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.
June 5, 2004
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.
March 7, 2005
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.
August 21, 2006
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.
May 15, 2007
With sights on growth potential in the GCC, BSI established a presence in the Middle East through an office in Dubai.
January 30, 2008
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.
September 3, 2008
BSI developed a body of knowledge specifically directed at the energy industry, and focused its practice exclusively on gas, oil, and power industry clientele.
April 8, 2009
Putting it in Writing
BSI’s President wrote the book Guide to Supply Chain Management for The Economist, the British magazine.
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).
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.
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.).
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.
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.