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Maine Pointe In The News

Maine Pointe's Brad Stitt Weighs in on the Importance of S&OP in 2020


Originally published in Supply Chain Dive

Trends in personalization and fast shipping will require planning that goes beyond supply and demand. Maine Pointe's Brad Stitt, EVP Supply Chain Management, notes, “S&OP must not only go East to West but top to bottom,” indicating that businesses need to think outside of the traditional realm of supply chain planning.

Topics: Total Value Optimization aerospace and defense S&OP Maine Pointe operations supply chain strategy marketing sales ceo

Is a New Sustainment Model the Next Step in Defense Acquisition Reform?


Originally published in Defense Maven

Maine Pointe's Chris Brumitt, VP Aviation, Aerospace & Defense, answers an important question: What needs to be done to bring sustainment cost under control to better serve the warfighter?

Topics: Total Value Optimization Aerospace aerospace and defense supply chain optimization Maine Pointe supply chain strategy supply chain management Aviation Aerospace Manufacturing #aerospace industry MRO DoD Sustainment Model Acquisition Reform

Shifting Balance of Power Creates a Need for Supply Chain Optimization

Originally published in Aviation Maintenance Magazine

In a new article published in Aviation Maintenance Magazine, David Kleine and Alfred Baumbusch point out that the biggest challenge to the military may not be foreign aggression, but rather, the threat of an inadequate supply chain that just can't keep up with the MRO needs of existing aircraft. Total Value Optimization and improvements to the end-to-end supply chain delivers tremendous benefits to the warfighter effort, allowing for greater value at the lowest cost to the organization.

Topics: Industrial Manufacturing & Services global supply chain Aerospace aerospace and defense military manufacturing