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Supply Chain

The Prominence of Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Technology

Although much is in doubt as we go into 2021, there is one area that is certain. Manufacturing, supply chain and technology will be prominent, essential and progressive. According to Bloomberg, an Institute for Supply Management gauge of factory activity unexpectedly increased to 60.7 from 57.5. To support vaccine [...]

Manufacturers Trending to Digital

Published in Brushware Magazine, December 31, 2020 According to the Hackett Group, 77% of companies have strengthened their commitment to digital transformation due to the COVID crisis. In fact, they are not only strengthening their commitment, but the pace of adoption is increasing. A McKinsey survey found that the [...]

Pivotal Year for Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Although I meant this phrase in reference to 2020, there is no doubt 2021 will also be a pivotal year for manufacturing and supply chain. The pandemic created significant disruption yet it also created VAST opportunities for those already prepared and/or resilient and innovative. Customers [...]

QualityDigest: Manufacturing Expert Lisa Anderson Says Sustainability Integral With Smart Manufacturing

"Manufacturers have upgraded facilities, partnered with suppliers and used new technologies to improve their production output, reduce waste and increase their sustainability," comments Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc.
2021-01-25T17:07:34+00:00December 17, 2020|Categories: In The News, Manufacturing, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , , |

Leveraging Technology to Maintain a Competitive Edge in 2021

I was recently quoted throughout an article in SelectHub "Manufacturing Trends: Leveraging Software and Tech to Maintain a Competitive Edge for 2021", and so it has been top of mind. Software and technology will be cornerstone to success as we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic. For example, according to [...]

The Vaccine and the Supply Chain

I was recently interviewed in the media about the coronavirus vaccine and the supply chain. Thus, I took a deep dive into the process and, of course, I am also looking forward to getting back to seeing family, traveling and enjoying a lunch in a restaurant! What I found [...]

Thriving Post COVID with Technology Advancements

Clients on the fast-track with technology advancements are surpassing the competition during COVID and are likely to speed by them post COVID. This is the topic of a special report I contributed to that was published by Compass magazine "Agility in a crisis: Manufacturers equipped with virtual-experience technologies stepped [...]

2020-12-17T22:47:45+00:00December 1, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Technology|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: , , , |

Global Supply Chain Experts on Reshoring

I participate with a group of the top 1% of consultants worldwide (the Society for the Advancement of Consulting), and we hosted two panel discussions on Reshoring in a Post COVID World. I moderated the first session with consultants from North America and the Pacific Rim, and there was another [...]
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