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.
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.
Steven Bowen, Chairman & CEO, Maine Pointe, on Apr 20, 2020 7:07:17 AM
View the Forbes article here.
With supply chains coming under greater scrutiny, transforming the supply chain into a tool for creating shareholder value is an art form that extends its scope and transforms it digitally. The presence of a hyperconnected global supply chain – along with unexpected risks like the global pandemic – have pushed the CFO’s office into a much more strategic role.
TD Ameritrade Network, on Apr 2, 2020 4:16:42 PM
View the "Market on Close" news segment here.
Maine Pointe CEO Steve Bowen, appeared this week on TD Ameritrade Network live broadcast, suggesting we are now in a historic moment in the world of business as the current pandemic adds to the challenges we were already seeing as a result of trade wars and tariffs. Steve lays out a strategy to help companies survive.
Enterprise Risk Magazine, on Nov 4, 2019 12:01:35 PM
Originally published in Enterprise Risk Magazine
This article delves into protectionist trade policies and their impact on global supply chains. The author cites quotes from earlier interview with CEO Steve Bowen, noting that it can be difficult to mitigate the immediate cost impact of these new tariffs, even in a risk-managed, partnership-driven supply organization.
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.
ISM's Inside Supply Management, on Nov 1, 2019 9:43:06 AM
Originally published in ISM's Inside Supply Management
ISM’s Inside Supply Management Weekly published a second article based on their interview with Maine Pointe CEO Steve Bowen. Both articles represent an excellent proof point around Maine Pointe’s thought leadership on the digital supply chain. The second article, titled “Developing a holistic supply chain view in a digital age,” reinforces Steve’s book while also discussing the value of Total Value Optimization (TVO), with specific examples on how clients achieved an end-to-end supply chain view. The first article, “Identifying and seizing value-creation opportunities,” covers the missed opportunities of supply management and on creating value beyond just cost savings.
Consultancy US, on Aug 29, 2019 10:10:53 AM
Originally published in Consulting US
Sales and operations planning (S&OP) allows executives to achieve focus and alignment across all business functions, utilizing strong communication and collaboration across functional teams, customers, and suppliers. An important part of S&OP is matching demand information to supply capability and financial objectives to drive top-level strategy – integrating marketing and sales, financial, and supply operations into a unified whole.
Steven Bowen, Chairman & CEO, Maine Pointe & Paul Dittmann, University of Tenneesee, on Jun 4, 2019 1:19:28 PM