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Maine Pointe: ESG-driven supply chain becoming key part of corporate growth

Rather than being a nice-to-have PR tactic, an enterprise-wide environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategy that stretches across the supply chain is a key element in preserving growth for businesses, according to the first part of a three-report series from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI). 

Topics: Sustainability and Value Creation Sustainability Digital Supply Chain Supply Chain Optimization inventory management Maine Pointe operations strategy Supply Chain Collaboration digitization Risk Mitigation supply chain management CEO Digital Transformation Supply Chain Risk Management pandemic Risk Management management consulting companies globalsupplychain governance environment esg

Titanium Industry’s ‘DNA’ in Commercial Aerospace Industry Offers Ability to Strengthen Post-Covid

As published in September issue of Titanium Today, the official publication of the International Titanium Association.

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HOW DID THE AEROSPACE SUPPLY CHAIN GET SO BAD? AND WHAT CAN BE DONE TO IMPROVE IT. MAINE POINTE WEIGHS IN.

As published in September issue of Aviation Maintenance Magazine

 

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Focusing on Cost Plus Risk Can Help Organizations Move Forward

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Maine Pointe Featured in "5 supply chain investments for finance leaders to consider in 2021"

  Originally published in Feb. 2021 issue of Financial Management Magazine
 

While companies are investing in new supply chain automation initiatives, they are framing much of that around risk management.

Topics: Total Value Optimization Maine Pointe supply chain Steven Bowen Maine Pointe Risk Mitigation CFO supply chain management CEO finance executives Digital Transformation risk Risk Management compliance coo

Maine Pointe Article Featured in National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Leading Edge SmartBrief

5 factors to know for the post-pandemic supply chain

National Association of Manufacturers (NAM): Changing post-pandemic consumer behaviors suggest manufacturers take a hard look at five key factors relating to their supply chains: diversifying the supply base; supply and manufacturing capacity; supply chain resilience; digitization and automation, and risk mitigation. In an article penned for Chief Executive magazine, Maine Pointe Founder and CEO Steven Bowen examines each factor and reviews an instructive case study.

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Revitalizing the Aerospace and Defense Sectors

For the aviation, aerospace and defense industry to continue to innovate, it needs to overcome resistance to change and have a new supply chain strategy going forward.

Topics: Total Value Optimization Board of Directors Aerospace manufacturing Supply Chain Optimization Maine Pointe operations strategy Supply Chain Collaboration digitization Risk Mitigation supply chain management CEO Michigan State University MSU Supply Chain Aviation MSU Aerospace Manufacturing #aerospace industry defense risk Coronavirus Supplier Optionality pandemic Risk Management globalsupplychain Aviation, Aerospace and Defense

Chief Executive: Maine Pointe Article "Post-Pandemic Adjustment: Getting Your Supply Chain Right"

Supply chain transformation. The pandemic highlighted the risks of focusing too sharply on driving down costs, writes Maine Pointe CEO Steve Bowen in Chief Executive, who shares a detailed look at how one multibillion-dollar nylon manufacturer achieved a 15-percent reduction in inventory while enjoying a $15 million improvement in EBITDA.

 

 

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Maine Pointe Article Featured in NACD Directorship Magazine: Rethinking the Supply Chain

In Practice

Rethinking the Supply Chain

November/December 2020 by Steven Bowen

In the post-pandemic rebalancing phase, companies will reevaluate their entire business model—from sourcing to manufacturing to shipping—to be better prepared for the sea change that is taking place. What can the board do?

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END-TO-END SUPPLY CHAIN SYNCHRONIZATION: A strategy for uncertain times

Maine Pointe's CEO Steve Bowen is featured in this comprehensive article in Supply Chain Management Review titled “End-to-end supply chain synchronization: A strategy for uncertain times.”

Topics: Total Value Optimization manufacturing Supply Chain Optimization Maine Pointe operations strategy Supply Chain Collaboration digitization Risk Mitigation supply chain management CEO risk Coronavirus Supplier Optionality pandemic Risk Management globalsupplychain