MES White Paper Series

In an effort to share with our stakeholders some of the lessons learned and pain points from our vast global sourcing and supply chain management experience, MES is proud to announce the launch of our White Paper series.

May 1, 2019

How High Mix Low Volume Outsourcing Makes High-Profitability Sense

One of the ways that manufacturers can enhance their management of an HMLV basket of components is to engage suppliers that implement LEAN methodologies in their manufacturing and supply chain processes.
September 25, 2017
Aluminum – Commodity Forecast – 2017-2018

Aluminum – Commodity Forecast – 2017-2018

This document provides recent and up-to-date information on factors affecting the price of aluminum on the global market, examines production, demand, trade and trade policy as well as competitiveness factors and gives an idea on what we can expect for the Q4 of 2017 and beyond.
May 31, 2017
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US Trade Under Trump: Potentials and Possibilities

The tense relations with China, the withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), the renegotiation of the North American Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and a big question mark for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) are making businesses, especially those dependent upon imports and exports, fidgety. MES Inc. is no exception.
November 28, 2016
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How China Is Disrupting Supply Chains in Europe

Chinese President Xi Jinping made a series of trips to Eastern Europe in 2016 as part of his advocacy campaign for the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road (OBOR).
October 31, 2016

Debunking Buy American, Made in U.S.A. and Assembled in U.S.A.

Our business model brings us often to the negotiation table with representatives of companies who appreciate the benefits we bring to their business in reducing the total cost of ownership, but are worried about “Buy America” and “Made in U.S.A / Assembled in U.S.A.” constraints. On more than one occasion we helped potential clients to understand better those constraints.
April 14, 2016
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The Impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

MES publishes today the second research in the White Paper Series, an initiative of the Business Development Department meant to bring insightful industry analysis to our stakeholders.
November 19, 2015
White Paper Launch - China vs India

China vs. India. A Sourcing Experience

MES is proud to announce the launch this month of our first White Paper, called “China vs. India. A Sourcing Experience”. The White Paper Series is meant to share with our stakeholders some of the lessons learned and pain points from our vast global sourcing and supply chain management experience.