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Sustainable Manufacturing = Uncommon Common Sense

Manufacturers should work to reduce materials, energy consumption, and inefficiencies to improve their carbon footprint and achieve the triple bottom line.

Strategies for Gaining Packaging Efficiencies in Your Supply Chain

Since packaging is typically 10-40% of the retail price of products, there is no doubt it adds up to a relevant factor in product cost and waste.

Win-Win Focus on the Customer and Costs

As companies are searching for ways to successfully navigate these turbulent times, the best ones are achieving a win-win focus on the customer and costs. Since the pandemic, there has been a heightened awareness of the customer experience as companies struggled with supply chain disruptions, delays, shortages, and the lack of resources.

Better Utilize Your ERP System (3 Strategies for CEOs)

Executives are struggling to keep up with inflationary raw material prices, elevated customer requirements, margin pressures, and the lack of people to fulfill key roles. Thus, they are looking to their ERP system and related supply chain technologies for answers.

Lisa Anderson, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Expert Sees SIOP Process Critical to Tumultuous Times

CLAREMONT, Calif., March 21, 2023 /ExpertClick/ -- Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, known as the Strongest Link in Your Supply Chain® and President of LMA Consulting Group Inc., predicts that establishing processes is critical to strengthening the supply chain during tumultuous times. LMA Consulting Group [...]

2024-01-16T22:08:40-08:00March 21, 2023|Categories: Press Releases, SIOP - S&OP, SIOP Planning & Execution|Tags: , , , |

How Packaging Can Contribute to the Triple Bottom Line

With the increase in interest in the three P’s of the triple bottom line (people, planet, and profit), packaging rises to the forefront. It is controllable, and there are several options for how packaging can contribute to the triple bottom line.

ERP & Related Technology to Manage High Complexity with High OTIF Levels

If there is one thing in common with every client (big or small) in the current business environment which is characterized by significant volatility and uncertainty, it is the increased level of complexity of supply chains. As the old saying goes, you are only as strong as your weakest [...]

Manufacturing and Distribution Expert, Lisa Anderson, Confirms Inventory, Cost and Logistics Pressures in Supply Chain

Supply chain resiliency requires acute attention to inventory and cost pressures for manufacturers and distributors.
2023-11-19T18:41:33-08:00August 10, 2019|Categories: Press Releases, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , |

The Resilient Supply Chain: Does Supplier Negotiation Work?

Insights into the role of supplier negotiation in strengthening supply chain resilience and business partnerships.
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