WSJ: California Reopens Some Commercial Routes as Wildfire Rages

"Anything that gets delayed here will affect everywhere else" points out Lisa Anderson, Inland Empire chapter president of supply-chain industry group APICS and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA.

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MCIE: Lisa Anderson nominated as Innovations Awards Chair

Lisa Anderson was nominated as the Chair for the Manufacturers' Council of the Inland Empire.

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SAC: Post-Election World Offers Challenges and Opportunities for American Business

Volatility is the new normal," points out Lisa Anderson, known as The Manufacturing ConnectorSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA.

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Project Times: The Million Dollar Project Manager

Lisa Anderson shares her thoughts on how to maximize a project manager's performance.

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ExpertClick: The Increased Need for MORE Control, Speed and Profit: How to Thrive in This Environment

Lisa Anderson to presents webinar with an interactive discussion on how supply chain and operations leaders can re-configure and re-focus.

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PR Newswire: LMA Consulting Group Conducts Research on Outsourcing Trends in Manufacturing.

Lisa Anderson announces LMA Consulting Group is launching a research study.

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ExpertClick - APICS Inland Empire Focuses on "Navigating the Global Supply Chain" at Fall symposium on October 29th

APICS Inland Empire 2016 Fall Symposium panel will discuss Navigating the Global Supply Chain.

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Project Times: Best Practices in Project Teamwork

Lisa Anderson shares how to discover the best ways for project teams to work together and get results.

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PR Newswire: LMA Consulting Group's Lisa Anderson Invited to Participate in the 2017 U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics

Lisa Anderson announces her upcoming participation in the Roadmap Summit.

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Wholesale Distribution: Inventory accuracy is vital to your operation's success

Lisa Anderson explains why inventory accuracy holds the keys to success.

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SAC: Hiring and Retaining Talent Critical to Ongoing Success

"Our best clients put a keen focus on retaining top talent," points out Lisa Anderson, known as The Manufacturing ConnectorSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA

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Liquid Planner: 5 Ways Project Management and Lean Manufacturing Speed Up Process

Lisa Anderson was the author and subject matter expert on why Lean Manufacturing has become a popular way to eliminate waste, reduce costs and improve efficiencies.

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University of LaVerne - Lisa Anderson Named to University of LaVerne Advisory Board

Lisa Anderson joins the Advisory Board at the University of LaVerne College of Business and Public Management.

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Project Times: Simple Tips for Project Success

Lisa Anderson shares simple strategies to increase your probability of project success.

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PMI California Inland Empire Chapter: Presents Career Development: Supporting All Legs of the Talent Triangle

Lisa Anderson was invited to speak at the September event on The Amazon Effect: Creating a Customer Service Edge.

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Liquid Planner: How to Manage Supply Chain Complexity (using PM tools)

Lisa Anderson was the subject matter expert and author of an article on how to help teams manage the connection points of supply chain complexity.

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ExpertClick: LMA Consulting Group's Lisa Anderson Reaches Publishing Milestones

Lisa Anderson announces a major publishing milestone on her Newsletter and weekly tips publications.

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Wall Street Journal: Ready to Reengineer?

The most successful reengineering projects involve progressive IT leaders who partner with business units. You need to find people in the IT departments who have strong business acumen. You need people who will sit down and explain, in non-technical terms, how they can leverage new technologies like business intelligence to improve inventory levels, supply chains and other processes.

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Project Times: Agile or Traditional Project Management: Which is Better?

Lisa Anderson shares her point of view " There are specific agile methods, and there ae agile components to managing a project."

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Supply Chain Modeler Blog: Considering a Career in Supply Chain Consulting? 4 Experts Share Their Wisdom

"Supply chain consulting is focused on three broad areas" points out Lisa Anderson as she gives advice on a Career in Supply Chain Consulting.

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SAC: Disruptors Drive Business Growth For Those Who Leverage Them

"Remain calm and keep your eyes open for opportunities advises Lisa Anderson, known as The Manufacturing ConnectorSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA.

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ExpertClick: Lisa Anderson and LMA Consulting Group Recognizes 2016 Annual Advocate winner.

Lisa Anderson presents 11th annual LMA Advocate Award to Kash Golki a professor at Harvey Mudd College.

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Team Focus: How Visual Project Management Software Can Increase and Reduce Stress

Lisa Anderson shares advice on how to identify your top 3 problems and brainstorm solutions.

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Project Times: ERP Project Success: How to be Part of the 20%

Finding a way to successfully implement an ERP system is of paramount importance explains Lisa Anderson in her article for Project Times.

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Project Times: Winning Leadership Traits for Project Success

Lisa Anderson was the subject matter expert and author on top leadership strategies for success.

