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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:

When Will Supply Chains Catch Up?

I was excited to be featured on "Just the News" (a few minutes into the segment) earlier this week talking about what is going on with supply chain disruptions and when we will catch up. I also facilitated a panel of global supply chain experts on supply chain, material and logistics disruptions.

Discussing Supply Chain Disruptions with NBC-affiliated KSHB-TV

Supply chain disruptions have been creating news since the pandemic started, and it is definitely not slowing down. Watch my interview by KSHB-TV in Kansas City on "'Spiraled cut of control': Why the pandemic is still impacting supply chains' and send us your stories. [...]

Are Americans Willing to Pay More for Products Made in the U.S.A.?

According to a survey by FTI Consulting, 78% of survey respondents said they'd be willing to pay more for the products if the company that made them moved production out of China. Certainly, it depends on how much more, but we've seen a transition in the commentary of the value of reshoring. [...]

NBC 2 WGRZ: Ever Given’ ship stuck in the Suez Canal cost the economy $400M an hour

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc. discusses the economical impact the stuck cargo ship had on the global economy. Fully Story

Washington Post: Why a ship stuck in Egypt threatens the economy in the United States

"A manufacturer can’t produce" if it’s waiting on essential material. Now we have all these people who are at the factory not doing anything" commented Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc. Full Story

2021-05-18T19:57:52+00:00March 26, 2021|Categories: Financial, Manufacturing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Being Quoted in the Washington Post About the Suez Canal

I am thrilled to be quoted in the Washington Post in an article "Why a ship stuck in Egypt threatens the economy in the United States". The hot news of the week is that a container ship got stuck in the Suez Canal and has created a pileup of ships waiting to pass through the canal [...]

Will E-Commerce & Logistics Surge Taper Off?

E-commerce is on fire and has sped forward 10 years within the last year. There are no signs of it slowing down. In fact, it appears that consumers have changed buying patterns and aren't going back. Similarly, B2B has seen an increase in drop shipments, and it continues to [...]

2021-02-23T17:56:22+00:00February 22, 2021|Categories: e-Commerce, Logistics|Tags: , , , , |

APICS: ASCM Inland Empire(APICS)- Emerging w/ Supply Chain Strength Webinar Series: Inland Empire Update

Lisa Anderson interviews Paul Granillo, President & CEO of the Inland Empire Economic Partnership.  Listen as they talk about building a stronger economy.
2021-05-26T19:10:09+00:00February 19, 2021|Categories: Financial, In The News, Leadership, Supply Chain, Talent, Videos, Webinars|Tags: , , |

The Massive Congestion at the SoCal Ports & Implications

There is massive congestion at the L.A. and Long Beach ports. The latest figures from the Journal of Commerce shows 63 container ships in the harbor (34 awaiting berths and 29 at the berths). Terminals are full and dwell times have doubled. The situation isn't good, and manufacturers, distributors [...]

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