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Baking Business: Companies Get Strategic to Pull Ahead of Supply Chain Crunch

In this episode of Since Sliced Bread, Lisa Anderson, president of LMA Consulting Group, explains where the supply chain stands now, how it got this way and what she sees successful companies doing to get through the crisis.

Interlinks: Supply Chain: The Strategic Context

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc. is part of a panel to discuss what the current big issues are in supply chain in the various regions the panelist are located. Fully Story

2022-09-11T08:27:18+00:00March 25, 2021|Categories: In The News, Podcasts, Strategy, Supply Chain|Tags: , |

Why the Supply Chain is Strategic & an Operations Warp Speed Example

If you aren't seeing the end-to-end supply chain as strategic, you will miss your opportunity to get ahead of the competition and grow as rapidly as you otherwise could! How quickly can you scale with increasing sales volume? [...]

SAC: Strategic Supply chain Comes of Age Post-Pandemic

"Taking a strategic view of how to grow the business in a profitable and scalable way, while navigating changing customer conditions, dictates a new level of respect for the strategic supply chain in the boardroom" comments Lisa Anderson, president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. and co-executive director [...]

2022-09-11T08:29:22+00:00March 1, 2021|Categories: In The News, Strategy, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , |

Why Does the Strategic Supply Chain Matter?

Why does the strategic supply chain matter? This is the topic of a recent collaboration with a global group of top supply chain consultants. We wrote an eBook available for free download (and is available for purchase on Amazon), "Thriving in the New Business Environment: Why The Strategic Supply [...]

2022-09-12T08:02:08+00:00December 1, 2020|Categories: Reshoring/ Nearshoring, Strategy, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , |

The Strategic Use of Data

Have you thought about the strategic use of data? If not, you are missing a HUGE opportunity. Even in the most fundamental of businesses, having the 'right' data at the 'right' time in the 'right' place can not only enable quicker, more effective decision making but it can [...]

Strategy Isn’t Long Term!

As I meet with countless CEOs and P&L leaders at clients, via connections, at speeches etc., I pay attention to what is top of mind. Strategy is always top of mind for the most successful business leaders! After all, if a CEO makes in the millions (the top 10 [...]

2022-09-10T06:26:10+00:00August 7, 2019|Categories: Strategy|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pricing is Strategic: Why Southwest Customers Wouldn’t Buy a Bentley

After giving 10 speeches on pricing and profits to groups of CEOs, it is certainly top of mind. Yet it should always be top of mind for executive teams. One unanimous finding from the informal research of executives is that pricing is a strategic topic and so we must [...]

The Strategic Benefit of SIOP

SIOP (Sales, Inventory, Operations Planning) should not be relegated to the Planning Department. Although the planning group is a key participant and might lead the process, SIOP touches upon several strategic issues as well as create alignment with Sales, Operations, R&D/ New Product Development, Finance, Purchasing, and more. As [...]

ERP Selection: Why It Has Become a Strategic Priority

In today’s Amazonian environment, customers expect rapid delivery, over and beyond from cradle to grave, collaborative service, 24/7 accessibility and last-minute changes. Executives are realizing they must upgrade their technology infrastructure to meet and exceed these customer expectations while driving bottom line improvement. Your ERP decision will be one [...]

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