Increasing Value Across the Supply Chain

This month, Chief Executive magazine published an article entitled Increasing Value Across the Supply Chain, which was co-authored by Dr. Alan Kosansky and Jim Piermarini of Profit Point. The article discusses how optimization technologies can be used to maximize supply chain value by implementing more sophisticated approaches to standard practices such as inventory and asset …
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Balancing Cost, Inventory and Service

This month’s issue of U.S. Business Review features a supply chain article entitled Balancing Act: Cost, inventory and service in a volatile economy. The article, which was co-authored by Profit Point’s CEO/CTO, Jim Piermarini, and the company’s Senior Account Manager, Cindy Engers, discusses solutions for preserving customer service levels, while reducing costs and inventory risks. You can read the Complete …
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Optimization Technology Review

This month’s issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive features a supply chain “best practices” article entitled The Changing Landscape of Optimization Technology. The article, which was co-authored by Profit Point’s Director of Sales, Rich Guy, and the company’s President, Dr. Alan Kosansky, reviews the optimization tools that are empowering today’s leading supply chain decision …
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The Future of Network Planning: On the Verge of a New Cottage Industry?

“Companies are increasing their local supply capabilities while reducing the costs and risks of highly centralized, offshore production and procurement strategies.“   This month’s issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive features an informative article entitled The Future of Network Planning. The article, which was co-authored by Profit Point’s President, Dr. Alan Kosansky, and the …
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Greening Your Supply Chain… and Your Bottom Line

“If too little attention is paid to sustainability and green initiatives, profitability and survival can be put at risk.” This month’s issue of Manufacturing Today features an informative article entitled You Can Go Green. The article, which was co-authored by Profit Point’s President, Dr. Alan Kosansky, and the firm’s Director of Supply Chain Services, Ted …
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Pillars of Supply Chain Technology

This month’s issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive features an informative article entitled Understanding the Four Pillars of Supply Chain Technology. The article, which was co-authored by Profit Point’s SC Planning Practice Leader, Ted Schaefer, and the firm’s President, Dr. Alan Kosansky, lays out “What you need to know about the information technology that …
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Can you be green and profitable?

This month’s cover story in the CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly magazine feature’s an excellent article written by Profit Point’s Green Optimization Practice Leader, Ted Schaefer, and the firm’s President, Dr. Alan Kosansky. The article, Can you be green and profitable?, deals with two competing, yet critical issues that face supply chain managers across the globe. …
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Reconnecting With Your Supply Chain Network

Dr. Alan Kosansky, Profit Point’s President, and Ted Schaefer, the company’s Infrastructure Planning Practice Leader, are featured in this month’s issue of Materials Handling & Logisitcs Magazine. The article, titled Reconnecting With Your Network, reviews the assumptions that motivated the recent shift towards offshoring and the global market changes that have occurred since. The rush …
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