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Supply Chain Management

Lisa Anderson, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Consultant Addresses Supply Chain Vulnerabilities Amidst Israel-Hamas Conflict

The Israel-Hammas conflict is a stark reminder that global supply chains can be disrupted by unforeseen political events. No matter the safeguards in place, events like this can be major disruptors. That is why organizations must cultivate options to mitigate risk and protect their bottom line

Effective Backlog Management to Rapidly Improve Service

Customer service has suffered in the last few years. Yet providing a superior customer experience is paramount to success especially during these turbulent times of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA).
2024-03-29T23:31:24-07:00October 11, 2023|Categories: Customer Service, Supply Chain Management|Tags: , , , , , |

Supply Chains are on the Move

Global supply chains are on the move. Executives have been hit with the harsh reality that the risk (supply chain, geopolitical, cyber, IP, etc.) is far higher than they realized when they outsourced with an eye to cost.

Pitfalls and Solutions: Common Supply Chain Issues in Manufacturing and Distribution

Lisa Anderson joined Food and Beverage Talk podcast to discuss supply chain challenges and opportunities in the food and beverage industry.

The Global Supply Chain Life After Globalization – Pac Rim Perspectives

Companies went global for the past few decades with a gusto to save labor costs. The pandemic jolted many Executives eyes open to the risks in the global supply chain. Suddenly, companies were reevaluating their global footprint with an eye to cost, risk (supply chain, geopolitical, etc.), customer performance, etc.

Medtech’s Supply Chain: From Disruption to Opportunity

Although the supply chain challenges have abated since the COVID-19 pandemic, disruptions continue to persist and risks have increased. VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, ambiguity) has increased substantially in the world, negatively impacting the safety, security, and reliability of the supply chain.

A Resilient Supply Chain Built for Competitive Advantage

In an era defined by disruption, organizations must be able to respond quickly to changing business needs and customer demands. In the past few years alone, a trifecta of events—the pandemic, political turmoil, and natural disasters—have wreaked havoc on the supply and demand equation, challenging organizations to rethink their [...]

The Future of the Supply Chain – Thriving into 2024

A lack of visibility, labor shortages, and surging shipping costs make navigating the supply chain feel impossible.

UAW Strike & Impacts on the Supply Chain

There has been a run of strikes or threats of strikes lately with the latest UAW strike impacting the Big 3 automobile manufacturers. If it lasts longer than a few days, there will undoubtedly be a huge impact on the end-to-end supply chain as well as the economy.

The Importance of Supply Chain Partner Relationships

The awareness of the importance of international supply chains has grown in recent years, not just among the business fraternity, but more widely in the media, among politicians and ordinary citizens as well.
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