Originally published on ExpertClick on April 12, 2017
Lisa Anderson MBA, CSCP, CLTD and president of LMA Consulting Group, acted as a Roundtable Participant, providing input in the development of Material Handling & Logistics (MH&L) U.S. Roadmap 2.0. A collaborative business effort, The Roadmap’s purpose is to guide the industry through supply chain and logistical challenges—domestic and international–through 2030. Roadmap 2.0, which was released at ProMat 2017 in Chicago this month, focuses specifically on technology, consumers, workforce, and logistics infrastructure.
“Roadmap 2.0 is a comprehensive, well thought-out and insightful compilation of trends and technologies that will help provide a broad perspective of where supply chain is headed,” shares Lisa Anderson. “It should be required reading to keep the findings from these supply chain industry thought leaders in mind when setting strategy and considering future potential end-to-end supply chain disruptions. Undoubtedly, manufacturers and distributors will gain valuable takeaways from the Roadmap.”
Anderson was part of a community of nearly 200 strategic thinkers, including material handling and logistics practitioners, equipment and software suppliers, academia, associations and government. Participants sat in on roundtable events held August through November 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia; Trenton, New Jersey; Ontario, California; Tucson, Arizona; and Chicago, Illinois. After dividing into breakout sessions, attendees shared their insights on both recent and anticipated developments in the field. They also identified the core competencies that companies will have to develop within the next decade.
Industry members are encouraged to join the U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics Group on LinkedIn and to follow @MHLRoadmap on Twitter.
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. Anderson 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. Named a top 100 supply chain blogger on SupplyChainOpz, she 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, Anderson is passionate about not only synthesizing strategic priorities that will deliver business results but also in designing an implementation approach that delivers rapid results.
Anderson, also known as The Manufacturing Business TransformerSM, 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.”
Prior to founding LMA Consulting Group Inc., Anderson 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, Anderson 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. Anderson 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.
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.”
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