According to an informal survey of manufacturers, distributors and healthcare executives, the #1 issue that is top of mind is how to scale successfully. Our clients are growing. For example, those in the building and construction products industry are experiencing significant growth fueled by the pandemic; those in e-commerce [...]
As COVID-19 drags on, we are starting to see more Zoom fatigue and frustration show in employees. We are all tired of sitting at home with limited interaction and tensions can run high. It is certainly difficult to work remotely while filling in for your children's teachers, supporting more [...]
If it isn't already, your end-to-end supply chain must be part of your strategy discussions. I was recently featured at SAP's SAPPHIRE NOW Coverge global conference on supply chain since it is such a timely topic. Interest has been heightened as supply chain challenges intensify throughout the world. Minimally, we should [...]
Published in Ontario Rotary on May 19, 2020 The Ontario Rotary Board asked Lisa Anderson to speak about the Resilient Supply Chain and how manufacturing, distribution and significant service operations could be successful in today’s Amazon-impacted environment. Click here to read more.
As Published in: Oracle/Modern Finance Early this year, the largest asset-management company in the world made a bold announcement: It would start redirecting investments away from fossil fuels because of climate change. In his annual letter to CEOs, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink stated that “climate risk is investment risk,” and that risk [...]
Published in Oracle/Modern Finance on March 10, 2020 “Even if a company isn’t a leader in climate change-reduction efforts, improving supply chain performance will naturally make operations more environmentally sustainable” said Lisa Anderson, president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. and manufacturing expert. Click here to read more.
January 24, 2020 Although most economists do not see an immediate recession, there are plenty of concerning signs along with global volatility. Unfortunately, concern alone can create a recession unrelated to underlying factors. Meaning, we could have terrific fundamentals and results yet still go into a recession if fear [...]
Published in Tech Target on Jan. 17, 2020 "The sales, inventory and operations planning process … drives revenue, profitability and cash flow," said Lisa Anderson, founder and president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., based in Claremont, Calif. Click here to read more.
Published in Select Hub on Dec. 18, 2019 "In today's marketplace, not only is the Amazon Effect is full force — requiring rapid deliveries and quick, data-driven decisions — but disruption abounds" said Lisa Anderson, President of LMA Consulting Group, Inc. and senior supply chain and operations executive. Click [...]
Clients and colleagues have demonstrated a heightened interest in inventory reduction recently; however, they are not yet seeing the full value! Certainly with everyone worried about a potential recession in 2020, they are starting to think about not tying as much cash up in wasted inventory but that is [...]