Lisa Anderson MBA, CSCP, CLTD, known as The Manufacturing Business TransformerSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, to participate as a panelist at the Drucker Supply Chain Forum to be held on Monday, March 27, 2017 at The Peter F. Drucker Center for Supply Chain & Logistics, Claremont Colleges. Anderson, a sought-after speaker on supply chain, customer service, skills gap, ERP, SIOP, and the Amazon Effect and its impact on business operations of manufacturers and distributors, will participate in the “Professional Pathways in Supply Chain” panel at the Forum.

Anderson was recognized as a top 20 supply chain influencer by SAP, is board approved in supply chain strategy, was named a top 100 supply chain blogger on SupplyChainOpz and is soon to release a new book “I’ve Been Thinking: Strategies to Make and Keep Bold Customer Promises and Profits ” based on her weekly insights of leadership, customer service, supply chain, manufacturing and process improvement tips.  Anderson has also recently earned her APICS Certificate in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) in addition to her APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designation. As a panelist at the Drucker Supply Chain Forum, Anderson will share her experiences and discuss the unique challenges and broad skill set required in the field of Supply Chain Management.

“I’m excited to participate on the “Professional Pathways in Supply Chain” panel at the Drucker Supply Chain Forum.   This panel applies equally well to students and professionals as there is an unprecedented need for strong supply chain talent in the marketplace,” explains LMA Consulting President Lisa Anderson. “The end-to-end supply chain has become more complex, global and cornerstone to growth and profitability in companies; thus, top supply chain talent has become a differentiator to success.  As a former VP of Operations and Supply Chain for a mid-market manufacturer who has been consulting with diverse industries for the last 12 years, I’m looking forward to sharing what I’ve learned along the way and discussing the future of the supply chain professional.”

LMA Consulting Group helps growing companies elevate business performance while creating a customer service edge. Through a number of proven proprietary processes, LMA Consulting Group can pinpoint areas for improvement with eagle eye precision and develop the strategies to deliver results. Anderson, also known as The Manufacturing ConnectorSM, is currently working on a book entitled “The Amazon Effect” detailing a business roadmap to thriving in an ultra-competitive marketplace. A regular content contributor in topics including supply chain, ERP and SIOP, she has been interviewed for articles in publications like Industry Week, tED Magazine and the Wall Street Journal. She actively posts educational blogs three times weekly and has three newsletters, Profit through PeopleSM and “I’ve Been Thinking” and “Supply Chain Briefing”.