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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

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