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APICS Inland Empire

Announcing the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM)

September 30, 2018 At APICS 2018, the global supply chain conference by the leading trade association in end-to-end supply chain, the CEO of APICS announced the new Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM).  APICS has been leading this field for 60 years focused on end-to-end supply chain management, and [...]

Go Global, the Export Opportunity

September 17, 2018 95% of consumers are outside of the United States.  Thus, there is VAST opportunity in export - and it isn't as hard as you think.  Last week, I spoke at the Riverside County College of Foreign Trade's Go Global event with Elizabeth Warren on export and global [...]

Do You Give Back?

We are all so busy, it can be hard to find time to give back.  However, the future of our profession, future leaders and our region is at stake.  Thus, it can be a great priority to add into your day to find a way to give back.   Choose [...]

The Importance of Continual Learning

Recently, we updated our website, and that prompted a lot of thinking about many aspects of business.  One is the importance of continual learning.  As you'll see on our Continual Learning webpage, it is a priority.  With that said, I've noticed that the most successful people (clients, colleagues, fellow [...]

How You Learn More By Teaching

July 9, 2018 If you want to learn, teach.  Recently I taught a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) class for my APICS Inland Empire Chapter, and it reminded me of this fact.  In order to teach anything (whether in a classroom or one-on-one), you need to brush up on [...]

APICS-IE Symposium & Key Take-Aways on GROWTH

May 9, 2018 On my birthday, I thought it only appropriate to talk about two of my favorite topics - scalable, profitable growth (bold customer promises and profits) and the awesome people who make it happen both behind the scenes (like many colleagues) and customer-facing......... Our APICS Inland Empire [...]

Press Release: Manufacturing Strategy Expert, Lisa Anderson, Predicts Innovation as Catalyst for Inland Southern California “Place to Be” for Manufacturers and Distributors

Originally published on PR Newswire on April 25, 2017 CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA – April 25, 2018 –  Supply Chain and Manufacturing Expert,  Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., sees innovation as key to the success of manufacturing.  “In order to be ahead of the curve [...]

3D Printed Houses – Fast, Inexpensive and Fights Homelessness

April 25, 2018 3D printing is becoming mainstream and addresses MANY of the challenges in today's Amazon-impacted marketplace. In this case, a non-profit, New Story, teamed up with a construction tech company, Icon, to create the Vulcan - a 3D printer that prints single-story homes. These homes are printed [...]

A Human Capital Checkup

In honor of the Innovation Awards, it seems appropriate to discuss the critical importance of human capital.  Innovation occurs with the engagement and involvement of your people.  That's why there is a specific category of the Manufacturers' Council of the Inland Empire's innovation awards for just this topic.   Have [...]

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Lisa Anderson Named in Top 40 B2B Tech Influencers

Originally published on Expertclick on November 29, 2017 CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA – November 29, 2017 – Supply Chain Expert and Consultant, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, has been named in the Top 40 B2B Tech Influencers by the arketi group, a high-tech PR and digital marketing firm located in Atlanta, [...]

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