909.630.3943

labor shortages

Impact of Russia/Ukraine War on Global Supply Chain

In this episode of Supply Chain Chats, Lisa Anderson talks about impacts on the global supply chain from the Russia-Ukraine war and the infant formula crisis. She discusses a client challenge related to the availability and pricing of nickel stemming from the Russia-Ukraine war and how the client proactively addressed the issue.

State of Supply Chain

The successful companies will not only strive to be the strongest link in your supply chain, but they will ensure that the weakest link doesn't send their customers to the competition. You have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to secure your position as a market leader and thrive for years to come, if you choose to take advantage of the opportunity and start to act NOW.

Supply Chain Disruptions Have Become an Excuse

The issue is if we are running hand to mouth, any disruption can create chaos. Clearly, the pandemic created chaos upfront, but it has now become an excuse. It is quite clear that the global supply chain is out of alignment and will not magically realign itself. There are [...]

Interview with Industrial Insights on How SIOP Can Address Business Volatility

Volatility started with the pandemic and has been exacerbated by weather disruptions such as the Texas storms, labor shortages throughout the world, accidents such as the ship that got stuck in the Suez canal, and wars such as the Russia-Ukraine war. The bottom line is that demand volatility is [...]

The War for Talent in the Supply Chain & Upcoming Webinar of Top Notch Global Consultants

Many circumstances have added up to create a massive war for talent. As I wrote in Brushware magazine, the skills gap is getting worse by the day. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs in August which is a record-breaking month following additional record-breaking months.

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 Chain Shortages & My Interview on FOX Live Now

It is obvious we are having significant supply chain disruptions, and I recently talked with FOX Live Now about these issues. We discussed what caused these shortages, what's going on with the labor shortages, whether it will impact the holiday season, which industries are most impacted, how long [...]

Live Fox Now: Supply Chain Challenges, Labor Shortages Impacting Americans

Listen as Lisa Anderson, supply chain consultant and president of LMA Consulting explains that the supply chain is a system of systems and what is happening and why we are off-kilter".

Top Two Issues According to Wells Fargo Customers

December 17, 2018 In listening to a Wells Fargo commercial banking executive's speech, he mentioned that the two top issues as we head into 2019 according to clients are as follows:  labor (shortages) and cyber security.   This isn't surprising, given what our clients face.  We cannot think of a [...]

Go to Top