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Change Management

The Talent Shortage – What to Do…

In every conference and almost every conversation with a CEO or GM, the talent shortage arises.   It is on our minds! At the E-Commerce and Logistics summit, it was a consistent theme from our panel “Freight, Frictions and the Future” and it arose with each keynote speaker (President [...]

Supply Chain Management Is Evolving: How Will It Affect Your Enterprise?

Operational efficiencies, productivity improvements, and cost savings are the top-three strategic advantages of cloud-based supply chain management, according to an IDG survey of senior managers and directors around the world. To gain these advantages, enterprises need to have infrastructure that helps them cost-effectively harness their large data workloads and move to [...]

Are You Achieving Scalable, Profitable Growth?

When we look back over the last 13 years of consulting with closely-held building products manufacturers to medium, private-equity backed food and beverage firms to large aerospace corporations, every single client has one goal in common – achieving scalable, profitable growth.  It sounds somewhat easy but is far from [...]

Case in Point – Are You Starting the New Year with Clarity?

As consultants, when we first start talking with clients at least 80% lack crisp clarity.  Often, this alone is a large cause of their under-performance or limitation vs. full potential.  Thus, why not take quick stock of your clarity of direction for 2018 as we head into working day [...]

Case in Point – The Customer Experience

The Disney Experience Disney understands the customer experience.  I still remember going to the Main Street Electrical Parade when I was a kid and loving every minute.  They do such a great job of the total experience (lights, acting, music, showmanship and more) that it will probably be my [...]

Is Your Business Model Old?

Amazon and Whole Foods It seems like Amazon is in the news on a daily basis lately.  Their purchase of Whole Foods is shaking the entire grocery industry.  How can an already slim-margin industry respond FASTER and less expensively to customer needs and preferences (think organic) whenever and wherever [...]

Close But Not Quite Home

Published in Quality Magazine on June 1, 2017 "The main driver I see for why people are nearsourcing is really more towards customers, because customers are expecting more Amazon-like service," says Lisa Anderson, a manufacturing and supply chain consultant and president of LMA Consulting Group Inc. Click here to [...]

Are You Able to be Resilient in Your Decision Making?

As we kick off our new series “The Resilient Supply Chain”, we are thinking about all the aspects of resiliency.  It is overwhelming as to the volatility of almost every aspect of the end-to-end supply chain. Just in the last month, there have been many events/ factors that have [...]

PR Newswire: Supply Chain Strategist Lisa Anderson to Present the Amazon Effect to Supply Chain and Operations Leaders at APICS 2015

Originally published on PR Newswire on October 1, 2015 CLAREMONT, Calif., Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lisa Anderson, president of LMA Consulting Group, will speak to APICS 2015 attendees from manufacturing, operations, distribution and supply chain on Priming Your Supply Chain for The Amazon Effect on Tues., Oct. 6 at [...]

Smart Succession Planning: Getting Ready for Your Next Move

Succession planning is an opportunity for innovation and creating a positive workplace as you assess the talent you need to grow and sustain your business. Guest Post by: Gayle Lantz What if you lost one of your key employees unexpectedly? Happens all the time. “We really need to get [...]

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