Published in Society for the Advancement of Consulting on April 6, 2020 Lisa Anderson, president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. and co-executive director of SAC has released an eBook "Successfully Navigating the COVID-19 Crises Requires Action Now" Click here to read more.
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]