Barron's, on Oct 12, 2020 2:28:28 PM
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
Supply Chain Dive, on Jul 14, 2020 9:54:42 AM
International Business Times, on Jul 14, 2020 9:36:32 AM
Link to International Business Times article here.
ISM's Inside Supply Management, on Jun 30, 2020 1:02:58 PM
During the recover phase, organizations should take the opportunity to think differently about their assumptions and consider how automation and technology can increase their visibility, Steven Bowen says.
View the ISM Inside Supply Management Weekly article here.
Steven Bowen, Chairman & CEO, Maine Pointe, on Jun 30, 2020 12:29:35 PM
The question should not be how to return to pre-pandemic conditions, but whether those conditions were really serving the company well in the first place. Maine Pointe CEO Steven Bowen publishes his sixth article in Chief Executive Magazine.
Brendan Murray, Bloomberg Trade and Supply Chain Writer, on Jun 17, 2020 10:11:25 AM
The article references the white paper written by MSU Professor Steven Melnyk and Maine Pointe CMO Simon Knowles, suggesting that companies will need to address the weak links in their supply chains immediately, identify problems and fix them, and invest for future growth. The article also presents Maine Pointe’s “stabilize, recover, rebalance” strategy.
View the Bloomberg article here.