication’s popular “Good Question” series, which addresses important industry topics among the industry’s top leaders. 

Topics: Total Value Optimization Maine Pointe michael notarangeli supply chain TVO

Forbes Podcast: Steve Bowen and Paul Dittmann Featured in "Redefining Supply Chain Excellence"

Originally posted in Forbes

Being strategic about your supply chain can improve cash flow, drive shareholder value, and yield greater profits.

Topics: Private Equity Total Value Optimization ceos supply chain optimization end to end supply chain integration Maine Pointe supply chain end to end supply chain Shareholder Value value creation csuite

Supply Chain Brain Podcast: Steve Bowen and Paul Dittmann Featured in "Do Companies and Investors Get the Importance of Supply Chain Excellence?"

Originally posted in Supply Chain Brain

Anybody with a passing knowledge of the supply chain knows how important it is to a company’s success. So why haven’t some CEOs, boards and investors gotten the memo? Maine Pointe CEO Steve Bowen, along with University of Tennessee’s J. Paul Dittmann, Ph.D., answer that question in this informative podcast on Supply Chain Brain titled “Do companies and investors get the importance of supply chain excellence.” 

Topics: Total Value Optimization Maine Pointe supply chain end to end supply chain