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Future Proofing

The Future of Technology

Technology is a tricky topic. On one hand, almost everyone has put technology and ERP implementations on hold due to concerns about COVID impacts and to conserve cash. On the other hand, it is the best time to gain employees' attention and focus to upgrade technology to scale the business, create a superior customer experience and deliver bottom line results.

Future-Proofing Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Being Featured on Bloomberg & the Rise of Reshoring

Of course, it was very exciting to be featured on Bloomberg's 'What'd You Miss?' show! It speaks to the rising popularity of reshoring that Bloomberg is searching for supply chain experts to talk about reshoring and whether it makes sense. One Tip to Implement This Week: As I said [...]

CIEDEC Q2 Meeting: Future-Proofing Manufacturing Post COVID-19

Published on May 27, 2020 Keynote presentation by Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc.

Immediate Strategy to Thrive in Supply Chain During the Pandemic

Do you want to be Amazon or Sears? Sears used to be the Amazon of its time, but they failed to change with the times. There is little life left in this former powerhouse of retail. On the other hand, Amazon continues to evolve and is clearly doing quite [...]

Press Release – Manufacturing Expert, Lisa Anderson, Releases eBook Future-Proofing Manufacturing and the Supply Chain Post COVID-19

The importance of the supply chain came into focus as shelter-in-place orders and the COVID-19 epidemic shifted the demand and supply for newly deemed essential items. "Manufacturers have long understood the intricacies of the supply chain. What has recently emerged is the key role that the supply chain plays [...]

Think Twice About Your Manufacturing Supply Chain

My recent episode from my new video series related to “What’s Happening?” in manufacturing and supply chain addresses reevaluating production outside of the U.S. There has been a lot of activity lately impacting sourcing decisions. Just consider the new phase 1 trade deal with China, offset by a very [...]

Coronavirus and Impacts in the Supply Chain

February 17, 2020 I was talking with a Los Angeles Times reporter about the coronavirus a few days ago, and it spurred several thoughts about down-the-line impacts beyond the obvious. According to the Epoch Times, the coronavirus impacts will hit within the next few months. This makes perfect [...]

Are You Waiting Too Long to Future-Proof?

January 24, 2020 Although most economists do not see an immediate recession, there are plenty of concerning signs along with global volatility. Unfortunately, concern alone can create a recession unrelated to underlying factors. Meaning, we could have terrific fundamentals and [...]

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Future-Proofing Your Customers

In thinking about future-proofing your people, it makes sense to start with your customers. Have you thought about future-proofing your customers? The statistics are staggering. According to Outbound Engine, acquiring a new customer can cost five times more than retaining an existing customer. We wouldn't be surprised if the [...]

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