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Give Thanks

Although we should always think about giving thanks, it certainly comes to mind more over Thanksgiving week. I would like to thank the LMA team, clients, family, and friends for not only a wonderful year, but also for propping me up when I need it, asking the hard questions, providing support, and much more. It takes a village!

The State of Affairs in Package Shipping

To prepare for a segment on Bloomberg to talk about the state of logistics that will air with their interview of Deutsche Post DHL Group CFO Melanie Kreis (which will air on Chief Future Officer on Oct 5th), I did a deep dive on package shipping and related logistics systems.

Supply Chain Disruptions Continue at a Breakneck Pace

Supply chain disruptions continue at a break-neck pace.

The Big Shift: Nearshoring Trends In Medtech Manufacturing | Medical Product Outsourcing

MPO Magazine: The Big Shift: Nearshoring Trends in Medtech Manufacturing "Medical device companies are on the move," said Lisa Anderson, president of LMA Consulting Group, a Claremont, Calif.-based consulting firm that specializes in manufacturing strategy and end-to-end supply chain transformation."For example, Costa Rica continues to gain significant nearshoring opportunities".

Manufacturers are Remaining Positive Amidst Chaos

According to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), 82% of manufacturers remain at least somewhat positive about their company's outlook. This statistic is especially interesting since 59% thought continued inflation would make a recession more likely in the next 12 months. Perhaps manufacturing should be even more positive as [...]

Proactively Addressing Global Events to Grow Market Share & Ensure Seamless Customer Service Using S&OP

Because we have gone global and live in an interconnected world, events around the world disrupt the global supply chain and impact local customers. Whether its the shutdowns in Shanghai due to the pandemic, the Russia-Ukraine war, concerns about port delays due to the upcoming union negotiations at the [...]

Disruptions, War, Inflation. 83% Reshoring/ Nearshoring

According to Thomas, 83% of manufacturers are likely or extremely likely to reshore vs. 54% in 2020. What an increase! Apparently, companies have figured out that there is significant risk in the extended supply chain. Companies have experienced extended lead times, shortages, and significant disruption. The ones that want [...]

Prescient Strategy & Manufacturing Resilience Using SIOP (S&OP)

To thrive post COVID, manufacturing resilience will be cornerstone. Customers expect personalization, customization, and rapid deliveries without disruption, and they will change suppliers, substitute products and do whatever is required to satisfy their customers or get what's needed. For example, although the preference is for online purchasing, consumers will return to stores to ensure quick, reliable supply of critical items.

Sayers: CURIO Virtual Tech Summit

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., talks about the current state of the supply chain, impact for 2022 and what executives should expect and how to prepare for success in 2022.

Manufacturing Resurgence

There will a resounding resurgence of manufacturing near-term. According to a new report from The Reshoring Initiative®, reshoring broke records in 2020 and exceeded foreign direct investment (FDI) for the first time since 2013. Not only did it beat FDI, but it beat it by nearly 100%! Also, according to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) [...]
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