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The Resilient Supply Chain: Are You the Disrupted or the Disruptor?

At the Association for Supply Chain Management's (ASCM/ APICS) International Conference, almost every presenter mentioned disruption.  It is prevalent in today's Amazonian, technology-ridden environment.  Similarly, after attending APICS, I flew to lead the annual meeting for the Society for the Advancement of Consulting.  During the first lunch, my colleagues [...]

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 [...]

Harvey Mudd Students Lauded for Manufacturing Innovation

Published in Harvey Mudd College on March 5, 2018 Lisa Anderson presents the Manufacturer’s Council of the Inland Empire Innovation Award to Harvey Mudd College Students for their work with Purosil. The award was presented in February at the MCIE’s 2018 Manufacturers’ Summit. Click here to read more.

2020-11-08T13:18:02+00:00March 5, 2018|Categories: Education, In The News, Leadership|Tags: , , , |

The Value of Your Cross-Functional Network

One of the keys emerging from APICS 2017 wasn't from a session; instead, it was seeing the value of your cross-functional network.  Since I've been a member of APICS for over 25 years and actively involved for over 10, of course I see a wide variety of colleagues while [...]

Lisa Anderson and LMA Consulting Group Recognizes Kash Gokli as 2016 Annual LMA Advocate

Originally published on Expertclick on July 25, 2016 LMA Consulting Group and Lisa Anderson take note the of many key accomplishments that have helped to make them standouts in supply chain, manufacturing and distribution, but none as important as the annual LMA Advocate Award acknowledging individual contributions to the [...]

San Antonio’s Riverwalk & Creating a “Destination”

October 23, 2017 As my CA best friend's parents would say,  remember that time we went to San Antonio's Riverwalk....  It was a fabulous trip with the beautiful riverwalk and surrounding area (which was also definitely improved with the hotel's free breakfast which somehow makes everything so much better!) [...]

2020-09-30T22:22:56+00:00October 23, 2017|Categories: I've Been Thinking|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Robots, IoT, AI, Autonomous Vehicles and More….

October 17, 2017 I have been attending APICS 2017 in San Antonio, and there is LOT of talk about the digital transformation of the end-to-end supply chain.  I listened to executives from J&J, Cisco, Microsoft, Whole Foods, Caterpillar, and innovative high-tech, rapidly growing companies, and the consensus is to [...]

Are You Reshoring?

Many U.S. companies active in China have moved some operations out of the country – 38% relocated to North America.My APICS Inland Empire Chapter hosted a program on "Changing Trade Policies and its Effect on Reshoring" with Michele Nash-Hoff, author of "Rebuild Manufacturing - the key to American Prosperity".  [...]

What are the Best Referrals You’ve Received?

Provisors members sharing their best referral stories I lead a group of trusted advisors for ProVisors in the Inland Empire, and we celebrated our five year anniversary in September. It was a fun celebration and interesting to see how many long-term members we have, who have gained significant benefit [...]

LMA Consulting Announces 2017 Advocate Award

Originally published on Expertclick on August 30, 2017 CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA – August 30, 2017 –   Supply chain professional and manager, Parizad Sethna, has been awarded the LMA Consulting 2017 Advocate Award.  LMA Consulting Group, a well-known leader in Supply Chain innovation and transformation recognizes that collegial collaboration is key [...]

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