Empower your operation by arming yourself with knowledge of supply chain trends. See the top four I learned from the APICS International Conference. One of the reasons we attend the APICS International Conference is to understand what is trending in supply chain today. Which topics are "hot"? Logistics - [...]
Published in Wall Street Journal on Aug. 18, 2016 Lisa Anderson president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. gives her comments to how commercial operators were scrambling to keep goods moving as a massive wildfire east of Los Angeles shut down one of the nation’s major freight corridors [...]
Changes in supply chain strategy and operations cannot be overlooked and we need to stay aware and forward-looking to remain competitive. It has been a week of supply chain immersion. We were knee deep in supply chain trends at MCIE's manufacturers' summit, the Supply Chain Summit and the APICS-IE [...]
You can’t take a magic pill to drive HUGE results in your manufacturing or distribution company, but rather look to the tried and true methods that drive business growth and productivity. As the year winds down, it seems like a great time to "take stock" - what is "hot"? [...]
Published in Global Trade Magazine on Dec. 14th, 2015 Identifying best practices for company types and cultures is key, according to Lisa Anderson, say Lisa Anderson, President of LMA Consulting Group, Claremont, CA. "Collaboration with customers and suppliers is typically a best practice that can help reduce inventory levels," [...]
One of those frequent and frustrating problems with growth can be space. Who has heard, "I've run out of space! What should we do?". Unfortunately it is not uncommon. The problem with this situation is that there are numerous causes and solutions - including this is exactly the problem [...]
Published in Wall Street Journal on July 22, 2015 Lisa Anderson president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. and manufacturing expert known for creating supply chain resiliency is quoted in the Wall Street Journal following State of Emergency declared after floods. Click here to read more.
Published in American Journal of Transportation on June 24, 2015 "You have multiple channels going said Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc. Click here to read more.
The quickest, most practical inventory solutions happen with teamwork. One of those frequent and frustrating problems with growth can be space. Who has heard, "I've run out of space! What should we do?". Unfortunately it is not uncommon. The problem with this situation is that there are numerous causes [...]
Published in American Journal of Transportation on Feb. 12, 2015 "The growing use of third-party logistics should help in this process", says Lisa Anderson, a supply chain consultant located in Claremont, California. "The trend is for companies to look at 3PL's as a strategic partner." Click here to read [...]