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Applying Lessons Learned from Supply Chain Chaos to Thrive in 2022

Manufacturers and distributors struggled mightily with supply chain disruptions and escalating prices in 2021. The significant risks of the global supply chain were not only exposed but aggravated as clients experienced extended lead times, stock-outs, and increased levels of demand and supply volatility. Clients are increasingly wary of their [...]

What is S&OP?

“S&OP” stands for Sales and Operations Planning. Depending on the industry or organization, you may also hear it referred to as “SIOP” or Sales, Inventory, Operations Planning (SIOP). Sometimes, it is even referred to as “IBP” or Integrated Business Planning. Typically, they mean the same thing.

Do You Have Suppliers or Partners?

As originally published in ASI Adhesives & Sealants Industry on March 11, 2022 Partners are always prioritized over transactional suppliers during times of allocation and disruption. Supply chain disruptions were up 88% in 2021, according to Resilinc, a leading supply chain risk monitoring and mapping solution. Lifesciences and healthcare [...]

The Value of Reconnecting: Should We Jump All In With In-Person?

During the pandemic, we were all stuck in our houses. As the majority of people have been vaccinated, people are on vacation. Every client has at least one if not multiple people on vacation. In addition, in-person events are starting to ramp back up. There is a value in [...]

SAC: Strategic Supply chain Comes of Age Post-Pandemic

"Taking a strategic view of how to grow the business in a profitable and scalable way, while navigating changing customer conditions, dictates a new level of respect for the strategic supply chain in the boardroom" comments Lisa Anderson, president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. and co-executive director [...]

2021-05-18T18:59:59+00:00March 1, 2021|Categories: In The News, Strategy, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , |

Why Does the Strategic Supply Chain Matter?

Why does the strategic supply chain matter? This is the topic of a recent collaboration with a global group of top supply chain consultants. We wrote an eBook available for free download (and will be available for purchase on Amazon), "Thriving in the New Business Environment: Why The Strategic [...]

2021-12-21T22:38:18+00:00December 1, 2020|Categories: Customer Experience, Strategy, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , |

Quoted in Courthouse News Service About the Success of a Supermarket During Coronavirus

I talked with the Courthouse News Service about the supply chain impacts retailers are experiencing with the coronavirus pandemic, and was quoted in their article “Texas Grocery Store Chain Does a Bang-Up Job Against Coronavirus”. It is an uplifting story about a supermarket that is navigating this crisis successfully, [...]

Collaboration is NO LONGER a Fluffy Topic

I facilitated an executive panel discussion on “Collaboration for Advanced Manufacturing & Supply Chain Success” with diverse viewpoints from transportation (Ontario airport), manufacturing (AMETEK Ameron), technology for manufacturing and logistics from the global leader in GIS (ESRI), and innovation, incubator and accelerator gurus.  It was a fascinating discussion on [...]

2020-09-23T22:57:28+00:00February 16, 2020|Categories: Inner Circle|Tags: , , , , , , |

Manufacturing Expert, Lisa Anderson, Advises Future-Proofing the Supply Chain

Originally published on PR Newswire on November 25, 2019 CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA – November 25, 2019 –  Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert,  Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., is working with clients on Future-Proofing their manufacturing operations and supply chains.   LMA Consulting Group works with [...]

Food & Beverage and Future Proofing Your Business

October 18, 2019 As I have been thinking about the food and beverage industry (and process manufacturing) and future proofing your business, I see several examples of proactive clients and colleagues future proofing their business. As this is my latest, hot-off-the-press LMA-i, LMA Intelligence topic, I thought we'd explore a [...]

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