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Global Trade, Geopolitics, & Import/ Export

Lisa Anderson, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Expert Advises Business Leaders to Keep a Pulse on Current Events

The critical importance for owners and business leaders to understand how current events can significantly impact their supply chains. LMA Consulting Group works with manufacturers and distributors on strategy and end-to-end supply chain transformation to maximize the customer experience and enable profitable, scalable, dramatic business growth.

Panama Canal Drought Accelerating Supply Chain Optimization

The Panama Canal has a 40% market share for containers moving goods from Northeast Asia to the U.S. East Coast, and drought conditions are creating a new round of supply chain disruptions. There have been between 130 - 160 ships waiting, leading to supply chain delays.

Navigating Supply Chain Challenges Geopolitical, Energy, Regulations, Rare Earths

The world of supply chain and logistics has been plagued with volatility, disruptions, geopolitical issues, concerns about energy availability and transition, increased regulations, and rare earths.

Geopolitical, Energy, Regulations, Rare Earths & the Supply Chain

The world of supply chain and logistics has been plagued with volatility, disruptions, geopolitical issues, concerns about energy availability and transition, and increased regulations.

Geopolitics, Natural Resources & Impacts to the Supply Chain

There are mountains of geopolitical threats going on with significant impact on the supply chain. Most, if not all of these also relate to natural resources.

Geopolitical & Regulatory Issues – The Path Forward in Supply Chain & Logistics

The world of supply chain and logistics has been plagued with volatility, disruptions, and increased regulations. Several issues are converging simultaneously, creating a precarious path forward. In this webinar, we will talk about the current status of the supply chain and what the successful and unsuccessful paths forward will look like.

China’s Water Crisis Impact on Manufacturing & Supply Chain

According to an article in Foreign Affairs, the per capita available water supply around the Northern China Plain (253 cubic meters) is nearly 50% below the UN definition of acute water supply.

Lisa Anderson, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Expert Issues Supply Chain Special Report

As originally published in Cision PR Newswire on May 9, 2023 CLAREMONT, Calif., May 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, known as the Strongest Link in Your Supply Chain® and President of LMA Consulting Group Inc., has published a Special Report - [...]

West Coast Ports are Losing Volume: What Are the Successful Doing

According to PMSA (Pacific Merchant Shipping Association), the five big West Coast ports have lost volume - 702,083 fewer loads and empties were handled in January and February 2023 than in the same period pre-pandemic in 2019. This equates to close to a 16% reduction. Specifically, the Port of Long Beach was off by 18.7% from January 2019 [...]

West Coast Ports Diminishing Volume

According to the The Journal of Commerce, the West Coast ports are losing volume. The West Coast share of imports coming from Asia is down from 61.1% in 2021 to 58.8% in 2022 while the East Coast and Gulf Coast ports rose. According to the JOC, the ILWU contract negotiations are causing this change although there are concerns about drayage and rail as well.
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