WSJ: California Reopens Some Commercial Routes as Wildfire Rages

"Anything that gets delayed here will affect everywhere else" points out Lisa Anderson, Inland Empire chapter president of supply-chain industry group APICS and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA.

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YPO Global Conference Call: MRP and CRM: How They Can Improve Your Business

Lisa Anderson has been invited to discuss how CRM is a game changing piece of technology for a variety of industries. How can the manufacturing industry leverage CRM’s transformative powers?

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APICS Inland Empire Announces Fall Symposium on November 4

"As the Amazon Effect and the Internet of Things have become day-to-day conversations and challenges for the supply chain, we wanted to show how leveraging technology can be a huge opportunity" comments Lisa Anderson, APICS-IE Chapter Leader and President of LMA Consulting Group.

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Manufacturing Forum

Lisa Anderson was invited to speak at the Manufacturing Forum to discuss the Amazon Effect on the manufacturing industry.

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IMA – The Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business

Lisa Anderson was invited to speak at IMA conference on "Turning Everyday Interactions into Profitable Opportunities"

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We Are Virtual Assistants: My VA Allows Me to Focus on Growing the Business

"My personal assistant has freed up time for me to focus on client projects and growing the business" said Lisa Anderson president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA

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LMA Consulting Announces 2017 Advocate Award

Supply chain professional and manager, Parizad Sethna, has been awarded the LMA Consulting 2017 Advocate Award. LMA Consulting Group, a well-known leader in Supply Chain innovation and transformation recognizes that collegial collaboration is key to continued growth and the success of an industry that "connects the dots” between raw materials and the end user.

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SAC: Businesses Find Success Doesn't Take a Vacation

"As a global supply chain consultant, what is summer in the U.S. can be the opposite season for your customers, suppliers and supply chain partners," points out Lisa Anderson, known as The Manufacturing Business TransformerSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA. "We find that our clients often-times have more success by increasing focus when everyone else is taking a time out and vice-versa.

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Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson Shares Big Picture Perspectives for Profit Opportunities

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"I’ve Been Thinking” Shares 101 Universal Business Lessons Learned

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Manufacturing Today: Knee Deep in Options

"Seventy percent of manufacturing and distribution executives think near-sourcing strategies will increase in the next five years, according to LMA Consulting Group's proprietary research study on outsourcing, insourcing and near-sourcing"

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Washington Frank: 50 ERP Influencers You Need to Follow on Twitter

"The ERP landscape has been transforming over the last few years with consolidations, the advancement of cloud and the highly competitive mid-tier," said LMA President Lisa Anderson.

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Anthony J. Madonia & Associates, Ltd: The Amazon Effect: Why We Must Pay Attention to Our Customers

"Creating a value-add customer experience is a must," said LMA President Lisa Anderson.

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SAC: Ongoing Cyber Attacks Require Focused Attention and Proactive Thinking

"Cybercrime is a huge business for criminals, far surpassing bank robberies in the old days," points out Lisa Anderson, The Manufacturing Business TransformerSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA. "As business leaders, we must get up-to-speed on cybercrime so that we can take action to avoid and/or minimize impact if we want to stay in business.

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ExpertClick: APICS Inland Empire Recognizes Contributions and Volunteerism

"I was also very pleased to recognize those who have contributed greatly to APICS-IE's success in providing value to the manufacturing, distribution and transportation communities. These events are packed with value for students, professionals and executives and require a lot of pre-planning, organization and coordination to pull off successfully, and we could not have done this without our board and volunteers" says Lisa Anderson, President of APICS-IE and LMA Consulting Group.

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PMI Southern Ontario Chapter: Simple Tips For Project Success

"It is critical that we find simple yet effective ways to make sure we are successful," said LMA President Lisa Anderson.

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Laverne Proud: University of LaVerne College of Business & Public Management Adds Lisa Anderson as Board Member

Lisa Anderson joins the Advisory Board at the University of LaVerne College of Business & Public Management.

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Supply Chain World: Rethinking Sourcing

"Successful manufacturers are re-evaluating their outsourcing/ insourcing/ near-sourcing options" said LMA President Lisa Anderson.

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PR Newswire: New Business Innovation Book is Published by Manufacturing Expert Lisa Anderson

LMA Consulting Group's Lisa Anderson has release her book as a roadmap for businesses, manufacturers and distributors to infuse innovation into their daily work practices.

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Informa Review: Winning Leadership Traits for Project Success

Lisa Anderson shares her advice on winning leadership traits in Informa Review article "Winning Leadership Traits for Project Success"

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Search Manufacturing ERP: Top 4 Supply Chain Strategies to Create the Omnichannel Experience

"Improving inventory availability improves demand because, if items aren't available when people want to purchase and receive them, they move on to another option," said LMA President Lisa Anderson.

