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Vaco Supply Chain Solutions and MEBC Global Join Forces to Better Serve Retail and Manufacturing Industries

December 10, 2018 – Nashville, TN – Vaco, a global talent & solutions firm, announces the acquisition of MEBC Global by its Supply Chain Solutions practice through an agreement set to close on December 31, 2018. Vaco Supply Chain Solutions is a leading provider of consulting services and solutions to the retail and Consumer Packagedread more

Optimization for the New Reality- Using Cost Drivers to Dynamically Re-Shape Your Supply Chain

Author: Dave Rhodes, Director- Manufacturing and Strategy Crafting a global supply chain has always been challenging; putting a puzzle together even as the pieces change.  The stakes are high, the rewards substantial, and the risks can threaten the very existence of your company.  Two factors have conspired (no political pun intended) to make this taskread more

MEBC proud to be working with Perdue Farms

New Client Update – Perdue Farms. MEBC is pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement to partner with Perdue Farms to support them in their multi-year project initiative to transform and enhance their supply chain planning and inventory optimization processes and systems with the end goal of improving fill rates and improving profitability using real-timeread more

3 Years in a Row! MEBC Named to SupplyChainBrain – Top 100 Great Partners for 2017

Nominated for the third consecutive year, MEBC is thrilled to be named to SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners for 2017.  MEBC received numerous client nominations from our customers who value our services and partnership. Brad Berger, SupplyChainBrain’s publisher, says that “For 15 years running, SupplyChainBrain has published our much-anticipated list of 100 Great Supply Chainread more

MEBC Team Members Are Live at JDA Focus 2017!

Las Vegas, NV- Our Executives and Consultants are in Las Vegas this week to attend JDA’s annual global conference, Focus 2017. Every year, Focus brings more than 2,000 retail and manufacturing professionals together to network, share best practices, and learn how industry leaders are delivering real results with the help of JDA’s innovative solutions. Thisread more

MEBC Team Kicks Off 2017 With 12 Go-Lives!

The MEBC Team is celebrating the achievement of 12 project Go-Lives so far in 2017, and we could not be more excited! Many of these customers are new to our portfolio and include manufacturers in the strained yogurt, cleaning cloth, sleepwear/ underwear, American clothing and commercial/ residential roofing industries. Additional clients who benefited from ourread more

MEBC 2016 Year-End Overview

As January is nearing its end for the New Year, we are reflecting on our team’s achievements from 2016. Not only did we receive multiple awards and recognitions throughout the year, but we also saw significant growth in our client portfolio in 2016. All of these achievements serve as a testament to the high levelread more

MEBC Listed in August 2016 Market Guide from Gartner

The world’s leading information technology research company that delivers insight on technology-related trends, Gartner Inc., has mentioned MEBC in the August 2016 Gartner Report as a third-party provider in the supply chain planning system integrator market. This recent report includes MEBC as a provider to supply chain planning leaders in search of solutions for implementingread more

MEBC Recognized on Top 100 Partners List for Second Year

For the second consecutive year, MEBC is honored to be named to SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners listing. Now in its 14th year, this prestigious listing celebrates companies whose innovative service offerings have gone above and beyond client expectations, across multiple industries worldwide. MEBC received numerous client nominations from various customers who felt thatread more

MEBC Executives Attend 2016 Gartner Conference

MEBC Principals are attending the 2016 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, the world’s most important gathering of Supply Chain Leaders, in Phoenix, Arizona. This year’s conference is titled “The Bimodal Supply Chain: Tackling Today, Preparing for Tomorrow,” and our leaders are looking forward to learning how to create and manage a bimodal value chain strategyread more

MEBC Receives JDA Award for Excellence in Manufacturing Consulting

The MEBC Team is returning this week from JDA FOCUS 2016 after joining thousands of retail and manufacturing leaders to contribute our best practices for delivering real results with the help of JDA Software Solutions. During the conference, Corporate Executive, Grant Lock, accepted a Partner Leadership Award on behalf of MEBC for our excellence inread more

