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Re-shoring/ Near-shoring & My Interview on Bloomberg TV

One of the strategies to better plan for the future so you aren't caught up in what appears to be a never-ending supply chain debacle is to reevaluate your manufacturing and supply chain footprint. Should you re-shore? Near-shore? Partner with suppliers in the region?

Clients Using SIOP Pulling Ahead of the Competition: SIOP Case Study

In working with clients across multiple industries including industrial equipment, food and beverage, building and construction products and healthcare products, there is no doubt that clients using a SIOP (sales, inventory and operations planning) and integrated business planning process are pulling away from the competition.

Supply Challenges Will Extend into 2022 & Beyond

According to Industry Week, Toyota has cut production by 40% due to supply challenges. In addition to the semiconductor chips, COVID is raging in Southeast Asia, causing further supply chain challenges. The bottom line is that there are widespread supply chain challenges!

Logistics Capacity Constraints Abound. What to Do?

I recently met with the Inland Empire Economic Partnership's logistics council to discuss the state of logistics, and it was a compelling and concerning conversation with the thought leaders in that space. Here are a few facts to ponder [...]

Sales Forecasts are Rising Fast. Do You Have Capacity?

Clients are growing quickly. No matter the industry and company size, clients and colleagues are seeing growth. The only question is how quickly and whether they can keep up. Capacity constraints are popping up everywhere. On the logistics front, Southern California has no available space; the ports are backlogged, prices are rising [...]

IAAPA New Hub: Coping with Supply Chain Challenges

Lisa Anderson, a consultant for supply chain operations worldwide with LMA Consulting Group, says at the start of the pandemic every industry felt the crunch.

SIOP: The Key to Scaling Successfully

According to an informal survey of manufacturers, distributors and healthcare executives, the #1 issue that is top of mind is how to scale successfully. Our clients are growing. For example, those in the building and construction products industry are experiencing significant growth fueled by the pandemic; those in e-commerce [...]

ACHR News: Distributors Must Embrace Change to Keep, Add HVAC Contractors

"The biggest change has been a shift to ecommerce", said Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc. Full Story

SelectHub: Manufacturing Trends: Leveraging Software and Tech to Maintain a Competitive Edge For 2021

"Executives realize they need to proactively manage customer service, inventory and their end-to-end supply chain. In order to consider the full picture and related options, business intelligence software is vital, and the AI component to add predictability into the mix is quickly becoming a ‘must have,'" said Lisa Anderson, [...]

2021-05-18T18:54:16+00:00February 2, 2021|Categories: In The News, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Talent, Technology|Tags: , , , , |

What Should We Be Thinking About Supply Chain?

If it isn't already, your end-to-end supply chain must be part of your strategy discussions. I was recently featured at SAP's SAPPHIRE NOW Coverge global conference on supply chain since it is such a timely topic.  Interest has been heightened as supply chain challenges intensify throughout the world.  Minimally, we should [...]

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