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Supply chain strategy: Modernization tips from Lisa Anderson

As Published in:  Ratelinx For business leaders looking to modernize their supply chain, the technology investment is the easy part: Evaluate solutions, calculate the ROI, make your business case, and take delivery. Sure, it can be tricky to get sign off on these tech investments, but it’s a business [...]

2020-10-07T23:51:19+00:00May 27, 2020|Categories: Change Management, Future Proofing, Leadership, Manufacturing, Supply Chain|

IT/ Tech

Does Technology Have a Seat at the Table? Do you consider your technology leader an integral member of your executive team? If not, why not? Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, technology was starting to take over the world. With the acceleration of e-commerce, the expanded use of ERP systems, [...]

How to tackle a supply chain transformation

Published in TechTarget on Dec. 16, 2019 Stepping back, looking at the big picture and asking the right questions are critical for business leaders who want to transform their end-to-end supply chains, said Lisa Anderson, founder and president at LMA Consulting Group Inc. based in Claremont, Calif. Click here [...]

Inventory or Capacity?

Inventory has emerged as a hot topic lately. In today’s Amazon-impacted business environment, customers expect rapid, customized deliveries, the ability to change their mind anytime and easy interactions (placing orders, returns etc.). Since clients are growing, they are also concerned with keeping up with the increasing volume. Thus, they [...]

Interview with Ismael Reyes Jr., Ingram Micro

Value Based Pricing

An overarching theme from our pricing and profits presentation relates to value based pricing. It was unanimous – every CEO believed that value based pricing was the best direction to go. Yet, it became muddier in figuring out how to move towards value based pricing in his/her particular situation. [...]

2020-09-28T17:53:10+00:00October 21, 2019|Categories: Change Management, Inner Circle, Leadership|Tags: , , , , |

Manufacturing Summit Recap: Innovation & Top Talent

My videos from the Manufacturing Summit, had key themes along with insight into the exciting opportunities for the Inland Empire and advanced manufacturing and how it all tied in with LMA Consulting's "2019 Predictions from Manufacturing & Logistics Executives" document. I’ve included the quote from Roy Paulson, president [...]

Is Your ERP System Scalable?

Since we happen to be working on 3 or 4 ERP system projects concurrently, the topic of ERP is top of mind. Let’s start by saying upfront that we turn down ERP selection project requests. Not everyone needs a new system. Perhaps a process upgrade and better utilization of [...]

Do You Have a Resilient Supply Chain?

There is extreme volatility in today’s end-to-end supply chain.  Are you keeping up with all the changes?  For example, think about the following: Tariffs & trade impacts Data & security breaches The Amazon Effect New technologies such as 3D printing Natural disasters, port strikes and more The Resilient Supply [...]

Are You Retaining Top Talent?

Several clients have been short on top talent. With virtually zero unemployment, the traditional job search programs yield virtually 0% talent.  Even with an executive recruiter, you may be prone to lose your candidate at the last minute when his/her current job figures out they need to do a [...]

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