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Is Your ERP System Scalable?

Since we happen to be working on 3 or 4 ERP system projects concurrently, the topic of ERP is top of mind. Let’s start by saying upfront that we turn down ERP selection project requests. Not everyone needs a new system. Perhaps a process upgrade and better utilization of [...]

Have You Heard Horror Stories about ERP?

Since we are known in ERP circles, it is a topic that comes up in conversation frequently.  Recently, at an Executive Forums meeting, one member talked about a situation he knew about where the company lost half its sales after a failed ERP implementation, and they ended up reverting [...]

The Value of Implementation

Successful project implementation requires leadership and hard work to pick up the pieces when something goes wrong – because something always will.Strategy and plans do not fail in formulation; they fail in implementation. Time and time again, my clients prove this statement. Although I am an expert in helping [...]

Is On-the-job Training Enough?

On-the-job training is rarely enough! In a survey conducted by my firm, LMA Consulting Group Inc. in conjunction with the APICS-Inland Empire chapter, it was found that on-the-job training is the most frequent methodology used to train workers yet 87% of manufacturers and distributors surveyed are experiencing a skills gap.  What [...]

Execution: The Difference Between Profit & Loss

Lately, I've been thinking about trends among my consulting clients and how my value has most helped in driving bottom line results. Undoubtedly, it boils down to execution. Those clients who are able to execute strategies and plans are those who are the most successful – grow the business [...]

2020-10-07T23:51:36+00:00April 25, 2013|Categories: Manufacturing, Strategy, Supply Chain|Tags: , |
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