In our eBook Emerging Above & Beyond: 21 Insights for 2021 from Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Technology Executives, many executives discuss the critical importance of adaptability and resiliency. The pandemic kicked off with volatility of customer demand (toilet paper and hand sanitizer were in scarce supply whereas aerospace and [...]
As originally published in Brushware Magazine on May-June 2021 According to Statista Research Department, the global market for robots is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of around 26% to reach close to $210 billion by 2025. For example, according to Automation World, almost 45% of [...]
According to an informal survey of manufacturers, distributors and healthcare executives, the #1 issue that is top of mind is how to scale successfully. Our clients are growing. For example, those in the building and construction products industry are experiencing significant growth fueled by the pandemic; those in e-commerce [...]
Are you thinking about your product supply strategy? You certainly should be! I was asked to talk on Bloomberg’s “What’d You Miss?” about reshoring since it is a hot topic in the news. I was also on a webinar with other CEOs and thought leaders recently about the Future [...]
While leading a panel "Building Resiliency in the Supply Chain" with gurus from Georgia Tech, the leading experts in global logistics and associated research, several intriguing concepts arose. Additionally, my Association for Supply Chain Management group led a series of webinars on "Navigating through Volatility" including discussions with several [...]
COVID has disrupted every business. Some are growing far faster than supply can keep up while others have dropped like a rocket. Still others have almost identical dollar volume yet double the number of orders at half the order size, creating significant disruption in warehousing, shipping and transportation. [...]
After receiving a call from a CBS affiliate asking about what's going on in the food industry, we thought it would make for an interesting deep dive. In addition, we have been working with companies from farm to table and from machinery equipment to logistics/ food service distribution and [...]
Published in Aerospace Manufacturing & Design on June 13, 2020 Lisa Anderson, Supply Chain Expert and Consultant, President of LMA Consulting Group of Claremont, CA discusses the latest disruption manufacturers must face. Click here to read more.
April 10, 2020 Every client is experiencing unprecedented disruption! Unfortunately, one had to shutdown since their product is considered non-essential. Most others continue to operate to varying levels. Most manufacturers and distributors are considered critical because they supply defense, the construction/ building industry, the food and beverage industry or [...]
Published in Aerospace Manufacturing & Design on Feb. 25, 2020 “Baby Boomers with a significant knowledge base are retiring at the rate of 10,000 a day” comments Lisa Anderson, president of Claremont, CA-based based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. Click here to read more.