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SAC: Summertime No Vacation for Business Momentum

"Summer is definitely not a time to rest," points out Lisa Anderson, known as The Manufacturing ConnectorSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA.

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PR Newswire: Lisa Anderson to Share Inventory Accuracy Success Strategies at American Society of Quality

Lisa Anderson announces her speech on Inventory Accuracy.

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Project Times: Project Success Is All About The People

Lisa Anderson was the subject matter expert and author of an article about how important people are to your project success.

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MCIE: Lisa Anderson nominated as Innovations Awards Chair

Lisa Anderson was nominated as the Spring 2016 Innovations Awards Chair of the Manufactures’ Council of the Inland Empire.

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Institute of Management Accountants – Inland Empire Chapter: Amazon Effect

Lisa Anderson was invited to speak at the April event on how the Amazon Effect impacts business and customer expectations.

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SAC: Smart Businesses Learn to Thrive in Era of Volatility

"Volatility is here to stay," points out Lisa Anderson, The Manufacturing ConnectorSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA.

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Project Times: The Elements of Success: A Case Study

Lisa Anderson was the subject matter expert and author of an article looking at what creates project success.

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APICS Ventura: Priming Your Supply Chain for the Amazon Effect

Lisa Anderson was selected to present on how Amazon is changing the business landscape. She also discussed what manufacturers and distributors could do about these changes.

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Project Times: Keys to Delegation Success for Projects

Lisa Anderson was the subject matter expert and author of an article on keys to delegation success which includes tips to help ensure success.

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ExpertClick: Innovation Awards Recognize Inland Empire Manufacturers at MCIE Summit.

Lisa Anderson announces the Manufacturers Council of the Inland Empire will be hosting regional manufacturers and supporting businesses at it's annual conference.

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Project Times: Success or Failure? Collaboration is Key to Success

Lisa Anderson was the subject matter expert and author of an article on how important collaboration is to project success.

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APICS 2014: Cultivating Empowered & Engaged Employees

Lisa Anderson's APICS 2014 speech on Cultivating Empowered & Engaged Employees was published by Bob.tv as it remains a timely topic and cornerstone to supply chain success.

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APICS 2014 Bob.tv Interview: Cultivating Empowered & Engaged Employees

Lisa Anderson was one of the few speakers at APICS 2014 selected to be interviewed by Bob.tv. Listen to her interview on how to engage employees for supply chain success.

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SAC: Half a Century of the Big Game: What Business Can Learn from America's Super Bowl Obsession

"Business leaders should pay close attention to what goes on behind the Super Bowl," points out Lisa Anderson, The Manufacturing ConnectorSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA.

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APICS 2015 Bob.tv Interview: The Amazon Effect

Lisa Anderson was one of the few speakers at APICS 2015 selected to be interviewed by Bob.tv. Listen to her interview on how Amazon is having a profound effect on the market place.

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APICS 2015 Bob.tv Interview: Big Data

Lisa Anderson was interviewed by Bob.tv on big data at APICS 2015. To listen to her ideas and strategies on big data, click on the link below.

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APICS 2015 Speech: Priming Your Supply Chain for the Amazon Effect

Lisa Anderson was a featured speaker at APICS 2015 on Priming Your Supply Chain for the Amazon Effect.

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APICS Southeast: Priming Your Supply Chain for the Amazon Effect

Lisa Anderson was selected to be a speaker on the Amazon Effect for the APICS Southeast district meeting.

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Global Trade Magazine: Finding Efficiency

Identifying best practices for company types and cultures is key, according to Lisa Anderson, principal of LMA Consulting Group in Claremont, California. "Collaboration with customers and suppliers is typically a best practice that can help reduce inventory levels," she says, "but there are different approaches to implementation which can produce vastly different results."

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Project Times: Close Out the Year with Project Success

Lisa Anderson was the subject matter expert and author of an article on how to strategize to close out the year strong and keep your project momentum intact.

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Liquid Planner: 5 Best Practices for Managing Manufacturing Projects

Lisa Anderson was the subject matter expert and author of an article outlining best practices for managing manufacturing projects to ensure success.

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SAC: Businesses Will Feel Impact of US Presidential Campaign Throughout 2016

"Most of my clients are concerned about the upcoming elections and the impact on their business growth and profitability; however, it hasn't yet made a noteworthy impact on their decision-making process," points out Lisa Anderson, The Manufacturing ConnectorSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA.

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Project Times: How to Increase Teamwork to Ensure Project Success

Lisa Anderson was the subject matter expert and author of an article on why team is essential to delivering project results – and having an engaged team!

