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U.S. Trade Deficit Hits 14-Year High: Maine Pointe Offers Commentary

Maine Pointe CEO Steve Bowen is cited in this Barron's article, addressing the role the pandemic has played in the growth of imports. Steve suggested that while Americans are stocking up on consumer goods, home improvements and food, the pandemic has also depressed exports at the same time due to persistent supply chain challenges.  

 

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


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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


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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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TD Ameritrade Network’s "Morning Trade Live" features Maine Pointe CEO, Steve Bowen

Steve Bowen made his sixth appearance on TD Ameritrade’s “Morning Trade Live” show, giving us some guidance and insight into the progress being made on the US/China trade talks and what to look for in global supply chains over the coming months. 

 

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Maine Pointe CEO Steve Bowen Joins TD Ameritrade Network’s "Morning Trade Live"

Maine Pointe CEO Steve Bowen made his fifth appearance on TD Ameritrade Network’s "Morning Trade Live" show, delivering insights into the current tariff situation and potential for another government shutdown. While it's difficult to predict, Steve said there is a spectrum of possibilities between "no deal" and free trade, with the likely outcome being somewhere in between.

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