14. Hiten Shah, Owner and President of MES, Inc

Defining Your Strengths, and Turning Failures Into Success

On today’s show, Laura speaks with Hiten Shah, owner and President of MES, Inc. Hiten speaks about his positive spin on failure and how it can always be turned into a lesson on developing better long-term strategies. Hiten also talks about the importance defining what you do well, and what you better than anyone else, and how it is critical to continually redefine that, as clients and the market change.

Hiten Shah believes that human beings have unlimited potential and he is the living proof.

Having started his career as a plastics engineer, Hiten knew very little about overseeing a global supply chain. But with an experience as key manager, process engineer, engineering manager then director of engineering, vice president of sales, and director of joint venture sales, he was ready for the challenge.

Hiten built MES, Inc. on a culture of trust and honesty, where employees have the freedom to express themselves and where everyone in the company strives to treat all people—coworkers, customers, and suppliers—fairly and transparently. MES today incorporates both his ambitious work ethic and his personal values.

Hiten credits a lot of his success to his wife of 27 years, Heena.

MES develops custom engineered solutions by leveraging global manufacturing resources and implementing comprehensive supply chain solutions. It follows five distinct steps from finding and auditing suppliers to developing their quality systems, consolidating shipments at various ports, performing domestic value-added operations and warehousing near customers and shipping Just-In-Time.

For more about MES, Inc. visit: http://www.mesinc.net/

For more on Hiten Shah, visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/hitenshahmes/

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