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Supply Chain Disruption

Just-In-Time When Supply Chains Are Backlogged

The rising cost of transportation bottlenecks and service delays have left logistics managers with much to manage. Calculating the total cost of these issues is difficult when only addressing a predetermined price per transaction. Strategic partnerships between shippers and carriers can mitigate pain points and lead to a better customer experience. But, how can logistics partners improve the supply chain and reduce cost in today’s operating environment and create resilience in logistic operations?

Rail strike could bring immediate impacts to some industries, supply chain consultant says

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she's putting everything on track for an early vote to quickly send the bill to the Senate and have the legislation approved before the Dec. 9 rail strike deadline.

San Francisco Chronicle: Supply chain issues not a problem this holiday season as shoppers hit stores, websites early

Lisa Anderson was quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle on how supply chain disruptions might impact the holiday season.
2023-01-27T22:31:02+00:00November 23, 2022|Categories: In The News, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Disruption|

Taking Control: Reshoring, Nearshoring, Friendly Shoring & Manufacturing Expansion

The Global State of Affairs The bottom line: It is a mess! What is going on? Unfortunately, there is a lot of volatility, and it will not smooth out anytime soon. For example: Russia/ Ukraine war: The Russia/ Ukraine war rages on and shows signs of escalation. There are [...]

Global Report: Supply Chain Management: The Haves and The Have-Nots… and Not Everyone Will Survive

Reprinted with permission from GLOBAL REPORT CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY 2022 Supply chain complications are more than just an inconvenience to the construction equipment manufacturing industry. Successfully navigating the supply chain has never been more essential to the financial health of our industry and the difficulties involved are creating [...]

Current Status & Opportunities in the Global Supply Chain

I am co-Executive Director of the Society for the Advancement of Consulting, and during our Annual Meeting, I facilitated a panel about the state of supply chain.

USA Today: Black October is here: Transport delays, labor shortages slow supply chain as holiday shopping begins

Lisa Anderson was quoted in USA Today about the current state of the supply chain and how it could impact the holiday season.
2023-01-27T22:48:52+00:00October 10, 2022|Categories: In The News, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Disruption|

Why Manufacturing Drives Resiliency

The world has all sorts of complications and challenges going on simultaneously: The Russia-Ukraine war is heating up, driving a severe energy shortage in Europe as Russia turned off the gas pipeline. The China-Taiwan tensions continue to gain steam with advanced computer chips at the crux of the conflict. The baby formula challenges carry on with flights [...]

The State of Affairs in Package Shipping

To prepare for a segment on Bloomberg to talk about the state of logistics that will air with their interview of Deutsche Post DHL Group CFO Melanie Kreis (which will air on Chief Future Officer on Oct 5th), I did a deep dive on package shipping and related logistics systems.

Inflation, Supply Chain Disruption, Fertilizer + Rail

In this episode of Supply Chain Chats, Lisa Anderson talks about impacts of inflation and supply chain disruption in the global supply chain. She uses fertilizer as an example and talks through how inflation and supply chain disruptions are interrelated and walks through the increase in the price of oil and gas to China’s decision to stop exporting to the Russia-Ukraine war and the potential rail strike. [...]
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