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ExpertClick: Lisa Anderson Releases Book to Spur Business Innovation

Lisa Anderson MBA, CSCP, CLTD, known as the Manufacturing Business Transformer(SM) and president of LMA Consulting Group, released her book, I've Been Thinking...Turning Everyday Interactions Into Profitable Opportunities, as a roadmap for businesses, manufacturers and distributors to infuse innovation into their daily work practices.

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APICS-San Fernando Valley: Napolean's Stomach

Lisa Anderson was invited to lead an interactive discussion on how to evaluate your end-to-end supply chain and put the appropriate changes in place to ensure the ultimate customer experience (without which, nothing else matters) with the maximum speed and efficiency to simultaneously drive bottom line results.

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Smartsheet Technology: What is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)?

Lisa Anderson, supply chain expert and business consultant, says, "ERP systems have become essential to compete in today's Amazon-impacted marketplace, no matter the industry.

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ExpertClick: Manufacturing Business Expert Lisa Anderson Releases Innovation Book on iTunes

Lisa Anderson is proud to announce I've Been Thinking is available as a paperback on Amazon, as an eBook on Kindle and iTunes.

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APICS-Ventura: Are Your Sales and Operations on Different Pages? Think SIOP!

Lisa Anderson has been invited to lead a discussion on SIOP and the keys to designing and implementing a SIOP process for your organization to achieve exponential results.

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Mobility 21 Summit: Be A Change Agent for Transportation

Lisa Anderson was invited to be a panelist at the upcoming Southern California Transportation Summit to discuss "Farm to Table: Transportation's High Tech Future"

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Supply Chain Data Science Event: Amazon Effect and Supply Chain Trends

Lisa Anderson was the guest speaker at the Supply Chain Data Science event where she shares her thoughts on I o T and Data Science applications in the Modern Supply Chain.

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Made Again in America: Supply Chain and Manufacturing for Students

Lisa Anderson, president of LMA Consulting and APICS-IE talks with Made Again In America and supply chain opportunities for students and professionals.

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Roadmap 2.0: Roadmap 2.0 Community

Lisa Anderson was selected to be a member of the Roadmap 2020 community to forecast where the supply chain is headed by the year 2020 for the publication of Material Handling & Logistics US Roadmap 2.0.

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Drucker Supply Chain Forum: Professional Pathways in Supply Chain

Lisa Anderson was selected to be a panelist in the Drucker Supply Chain Forum’s panel, "Professional Pathways in Supply Chain".

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University of LaVerne: CEO Summit

Lisa Anderson was invited to lead a panel discussing "Leveraging Your Supply Chain for Growth and Profitability" at University of LaVerne’s 4th Annual CEO Summit.

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FDI Intelligence: Near-shoring to Increase in US

"I've seen that manufacturers were already considering insourcing to the US and near-sourcing options to Mexico and other closely located countries because of the Amazon effect," said LMA president Lisa Anderson.

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Quality Magazine: Close But Not Quite Home

"The main driver I see for why people are nearsourcing is really more towards customers, because customers are expecting more Amazon-like service," says Lisa Anderson, a manufacturing and supply chain consultant and president of LMA Consulting Group Inc.

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Lou Desmond & Company Radio Show: Manufacturing and the APICS-IE Symposium, May 3rd

Lisa Anderson, president of the APICS-IE chapter discusses the upcoming Spring Symposium & Executive Panel on the Lou Desmond & Company show.


 

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ExpertClick: APICS-IE Discusses Disruptive Innovations in Logistics at May 6 Spring Symposium

"We have an amazing panel of experts to help our attendees meet the challenges of disruptive change," says Lisa Anderson, President of APICS-IE and LMA Consulting Group.

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ExpertClick: Lisa Anderson Announces Innovation Awards Winners

"We had a number of exceptional entries this year really showcasing their innovative talents in talent management, process improvement, marketing and, for the first time this year, innovation by students," shares Award Chair Lisa Anderson.

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Supply Demand Executive: A Sneak Peek at What the Supply Chain Industry Will Look like in 2025

Lisa Anderson shares her thoughts on how to stay ahead of the ever-increasing demand for skilled professionals in the supply chain industry.

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ExpertClick: Lisa Anderson Participated in Roadmap 2020 Research

A collaborative business effort, The Roadmap's purpose is to guide the industry through supply chain and logistical challenges—domestic and international--through 2030.

