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Business & the Economy

Disruptions, War, Inflation. 83% Reshoring/ Nearshoring

According to Thomas, 83% of manufacturers are likely or extremely likely to reshore vs. 54% in 2020. What an increase! Apparently, companies have figured out that there is significant risk in the extended supply chain. Companies have experienced extended lead times, shortages, and significant disruption. The ones that want [...]

Nominations Open for 2022 Advancing Consulting Awards

Awards honor outstanding consultant, achievement in creativity & innovation CLAREMONT, CA—The Society for the Advancement of Consulting® (SAC), a leading association of global consulting professionals, announced today that nominations are now open for its an annual award honoring consultants who have advanced the profession in the previous year. The [...]

2023-10-19T00:00:35-07:00March 12, 2022|Categories: Business & the Economy, Press Releases|Tags: , |

More Inflation & Supply Chain Chaos – What Should We Do?

Inflation rose to 7.9% in February and continues to soar! Russia invaded Ukraine and trade has been halted. Oil and gas prices will continue to rise and seem to have no end in sight with some saying it will get to $200 a barrel.

Kitchn: The State of Grocery Shopping in 2022

"There's no getting caught up anymore”, explains Lisa Anderson, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, President of LMA Consulting Group Inc. Companies of all sizes are working hard to minimize the effects on our grocer bills.

Here’s to a Happy, Successful & Productive 2022

Happy New Year! First, let's start with a BIG THANK YOU to our clients, colleagues, partners, family and friends for a fabulous 2021. VERY hard to believe it is 2022. Here's to COVID phasing out quickly so we can get back to a more typical daily life. It is a time of hope and optimism for new opportunities in 2022. Are you ready to accelerate business and personal growth?
2023-09-19T19:49:38-07:00January 1, 2022|Categories: Business & the Economy, I've Been Thinking|Tags: , |

SAC: Businesses Should Be on the Lookout for Important Trends Coming in 2022

Our best clients are staying ahead of supply chain disruptions, points out Lisa Anderson, co-executive direct of SAC and president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc and manufacturing expert known for creating supply chain resiliency. "They are substituting materials, developing new products and materials, and partnering with new suppliers. They're also collaborating with customers to reconfigure their supply chain for greater control and flexibility in 2022.

What Key Business Leaders Think Is Next

What do key business leaders think is next? That was the subject of one of the sessions at the premier conference for consultants. If you are a consultant and want to thrive (instead of having fits and starts as is the norm), this organization is a must! We gathered [...]

SAC: Consulting Society Announces Consulting Award Winners

Lisa Anderson, co-executive direct of SAC recognized this year’s Advancing Consulting Awards winners of the Corrie Shanahan Memorial Award for Advancing Consulting.

The Value of Reconnecting: Should We Jump All In With In-Person?

During the pandemic, we were all stuck in our houses. As the majority of people have been vaccinated, people are on vacation. Every client has at least one if not multiple people on vacation. In addition, in-person events are starting to ramp back up. There is a value in [...]

2024-02-14T21:13:53-08:00September 2, 2021|Categories: Business & the Economy, I've Been Thinking|Tags: , |

Adaptability and Resiliency: Trends to Emerge Above and Beyond in 2021

In our eBook Emerging Above & Beyond: 21 Insights for 2021 from Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Technology Executives, many executives discuss the critical importance of adaptability and resiliency. The pandemic kicked off with volatility of customer demand (toilet paper and hand sanitizer were in scarce supply whereas aerospace and [...]

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