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Supply Chain Management

Prepared Manufacturers Will Thrive as Supply Chain Risks Abound

Executives are tired after surviving the pandemic, navigating supply chain disruptions, handling soaring inflation, and dealing with one challenge after another. However, it is not time to rest as supply chain risks abound.

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.

Does Customer Service Matter: Uber vs Taxis?

Prior to Uber, a medallion (a transferable permit that allows a taxi driver to operate) cost $1 million dollars in New York city. It was a powerful permit with substantial value. After Uber started up, the low point for a medallion was around $25,000. That is a 40-fold reduction [...]

Supply Chain Risks Explode

Supply chain risks are exploding. Just look at the news, and you'll see a potential UPS strike, a Canadian port strike, potential hurricanes (Hawaii, Florida), China stirring up potential conflict with China, the Crimean bridge attack, and much more.

How to Hire a Supply Chain Consultant: A Comprehensive Guide for CEOs & Executives

Unlocking Success: A Comprehensive Guide for CEOs and Executives on Hiring a Supply Chain Consultant. Discover the key steps, expert insights, and crucial considerations to navigate the complex process of selecting and engaging the best supply chain consultant for your business. Gain a competitive edge, optimize efficiency, and drive growth with this indispensable resource.

Manufacturing Matters: An Update on Supply Chain Challenges, Opportunities

Snarled supply chains throughout 2021 had industry hoping 2022 would be smoother, yet analysts said it would last into 2023 or longer. Lisa Anderson offers her insights about how 2023 is looking.

Getting Back to Basics to Succeed in Supply Chain

In this episode of Interlinks, I am joined again by my colleagues from the supply chain special interest group of the Society for the Advancement of Consulting to discuss the issue of how and why so many businesses are overlooking the fundamentals of business as we emerge from a period of turbulence characterized by pandemic war and supply chain realignments into an uncertain future.

Supply Chain: An update on Challenges and Opportunities

Supply chain disruptions continue to plague manufactures, distributors, and all organizations with products and inventory.

What’s Up in the Economy, Business, Manufacturing & Supply Chain?

It is a whirlwind and confusing. Here is a quote that sums it up perfectly: From a salesperson at a client recapping the conversations at a recent industry conference - Everyone is skeptical, but we are all seeing orders and backlog remain pretty robust.

The State of Business, Supply Chain and Opportunities

In this episode of Supply Chain Chats, Lisa Anderson talks about the state of business, the economy, and supply chain, what it means and how to take advantage of the opportunities that will come down the pike.She talks in detail about inflation, recession, the impacts of interest rates and the labor force and what the successful companies are doing differently to succeed.
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