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 [...]
Published in Wall Street Journal on May 11, 2020 "The most successful reengineering projects involve progressive IT leaders who partner with business units" comments Lisa Anderson, a Claremont-based manufacturing and supply-chain expert and president of LMA Consulting Group Inc. Click here to read more.
Early in the year is an appropriate time to perform a systems audit. Most clients could benefit from this at any time of the year as we often discover some significant gaps. A subset of the questions we look into further include: Do you have clarity of your current [...]
November 23, 2017 My colleague and I led a Kaizen workshop on metrics last week with a process manufacturing client. It is always interesting to brainstorm which metrics are the most relevant in tracking a company's success. They are NOT always the same. Companies are in different industries; they [...]
When faced with double digit growth, many businesses are stunted because they haven’t prepared their supply chain for growth. Recently, we worked with a large, complex organization to provide an external assessment of the supply chain organization and how well it was prepared to support scalable growth. It reminded [...]
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 [...]