The Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council, Chase Bank and The Ohio State University-Fisher College of Business proposed The Middle Market MBE program. The goal of the program is to provide development opportunities to middle market MBEs to ensure their long-term viability and continued growth. MES president & CEO Hiten Shah was invited to be a part of a panel discussion to share his experiences as a self-challenging business owner and who is seeking to build the value of his business.
A flange used globally posed a cost and supply problem for Schneider Electric. The challenge presented to MES was to reduce the flange’s production cost while securing its availability. MES was able to meet Schneider’s needs by delivering an end-to-end engineering solution. THE CHALLENGE The Schneider component consisted of a nut and a flange. Both parts were stainless steel, a relatively expensive option that had originally been chosen in order to withstand outdoor applications where potential exposure to moisture, cold or chemical environments could otherwise result in corrosion and component failure. The nut had been brazed to the flange. The use of stainless steel and the added production step of brazing meant increasingly higher production costs for the component, and Schneider was seeking an alternative that would reduce cost without compromising the durability of the finished part. THE SOLUTION MES proposed an engineering solution that would lower the component’s manufacturing […]
In less than 15 years, Hiten Shah the president and CEO of MES used international connections and technological advances to build a fast-growing supply chain business. In less than 10 years, he turned a one-man company from his home office to a global supply chain business in 5 different locations globally. In the latest issued China Die-Casting magazine, Hiten Shah discussed his business focus, insight, and strategy which helped him to create MES’s competitive advantages and win customers’ trust in different aspects. As a successful entrepreneur and an innovative leader, Hiten has never stopped seeking help and adopting good ideas to improve his services and products. About the China Die-Casting Magazine Chine Die-Casting Magazine is the leading industrial magazine focused on the metal casting industry. For more information, please read http://dcm888.com/book.php
In a recent interview with CEO Magazine, MES president & CEO Hiten Shah shared his business journey with the reporter on how he came up with the idea and developed it into a fast-growing global supply chain business. Hiten discussed the challenges and opportunities from his perspective in such a competitive industry, and also explained the reasons he believed why he could have achieved today’s success. This interview was conducted from two different angles “Simplifying the supply chain” and “A unique competitive edge,” which gives readers a clear view of how Hiten has been an active and innovative explorer in supply chain management industry and how he has committed himself on providing the best and easiest services to the market. Hiten cares about his clients as well as his business partners, keep focusing growing with the customers and suppliers is the key to get MES better. Read the article at […]
MES, Inc. has established a new business unit to facilitate its supply chain and inventory management services for European customers. The new company, Euro Metrics Sp. z o.o., is headquartered in Zielona Góra, Poland. It will operate initially from a third-party warehouse located in Chociule, Poland and managed by Schnug Polska Sp. z o.o. “The selection of this warehouse represents the next stage in a strategic plan by MES to extend its supply chain services to European customers and to North American customers doing business in the Euro marketplace,” according to Hiten Shah, Chief Executive Officer for MES, Inc. “The Schnug warehouse facility meets all of the capabilities we need for warehousing, IT system support and transportation,” Shah stated. “In addition, Schnug has proved to be very flexible and quick to react, which is aligns with our core value of meeting our customers’ expectations for fast turnaround in inventory management.” […]