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COVID

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 [...]

Taking Control of Customer Success Using SIOP (S&OP)

We are in a new era with more opportunity to grow than ever before. COVID is largely in the rear-view mirror, and the strong companies are getting stronger. Consumers have returned to the scene and are robust purchasers of products, homes and services. Are you ready to grow and scale? Have you taken control of your end-to-end supply chain so that you can take advantage of the opportunities?

Commercial Baking: Sounding the Alarm on Supply Chain: Q4 Shipping Crisis’ Impact on Bakery

Even with the ports open, getting the materials off the containers is still a challenge, especially as the trucking industry remains a drivers’ market. “You have to send the trucks to the appropriate terminals,” comments Lisa Anderson, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc.

Supply Challenges Will Extend into 2022 & Beyond

According to Industry Week, Toyota has cut production by 40% due to supply challenges. In addition to the semiconductor chips, COVID is raging in Southeast Asia, causing further supply chain challenges. The bottom line is that there are widespread supply chain challenges!

Collaborative Partnerships & Creating Resiliency

As we see which companies emerge stronger from COVID, it is becoming apparent that those with a resilient supply chain and strong supply chain partnerships thrive while the rest are coming out in a weakened state. Of course, the situation has not stayed the same - those constantly changing [...]

Virtual Meeting Checklist for Success

How many Zoom meetings have you attended this week? Since COVID, we probably lead or attend 35-45 virtual meetings a week. Whew! It seems we better figure this out and develop strategies for success. What About a Virtual Conference? Now take that to the next level with a virtual [...]

2021-12-21T22:40:14+00:00December 1, 2020|Categories: ERP & Related Technologies, Strategy, Talent|Tags: , , , , |

Thriving Post COVID with Technology Advancements

Clients on the fast-track with technology advancements are surpassing the competition during COVID and are likely to speed by them post COVID. This is the topic of a special report I contributed to that was published by Compass magazine "Agility in a crisis: Manufacturers equipped with virtual-experience technologies stepped [...]

e-Commerce has Exploded

There is no doubt that one of the ONLY things in common across all clients and industries is that e-commerce has exploded. One client was prepared to take advantage of the opportunity and grew e-commerce sales almost 300% during COVID. In another example, online shopping has experienced a [...]

People are on the Move

Do You Know If Your Best People are Looking for a New Job? You better believe it! There is a trend across clients and colleagues that the best people are on the move! COVID has disrupted the landscape. Whenever multiple clients experience similar situations, we take note. There [...]

2020-09-21T20:20:48+00:00August 12, 2020|Categories: Leadership, Talent, Trends/ Future Proofing|Tags: , , , , , |
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