The MPKi Approach
You want to know if developing a global trade and supply chain strategy is worth your company’s time and effort ?
The short answer is yes, but only if you come at it the right way. Your global trade and supply chain solutions need to align with your business strategy if it’s going to work. It also needs to be realistic.
Companies that succeed at global trade do three things well:
- They set realistic financial goals;
- They manage risks to strengthen those goals; and
- They identify and navigate the professional, cultural, and strategic obstacles along the way.
With a solid plan and a clear vision of the task, your company can build and execute a successful global trade and supply chain strategy. To do it, you need the right team with the right skills and a strong drive for results to provide a real positive impact on your bottom line.
From strategy through to implementation, MPKi has the experience, track record, and global reach, through our qualified expert network of consultants, to help you realize the potential of globalization, and grow your business.
The MPKi leadership team has hundreds of projects under their belt and we understand the needs of businesses, the key to effective and diverse global trade and supply chain management, and the markets and products that provide the best opportunities for our clients.
By collaborating with us, you can revitalize your global trade and supply chain approach and grow your bottom line.
Don’t Go It Alone
According to our own survey early 2020 (pre-covid), 65% of businesses said their global trade and supply chain strategy met or exceeded their expectations.
The 35% who didn’t, said they underestimated the skills and resources they’d need, or they didn’t have a capability outsourcing plan in place to support their global strategy.
Each of our solutions are built on four pillars. These pillars underpin our collaborative approach with clients—by drawing from our combined skills and experience we guide and support you on your journey.
Five Principles of Global Trade and Supply Chain Success
Every project we start begins the same way: we apply five key principles to ensure our clients’ success.
“Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.”
—George S. Patton
Risk management is a key element of every global trade and supply chain strategy.
The rapid globalization of supply chains has made them vulnerable to disruptions such as economic unrest, trade disputes, demand fluctuations, and/or natural or man-made disasters, with potentially damaging long- and short-term impacts on business.
Businesses need resilient global networks and supply chains to minimize the negative impacts of disruptions on revenues, costs, and customers. Effective risk management is the key to building effective global trade and supply chains.
MPKi’s experts help clients proactively assess, prioritize, mitigate, and manage risk, to improve business results and ensure supply continuity.
We use a holistic five-step approach to build a custom risk management solution for your business:
- Map supply chain networks, identify risks and potential impact.
- Develop an organizational risk management strategy.
- Create outcome-based contingency plans to manage. risk
- Implement risk mitigation plans, as needed.
- Measure impact of mitigation, and adapt strategy.
You can focus on growing your business, secure in the knowledge that you’ve got the strategy and capability to manage disruption when it happens.
Our Three-Phase Approach
Our three-phase program ensures we’re doing the right work, at the right time; so every program and project implementation runs smoothly.
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Krittapak Chuaymeung—Bangkok, Thailand
“To compete on the global market, a company needs to think globally. There’s no way around it—and ‘Globally’ means a lot more than just China and India.”
Sophie Ma—Shanghai, China
“My personal goal is to create tangible, real value for my clients that withstands the test of time.”