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Manufacturing

Quoted in Courthouse News Service About the Success of a Supermarket During Coronavirus

I talked with the Courthouse News Service about the supply chain impacts retailers are experiencing with the coronavirus pandemic, and was quoted in their article “Texas Grocery Store Chain Does a Bang-Up Job Against Coronavirus”. It is an uplifting story about a supermarket that is navigating this crisis successfully, [...]

Where is the Toilet Paper?

April 3, 2020 I started receiving calls after the lockdown with the key question on reporters' minds, "Where is the Toilet Paper?". Thus, I thought I'd share a few conversations with you. First, I was on Rip City Sports Radio about just this topic. It was a lot [...]

2020-10-07T23:51:20+00:00April 3, 2020|Categories: I've Been Thinking, Manufacturing, Supply Chain|

Weathering the Covid-19 Pandemic’s Impact on the Global Supply Chain – Alan Dunn

JIT Might Not Be What it is Cracked Up to Be?!

Just-in-time might not be what it is cracked up to be! Certainly, the coronavirus impacts should give us reason to question this rule at face value. Are you running so tight that you only have one bin, pallet or small supermarket to keep your facility running? If so, the [...]

Quoted in the Signal on Restocking Shelves Amid the Novel Coronavirus

I talked with the Santa Clarita Valley Signal on the problems keeping shelves stocked amid the coronavirus lockdown. We talked about the end-to-end supply chain and what impacts the supply chain would have on how quickly the shelves would be restocked. See below for the reprinted article from the [...]

Rip City Interview: What is Going on with Toilet Paper?

I was very excited to be interviewed by Rip City about why grocery stores cannot keep toilet paper in stock. We discussed how we can resolve the issue so that toilet paper and other essential supplies are back in stock and how the supply chain works. Listen to the [...]

2020-10-07T23:51:20+00:00March 28, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, In The News, Manufacturing, Supply Chain|

Request for Help & Creativity for Manufacturers

March 26, 2020 Since I relate to several different manufacturing and supply chain organizations, I've seen several requests for our expertise. Thus, I am passing them all on so that we can help fight this coronavirus by pulling together our resources and expertise. We are in a new world [...]

Special Report: 2020 Predictions

We received such a positive response to last year’s predictions report that we wanted to add to that value in 2020. It was an exciting process to see what CEOs, executives and thought leaders of manufacturing and logistics organizations think about the current trends, what’s coming, and most importantly, [...]

Coronavirus Spurs Supply Chain into Prominence

March 11, 2020 The House of Representatives has launched a new Congressional Supply Chain Caucus. The coronavirus is spurring supply chain into the limelight. Certainly, as China is impacted, the effects to the supply chain will be felt throughout the world in 2-3 months (and sooner for countries [...]

Supply Chain Heroes: How CFOs Can Help Save the World

Published in Oracle/Modern Finance on March 10, 2020 “Even if a company isn’t a leader in climate change-reduction efforts, improving supply chain performance will naturally make operations more environmentally sustainable” said Lisa Anderson, president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. and manufacturing expert. Click here to read more.

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