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The Value of Reconnecting: Should We Jump All In With In-Person?

During the pandemic, we were all stuck in our houses. As the majority of people have been vaccinated, people are on vacation. Every client has at least one if not multiple people on vacation. In addition, in-person events are starting to ramp back up. There is a value in [...]

Commercial Baking: Sounding the Alarm on Supply Chain:

"Manufacturers looking for any kinds of raw materials or ingredients are having to revise their schedules continuously, and it's a daily challenge," said Lisa Anderson, supply chain consultant and president of LMA Consulting. "There are issues from one end of the spectrum to the other."
2021-11-17T15:27:59+00:00September 1, 2021|Categories: In The News, Logistics, Strategy, Supply Chain, Technology|Tags: , , |

The Gap in Leadership

During the pandemic, there was a mass exodus of talent as leaders decided to retire early, switch careers or just take a step back. On the other hand, the leader's job is becoming far more challenging. Not only has the last year required navigating the pandemic but now leaders are faced with scarce resources, more work and new challenges to tackle with extended lead times, inflation and rapidly changing customer conditions. What should leaders do?

The Surge in Manufacturing

According to Reuters, manufacturing gained significantly during the pandemic and remains strong.
  1. Factory orders BEAT expectations and rose 1.5% in June after increasing 2.3% in May. [...]

SAC: Post-Pandemic Work Environment Brings Need for New Best Practices

The most successful organizations will focus on being resilient and profitable," points out Lisa Anderson, president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc and manufacturing expert known for creating supply chain resiliency.

ACHR News: HVACR Distributors Automate Warehouses to Save Costs, Keep Pace

Manufacturing and supply chain expert, Lisa Anderson, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., discussed factors that are driving the move to automation.

Snowflake: Just-in-Time for Real Life

"The minority of clients that are proactive were using just-in-time principles, but in a way that works during the pandemic," said Lisa Anderson, President of the LMA Consulting Group. "As a decision-maker, I need to have a certain amount of safety stock, but I will replenish that as we take orders, and we'll replenish those reserves [...]

Supply Chain, Materials & Logistics Disruption & Upcoming Webinar of Top Notch Global Consultants

Supply Chain Disruption The pandemic certainly brought supply chain disruptions to the forefront. People who never gave supply chain a thought were suddenly focused on the topic. Early in the pandemic, I was interviewed on Rip City Sports Radio about toilet paper and later by Bloomberg about supply chain [...]

2021-12-21T22:30:15+00:00May 31, 2021|Categories: Coronavirus, Logistics, Strategy, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , |

Commercial Baking: Sounding the Alarm on Supply Chain Disruption

What happens when people get behind? They think, ‘I better order more,’" said Lisa Anderson, founder of LMA Consulting and speaker on supply chain for manufacturing. "They’re over-ordering, which is causing even more delays.
2021-10-27T15:57:30+00:00May 14, 2021|Categories: In The News, Logistics, Strategy, Supply Chain, Technology|Tags: , , |

Discussing Supply Chain Disruptions with NBC-affiliated KSHB-TV

Supply chain disruptions have been creating news since the pandemic started, and it is definitely not slowing down. Watch my interview by KSHB-TV in Kansas City on "'Spiraled cut of control': Why the pandemic is still impacting supply chains' and send us your stories. [...]
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