BSI assists private equity firms and other investors in optimizing the supply chains of their portfolio companies. We often deal with investment interests such as:
PROJECT COST BASELINING
An analytic solution at the Project level that helps buyers estimate the cost of high-value capital projects and custom engineered components such as offshore rigs, gas turbines, and catalytic refinery reactors
VALUE CHAIN ENGINEERING
A proven service that maximizes Return on Invested Capital at the Category level by exploiting lower-cost sources, alternative channels, substitute components, more cost-efficient design parameters, and optimized bundling and pricing schemes
TENDER DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT
A proven, 16-step program at the Category and Supplier level for ensuring market-based prices, with special attention to mitigating high bids from dominant suppliers and sole sources
SUPPLY CONTRACT NEGOTIATION
Hands-on negotiating at the Supplier and Contract level, supported by proprietary analytical tools and industry experience to reduce the cost of high-value equipment and services
In addition to our core solutions, we offer these solutions for Power Producers:
FEATURED BSI ARTICLES ON RENEWABLE ENERGY
Green Supply Chains by 2020
For nearly 30 years, companies have been doing everything they can to improve efficiency both within and between organizations, which was in large part responsible for the global growth throughout the 1990s and early 2000s. Now the returns are diminishing and the very success that has enabled complex multinational supply chains is under attack for wasting energy and creating pollution. It is time to put supply chain in the public political agenda by asking governments to front major subsidies and tax incentives to help make supply chains truly green.
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Energy Prices Reshaping the Supply Chain: Charting a New Course? (BSI State of Strategic Sourcing Study)
Would a doubling of transportation or inventory carrying costs change your supply chain strategy? Would a 70% increase in the cost of Chinese-sourced products cause you to re-evaluate your sourcing plan? Can your supply chain flex to adjust to major changes in input costs? Energy volatility appears to be here to stay, and companies that are good at managing supply risk will have more cost-effective and resilient supply chains. Boston Strategies International’s fourth annual State of Strategic Sourcing Study explores these issues and more.
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Planning your Carbon Footprint
If you’ve never thought much about your carbon footprint, you may think of it as the direct pollution emitted by your productive assets. The reality is that the carbon footprint is much wider than your direct costs, and making an effective program requires analysis, forward technology vision, and a pilot program.Click here to download the article.
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