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Inflation, Deflation, What to Do in the Supply Chain?

There is no doubt we are struggling with volatility in the supply chain. Inflation is the hot topic on one hand with rising prices, difficulty in finding people, wage inflation and much more.

AWCI Construction Dimensions: Inflation Busters: Protecting Profits As Costs Rise

Lisa Anderson, manufacturing and supply chain expert and president of LMA Consulting Group states there are operational and supply chain priorities required to be ready to absorb additional sales". One of the most important components is to have planning and scheduling processes required to be ready to absorb capabilities.

Supply Chain Collaboration & VMI to Get Ahead of Economic Challenges

Manufacturers are experiencing continued inflationary pressures threatening customer service and profit margins with record-breaking price increases and lack of material availability.  To add fuel to the fire, they are also starting to worry about preparing for a potential recession.

Getting Ahead of Inflationary and Deflationary Pressures Using SIOP / S&OP

Because we live in a global, supply chain disrupted world amidst record-breaking prices for food, commodities and oil (and all products dependent on these industries), not only are businesses looking to navigate inflationary pressures, but also deflationary pressures. Inflation can lead to deflation as consumers panic and demand softens.

SAC: Profitable Growth Is Still Possible in Inflationary Times

"Our most successful clients are not hiding under a rock and maintaining status quo during these inflationary times," points out Lisa Anderson, president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. and manufacturing expert known for creating supply chain resiliency."

Emerging with Supply Chain Strength – The Business of Cybercrime – Why hackers are targeting your company with Adrian Francoz

The Business of Cybercrime – Why hackers are targeting your company with Adrian Francoz

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.

Resort Trades: Inflation Busters: Protecting Profits As Costs Keep Rising

Lisa Anderson, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert and President of LMA Consulting Group, talks about the coming months and keeping an eye on cash balance."Proactively managing cashflow is critical right now".

Inflation Busters: Protecting Profits As Costs Keep Rising

Inflation has taken root. Businesses everywhere are dealing with annualized cost increases of nearly seven percent--the fastest pace in 40 years and significantly higher than the 1.8 percent average of the past decade. The resulting upticks in operating costs can cause serious damage to the bottom line.

Thriving in an Inflationary Environment Using SIOP/ S&OP

We have entered a new era of with inflationary pressures. It started during the pandemic due to limited supply, but it has been spurred on with the rising oil and gas prices, commodity shortages, and rising food prices. Navigating successfully through these inflationary times will make the strong companies [...]

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