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40 Top B2B Influencers to Know

Published in Arketi Group on Sept. 17, 2020 Lisa Anderson, MBA,CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting, was named one of the top B2B Supply Chain Influencers and recognized as one of the top 1% of consultants worldwide. Click here to read more.

2020-11-05T16:11:01+00:00September 17, 2020|Categories: In The News, Technology|Tags: , , , , |

Coronavirus and Impacts in the Supply Chain

February 17, 2020 I was talking with a Los Angeles Times reporter about the coronavirus a few days ago, and it spurred several thoughts about down-the-line impacts beyond the obvious. According to the Epoch Times, the coronavirus impacts will hit within the next few months. This makes perfect [...]

The Often Overlooked Value of Reverse Logistics

While at the Association for Supply Chain Management International Conference, I attended a session related to reverse logistics that contained several ideas for how to achieve significant savings and customer value through reverse logistics. However, I thought it was even more compelling to hear the examples of a friend [...]

We All Are Salespeople

April 17, 2019 Do you think of yourself as a salesperson? For most of us, the answer is probably 'no'; however, every successful executive, manager, professional and person is a salesperson.   Last week, I participated in a consulting conference, and our Society for the Advancement of Consulting ambassadors (pictured [...]

The Sheer Relevance & Impact of Transportation (A Billion Here, a Billion There)

October 29, 2018 Recently, I attended Mobility 21, the Southern California transportation coalition, and it reminded me of the sheer relevance of transportation.  No manufacturer can operate without transportation; distributors are out of business without trucks dropping off and picking up, healthcare would stop functioning and our frequent Amazon [...]

Are You Reshoring?

Many U.S. companies active in China have moved some operations out of the country – 38% relocated to North America.My APICS Inland Empire Chapter hosted a program on "Changing Trade Policies and its Effect on Reshoring" with Michele Nash-Hoff, author of "Rebuild Manufacturing - the key to American Prosperity".  [...]

The Importance of Logistics & the APICS-IE Symposium

April 24, 2017 I attended the Southern California Logistics & Supply Chain Summit last week, hosted by the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, UPS and the Drucker School.  It was certainly interesting to hear about the latest trends in logistics as it is such a crucial industry in Southern California [...]

Strategic Pricing

October 27, 2016 I've been working with a new client recently on digging into costs; however, we aren't taking the traditional cost cutting approach.  Of course, the more efficient and less costs required to run a manufacturing operation, the better, assuming customer service, cash and other metrics remain intact. [...]

What MacGyver & the Fess Parker Have in Common

September 8, 2016 With the reboot of MacGyver starting this fall, it reminds me of one of the strategies behind my success - leverage already-existing assets to deliver results.  Coincidently, over Labor Day weekend, I went to Santa Barbara and stayed at the Fess Parker resort by Doubletree.  Of [...]

Results Follow People

Results follow people who put together strategies and successfully implement them. Great tools help, but people are critical to improving your bottom line. Results don’t occur with the latest fads – even with good fads such as lean manufacturing or SIOP (sales, inventory and operations planning) programs. Results don’t [...]

2020-09-25T22:54:34+00:00June 30, 2016|Categories: Talent|Tags: , , , , , , , , |
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