Listen in as Maine Pointe’s Steven Bowen, explains why traditional supply chains are a thing of the past. Have you got your replacement ready?
Supply Chain Management Review, on Sep 29, 2020 10:42:24 AM
Consultancy US, on Sep 17, 2020 8:10:04 AM
Consultancy US, on Sep 15, 2020 9:16:11 AM
The paper – which examines the concept of “synchronization,” its best practices (including digitalization), and several illustrative case studies – was sponsored by global operations and supply chain consultancy Maine Pointe.
The global pandemic has rocked supply chains and exposed vulnerabilities. As organizations reassess their long-term supply chain strategies, synchronization offers an avenue to unlock more value and turn the supply chain into a competitive weapon, according to the GSCI paper.
Supply Chain Dive, on Sep 14, 2020 10:56:55 AM
Burton White and Stephen Delano, on Jun 3, 2020 10:22:08 AM
Board directors are asking CEOs detailed questions on what they are doing to support recovery, identify opportunities, and mitigate the risk associated with their supply chains.
View the article published in CPGmatters here.
Rex Clothier, VP CPG, on Nov 4, 2019 10:16:54 AM
Originally published in Nov. issue of CPGMatters
According to Rex Clothier, Maine Pointe VP CPG, the closing of non-profitable distribution centers is a real risk for CPG companies to consider. Anyone facing these challenges can take steps to mitigate this growing risk. Read his article here.
Rex Clothier, EVP Strategic Procurement, on Apr 9, 2019 9:37:10 AM
“CPG companies will need to gain a deeper understanding of the consumer (their customers' customers) and leverage data analytics to get a handle on the rapidly changing demands of those consumers,” Rex Clothier, vice president and industry partner of CPG at Maine Pointe, said.
Joseph Esteves, VP CPG, on Feb 1, 2019 3:38:47 PM
CPG manufacturers have traditionally seen their primary role as leading the development and production stages of the supply chain with their “customers" being wholesalers, retailers and distributors. While in many cases the manufacturer provides the retailer or distributor with marketing collateral or general guidance in how to position their products to consumers, it is ultimately those further along the value chain and closer to the consumer who have always been in a better position to understand customer trends.