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Students Win Global Case Competition

Published in Harvey Mudd College on Oct. 3, 2019 “The Harvey Mudd student team did a fabulous job in presenting clear and powerful recommendations to a mock board of directors at the ASCM International Student Case Competition,” says Lisa Anderson, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc and APICS Inland [...]

2020-11-14T04:22:29+00:00October 3, 2019|Categories: Education, In The News, Leadership|Tags: , , , |

A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Manufacturing, Logistics & CA to Align

June 19, 2019 Last week, I went to the California Capitol building as a part of the Inland Empire Economic Partnership's (IEEP) regional leadership academy. It was interesting to hear how the process works. I also am also representing the IEEP's logistics council as it relates to moving forward [...]

People & Robots Can Co-Exist Successfully

We held an engaging executive panel discussion at our APICS Inland Empire spring symposium on the topic, "The Talent Transformation: People or Robots? There is quite a lot of hoopla in the area of Inland Southern California as this geography is larger than all but 24 states (and soon [...]

The Talent Transformation: People or Robots?

March 19, 2019 The hot topic in manufacturing, supply chain, healthcare and other industries is the war on talent. No client believes he has enough "high-skilled" resources yet most also feel challenged in finding resources regardless of skill level.  On the other hand, there are statistics and studies showing [...]

Disruption, Innovation, Global Trends & the APICS-IE Symposium

October 25, 2018 Lately, I've attended various conferences and participated in a few events/ panels on a diverse set of topics with different groups (ranging from transportation to public policy to manufacturing and supply chain to consulting to universities/ students to women leaders).  Aside from it being a whirlwind [...]

California Steel Industries and Whether Progress Follows Passion

October 16, 2018 Recently, I went on a tour of California Steel Industries (CSI), the leading producer of steel in the western United States, and walked through the steel mill and the pipe mill.  You'll see a video of the steel manufacturing process below.  It is quite an interesting [...]

Harvey Mudd Executive Roundtable, Growth Strategies & Idea Velocity

September 27, 2018 Recently, Kash Gokli, Director of Clinic Programs and Head of the Manufacturing Practice at Harvey Mudd and I led our 13th Harvey Mudd Executive Roundtable.  We had some engaging discussions on growth strategies from multiple vantage points - small and medium size closely held businesses, [...]

2020-09-29T22:50:12+00:00September 27, 2018|Categories: I've Been Thinking|Tags: , , , , , , |

Amazon’s Deal with Party City & More Competitors

August 10, 2018 As I presented on the Amazon Effect to a specialty group of ProVisors (trusted advisors) members focused on manufacturing and distribution, Amazon was firming up a deal with Party City to offer an assortment of items. This is just the latest in a stream of [...]

Conflict & Collaboration in the Supply Chain

Have you thought about the role of conflict and collaboration in the supply chain?  When thinking of supply chain from creation to customer, there are many links and connections.  In the current supply chain model, there are connections between and among suppliers, transportation partners, manufacturers, outside processors, distributors, customers, [...]

2020-09-24T12:36:42+00:00July 18, 2018|Categories: Talent|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Press Release: Manufacturing Strategy Expert, Lisa Anderson, Predicts Innovation as Catalyst for Inland Southern California “Place to Be” for Manufacturers and Distributors

Originally published on PR Newswire on April 25, 2017 CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA – April 25, 2018 –  Supply Chain and Manufacturing Expert,  Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., sees innovation as key to the success of manufacturing.  “In order to be ahead of the curve [...]

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