PR Newswire: Lisa Anderson to Share Inventory Accuracy Success Strategies at American Society of Quality


Originally published on PR Newswire on May 10, 2016

Lisa Anderson MBA, CSCP, president of LMA Consulting Group, will speak to the American Society of Quality (ASQ) – Palomar Chapter on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 5:30 P.M. at the Holiday Inn Carlsbad, in Carlsbad, Calif. about the importance of inventory management. Anderson, a sought after speaker on supply chain, inventory management, skills gap, ERP, SIOP, and the Amazon Effect and its impact on business operations of manufacturers and distributors, will be presenting “Inventory Accuracy Remains Core to Success” to professionals focused on improving quality.

Anderson is board approved in supply chain strategy, an advisory board member for the Advanced Supply Chain Certification program, and was named a top 100 supply chain blogger on SupplyChainOpz. Recognized as the 16th most influential in supply chain management and sustainability by technology leader SAP’s “Top 46 Resource and Optimizations Influencers (Plus a Few Others),” she frequently discusses how inventory is core to manufacturing success and what she’s found as the optimal processes to achieve bottom line results when looking across companies from small to large and spanning diverse industries such as aerospace, building products and food.

“Managing inventory is both an art and a science as our ultimate goal is to keep our customers’ promises while delivering the maximum profit to the bottom line, accelerating cash flow and dealing with ever-changing variables,” explains Lisa Anderson, President of LMA Consulting Group. “I look forward to sharing my insights and the proprietary processes we’ve developed to help the ASQ attendees keep better control of their inventory.”

Anderson, also known as The Manufacturing ConnectorSM, is currently working on a book entitled “The Amazon Effect” detailing a business roadmap to thriving in an ultra-competitive marketplace. A regular content contributor in topics including supply chain, ERP and SIOP, she has been interviewed for articles in publications like Industry Week, tED Magazine and the Wall Street Journal. She actively posts educational blogs three times weekly and has two newsletters, Profit through PeopleSM and “I’ve Been Thinking.” Register for the ASQ Meeting at their website or cut and paste Register http://asq.org/sections/mini-sites/0708. For information about Lisa Anderson, go to https://www.lma-consultinggroup.com/ or call 909-630-3943.

About LMA Consulting Group – Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP

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Lisa Anderson is a leading expert in selecting & implementing strategic priorities and ranked 16 most influential in supply chain by SAP. Known as ‘The Manufacturing Connector’ Lisa has the unique ability to zero in on the critical strategic priorities and bridge the gap between strategy and execution to achieve dramatically improved service levels, accelerated cash flow and increased profits. With a keen focus on elevating business performance, Lisa is passionate about not only synthesizing strategic priorities that will deliver business results but also in designing an implementation approach that delivers rapid results.

Prior to founding LMA Consulting Group Inc., Lisa was the Vice President of Operations and Supply Chain of PaperPak, Inc. Her twelve-year tenure included transitions and promotions through the company transformation from a $100 million family-owned business, through a merger and acquisition of three businesses into one $350 million dollar global company, followed by a management leveraged buyout in combination with an investment banking group.

A sought-after writer and speaker, Lisa has spoken at the Global Supply Chain & Logistics Summit, the APICS International Conference and as a visiting lecturer at the University of Southern California’s Entrepreneurial Program. Lisa is the author of “Leverage Social Networks to Drive Business Results,” has published hundreds of articles and has been quoted in the media including The Wall Street Journal, ABC News and Industry Week.

Lisa serves as an Advisory Board Member for the Advanced Supply Chain Certification program at California State University Fullerton’s Extended Education, is Board approved in Supply Chain strategy by the Society for Advancement in Consulting, is an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) and won the APICS Southwest District’s Milt Cook Award in 2011.

With a blend of management, finance and operations, Lisa received her MBA with an emphasis in Finance from California State University Fullerton and her BSBA with an emphasis in Operations Management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

She has traveled extensively throughout North America, Central America and Europe, including a summer in Oxford when attending the University of North Carolina. Lisa tries to make as many stops as possible at in New Orleans to enjoy a beignet at the Café de Monde. And, in recognition of her extraordinary tenacity to accomplish goals, her colleagues fondly refer to her as “pit terrier.”