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Supply Chain

Where is the Toilet Paper?

I started receiving calls after the lockdown with the key question on reporters’ minds, “Where is the Toilet Paper?”. Thus, I thought I’d share a few conversations with you. First, I was on Rip City Sports Radio about just this topic. It was a lot of fun! I [...]

Featured on Supply Chain Chats about Coronavirus & Where We Go From Here

I was featured on Netstock’s “Supply Chain Chats” about the coronavirus impacts in the supply chain, latest trends and what changes might occur long-term due to the coronavirus challenges. We talked about the bullwhip effect and how companies are likely to respond. See the video here. For additional [...]

Quoted in Courthouse News Service About the Success of a Supermarket During Coronavirus

I talked with the Courthouse News Service about the supply chain impacts retailers are experiencing with the coronavirus pandemic, and was quoted in their article “Texas Grocery Store Chain Does a Bang-Up Job Against Coronavirus”. It is an uplifting story about a supermarket that is navigating this crisis successfully, [...]

Where is the Toilet Paper?

April 3, 2020 I started receiving calls after the lockdown with the key question on reporters' minds, "Where is the Toilet Paper?". Thus, I thought I'd share a few conversations with you. First, I was on Rip City Sports Radio about just this topic. It was a lot [...]

2020-10-07T23:51:20+00:00April 3, 2020|Categories: I've Been Thinking, Manufacturing, Supply Chain|

Weathering the Covid-19 Pandemic’s Impact on the Global Supply Chain – Alan Dunn

Texas Grocery Chain Does a Bang-Up Job Against Coronavirus

Published in Courthouse News Service on April 1, 2020 Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., mentions that “she’s impressed by how fast grocers responded to the increased demand caused by shoppers hoarding products with fears governments would impose quarantines [...]

2020-11-14T20:24:11+00:00April 1, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, In The News, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , |

JIT Might Not Be What it is Cracked Up to Be?!

Just-in-time might not be what it is cracked up to be! Certainly, the coronavirus impacts should give us reason to question this rule at face value. Are you running so tight that you only have one bin, pallet or small supermarket to keep your facility running? If so, the [...]

Quoted in the Signal on Restocking Shelves Amid the Novel Coronavirus

I talked with the Santa Clarita Valley Signal on the problems keeping shelves stocked amid the coronavirus lockdown. We talked about the end-to-end supply chain and what impacts the supply chain would have on how quickly the shelves would be restocked. See below for the reprinted article from the [...]

Rip City Interview: What is Going on with Toilet Paper?

I was very excited to be interviewed by Rip City about why grocery stores cannot keep toilet paper in stock. We discussed how we can resolve the issue so that toilet paper and other essential supplies are back in stock and how the supply chain works. Listen to the [...]

2020-10-07T23:51:20+00:00March 28, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, In The News, Manufacturing, Supply Chain|
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