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The Amazon Effect Remains Hot

Our marketing guru asked whether we should start talking about other topics aside from the Amazon Effect since there are a vast number of key topics occurring in manufacturing and distribution, and she wondered if it was becoming stale (and it's her job to make us look at timely [...]

Transportation Capacity Tight & Rates on the Rise

March 26, 2018 Transportation capacity is tight and rates are on the rise -and it doesn't look like it will change anytime soon! The lack of qualified drivers, tighter enforcement of driver work rules and the dramatic changes brought on by e-commerce are creating challenges for shippers along with [...]

MCIE Panel Thinking Ahead to E Commerce, Scale and ERP Systems

Technologies of Disruption and E-Commerce

I participated on the Amazon Effect: Pass of Play at the Manufacturers' Council of the Inland Empire's Manufacturing Summit.  B.J. Patterson, Dan Vest and I had an interesting discussion about the technologies of disruption.  Certainly Amazon has led the way with several of these....   For example, e-commerce directly correlates [...]

The Amazon Effect is Driving Dramatic Disruption

Earlier today, I participated on a panel discussion with Dan Vest, co-owner of Midpoint Bearing, BJ Patterson, CEO of Pacific Mountain Logistics and Jon Burgess, panel facilitator and VP of RedFusion Media at the Manufacturers Council of the Inland Empire's Manufacturers Summit.  We had a great discussion about the disruption Amazon [...]

B2B Tech Marketers Have Work Cut Out for Them

Published in eCommerce Times on Dec. 4, 2017 Companies can use various tactics to encourage referrals, including paying advocates, the report suggests. However, unless there's a value driver for a referral, "there is no value to a large firm to spend time advocating for a vendor," said Lisa Anderson, [...]

Logistics Innovation – Where is it Going?

The global logistics industry will grow from its current hefty size of $8 trillion to $23 trillion by 2023 - what a sharp contrast!  Have you thought about how to be viable with these massive shifts going on?  If not, you sure should as it is coming and will [...]

What’s New & Hot in Transportation?

October 27, 2017 I was a panelist at Mobility 21's (the Southern California Transportation Coalition) session, "Speed to Delivery: Goods Movement's High-Tech Future".   We had a fascinating discussion with a panel of experts from Walmart, Caltrans, the California Transportation Commission and more (Paul Granillo, Kome Ajise, Elizabeth Fretheim, Fran [...]

What is Walmart Doing?

I sat on a panel of experts for Mobility 21's annual conference titled "Speed to Delivery: Good's Movement's High-Tech Future".  It was a fascinating conference and panel discussion as to the amazing amount of technology being discussed to address the future of transportation.  One of the panelists was the Senior [...]

Speed to Delivery: Goods Movements’ High Tech Future

Published in Mobility 21 on Sept. 29, 2017 Lisa Anderson, President of LMA Consulting Group of Claremont, CA was invited to be a panelist at the upcoming Southern California Transportation Summit to discuss “Farm to Table: Transportation’s High Tech Future”. Click here to read more.

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