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Flexibility

UPS Wins USPS Business with Regional Approach

According to UPS's CEO, UPS’ network flexibility gave it an edge over FedEx in landing a deal with the U.S. Postal Service. Instead of following a hub-and-spoke model to service the USPS, UPS can use its regional gateways to support the local and regional requirements of the USPS customers.

Forecasting in Flux: Importance of Supply Chain Flexibility

Lisa Anderson of LMA Consulting Group was quoted in a Harvard Business Review report about supply chain volatility and uncertainty that are part of the new normal.

WTSP: Our Changing Climate: Earth Day Special

Lisa Anderson, Supply Chain Expert and President of LMA Consulting Group discusses the solution to make the supply chain more flexible.

The Critical Importance of Leadership

Are you paying attention to your leaders? You better! There is vast disruption. People are getting frustrated and tired of the coronavirus. Employees are anxious about the election and unrest. There are issues around the globe. Our best clients are on top of what's going on with their people [...]

The Skills Gap Emerges as #1 at Prominent Supply Chain Conference

At the Southern California Supply Chain and Logistics Summit conference, there were several keynote speakers from industry icons such as Amazon, UPS, Union Pacific and more.  One might expect quite a lot of interesting insights into the latest supply chain trends yet the most common theme among the presentations tied back to the skills gap.

Close Out the Year with Project Success

Published in "Project Times" website, December, 2015 Click here for original article. As the year winds down, it is your best opportunity to leverage projects to close the year out with success. Many companies trail off after Thanksgiving and get back to focusing on projects in mid-January. Thus, it [...]

7 Hot ERP Systems Trends

Stay on top of hot ERP system trends to stay ahead of the competition. Those who make a concerted effort to identify and leverage emerging trends outperform their counterparts. As I want to make sure my clients are at the forefront of this path, I pay attention to emerging [...]

Project Requirements Documents – Why Bother?

Published in "Project Times" website, June, 2011 Click here for original article. In today’s new “normal” business environment characterized by lackluster sales and strained liquidity with elevated customer expectations, there is no room for project failure.  Companies need every dollar of increased sales or reduced costs in order to [...]

How to Cultivate a Culture of Innovation

Pinpointing success is about re-packaging—literally and figuratively—by connecting the dots in a new way and seeing trends and hidden profit opportunities. Published in "The Business Edge" website, November, 2011 There has never been a better time to cultivate an environment of innovation! We are in what has been referred [...]

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