Published in Camcode on Jan. 17, 2020 “Inventory accuracy is cornerstone to success” says Lisa Anderson, The Manufacturing ConnectorSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA. Click here to read more.
January 17, 2020 According to the National Association of Manufacturers press release, the U.S and China trade deal is an unprecedented phase one win for manufacturers. Previously the NAM CEO lamented that "China has proven one of the most troubling markets in the world for manufacturers, due to its [...]
January 2, 2020 According to a Bloomberg article, Amazon kicked off the New Year by creating disruption. They have abruptly stopped buying products from some of their wholesalers, looking for ways to bypass wholesalers or push the cost to down the chain and increase profit. If your business depends [...]
Originally published on ExpertClick on December 19, 2019 CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA – December 19, 2019 – Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., confirms that manufacturers are flexible and responsive to changing customer needs and demands. LMA Consulting Group works with [...]
Vietnam has been the hot topic lately. After a visit recently, I saw first hand the potential along with the challenges. Clients are definitely evaluating changing the source of supply to Vietnam. And the question is should they? Or, alternatively, the question is whether they are moving fast enough? [...]
According to a CNBC article, Amazon is already delivering half of its packages. It appears that Amazon is on target to pass by FedEx and UPS. They have had distinctly different strategies. FedEx curtailed its contract with Amazon earlier this year, and Amazon just retaliated by not allowing 3rd [...]
One of our core roles is to pay close attention to trends, issues and opportunities that will impact our manufacturing and distribution clients so that we can give them a leg up on the competition. Lately, we have noticed that the next “big thing” will be future-proofing. Although everyone [...]
The skills gap has been a hot topic for many years. Our original research shows a 87% gap. For example, any time Kash Gokli, Engineering Clinic Director at Harvey Mudd and I gather CEOs to talk about timely topics in executive roundtables, no matter the topic of the evening, [...]