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    We deliver compelling economic returns and value through accelerated performance improvements in risk, EBITDA, cash and growth 

Delivering accelerated, sustainable improvements in risk, EBITDA, cash and growth

  • The global pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in the highly complex agriculture & food supply chain
  • Business leaders across the sector are under enormous pressure to quickly limit short-term disruption, support recovery in the mid-term, and ensure greater supply chain agility, resilience and optimization in the longer term while ensuring compliance with stringent regulations
  • Businesses need to de-risk by rebalancing the supply chain and operations with a more strategic mix of local, regional and global 
  • Rebalancing to meet the changes of a post-pandemic world will require a new, more agile approach to the way forecasting and planning are carried out
  • The industry needs to adopt emerging technologies and develop agile, data-centric business models to create greater value across the end-to-end supply chain and operations

Board directors are asking CEOs detailed questions on what they are doing to support recovery, identify opportunities, and mitigate the risk associated with their supply chains. They want to know how the organization plans to rapidly develop transparency, visibility, and data-driven demand planning to fulfill the new requirements of B2B, B2C and the needs of the actual buyer. What will you tell your board?

We can help

Maine Pointe’s accelerated stabilize-recover-rebalance roadmap and Total Value Optimization (TVO)™ methodology will help safeguard your supply chain and better prepare your business for future disruptions.

Depth of Experience and Expertise

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What we do

Maine Pointe, a member of the SGS Group, is a global supply chain and operations consulting firm trusted by many chief executives and private equity firms to drive compelling economic returns for their companies. We achieve this by delivering acceleratedsustainable improvements in risk, cash, EBITDA and growth across procurement, logistics, operations and data analytics. We have both remote and hands-on implementation capabilities to help executives and their teams rapidly break through functional silos and transform the plan-buy-make-move-fulfill digital supply chain to deliver the greatest value to customers and stakeholders at the lowest cost and risk to business. We call this Total Value Optimization (TVO)™.

How we do it

Working onsite or offsite as required, our implementation experts work with executives and their teams to help them quickly gain insight and control, accelerate initiatives and optimize the end-to-end supply chain. As a member of the SGS group, our clients also have access to the world’s leading independent inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS perform research, quality control testing and clinical studies, allowing you to focus on business and ensuring national and international regulations and industry best practices are followed.

The way forward

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Rebalance your supply chain and operations through Total Value Optimization 

Total Value Optimization (TVO)™ is achieved when an organization is dynamically able to anticipate and meet demand through the synchronization of its plan-buy-make-move-fulfill supply chain to deliver the greatest value to customers and stakeholders at the lowest cost and risk to business.

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We deliver compelling economic returns and value through accelerated performance improvements in EBITDA, cash and growth for senior executives and private equity firms.

Client testimonials

The CEO of Sun-Maid Growers of California, an iconic food brand and company, talks about how Maine Pointe's Total Value Optimization (TVO)™ approach helped his organization reset its cost base and transform a legacy culture.

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The initiative has not only improved our standing within the existing supplier community but has also provided promising partnerships with new suppliers. These partnerships have revealed new capabilities which will add more incremental, long-term value, taking out cash, driving cost down, and enabling growth of new Sun-Maid products."

Harry Overly, Chief Executive Officer, Sun-Maid Growers of California

One of the many strengths of the Maine Pointe team was their communication and collaboration skills. Maine Pointe personnel worked closely and effectively with our executive leadership and cross-functional teams to identify and capture significant savings across the enterprise-wide spend portfolio. I would recommend Maine Pointe to any company looking to significantly improve their supply chain service offering and to enhance the overall effectiveness of their company.”
Jamie Better, Chief Executive Officer, Nellson

 

This initiative has increased our understanding of the competitive dynamics within our supply chain, as well as major risks and opportunities, and we are going to leverage this knowledge to create a competitive advantage.”

Hanno Holm, Chief Operating Officer, The Simply Good Foods Company

Our experience with Maine Pointe was a very positive one. Apart from the significant financial benefit accruing from our procurement and supply chain engagement, we will continue to benefit from the up-skilling of staff, process innovation and change mentality the engagement delivered. Maine Pointe are professional partners, focused on delivery and making the results stick. I have no hesitation in recommending Maine Pointe to others.

Rob Burnett, Chief Executive Officer, Bernard Matthews (Europe)

Take the first step 

We have the remote delivery capabilities and industry expertise to help accelerate your supply chain and operations initiatives immediately. Contact us to discuss how following our three-step roadmap can set your organization on course to stabilize-recover-rebalance and build the foundations for a resilient, agile, digitally enabled supply chain and operations of the future.

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