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Coronavirus

Featured on Supply Chain Chats about Coronavirus & Where We Go From Here

I was featured on Netstock’s “Supply Chain Chats” about the coronavirus impacts in the supply chain, latest trends and what changes might occur long-term due to the coronavirus challenges. We talked about the bullwhip effect and how companies are likely to respond. See the video here. For additional [...]

Quoted in Courthouse News Service About the Success of a Supermarket During Coronavirus

I talked with the Courthouse News Service about the supply chain impacts retailers are experiencing with the coronavirus pandemic, and was quoted in their article “Texas Grocery Store Chain Does a Bang-Up Job Against Coronavirus”. It is an uplifting story about a supermarket that is navigating this crisis successfully, [...]

Where is the Toilet Paper?

I started receiving calls after the lockdown with the key question on reporters’ minds, “Where is the Toilet Paper?”. Thus, I thought I’d share a few conversations with you. First, I was on Rip City Sports Radio about just this topic. It was a lot of fun! I [...]

Weathering the Covid-19 Pandemic’s Impact on the Global Supply Chain – Alan Dunn

Texas Grocery Chain Does a Bang-Up Job Against Coronavirus

Published in Courthouse News Service on April 1, 2020 Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., mentions that “she’s impressed by how fast grocers responded to the increased demand caused by shoppers hoarding products with fears governments would impose quarantines [...]

2021-12-28T21:28:20+00:00April 1, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, In The News, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , , |

Your People During the Coronavirus Pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic, your people should be top priority. As we always start with safety, this situation should be no different. Figure out how to prepare your workplace. Revise policies, meetings, and critical work so that you can follow social distancing requirements and keep your employees as safe [...]

Should We Prioritize or Deprioritize Innovation & Technology During the Coronavirus

What is the first thing that happens when a client is shutdown due to the coronavirus? Cut all unnecessary spending. Certainly, I agree with this approach in most situations. If you cannot pay for your employees, you shouldn't pay for unnecessary expenses! However, if the situation isn't dire, it [...]

2020-09-17T14:36:04+00:00March 31, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Process|Tags: , , , , , , |

JIT Might Not Be What it is Cracked Up to Be?!

Just-in-time might not be what it is cracked up to be! Certainly, the coronavirus impacts should give us reason to question this rule at face value. Are you running so tight that you only have one bin, pallet or small supermarket to keep your facility running? If so, the [...]

Coronavirus & Economic Impacts

After concern about health and safety is worry about the economy and our livelihood. Thus, we thought we'd address this topic with the latest information by the experts....and a few of our thoughts thrown in for good measure. According to the economic update by the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, [...]

Quoted in the Signal on Restocking Shelves Amid the Novel Coronavirus

I talked with the Santa Clarita Valley Signal on the problems keeping shelves stocked amid the coronavirus lockdown. We talked about the end-to-end supply chain and what impacts the supply chain would have on how quickly the shelves would be restocked. See below for the reprinted article from the [...]

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