There is massive congestion at the L.A. and Long Beach ports. The latest figures from the Journal of Commerce shows 63 container ships in the harbor (34 awaiting berths and 29 at the berths). Terminals are full and dwell times have doubled. The situation isn't good, and manufacturers, distributors [...]
Although much is in doubt as we go into 2021, there is one area that is certain. Manufacturing, supply chain and technology will be prominent, essential and progressive. According to Bloomberg, an Institute for Supply Management gauge of factory activity unexpectedly increased to 60.7 from 57.5. To support vaccine [...]
Published in Supply Chain Brain on Aug. 24, 2020 Lisa Anderson, founder and president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., offers advice on how supply-chain managers can function efficiently in a time of deep uncertainty – and why it's vital to achieve visibility of both customers and suppliers. Click here [...]
Manufacturing Expert, Lisa Anderson, Notes Workforce Talent and Suppliers are Critical to Stabilizing the Supply Chain
Originally published on ExpertClick on August 24, 2020 CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA – August 24, 2020 – Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., tells companies to recognize workforce talents and take time to partner with the right suppliers. LMA Consulting Group [...]
Published in San Fernando Valley Business Journal on Aug. 17, 2020 “When it comes to customers, it is all about understanding the demand of the customers’ customers” said Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc. Click here to read more.
COVID has disrupted every business. Some are growing far faster than supply can keep up while others have dropped like a rocket. Still others have almost identical dollar volume yet double the number of orders at half the order size, creating significant disruption in warehousing, shipping and transportation. [...]
After receiving a call from a CBS affiliate asking about what's going on in the food industry, we thought it would make for an interesting deep dive. In addition, we have been working with companies from farm to table and from machinery equipment to logistics/ food service distribution and [...]
June 13, 2020 It is a very exciting time for those of us passionate about manufacturing and supply chain. Undoubtedly, we have never worked harder proactively managing the unprecedented demand and supply volatility, and so appreciate your supply chain resources. I am hearing that they are taking off for [...]
Published in Birmingham News on May 07, 2020 Lisa Anderson, Supply Chain Expert and Consultant, President of LMA Consulting Group, initially said she expected to see the plastic bottles on shelves in about a month before reconsidering. Click here to read more.