We are expert supply chain recruiters and supply chain headhunters. For almost 20 years, The Avery Point Group has been a leading, Atlanta-based, North American supply chain recruiting firm assisting companies like yours in identifying, assessing, and recruiting mid-level management to senior executive (CXO, SVP, VP, and Director level) supply chain management transformation leadership talent.
As Executive Search Catalysts for Change™, we focus on transformation talent for sourcing & procurement, logistics, supply & demand planning (S&OP), inventory management, distribution, operations, strategic sourcing, supply chain design, transportation, and warehouse management. We understand the complexity of driving supply chain management within operations and manufacturing in today’s highly competitive global economy. We help organizations like yours to recruit and attract the right qualified candidates and supply chain transformation leadership talent to meet these needs.
Our firm leverages its partners‘ over half a century of combined corporate executive global supply chain leadership, distribution, operations, and headhunting experience to identify and recruit supply chain professionals with the expertise to help your organization achieve world-class performance. We have a proven track record of helping organizations like yours across various industries find and recruit supply chain management candidates who understand the latest trends, technologies, markets, and regulations. This can be invaluable in driving cost savings, increasing efficiencies, customer satisfaction, and staying ahead of current industry developments.
As true subject matter experts, our partners are Six Sigma Master Black Belt, and Lean trained, bringing invaluable transformation expertise and candidate assessment perspective to the table to the table. Our supply chain recruiting partners have held senior-level executive leadership positions in leading global Fortune 500 organizations, giving them deep industry expertise in supply chain management. With a global perspective derived from managing operations and driving manufacturing transformation initiatives across Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Asia, and North America, we understand what it takes to succeed in today’s competitive, interconnected, and complex global economy.
As leading supply chain recruiters and headhunters for supply chain management professionals, we go beyond traditional recruitment. We are dedicated to delivering the highest quality supply chain management staffing services, surpassing our client’s critical to quality (CTQ) expectations. Our extensive recognition in books, trade journals, and industry-leading articles further solidifies our expertise as true subject matter experts and industry thought leaders. Over 100 industry-leading clients across 18 diverse industry sectors have trusted us for nearly two decades to serve their supply chain recruiting and hiring needs. Your Supply Chaim Transformation Success Starts Here™.
According to a recent manufacturing and supply chain industry survey, only 4.9% of U.S. Executives feel that their supply chain and logistics organizations have achieved world-class performance.
Where does your business stand?
According to a recent manufacturing and supply chain survey, only 56% of U.S. executives report having the right supply chain talent to help them achieve their organizational drive toward world-class supply chain and logistics performance.
Where does your business stand?
As Executive Search Catalysts for Change™, our expert focus on supply chain recruiting is designed to help your organization overcome these transformation challenges. We specialize in finding supply chain leaders who possess the necessary skills, knowledge, and experience to optimize and transform sourcing & procurement, logistics, supply & demand planning (S&OP), inventory management, distribution, operations, strategic sourcing, transportation, and warehouse management into high-performing functions that deliver world-class performance.
With our deep executive industry experience, we understand the complexities of these areas and recruit industry-leading supply chain professionals who can streamline operations, drive efficiency, and deliver measurable world-class results. From leveraging advanced digital technologies to driving continuous improvement initiatives, the supply chain transformation leaders we recruit are equipped to drive value creation and generate a competitive advantage for your organization.
Logistics recruitment and executive search focused on transformation leadership talent for mid to senior-level roles in areas such as transportation, reverse logistics, final mile delivery, eCommerce fulfillment, intermodal transportation, distribution operations management, and 3PL & 4PL management.
Sourcing recruitment and executive search focused on transformation leadership talent for mid to senior-level roles in areas such as procurement, low-cost country sourcing, global strategic sourcing, commodities management, supplier quality management, contract manufacturing management, category management, and reshoring strategic sourcing.
Inventory management recruitment and executive search focused on transformation leadership talent for mid to senior-level roles in areas such as sales & operational planning (S&OP), Inventory Control, supply planning, replenishment planning, demand planning, production planning, and capacity planning.
Supply chain transformation recruitment and executive search focused on transformation leadership talent for mid to senior-level roles in areas such as network modeling & optimization, supply chain digitization, supply chain center of excellence, and supply chain data analytics.
As a top supply chain recruiter and headhunter, our staffing services are focused on supporting private equity firms and their portfolio companies in their search for supply chain management, sourcing, logistics, supply & demand planning (S&OP), distribution, transportation, and warehouse management transformation leadership talent. We recruit supply chain transformation leaders with the unique expertise to create value and drive performance in private equity portfolio companies. These leaders understand the intricate relationship between supply chain management and overall business success. With their strategic vision and operational acumen, they optimize supply chain processes, enhance efficiency, and reduce costs to unlock value throughout the organization.
As top supply chain recruiters and headhunters, our executive search services are focused on finding transformation leadership candidates that understand international markets and their logistics channels, which are essential to successfully navigating today’s complex global economy. With increasing consumer demands for compressed delivery times, supply chain leaders must be well-informed on international shipping regulations, customs clearance procedures, and cost control strategies. The right experienced supply chain management, sourcing, logistics, supply & demand planning (S&OP), distribution, and transportation management leader navigating these challenges and can provide invaluable insight and expertise into international markets and how best to leverage them. These logistics industry leaders are best equipped to assess long-term sustainability factors like infrastructure hurdles, transportation options, and potential regulatory and tariff changes that could significantly impact supply chain operations.
