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The Strongest Link in Your Supply Chain

As our long-term newsletter subscribers and ProVisors (trusted advisor network) colleagues are aware, we have used the Strongest Link in Your Supply Chain” as our tag line for a decade or longer. However, it has never been more relevant than it is today! As has been proven through the pandemic and continuing supply chain disruptions, any company’s performance is only as strong as the weakest link in their supply chain.
2022-05-25T06:33:09+00:00May 24, 2022|Categories: Supply Chain|

Supply Chain Disruptions Have Become an Excuse

The issue is if we are running hand to mouth, any disruption can create chaos. Clearly, the pandemic created chaos upfront, but it has now become an excuse. It is quite clear that the global supply chain is out of alignment and will not magically realign itself. There are [...]

CSCMP Supply Chain Quarterly: Lisa Anderson, Manufacturing & SIOP Expert, Gets Real About Supply Chain

You must get in front of supply chain disruptions. If the pandemic taught us anything, supply chains are volatile, and they must become resilient. It is critical to have contingencies and better control the moving parts within the supply chain, said" Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, President of LMA Consulting Group Inc.

SelectHub: Manufacturing Trends 2022: Maintaining a Competitive Edge

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, President of LMA Consulting Group Inc., shares her thoughts on 3D printing.
2022-05-10T16:31:41+00:00May 10, 2022|Categories: Customer Experience, In The News, Innovation, Manufacturing, Trends|

Resiliency to Thrive During Inflationary & Volatile Times

According to the Wall Street Journal, consumer prices are the highest in 40 years. It certainly doesn’t seem to be letting up. In fact, with the Russia-Ukraine war, there will be continued inflationary pressures on products related to oil, gas, commodity, and food at a minimum.

Shanghai Lockdown

Shanghai has been locked down for around 6 weeks already. It is resulting in a significant bottleneck of container ships sitting outside Shanghai.

ERP & RELATED TECHNOLOGIES Managing Increased Complexity with High OTIF & Efficiencies Using Technology

If there is one thing in common with every client (big or small) in the current business environment which is characterized by significant volatility and uncertainty, it is the increased level of complexity of supply chains. As the old saying goes, you are only as strong as your weakest [...]

Improving Service Levels, Logistics Efficiencies, and Inventory Turns with Replenishment Planning Best Practices

Improving OTIF and Reducing Cost and Inventory Every client wants to support growth goals while improving service levels (OTIF, on-time-in-full), operational efficiencies and inventory turns. These are timeless objectives for every planner. During the pandemic, the priorities shifted to service levels because clients struggled to keep up with dramatic [...]

Proactively Addressing Global Events to Grow Market Share & Ensure Seamless Customer Service Using S&OP

Because we have gone global and live in an interconnected world, events around the world disrupt the global supply chain and impact local customers. Whether its the shutdowns in Shanghai due to the pandemic, the Russia-Ukraine war, concerns about port delays due to the upcoming union negotiations at the [...]

Is There a Silver Lining in the Cloud of Confusion in Today’s Supply Chain? – Truckers Network Radio Show

Inflation and deflation – where are we truly headed? What is really happening in the supply chain and how can we fix it? The supply chain is causing many of the problems with the hyperinflation and potential for stagflation. But there is hope on the horizon if you stay [...]

2022-04-29T22:05:51+00:00April 28, 2022|Categories: Podcasts|
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