The Value of Demand Planning
In supply chain circles, there are lots of exciting concepts to discuss and debate such as lean, master scheduling, theory of constraints and many more; however, we have found that our most successful clients start with the customer! If you concur that we are in an Amazon-impacted marketplace where [...]
LMA Consulting Announces 2017 Advocate Award
Originally published on Expertclick on August 30, 2017 CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA – August 30, 2017 – 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 [...]
Press Release: LMA Consulting Group’s Lisa Anderson Announces APICS West Coast Student Case Competition, Feb. 17 – 18 in San Diego, Calif.
Originally published on ExpertClick on February 7, 2017 Co-chairs Lisa Anderson MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group and The ACA Group's Ellen Kane, CPIM, will be hosting the 11th Annual APICS West Coast Student Case Competition on February 17 and 18 at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside [...]
Press Release: Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson Shares Big Picture Perspectives for Profit Opportunities
Originally published on PR Newswire on August 15, 2017 and ExpertClick on August 15, 2017 “I’ve Been Thinking” Shares 101 Universal Business Lessons Learned CLAREMONT, Calif., Aug. 15, 2017 – Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting and a well-known leader in supply chain innovation and transformation [...]
Collaboration & Judgment Can Achieve Wonders
August 11, 2017 Earlier this week, I spoke to APICS Ventura County on the topic of SIOP (Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning). It was a great conversation because it was really interactive with probing questions on not just the theory and concepts but how to "make it work" - [...]
Raising the Bar With Customer Service
Do your internal operations have a significant impact on your customer service levels? Yes, in every single client, they can have a dramatic effect! For example, we recently worked with a client that wanted to raise the bar when it came to service levels. Over time, product mix, distribution [...]
SIOP: How Far Should You Look into the Future?
Setting strategy or designing a sales, inventory and operations planning (SIOP) process requires forecasting. How far into the future do you look and why? Whether setting strategy or designing a SIOP (sales, inventory and operations planning) process, one of the most important questions to consider is how far into [...]
People Remain “In”
If you want to achieve profitable business growth apply the people plus initiative equation and see how your bottom line transforms. No matter how many conversations go on about technology and the latest and greatest processes to drive results in manufacturing and distribution companies (including robots and automation taking [...]
Hot Topics in Supply Chain Management?
Empower your operation by arming yourself with knowledge of supply chain trends. See the top four I learned from the APICS International Conference. One of the reasons we attend the APICS International Conference is to understand what is trending in supply chain today. Which topics are "hot"? Logistics - [...]