Pioneering Ideas and Robust Methodologies

May 7, 1998

Pioneering Ideas and Robust Methodologies

During the first five years of its existence, BSI developed extensive intellectual capital, including hundreds of articles and presentations on strategic procurement issues, laying a firm foundation for the consulting practice.

Building Credibility

June 5, 2004

Building Credibility

Based on a solid and extensive body of knowledge for addressing strategic challenges, BSI invested in building direct relationships with large companies and government policy-makers.

Ensuring Capability

March 7, 2005

Ensuring Capability

BSI initially staffed up in Boston, hiring from MIT, Harvard, Boston University (where the founder taught), and other top-notch universities a multicultural mix of top senior and junior professionals, ensuring a solid project delivery capability.

Achieving Success

August 21, 2006

Achieving Success

BSI bid, won, and executed high-visibility projects for the US Department of Transportation, the City of New York, and the Saudi Arabian oil company (Saudi Aramco), which elevated the company’s profile.

Expanding Internationally

May 15, 2007

Expanding Internationally

With sights on growth potential in the GCC, BSI established a presence in the Middle East through an office in Dubai.

Thinking Strategically

January 30, 2008

Thinking Strategically

As the firm’s treatment of supply chain management was uniquely strategic and engagements increasingly came from the boardroom, BSI changed its name from Boston Logistics Group to Boston Strategies International.

Harnessing Energy

September 3, 2008

Harnessing Energy

BSI developed a body of knowledge specifically directed at the energy industry, and focused its practice exclusively on gas, oil, and power industry clientele.

Putting it in Writing

April 8, 2009

Putting it in Writing

BSI’s President wrote the book Guide to Supply Chain Management for The Economist, the British magazine.

Partnering for Growth

February 7, 2010

Partnering for Growth

Anticipating the need for its services in countries with a growing need for energy, BSI established strategic partnerships in China, Colombia, India, Iraq, Nigeria, Russia, and the GCC (Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE).

Deepening the Body of Knowledge

July 10, 2012

Deepening the Body of Knowledge

BSI documented its deep expertise in oil, gas and power supply chains in Effective Supply Chain Management in Oil, Gas, and Power, for PennWell, the world’s leading energy industry publisher.

Extending Our Global Reach

July 22, 2013

Extending Our Global Reach

During 2013 BSI sold and executed consulting engagements for gas, oil, and power companies together with our global partners (in Russia, Nigeria, the UK, etc.).

Serving the Entire Value Chain

November 20, 2014

Serving the Entire Value Chain

In addition to its core base of “buyer” clients, BSI acquired business strategy and marketing strategy consulting projects for brand-name oil and gas equipment suppliers, which balanced and rounded out its customer portfolio.

Representing the Best in the Business

April 5, 2015

Representing the Best in the Business

Recognizing the company’s strong brand and marketplace positioning, renowned customers engaged BSI’s expert services in high-profile court cases involving energy industry supply chains.