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ExpertClick: APICS Inland Empire Emphasizes Growth for Manufacturers and Distributors at Nov. 14 Symposium

Lisa Anderson announces the APICS-IE executive panel and networking symposium panelists and topic.

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American Journal of Transportation: The Brave New World of the Automated Warehouse

"You have multiple channels going on in the same warehouse and they're not handled in the same way", said Lisa Anderson, a supply chain consultant.

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SAC: Free Trade Agreements Come with Heavy Baggage

"My clients have experienced mixed reviews of NAFTA," points out Lisa Anderson, known as The Manufacturing ConnectorSM and President of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA. "Those clients who are able to reduce costs with NAFTA love it; however, those who have to close up shop or lay off people are not too enamored!

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Project Times: 10 Ways to Stay Focused on the Critical Path

Lisa Anderson was the subject matter expert and author of an article on how to remain focused on the critical path to ensure project success.

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Bob.tv: Priming Your Supply Chain for the Amazon Effect Preview

Lisa Anderson presents a primer for her APICS 2015 speech on the Amazon Effect and provides a few tips for success.

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Business 21 Publishing: Expense Control Strategies to Increase your Bottom Line

Expense control is in your DNA, but not everyone shares your zest for making prudent decisions with the company's money. Lisa has developed this web course to help you get everyone on board.

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Project Times: Collaborate for Project Success

Collaboration has come into vogue; the more collaboration is valued, the better the company has performed over the long-term. Lisa Anderson explains why in her article for Project Times.

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SAC: Preparation, Rapid Response Key to Surviving in Era of Data Breaches and Hacks.

"As Target, Home Depot and several others have proven, our data is vulnerable," points out Lisa Anderson, known as The Manufacturing ConnectorSM and President of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA. "Since customer service is a top priority for those companies that want to thrive, a data breach would be unacceptable."

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RM Magazine: The Hidden Risks of Outsourcing

Labor practices and related issues can be just as devastating. "It's a public relations risk," said Lisa Anderson, principal at LMA Consulting. "In fact, it doesn't have to be a labor issue—just getting products from China is a risk. People are more inclined to think there's going to be a quality issue, and could think labor practice issues might exist, whether or not they actually do. It almost doesn't matter if they do."

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Camcode: 51 Expert Tips on Inventory Control Methods

"Metrics/tracking progress: Putting the key metrics and vehicles in place to track progress is cornerstone to success. By reviewing these metrics, the leader can review progress, make adjustments as required and keep the process on track. Metrics also provide for a way to measure success."

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Project Times: Is Agile Common Sense?

Lisa Anderson discusses agile project management and breaks down the key steps to a successful program.

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Industrial Distribution: How Distributors Are Defining Value

Lisa Anderson was featured in this article on vendor managed inventory as she was selected as an expert panelist for Industrial Distribution's webinar.

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California CEO: How to Successfully Navigate the Skills Gap

Lisa Anderson shares information from a research study conducted by LMA Consulting Group, Inc., and APICS Inland Empire Chapter. According to the study, 89% of manufacturing and distribution executives are experiencing a skills gap.

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APICS 2015: Priming Your Supply Chain for the Amazon Effect

Lisa Anderson was selected to be a speaker at APICS 2015 on the Amazon Effect and how businesses can meet the challenge.

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SAC: Challenges of a Growth Economy Should Not Be Underestimated

"The vast majority of my clients are experiencing rapid growth," points out Lisa Anderson, known as The Manufacturing ConnectorSM and President of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA. "Although far more exciting than downsizing, planning for growth can be the greater challenge."

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PR Newswire: Supply Chain Strategist Lisa Anderson to Present the Amazon Effect to Supply Chain and Operations Leaders at APICS 2015

Lisa Anderson announced her speech at APICS 2015 on the Amazon Effect.

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LA Times: LA, Long Beach Ports Losing to Rivals amid Struggles with Giant Ships

Lisa Anderson was interviewed as an expert on logistics and the impact big ships were having on eh ports.

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Liquid Planner: How to Keep Your Team's Morale Up During Change

Change is the only constant! Lisa Anderson explains why change is necessary and how leaders can support and keep morale up by presenting change as an interesting new opportunity.

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MCIE: Lisa Anderson Nominated to the Board of Directors

Lisa Anderson was nominated to the Board of Directors of the Manufacturers' Council of the Inland Empire.

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Project Times: Project Leadership Remains #1 Key to Success

Lisa Anderson shares her observations on what successful leaders have in common.

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Wall Street Journal: California Declares State of Emergency After Floods Wash Out Part of Interstate 10

Lisa Anderson is quoted in the Wall Street Journal following State of Emergency declared after floods.

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