MEBC Leader Named 2016 Pros To Know

Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine recently announced their 16th annual listing of “Pros to Know” in the supply chain industry and we are excited to have a member from the MEBC Team recognized on this list for the second consecutive year! Bob Patel was nominated for this year’s list based on his years ofread more

MEBC Earns Spot on 100 Great Supply Chain Partners for 2015

MEBC is honored to be named to SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners list for 2015. Now in its 13th year, SupplyChainBrain’s prestigious list of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners highlights companies whose solutions and services have exceeded client expectations, across multiple industries around the world. MEBC received numerous nominations from clients who felt thatread more

MEBC Leaders Named 2015 Pros to Know

Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, released their 15th annual listing of “Pros to Know” in the supply chain industry and we are excited to announce that two members of MEBC’s leadership team were included on the list this year! Russ King and Dave Rhodesread more

MEBC Wins JDA Award for Retail Consulting Excellence

Corporate Executives Mark Brown and Grant Lock accepted, on behalf of MEBC, an Alliance Award for excellence in consulting for retail organizations from JDA Software during FOCUS 2015, JDA’s annual user conference which brought together thousands of attendees across the manufacturing, retail and wholesale distribution sectors. This award recognizes MEBC, Inc. for consistently ensuring thatread more

MEBC Executives Return From JDA Focus 2015

Orlando, FL, May 1, 2015- MEBC Executives are returning this week from JDA Focus 2015 after joining thousands of retail and manufacturing leaders to contribute our best practices for delivering real results with the help pf JDA Software Solutions. We were excited to engage with prospects and existing JDA users throughout the conference, and areread more

MEBC Receives Award for Consulting Excellence in Retail

Corporate Executives Mark Brown and Grant Lock accepted, on behalf of MEBC, an Alliance Award for excellence in consulting for retail organizations from JDA Software during FOCUS 2015, JDA’s annual user conference which brought together thousands of attendees across the manufacturing, retail and wholesale distribution sectors. This award recognizes MEBC, Inc. for consistently ensuring thatread more

MEBC Earns Three Titles in 2015

Reading, PA- July 13, 2015- So far in 2015, MEBC has won several awards and recognitions from industry-leading organizations including Supply and Demand Chain Executive Magazine, JDA Software Solutions and, most recently, SupplyChainBrain. Since February of 2015, these achievements serve as a testament to the high level of client-satisfaction that MEBC constantly strives to reachread more

Is ‘Omni-Channel’ Just the Latest Pet Rock?

I attended JDA’s 2015 FOCUS Conference recently and was pondering Rethinking the latest rhetoric of “What’s Next?” and the one term that keeps recurring to me is Omni-Channel Fulfillment (OCF). As I watched various demonstrations by customers executing the purchase transaction in a multitude of ways, I was also thinking about my current wrestling matchread more

What can Conducting a DDVN Assessment do for you and How do you Take the First Step?

Gartner’s Demand Driven Value Network (DDVN) Maturity Model has become a touchstone for companies seeking to improve their supply chain performance. At MEBC, we collaborate directly with Gartner and fully embrace this model as a blueprint for assessment and a framework for charting a path forward. As Gartner released the improved Five-Stage Model, they acknowledgedread more

Down and Distance: Rethinking the Sports Analogy

We have talked with several companies over the past couple of years about how to best use the Gartner, Demand Driven Value Network (DDVN) Maturity Model.  Where should you start?  As with many questions that we face, the answer was consistently, ‘It depends.’ The image that came to mind as we continued to ponder thisread more

Time and Inventory Strategy

I was in Poland recently looking out the hotel window at the town’s historic clock tower – still in operation after about 400 years – and started pondering how time shapes the modern supply chain.  Time is the lens that focuses all supply chain planning decisions.  Distance is time.  Inventory is time.  And Time isread more

Getting Inside Decision Cycles

“There is always a latent tension between what facilitates timely decision and what promotes thoroughness and accuracy in assessment.” Many of the supply chain planning software implementations on which I’ve worked have felt like quests to cram more data into the solution to enable the planners to make ‘perfect’ decisions.   This idea that more dataread more