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Leveraging Key Metrics to Increase Efficiencies and Resiliency

Published in Arabela on Oct 20, 2020 Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc. in Claremont, California has been invited to discuss how to leverage technology and key metrics and analytics to help measure and improve your warehouse performance. Click [...]

2020-11-21T01:07:22+00:00October 20, 2020|Categories: e-Commerce, In The News, Logistics, Supply Chain|Tags: , |

Future-proofing Your Supply Chain

Disruptions abound in supply chain circles. Just consider any of the following recent events: the tariff war, global unrest, the Coronavirus, natural disasters such as the volcano in the Philippines, the Hong Kong protests and more. We have never had a client that could claim that 100% of the [...]

Kaizens & the Importance of Metrics

November 23, 2017 My colleague and I led a Kaizen workshop on metrics last week with a process manufacturing client.  It is always interesting to brainstorm which metrics are the most relevant in tracking a company's success.  They are NOT always the same.  Companies are in different industries; they [...]

Maybe Our Old System is Just Fine

We cannot tell you how many clients call thinking they need a new system to support their business when it isn't true!  Certainly there is a time to upgrade to a new system - when you've outgrown your old one (often-times QuickBooks with add-on's like Fishbowl), your old system [...]

Getting Out of the Weeds to See the Forest

August 2, 2017 Lately, I've been working with several clients who are interested in "getting out of the weeds" so that they can see the forest.  In a few cases the last few weeks, we have talked about strategy and reviewed key information about customers, demand, supply and financials. [...]

Gain a Strategic Focus on Quality IF Customers are Important

Understand what your customers consider to be good quality before investing in unnecessary costs.Even the founder of lean principles, Toyota, can falter on quality; thus, anyone can lose their edge – yet it is cornerstone to business success. People and companies have more choices than ever before. If you [...]

Best Practices in Project Teamwork

Since projects lift bottom-line business results, companies depend on these initiatives for growth and profits. Cultivating a strong project team and handing them a clear goal are keys to success. Published in "Project Times" website, October 11, 2016 Click here for original article. Projects are the cornerstone to achieving [...]

What Is Your Company Culture?

Being able to define your culture in your workplace is the starting point to being able to make positive changes to the beliefs that govern behavior.There is quite a bit of talk on culture in organizations; however, if you were asked to define your culture, could you? I think [...]

2020-09-28T19:34:07+00:00March 1, 2016|Categories: Strategy|Tags: , , , , |

Strategies to Keep Your project On-Track of Manufacturers and Distributors

The most successful projects are well-managed and kept on track. A strong plan and focus-oriented strategies will keep the team motivated and on task. Published in "Project Times" website, August 21, 2015 Click here for original article. As easy as it seems to keep a well-planned project on-track, it [...]

2020-10-19T16:43:15+00:00January 27, 2016|Categories: In The News, Process|Tags: , , , , , , |

10 Ways to Stay Focused on the Critical Path

Maintaining focus on projects in the midst of business volatility is challenging, but preparing a road map with team strategies to concentrate on the critical path will ensure success. Published in "Project Times" website, October 23, 2015 Click here for original article. Remaining focused on any one strategy, project [...]

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