As top logistics recruiters and headhunters, our recruiting services are focused on finding transformation leadership candidates adept at evaluating supply chain partners and logistics industry solutions, which are increasingly critical to success in today’s global economy. The pandemic demonstrated that an effective supply chain and efficient logistics platform must be reliably flexible to optimize performance and dependability during ever-shifting market conditions while reducing costs and minimizing risks.
As top supply chain recruiters and headhunters, our staffing services are geared toward finding the right transformation leadership candidates that are committed and capable of optimizing inventory that leads to significant cost savings, improved inventory turns, and freeing up working capital. We understand the importance of finding skilled transformation leadership talent that can effectively leverage supply and demand planning (S&OP), capacity, and inventory planning to meticulously adjust inventory levels and production cycles without sacrificing customer satisfaction and delivery performance.
As a top supply chain recruiter and headhunter, our executive search services are geared toward finding transformation leadership candidates who can leverage data-driven insights to transform the supply chain and logistics process, thus enabling your organization to make data-driven decisions that can have a profound impact on the bottom line. By leveraging data analytics, data modeling, and continuous improvement techniques, the supply chain transformation leaders we recruit can help your organization quickly identify trends, react to challenges to maintain service reliability, and track performance indicators to ensure maximum supply chain performance.
As top sourcing recruiters and headhunters, our recruiting services are geared toward finding transformation leadership candidates that know when and where to leverage sourcing strategies such as reshoring, where outsourced materials or processes are relocated closer to your primary or secondary markets, which can help reduce overhead costs and mitigate supply chain risks. The supply chain industry transformation leaders we seek also know how to utilize global sourcing strategies that allow your organization to benefit from favorable exchange rates and optimized pricing of raw materials while reducing direct costs associated with today’s material inflation pressures.
As top logistics recruiters and headhunters, our staffing services are focused on finding transformation leadership candidates that can optimize and streamline distribution, logistics, transportation, and warehouse management processes. Our firm’s principles keenly understand the complexities and challenges in these areas and recruit supply chain industry transformation leaders who can optimize operations, drive efficiency, and deliver measurable results via streamlined processes, harnessing the power of advanced technologies and driving continuous improvement initiatives.
As top supply chain recruiters and headhunters, our executive search services are focused on finding transformation leadership talent that knows how to take a holistic and practical approach to leverage Lean, Six Sigma, Business Intelligence (BI), and Industry 4.0 technology that enables the ability to identify new opportunities for driving service, quality, and cost performance. By proactively being on the lookout for ways to accelerate productivity, reduce waste and provide real-time visibility into supply chain processes, your organization can make informed decisions faster in an incredibly dynamic market environment to better position your company to achieve world-class performance.
True Transformation Thought Leaders & Industry Experts
As a result of our contributions and meaningful industry impact, we have been featured in 8 books and acknowledged in more than 50 industry-leading trade journals and magazine articles. Our expertise as an industry thought leader has positioned us to be your trusted source for industry and transformation leadership talent.
Over Half a Century of Combined Business Transformation Executive Industry Leadership Experince
Timothy Noble is the president & managing partner of The Avery Point Group. Mr. Noble has over 30 years of executive leadership experience in business transformation, manufacturing operations, supply chain management, distribution, and executive search. Throughout his career he has been consistently promoted and has held senior level executive band roles in major Fortune 500 companies like General Electric (GE) and The Stanley Works (SWK – now known as Stanley Black and Decker). As a GE trained Master Black Belt and Shingijutsu trained Lean executive, Mr. Noble has extensive transformation experience applying Lean, Six Sigma, and digital transformation globally.
Prior to starting the Avery Point Group in 2004, Noble was the Global Operations Executive for Stanley-Bostitch, the second-largest division of The Stanley Works . In that role, he had full operational leadership responsibility for 8 plants and over 1,900 employees with operations throughout North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, and Asia, supporting revenue of just under $1.0 Billion.
Yvonne Hite is a partner and board advisor at The Avery Point Group. Ms. Hite has over 30 years of executive-level leadership experience in manufacturing, financial services, Lean Six Sigma, and executive search. Throughout her career, she has been consistently promoted and has held senior-level executive roles in major Fortune 500 companies like General Electric (GE), Bank of America (BAC) and The Stanley Works (SWK – now known as Stanley Black and Decker). As an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer, ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, Bank of America Certified Master Black Belt, and Shingijutsu trained Lean executive, Ms. Hite has extensive experience leading Lean, Six Sigma, and digital transformation initiatives on a global scale. Ms. Hite was also one of GE Lighting’s first female Executive Band plant managers in its over one-hundred-year history.
Before her career move into executive search, Ms. Hite was a Senior Vice President with Bank of America, where she led the Trust Services Operation for the Southeast with responsibility for over 8,300 client accounts and over $1.3B in assets under management (AUM).