While companies are investing in new supply chain automation initiatives, they are framing much of that around risk management.
Craig Guillot, Writer, Financial Management Magazine, on Feb 16, 2021 11:13:30 AM
National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) LeadingEdge SmartBrief, on Jan 11, 2021 12:14:57 PM
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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Sue Doerfler, ISM's Inside Supply Management, on Jan 8, 2021 11:54:55 AM
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.
Steven Bowen, Founder & CEO, on Jan 6, 2021 2:16:52 PM
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.
Steven Bowen, Founder & CEO, on Nov 18, 2020 9:57:25 AM
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?
Global Supply Chain Institute, on Nov 11, 2020 3:22:16 PM
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.”
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.