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Supply Chain Optimization & Collaboration

Supporting Medtech’s Growth: Scaling & Mitigating Risk in the Supply Chain

The medical device market is expected to grow by almost $178 billion from 2023 to 2027 according to Technavio. Moreover, a Fortune Business Insights Analysis estimates the market to reach $799 billion by 2030. With such significant growth, manufacturing and supply chains must scale and mitigate risk to ensure supplies to customers and patients.  

Succeeding with Regional Manufacturing & Optimizing Supply Chain

The risk of China has increased dramatically over the years. Early on, executives were concerned about intellectual property theft. Although that is still a concern, there are much bigger issues.

FTC Cracking Down on Bogus ‘Made in USA’ Claims

The FTC is cracking down on bogus 'Made in America' claims. Lisa Anderson was quoted in Bloomberg Law on reshoring and near-shoring.

Diversify to Thrive in Manufacturing & Supply Chain

If you are dependent on any region, non-friendly country, customer, supplier, material, or anything noteworthy to your success, you must diversify. Although this concept has always been true, the pandemic highlighted the critical importance. Some companies simply lost their source of supply overnight and have not recovered if not diversified.

What is Your Demand Plan? Sales Strategies for Success

Sales strategies and customer programs are pivotal to developing a demand plan in support of sales revenue growth goals. SIOP (Sales Inventory Operations Planning) will translate these sales forecasts into operations and supply plans for review with cross-functional teams to ensure the sales plans are fulfilled successfully and efficiently.

Lisa Anderson, Supply Chain Expert Sheds Light on the Fragile State of the Aerospace Supply Chain

Lisa Anderson addresses the significant challenges posed by recent quality issues at Boeing and their widespread effects on the aerospace and related supply chains. Drawing from her in-depth industry experience, Ms. Anderson offers vital strategies for companies to navigate these disruptions effectively.

Reallocating Manufacturing & Supply Chain Capacity to Mitigate Risk & Ensure Success

The supply chain is in a constant state of disruption. As we discussed on Supply Chain Chats, simple backup plans are no longer enough. In fact, you can look at recent events and determine if a backup is sufficient. Starting with the pandemic, of course, most if not all companies didn't have a sufficient enough backup plan.

The Aerospace Supply Chain & the Impacts of Boeing

The aerospace supply chain has been struggling to recover since the pandemic. The industry has been plagued with shortages, labor issues, and supply chain issues. According to McKinsey, demand was back to 97% of pre-pandemic levels as of December 2023.

Medtech’s Supply Chain: Global Risks Driving Regional Manufacturing

COVID-19 may no longer be a significant public health threat, but the global supply chain remains chock full of risk. The threats are seemingly everywhere these days: The Israel-Hamas war, which is sabotaging trade routes in the Red Sea; extreme drought, which is curtailing shipping in the Panama Canal, and China’s military aggression, which is threatening lawful commerce in the South China Sea.

Bloomberg: LMA Consulting Group’s Lisa Anderson on Boeing

Lisa Anderson joined Bloomberg’s Markets The Close to talk about Boeing. The aerospace industry experienced significant shortages and delays following the pandemic, and finally smoothed out the supply chain issues as of December 2023. Companies were preparing for Boeing’s ramp up plans to support 5-10% growth through 2026 and [...]

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