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Maine Pointe In The News

New metrics for improving visibility into company performance

Originally published in CFO Dive

The most useful metrics combine financial with operational measurements, Maine Pointe's Nate Powrie said. These often track efficiencies in procurement, operational productivity, logistics, sales and marketing. Read on...



Topics: Strategic Procurement Logistics Total Value Optimization Data Analytics Supply Chain Optimization Maine Pointe TVO Sales & Operations Planning finance executives Advanced Data Analytics sales and marketing

Maine Pointe Cited in "Shifting to Digitization from Manual Sourcing Processes Isn’t Easy — Unless You Use Bonfire"

 Originally published in Spend Matters

Maine Pointe’s global presence was the subject of a case study mentioned in an article in Spend Matters, one of the most influential publications in the procurement sector. The article, “Shifting to digitization from manual sourcing processes isn’t easy unless you use Bonfire,” is a profile of Bonfire procurement software which describes how Maine Pointe’s use of the strategic software and how it has helped the company stand out in a global marketplace. Quoting Nate Powrie, Executive VP Data Analytics, the article describes how Maine Pointe provides value for clients and promotes visibility through the Bonfire software system. 

Topics: Strategic Procurement Data Analytics Maine Pointe Bonfire sourcing procurement Strategic Sourcing

Maine Pointe Becomes Bonfire Partner

Enabling digital transformation, connecting data and analytics to drive actionable insights and turning data into dollars. Global supply chain and operations consulting firm Maine Pointe announced today it has entered into a strategic agreement with Bonfire Interactive Ltd., a supplier of strategic sourcing software. 

Topics: Strategic Procurement Total Value Optimization global supply chain Data Analytics Nathanael Powrie CEOs Supply Chain Optimization

Procurement Influencer Series: Steven Bowen, Founder and Chairman, Maine Pointe

Originally posted in CPO Rising

Our conversation was extensive and insightful – ranging from his days at Westminster College in western Missouri where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, to his burgeoning consulting career, to Maine Pointe, to his book, Total Value Optimization. He also shared his views on Big Data analytics, digital transformation, and technology disruption, and his belief that tax reform will enable procurement teams to invest in digital business solutions and join the “Industry 4.0” movement.

Topics: Strategic Procurement Total Value Optimization