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IDG Connect: Distributor’s Guide to Micro-Fulfillment

IDG Connect featured Lisa Anderson, LMA Consulting Group on Distributor’s Guide to Micro-Fulfillment. Full Story

2021-05-18T18:56:59+00:00February 28, 2021|Categories: ERP, Future Proofing, In The News, Innovation, Strategy|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Massive Congestion at the SoCal Ports & Implications

There is massive congestion at the L.A. and Long Beach ports. The latest figures from the Journal of Commerce shows 63 container ships in the harbor (34 awaiting berths and 29 at the berths). Terminals are full and dwell times have doubled. The situation isn't good, and manufacturers, distributors [...]

The Need for Resilience is Driving a Local Surge

In thinking about the surge to local for an interview for an SAP Insights article "For Resilient Supply Chains, Think Local", there is no doubt the pandemic has pushed manufacturers to re-think their extended supply chains. When they suddenly couldn't support key customer needs, manufacturers [...]

Insomnicat Media Inc: Getting Your Supply Chain Ready for 2021

Lisa Anderson, President of LMA Consulting Group, is interviewed on the eeDesignIt podcast about getting your supply chain ready for 2021. After the disruptive year we experienced in 2020, she sheds light on the trends in nearshoring, as well as why digital and great leaders are the answers to a resilient supply chain. [...]

Virtual Meeting Checklist for Success

How many Zoom meetings have you attended this week? Since COVID, we probably lead or attend 35-45 virtual meetings a week. Whew! It seems we better figure this out and develop strategies for success. What About a Virtual Conference? Now take that to the next level with a virtual [...]

2020-12-17T22:50:25+00:00December 1, 2020|Categories: Strategy, Talent, Technology|Tags: , , , , |

Case Study: Overloaded with Data Issues?

Even the best of clients have all sorts of data issues. It is actually quite surprising how this issue runs across industries, company sizes and types of ownership. So, what should we do about it? Let's talk through a client example and the successful path forward. Situation Although quite [...]

2020-12-17T22:47:02+00:00December 1, 2020|Categories: Innovation, Strategy|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 will be available for purchase on Amazon), "Thriving in the New Business Environment: Why The Strategic [...]

2020-12-17T22:35:24+00:00December 1, 2020|Categories: Customer Experience, Strategy, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , |

WMS Efficiency, Resiliency & Metrics

As manufacturers and distributors emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, they are focused on how to grow revenue and become more efficient and profitable to offset the typically negative impacts of COVID. In the situations where business has grown exponentially in consumer industries such as B2C, home improvement and certain [...]

E-Commerce, PPE & Peak Season: Transportation Bottlenecks Abound

With the rise in e-commerce, PPE imports, the typical holiday peak season and preparation for coronavirus and Chinese New Year impacts, transportation bottlenecks abound. A few of the headlines/ statistics include (with a special thanks to B.J. Patterson of Pacific Mountain Logistics for passing on several of these statistics): [...]

A Fractured Tooth & The Power of Caring

Well, no doubt about it, when it rains, it pours. I had a tooth ache that lasted about a week, and so I called my dentist. They took an X-ray, and it didn't really show anything; however, when looking with a microscope, they could see the fracture. We had [...]

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