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SAC: Harshly Opposing Political Views in the Workplace Offer New Challenges for American Organizations

"Undoubtedly, there are divergent political views, and it is easy for them to surface in the workplace," points out Lisa Anderson, known as The Manufacturing Business TransformerSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA. "As business leaders, we must set the expectation that the focus is on business and collaborating to achieve the goals of the organization.

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ExpertClick: LMA Consulting Group’s Lisa Anderson Is a Panelist for Drucker Supply Chain Forum

"The end-to-end supply chain has become more complex, global and cornerstone to growth and profitability in companies; thus, top supply chain talent has become a differentiator to success", says panelist Lisa Anderson of LMA Consulting Group.

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Manufacturing Today: Deep in Options - Onshoring Profits: Rethinking Sourcing Strategies

Executives rushed to outsource, following the in-crowd and have realized that they need to evaluate before jumping off the deep end of the pool when they haven’t learned to swim, says Lisa Anderson of LMA Consulting Group.

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Harvey Mudd College: Harvey Mudd Earns Top Honors in APICS Supply Chain Competition

Lisa Anderson, chair of the West Coast Student Case Competition announces the first place undergraduate division winners as well as overall Grand Prize winners.


 

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Project Times: Keeping Your Project Team Motivated & Engaged

Lisa Anderson shares her ideas on how to ensure success by looking at one of the most critical ingredients – team member motivation and engagement.

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Inland Empire Regional Chamber of Commerce: The Amazon Effect: Creating a Customer Service Edge

Lisa Anderson was invited to lead a workshop at the Inland Empire Regional Chamber of Commerce event on how to create a customer service edge and business success.


 

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ExpertClick: LMA consulting Group's Lisa Anderson Announces APICS West Coast Student Case Competition Feb 17-18 in San Diego, CA

Lisa Anderson, chair of the West Coast Student Case Competition announces the competition.

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MCIE: Lisa Anderson to Present at MCIE and give innovation awards

Lisa Anderson is honored to be a part of the 6th Annual Manufacturers’ Summit. For more information...


 

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PME-IE: Elevate Your Personal Brand and Advance Your Career

Lisa Anderson shares methods for developing and elevating your personal brand. For more information...

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SAC: American Businesses Still Need to Maintain a Global Focus

"Be prepared for continued disruption and changes" points out Lisa Anderson, The Manufacturing ConnectorSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA.

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Business Facilities: Manufacturers Expect Near-Sourcing to Increase

According to new research from LMA Consulting, 70% of manufacturing executives say near-sourcing will grow within the next five years. For the full story...

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Camcode: 51 Expert Tips on Inventory Control Methods

"Inventory accuracy is cornerstone to success" says Lisa Anderson, The Manufacturing ConnectorSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA. For more information....

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RV Pro: Study Predicts Near-Sourcing Will Increase

"I've seen that manufacturers were already considering insourcing to the U.S. and near-sourcing options to Mexico and other closely located countries because of the Amazon effect--the need for rapid response to customer needs" says Lisa Anderson. For more information...

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PR Newswire: LMA Consulting Group's Lisa Anderson Earn APICS Certificate in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD)

Lisa Anderson earned the APICS certificate as an expert in logistics, transportation and distribution.

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PR Newswire: 70% of Manufacturing Executives State Near-Sourcing Will Increase According to LMA Consulting Group ResearchThe Increased Need for MORE Control, Speed and Profit: How to Thrive in This Environment

Lisa Anderson conducts a research study to better understand outsourcing, near-sourcing and insourcing trends in the U.S.

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PR Newswire: LMA Consulting Group's Lisa Anderson Named to the University of LaVerne Board of College of Business and Public Management

Lisa Anderson was asked to become a board member of the University of LaVerne’s College of Business and Public Management.

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ExpertClick: Lisa Anderson Named Innovations Awards Chair for 2017 MCIE Conference

Lisa Anderson announces a new award category for college students.

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InlandEmpire.US: Annual Manufacturers' Summit Awards Highlight Top IE Innovations

"The Innovation Awards are a great way to showcase what a company is doing to be innovative to raise the bar," said Award Chair Lisa Anderson.

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ExpertClick: Lisa Anderson Chairs APICS West Coast student case competition

"We believe strongly that students are the future of manufacturing, and we want to encourage them to pursue careers in operations and supply chain management" said Lisa Anderson.

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DHL: Why e-commerce is Raising the Service Bar

"There is vast concern that competing with service will be cost prohibitive and drive companies out of business," says Lisa Anderson of LMA Consulting Group.

