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Why Manufacturing Matters & Will Thrive in the Next Decade

Manufacturing promotes safety and security and mitigates risk. Controlling your supply chain and mitigating geopolitical risk can become paramount overnight as geopolitical events occur, natural disasters emerge, and supply chain challenges arise (strikes, disruptions, shortages).

This is how companies deal with the Red Sea crisis

This is how companies deal with the Red Sea crisis: planes, storage, and closest suppliers.

The Economy, Outlook & Strategies for Success

In the last month, we've participated in at least six economic forecast presentations or discussions with experts (economic, banking, investment, manufacturing). Although they each had nuances, common themes emerged. Adding our expertise into the mix, we see volatility on the horizon. 

Lisa Anderson, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Expert Addresses Increased Supply Chain Volatility Amidst Red Sea Tensions and Global Disruptions

The recent turmoil in the Red Sea, triggered by Houthi drone and missile attacks, has significantly amplified risks in global shipping, particularly affecting the Suez Canal and Red Sea routes.

Houthi attacks on ships escalate: Experts look to COVID supply chain lessons

Supply chain disruptions are nothing new for the shipping industry. The COVID-19 pandemic presented an unprecedented challenge for the industry. Lisa Anderson comments on the disruptions arising from the current Houthi attacks in the Red Sea and the implications.

Why Planning Is Impacted As Disruptions Abound

Disruptions have not stopped. China has been flying balloons over Taiwan. North Korea is threatening South Korea. Russia continues its war with Ukraine. Israel is at war with Hamas [...]

Supply Chain Volatility, Risk & Capacity Remain Critical Priorities as Highlighted by Mexico Train & Red Sea Delays

The best consulting clients are razor focused on supply chain volatility, risk and capacity. The recent events in the Red Sea highlight these critical priorities.

Supply Chain Optimization Remains a Priority as the Panama Canal Worsens

40% of the goods movement from Northeast Asia to the U.S. East Coast go through the Panama Canal, and so the Panama Canal issues are driving shortages, late deliveries, and re-routing of goods.

Lisa Anderson, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Expert Emphasizes Urgent Need for Supply Chain Optimization Amidst Ongoing Global Disruptions

Lisa Anderson emphasizes the critical necessity of prioritizing supply chain optimization as global disruptions continue. Key issues, such as the worsening conditions at the Panama Canal, have been highlighted as significant contributors to the ongoing supply chain crisis.

Top 10 Trends to Shape Cold Food Chain in 2024

Lisa Anderson was quoted in Food Logistics' Top 10 Trends to Shape Cold Food Chain in 2024 recently. With the help of some supply chain visibility, sustainable measures, more focus on people and the ability to pivot at a moment’s notice, 2024 is anyone’s and everyone’s game to succeed. [...]

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