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Medtech’s Supply Chain: Global Risks Driving Regional Manufacturing

COVID-19 may no longer be a significant public health threat, but the global supply chain remains chock full of risk. The threats are seemingly everywhere these days: The Israel-Hamas war, which is sabotaging trade routes in the Red Sea; extreme drought, which is curtailing shipping in the Panama Canal, and China’s military aggression, which is threatening lawful commerce in the South China Sea.

BBC: Why firms are bringing their manufacturing back home

Lisa Anderson, a supply chain expert and president of California-based LMA Consulting Group, says that the Chips Act "has spurred on certainly quite a bit of investment" in the US electric car sector. And Mexico is also booming through 'friend shoring'. ### Why firms are bringing their manufacturing back home [...]

Regional Manufacturing in the Medical Supply Chain

The supply chain has calmed down since the height of the pandemic; however, smart manufacturers are thinking ahead to changing conditions. Geopolitical risks are at an all-time high.

Manufacturing Matters – Unraveling the Supply Chain with Lisa Anderson

There’s no such thing as normal, even though supply chains have COVID-19 in the rearview mirror. While suppliers may be more consistent, customer expectations have changed. Listen to this on-demand webinar, presented by Lisa Anderson, founder and president of LMA Consulting Group - to learn the latest about supply chains as we head into 2024.

Supply Chain Optimization Remains a Priority as the Panama Canal Worsens

40% of the goods movement from Northeast Asia to the U.S. East Coast go through the Panama Canal, and so the Panama Canal issues are driving shortages, late deliveries, and re-routing of goods.

Supply Chain Resilience Has Risen to the Top with the White House Council

The White House has launched a cabinet-level supply chain council as the criticality of the topic rises to the top.

Local Sourcing Has Big Benefits for Business

Lisa Anderson was quoted in an article on the American Express website discussing why local sourcing can help benefit your business in a big way!

The Global Supply Chain Life After Globalization

Companies went global for the past few decades with a gusto to save labor costs. The pandemic jolted many Executives eyes open to the risks in the global supply chain. Suddenly, companies were reevaluating their global footprint with an eye to cost, risk (supply chain, geopolitical, etc.), customer performance, etc.

Israel-Hamas War & Impacts on the Supply Chain

Israel was attacked by Hamas, and the world has another war in another region of the world. Since the global supply chain is interconnected, in addition to the devastation in the region, supply chain impacts will emerge.

Supply Chains are on the Move

Global supply chains are on the move. Executives have been hit with the harsh reality that the risk (supply chain, geopolitical, cyber, IP, etc.) is far higher than they realized when they outsourced with an eye to cost.
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