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What is Your Demand Plan? Sales Strategies for Success

Sales strategies and customer programs are pivotal to developing a demand plan in support of sales revenue growth goals. SIOP (Sales Inventory Operations Planning) will translate these sales forecasts into operations and supply plans for review with cross-functional teams to ensure the sales plans are fulfilled successfully and efficiently.

The Power of SIOP / S&OP in Fueling Profitable Growth

In the last month, clients have been proving the critical importance of SIOP (Sales Inventory Operations Planning), also known as S&OP or IBP (Integrated Business Planning) time and again.

Lisa Anderson, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Expert Sees Growth Opportunities for Manufacturers Willing to Take Risks

Lisa Anderson predicts that the next few years will separate the market leaders from all others. LMA Consulting Group works with manufacturers and distributors on strategy and end-to-end supply chain transformation to maximize the customer experience and enable profitable, scalable, dramatic business growth.
2023-09-29T17:49:31-07:00June 29, 2023|Categories: Manufacturing, Press Releases|Tags: , , |

Supply Chain: Innovate to Thrive in the Next Decade

Originally posted in ASI - Adhesives & Sealants Industry - June, 2023 Innovation allows companies to achieve higher levels of growth, profitability, employee engagement, and success. According to the Global Innovation Index (GII), Switzerland ranks first in the world with the US edging out Sweden for the second position. [...]

Manufacturing Opportunities in e-Commerce

Originally published in Brushware, March-April, 2023 According to Insider Intelligence, the US B2B e-commerce sales will be over $2 trillion by 2024. Digital Commerce 360 said that manufacturers’ B2B e-commerce sales have been growing at an annual rate of 16% since 2016 which is almost 1.5 times faster than [...]

SIOP (Sales Inventory Operations Planning) Book Published

I am thrilled to announce that I have published a book on SIOP (Sales Inventory Operations Planning), also known as S&OP and IBP (Integrated Business Planning). Why is SIOP VITAL to Success? I think our introduction says it well, and so I'm going to give you a preview. As [...]

Upgrade CRM Processes & Software to Ensure a Superior Customer Experience

During times of volatility it is of paramount importance to stay in tune with your customers. Otherwise, you could set and execute strategies that are a waste of limited time, money, and resources as conditions evolve. We are seeing a great reset occur. Baby boomer owners of closely-held companies are selling.

SAC: Profitable Growth Is Still Possible in Inflationary Times

"Our most successful clients are not hiding under a rock and maintaining status quo during these inflationary times," points out Lisa Anderson, president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. and manufacturing expert known for creating supply chain resiliency."

Navigating Current Global Business Challenges with SIOP & Demand Volatility

Lisa Anderson was interviewed by Lucie Newcomb for the podcast series “Staying Global While Staying Home”. They addressed the topic of the state of the global supply chain and strategies to successfully navigate with Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP / SIOP) with an emphasis on getting a handle on demand volatility. [...]

5P Accelerator Process to Fast-Track Growth & Profits During Business Volatility

Our most successful clients are constantly thinking about how to thrive in ever-changing, volatile conditions.  They cannot afford to wait to see what is working for their competitors and then go "all in". Instead, only those who are resilient, innovative, and thinking five steps ahead will thrive in the next decade. 
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