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Supply Chain Disruptions Continue at a Breakneck Pace

Supply chain disruptions continue at a break-neck pace.

Supply Chain Update for Summer 2022 from Europe, America and Australia

In this episode of Interlinks, we’re going to check in on some of the major global regions, namely Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, to see what is going on and what is topical in supply chain in summer 2022.

The Case for US Manufacturing

Made in the USA! Instead of fiddling around dipping our toes in the water, we should put a full court press on expanding manufacturing in the USA. Why? Let's just consider a few questions: Should we put our eggs in the China basket? Only if you enjoy substantial risk... [...]

Lisa Anderson, Manufacturing & SIOP Expert and President of LMA Consulting Protects Supply Chains by Focusing on Visibility and the SIOP Process

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, known as the Strongest Link in Your Supply Chain and President of LMA Consulting Group Inc., works to protect client supply chains by focusing on supply chain visibility and driving the SIOP (Sales Inventory Operations Planning) process.
2022-09-07T21:57:27+00:00August 9, 2022|Categories: In The News, Press Releases, SIOP / S&OP, Supply Chain|

What Are Clients Experiencing in Today’s Business Environment?

Our clients continue to experience an unprecedented level of volatility and complexity. The common themes include: Continued supply chain disruptions: From computer chips to commodities to everyday components/ materials, clients continue to experience shortages and/or extended lead times. Continued challenges in finding people: Whether you are looking for a [...]

Getting Back in Control of Your Supply Chain

The statistics have been staggering. Supply chain disruptions have cost companies an average of $182 million in lost revenue, according to an Interos Supply Chain report. Additionally, there are many unhappy customers in the wake of these disruptions. The bottom line is that the global supply chain [...]
2022-09-12T02:13:13+00:00July 21, 2022|Categories: SIOP / S&OP, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Disruption|

Costa Rica’s Nearshoring Opportunities in Biotech Manufacturing & Its Biodiversity

I went to Costa Rica with my brother and nephew, and so I've been thinking about the amazing Costa Rican biodiversity, beaches, birds and biotech manufacturing.

Upgrade Demand Planning Processes & Software to Navigate Economic Challenges

During times of volatility including inflation and recession, forecasting future sales becomes even more vital than it is during regular business cycles. Emerging from the pandemic, the global markets have experienced rising costs and significant demand. In the U.S. [...]

Production Scheduling Best Practices Drive Increased Customer Service, Operational Efficiencies & Inventory Turns

Manufacturing has struggled to produce what customers want on-time without spending a fortune and tying up excess cash unnecessarily in the wrong, "just-in-case" inventory. It is a tough environment spiraling out of control with supply chain chaos.

Are You Managing Inventory or Is Inventory Managing You?

As executives continue to navigate these volatile economic conditions, the focus on inventory management increases. It is especially tough to determine what to do if you don't know if sales opportunities will dramatically increase as the competition falters and consumers drive demand or if sales will tank as recession fears increase and business optimism falters.
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