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Supply Chain

Big Data & The Supply Chain

Big data is now central to supply chain management. As much as I rarely jump on the latest buzzword bandwagons (as I find them to be a waste of time), big data is an important emerging topic in supply chain. The amount of data continues to grow - we [...]

Pay it Forward: What’s Good for the Industry Is Good for Business

Listen here to my recent interview on OC Talk Radio – Critical Mass for Business.I often get asked where I find the time to write so many articles, present at industry meetings, and post noteworthy items on social media. I really am passionate about what I do, but it [...]

Critical Mass Radio Show: Interview on Manufacturing & Supply Chain

In this radio talk show interview, Lisa Anderson talks about what is important to manufacturing and supply chain, how best practices can add value regardless of size and shares tips, ideas and strategies for manufacturing success. Use controls below to listen. Download MP3 16.7MB

2020-12-23T16:26:53+00:00August 6, 2013|Categories: Manufacturing, Podcasts, Supply Chain|

Why Become the Strongest Link in Your Supply Chain?

Being known as the strongest link in your supply chain is the key to success. In today's new normal business environment where sales are no longer easy, talent is in short supply even amidst high unemployment levels, volatility is the new norm and customers want "more for less - [...]

The Strongest Link in Your Supply Chain

Stay on top of the latest transportation trends to avoid weak links in your supply chain. Five Transportation Trends I’ve recently spoken at and participated in a few transportation industry events, and was reminded of the importance of transportation trends to the supply chain, so I thought a recap [...]

The Strongest Link in Your Supply Chain

In today's new normal business environment which is characterized by volatility, lackluster sales, customers wanting “more for less – and NOW” and a talent shortage admist high unemployment levels, companies are turning to the supply chain to deliver RESULTS. Our view of the supply chain is from our [...]

E-Commerce is No Longer an Option

Customers deserve flexibility in how they receive products and services, e-commerce is a requirement for business success. Are you offering e-commerce options for your customers? If not, you'll be left in the dust! It is no longer an option for companies if success is an objective. E-commerce eliminates time [...]

How to Thrive in 2010’s “New Normal” Business Operations Environment

Published in "IndustryWeek" website, December, 2009 Click here for original article. The business environment has changed and will not "return to normal"; instead, a "new normal" is emerging. The U.S. and the world economy have been in a recession for at least a year, and the media is starting [...]

2020-11-30T21:34:58+00:00May 9, 2013|Categories: In The News, Manufacturing, Strategy, Supply Chain|

Metrics for Customer Loyalty

Published in "The ACA Group" website, November, 2010Click here for original article.Polling my clients and contacts, I've found there's no exception to the rule that customer loyalty is no longer a nice-to-have; instead, it must be an assumption in today's "new normal" business environment. A perfect storm is brewing [...]

2020-10-07T23:51:34+00:00May 3, 2013|Categories: Manufacturing, Supply Chain|
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