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Project Times: Networking Success for Project Success

Lisa Anderson shares a few of the countless reasons to network for project success.

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Voice of the Inland Empire: Lisa Anderson Discusses MCIE Awards

Lisa Anderson was invited to chair the Innovation Awards committee for the Manufacturers Council of the Inland Empire and talks with Voice of the Inland Empire about the event.

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MCIE: Lisa Anderson nominated as Innovations Awards Chair

Lisa Anderson was nominated as the Chair for the Manufacturers' Council of the Inland Empire.

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SAC: Post-Election World Offers Challenges and Opportunities for American Business

Volatility is the new normal," points out Lisa Anderson, known as The Manufacturing ConnectorSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA.

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Project Times: The Million Dollar Project Manager

Lisa Anderson shares her thoughts on how to maximize a project manager's performance.

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LMA Consulting Group’s Lisa Anderson Presents "The Increased Need for More Control, Speed and Profit"

Lisa Anderson to presents webinar with an interactive discussion on how supply chain and operations leaders can re-configure and re-focus.

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PR Newswire: LMA Consulting Group Conducts Research on Outsourcing Trends in Manufacturing.

Lisa Anderson announces LMA Consulting Group is launching a research study.

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ExpertClick - APICS Inland Empire Focuses on "Navigating the Global Supply Chain" at Fall symposium on October 29th

APICS Inland Empire 2016 Fall Symposium panel will discuss Navigating the Global Supply Chain.

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Project Times: Best Practices in Project Teamwork

Lisa Anderson shares how to discover the best ways for project teams to work together and get results.

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PR Newswire: LMA Consulting Group's Lisa Anderson Invited to Participate in the 2017 U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics

Lisa Anderson announces her upcoming participation in the Roadmap Summit.

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Wholesale Distribution: Inventory accuracy is vital to your operation's success

Lisa Anderson explains why inventory accuracy holds the keys to success.

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SAC: Hiring and Retaining Talent Critical to Ongoing Success

"Our best clients put a keen focus on retaining top talent," points out Lisa Anderson, known as The Manufacturing ConnectorSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA

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Liquid Planner: 5 Ways Project Management and Lean Manufacturing Speed Up Process

Lisa Anderson was the author and subject matter expert on why Lean Manufacturing has become a popular way to eliminate waste, reduce costs and improve efficiencies.

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University of LaVerne - Lisa Anderson Named to University of LaVerne Advisory Board

Lisa Anderson joins the Advisory Board at the University of LaVerne College of Business and Public Management.

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Project Times: Simple Tips for Project Success

Lisa Anderson shares simple strategies to increase your probability of project success.

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PMI California Inland Empire Chapter: Presents Career Development: Supporting All Legs of the Talent Triangle

Lisa Anderson was invited to speak at the September event on The Amazon Effect: Creating a Customer Service Edge.

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Liquid Planner: How to Manage Supply Chain Complexity (using PM tools)

Lisa Anderson was the subject matter expert and author of an article on how to help teams manage the connection points of supply chain complexity.

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ExpertClick: LMA Consulting Group's Lisa Anderson Reaches Publishing Milestones

Lisa Anderson announces a major publishing milestone on her Newsletter and weekly tips publications.

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Wall Street Journal: Ready to Reengineer?

The most successful reengineering projects involve progressive IT leaders who partner with business units. You need to find people in the IT departments who have strong business acumen. You need people who will sit down and explain, in non-technical terms, how they can leverage new technologies like business intelligence to improve inventory levels, supply chains and other processes.

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Project Times: Agile or Traditional Project Management: Which is Better?

Lisa Anderson shares her point of view " There are specific agile methods, and there ae agile components to managing a project."

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Supply Chain Modeler Blog: Considering a Career in Supply Chain Consulting? 4 Experts Share Their Wisdom

"Supply chain consulting is focused on three broad areas" points out Lisa Anderson as she gives advice on a Career in Supply Chain Consulting.

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SAC: Disruptors Drive Business Growth For Those Who Leverage Them

"Remain calm and keep your eyes open for opportunities advises Lisa Anderson, known as The Manufacturing ConnectorSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc., Claremont, CA.

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Team Focus: How Visual Project Management Software Can Increase and Reduce Stress

Lisa Anderson shares advice on how to identify your top 3 problems and brainstorm solutions.

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Project Times: ERP Project Success: How to be Part of the 20%

Finding a way to successfully implement an ERP system is of paramount importance explains Lisa Anderson in her article for Project Times.

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Project Times: Winning Leadership Traits for Project Success

Lisa Anderson was the subject matter expert and author on top leadership strategies for success.

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