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Reshore, Nearshore or Offshore: The 5 Ws of reshoring supply chains

 

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Supply Chain Visibility: The Gold Standard For Every Company

 

 

Supply chain visibility: Every company needs it, yet not many know how to achieve it. 

Link to International Business Times article here.

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Maine Pointe: Visibility Into Supply and Demand Can Help Organizations Recover and Rebalance

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.

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Rebalancing Your Supply Chain In A Post-Pandemic World

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.

View Steve's latest article in Chief Executive here and his prior five articles here.

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Maine Pointe in Bloomberg News: Supply chains of 2020 needing repair now are the banks of 2008

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.

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Is it time for public-private partnerships to move supply chains forward

COVID-19 has uncovered the areas where supply chains fall short. Fixing them will take major investments, including government

View the article in Supply Chain Management Review quoting CEO Steve Bowen here.

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Maine Pointe: CFOs positioned to lead supply chain retooling as economic slowdown abates

"The most successful CFOs no longer operate in a vacuum," Maine Pointe's Steven Bowen said. "They work with other c-level executives to go beyond traditional reporting. Supply chain management affects cash flow, growth and, ultimately, shareholder value."

View the article published in CFO Dive here.

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Maine Pointe in Forbes: 6 Ways CFOs Can Manage Risk And Create Supply-Chain-Driven Value


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.

 

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Maine Pointe: As Result of Pandemic Crisis CEOs Need to Move Quickly Towards Stabilization, Including Building Greater Visibility and Optionality


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. 

 

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Maine Pointe Shares Perspective in "From Section 301 to COVID-19: How a volatile China changed supply chains"


Originally published in Supply Chain Dive

By Shefali Kapadia, Senior Editor

An ongoing trade war, and now a global pandemic, pushed U.S. businesses to diversify and raised the question: Are we too dependent on China? Maine Pointe CEO Steve Bowen weighs in.

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