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.
Alfred Baumbusch, EVP Operations, on Jul 16, 2019 10:54:08 AM
Maine Pointe, on Jul 9, 2019 9:12:00 AM
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.
Tony Planos, VP Oil & Gas, on Jul 1, 2019 8:23:11 AM
Tony Planos, VP Oil & Gas, on Jun 19, 2019 11:27:15 AM
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.
Inbound Logistics, on Jun 7, 2019 12:17:05 PM
Steven Bowen, Chairman & CEO, Maine Pointe & Paul Dittmann, University of Tenneesee, on Jun 4, 2019 1:19:28 PM
Steven Bowen, Chairman & CEO, Maine Pointe & Paul Dittmann, University of Tenneesee, on May 31, 2019 2:19:48 PM
Mark McTigue, EVP Private Equity & Nathanael Powrie, EVP Data Analytics, on May 23, 2019 12:52:37 PM
Buoyed by low interest rates, an eager supply of deal financing and a prolonged period of economic growth, PE has plenty of dry powder and has proved to be resistant to the impact of trade wars, tariffs and political uncertainty. However, not all factors are positive: Valuation multiples remain high and there’s considerable competition among PE firms to find and acquire those elusive “diamonds in the rough.” At the same time, corporate “strategics” looking for suitable acquisitions to support their growth, are offering a viable alternative for firms considering sale.
Shefali Kapadia, on May 20, 2019 12:50:37 PM
A relatively calm trade environment suddenly turned stormy earlier this month after a Sunday night tweet from President Donald Trump. The long-anticipated tariff hike on $200 billion worth of imports became reality on Friday, May 10, as the duty rate rose from 10% to 25%.
Steven Bowen, Chairman & CEO, Maine Pointe, on May 20, 2019 12:31:48 PM
Companies use multiple tactics to generate economic profit, including introducing new products, launching marketing campaigns or undertaking acquisitions. Supply chains offer an effective, though less understood, path to creating value through growth, driving down working capital, improving cash flow and lowering cost.