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Lisa Anderson, Supply Chain Expert Highlights Positive Changes for U.S. Manufacturers Through Nearshoring Amid Mexico’s Presidential Election

As Mexico ushers in its first female president, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, and reaffirms its commitment to the "fourth transformation," Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, President of LMA Consulting Group Inc., shares her insights on how this political shift is expected to enhance nearshoring opportunities for U.S. manufacturers.

Takeaways & Insights from SAP Sapphire Event

Modern ERP No Longer Enough Although we have been emphasizing the need for a modern ERP system to meet continually evolving customer expectations, modern ERP alone is no longer enough. To thrive in the next decade will require business AI (artificial intelligence) to be embedded throughout your ERP system, [...]

Challenges, Risks & Opportunities in E-Commerce & Logistics

In attending the Southern California E-Commerce & Logistics Summit, it is clear that focusing on global logistics as a system of systems is paramount (special shout out to Fran Inman for the use of her phrase). Not one link in the supply chain can succeed on its own.

Succeeding with Regional Manufacturing & Optimizing Supply Chain

The risk of China has increased dramatically over the years. Early on, executives were concerned about intellectual property theft. Although that is still a concern, there are much bigger issues.

Supply Chain – Green Sense Minute | Green Sense Radio

Lisa Anderson, founder of LMA consulting, who discusses global changes in the supply chain.

FTC Cracking Down on Bogus ‘Made in USA’ Claims

The FTC is cracking down on bogus 'Made in America' claims. Lisa Anderson was quoted in Bloomberg Law on reshoring and near-shoring.

Diversify to Thrive in Manufacturing & Supply Chain

If you are dependent on any region, non-friendly country, customer, supplier, material, or anything noteworthy to your success, you must diversify. Although this concept has always been true, the pandemic highlighted the critical importance. Some companies simply lost their source of supply overnight and have not recovered if not diversified.

Sustainable Manufacturing = Uncommon Common Sense

Manufacturers should work to reduce materials, energy consumption, and inefficiencies to improve their carbon footprint and achieve the triple bottom line.

UPS Wins USPS Business with Regional Approach

According to UPS's CEO, UPS’ network flexibility gave it an edge over FedEx in landing a deal with the U.S. Postal Service. Instead of following a hub-and-spoke model to service the USPS, UPS can use its regional gateways to support the local and regional requirements of the USPS customers.

Supply Chain Disruptions & Chokepoints Dominate

The latest Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse has caused massive diversions on the East Coast and in the Baltimore region and points out the need for backup sources of supply and agility in the supply chain.
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