Supply Chain

Speed is King: How Do We Leverage for Project Management?

In the race for increased profits is speed leaving vital priorities behind? Assess all factors before jumping the gun.In today’s new normal business environment, customers want products and services delivered quicker. Investors want month-end numbers faster. Customers expect new products yesterday. Executives are expected to sift through an immense [...]

Production Scheduling

The fun of production scheduling is also the most important aspect, managing competing priorities and variables to find the best overall solution.Production scheduling has been a part of my expertise since my post-college days at Coca-Cola Enterprises. It has been a part of every job I've held (whether directly [...]

Put the Spark Back in Manufacturing

The APICS-IE executive panel and networking symposium is an opportunity to join with your colleagues (and competitors) to learn and collaborate.Only those manufacturers and distributors who want to thrive in 2014 will join in, collaborate and be a bigger part of the community! In todays’ increasingly complex world, seemingly [...]

Collaborate and Thrive

Collaboration at work is vital to make all of the pieces fit together to improve teamwork, customer service and profitability.I’m seeing that only those clients who collaborate thrive. More and more, customers are demanding dramatically improved service and shorter lead times. Mega distributors like Amazon are elevating expectations. A [...]

2020-10-07T23:51:33+00:00April 10, 2014|Categories: Manufacturing, Supply Chain|

Start with Your Customer

Success begins and ends with your customers.I recently was the subject of what's called a "member spotlight" Q&A (question and answer) session about my business. Knowing my business centers on the supply chain, my interviewer asked me to draw a picture of a supply chain. It's always a good [...]

SCM Global 100: Best Supply Chain Blogs in the World

Published in SupplyChainOpz in March 2014 Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., blog was selected as one of the top 100 supply chain management blogs worldwide. Click here to read more.

2020-11-02T19:34:03+00:00March 15, 2014|Categories: In The News, Supply Chain|Tags: |

Manufacturing Management Success: Managing in 2014’s Complex World

Complexity abounds in manufacturing management; can you rise to the challenge?Complexity abounds!  Supply chains are extended. Risks must be mitigated. Rules and regulations are increasing. Talent is in short supply.  95% of business is outside the U.S. yet expanding internationally brings challenges and complexity. Customers are demanding more for [...]

Warehousing Thoughts

Warehousing is often overlooked for its simplicity, but it’s one of the strongest links in your supply chain.Warehousing is an often overlooked area of the business. We store and ship. How hard can it be? Well, there are plenty of ways to dramatically improve your warehousing service and efficiency. [...]

Top 46 Resource And Optimization Influencers (Plus a Few Others)

Published in prnewswire on Jan. 28, 2014 “Many businesses already know how focusing on supply chain management can drive dramatic increases in customer service and accelerate cash flow, but they haven’t realized that the benefits can extend further to combining green benefits with cost savings and becoming a better [...]

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