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Flexport: 55 Supply Chain & Logistic Experts You Should Follow on Social

"Having relationship with suppliers is critical. We often advise clients to use multiple suppliers to ensure supply. Using secondary suppliers can be expensive" comments Lisa Anderson a manufacturing a supply chain consultant and President of LMA Consulting Group Inc.

Supply Chain Challenges, Remedies & Leadership

In this discussion we explore some of the challenges and remedies that companies across the sectors are encountering as they face into the post-COVID future and the challenge of a never normal world with ongoing supply chain disruptions, geopolitical tensions, and climate change.

Lost Revenue Due to Lack of Resources: How to Attract People to Your Company

According to Interos, almost 90% of companies experienced a negative impact to revenue due to supply chain disruption. That is a BIG number! From our point-of-view, every client is complaining about the lack of critical resources required to support the business and has experienced negative impacts to revenue (even if only in terms of a delay to revenue recognition).

SAC: The Hybrid World Brings New Challenges for Leaders

"Our most successful clients realize that offering hybrid working environments attracts, and more importantly, retains their top talent,” points out Lisa Anderson, president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. and manufacturing expert known for creating supply chain resiliency. "Leaders will need to find ways to integrate remote employees daily and design workshops at key intervals to bring the full team together.

The Value of Reconnecting: Should We Jump All In With In-Person?

During the pandemic, we were all stuck in our houses. As the majority of people have been vaccinated, people are on vacation. Every client has at least one if not multiple people on vacation. In addition, in-person events are starting to ramp back up. There is a value in [...]

The Gap in Leadership

During the pandemic, there was a mass exodus of talent as leaders decided to retire early, switch careers or just take a step back. On the other hand, the leader's job is becoming far more challenging. Not only has the last year required navigating the pandemic but now leaders are faced with scarce resources, more work and new challenges to tackle with extended lead times, inflation and rapidly changing customer conditions. What should leaders do?

Bass Lake and Implications of the U.S. Traveling Again (Talent Shortage)

While my nephew was in town for an internship, we went to Bass Lake and Yosemite. It was strange to be 'back to normal' in terms of going on a tour of the park, eating in a restaurant overlooking Bass Lake and more. It was beautiful as you'll see below, and it was great to spend time with family [...]

Cal Poly Pomona – TOM/EBZ News: Women In Supply Chain

Lisa Anderson featured in the EBZ Newsletter highlighting Women’s History Month. Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc. is an active Board of Directors member of the APICS Inland Empire chapter. She has held several different roles in operations and supply chain. Full [...]

Industry 4.0 & Why People Are Even More Important

The more technology we use, the more we need a high level of engagement with people. As John Naisbitt, the preeminent social forecaster of our time and the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Megatrends, said, "High tech. High touch." He was absolutely correct. The more [...]

Are You Purposefully Focusing on Your Stars?

As I discussed in my What's Happening video about talent during the pandemic, if you aren't purposefully focusing on your stars, you will lose them! There is no doubt about it. Employees are on the move. I become so passionate about this topic as more and more clients started losing key [...]
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