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Logistics Capacity Constraints Abound. What to Do?

I recently met with the Inland Empire Economic Partnership's logistics council to discuss the state of logistics, and it was a compelling and concerning conversation with the thought leaders in that space. Here are a few facts to ponder [...]

Lisa Anderson Sees Supply Chain Strength to be as Strong as Weakest Link

As originally published on ExpertClick CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA – May 25, 2021 –  Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert,  Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, President of LMA Consulting Group Inc., sees supply chain strength to be as strong as its weakest link. LMA Consulting Group works with manufacturers and distributors on [...]

Supply Chain Disruptions Driving Prices Up

The news is full of stories of rising prices propelled by supply chain disruptions. For example, the cost of lumber is creating extreme price increases for building and home upgrades. Supply Chain Dive noted that the cost of pallets could go up by 400% according to United Fresh Produce Association. On this same note, an NBC affiliate [...]

Current Events Impacting Your Supply Chain

June 8, 2020 E-Commerce & the Rise of Online According to the statistics as well as client commentary, e-Commerce sales and online everything is on fire: According to data from Adobe Analytics, the second half of March saw a 25% increase in e-commerce sales. Even more impressive, Adobe said [...]

Collaboration is NO LONGER a Fluffy Topic

I facilitated an executive panel discussion on “Collaboration for Advanced Manufacturing & Supply Chain Success” with diverse viewpoints from transportation (Ontario airport), manufacturing (AMETEK Ameron), technology for manufacturing and logistics from the global leader in GIS (ESRI), and innovation, incubator and accelerator gurus.  It was a fascinating discussion on [...]

2020-09-23T22:57:28+00:00February 16, 2020|Categories: Inner Circle|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Resilient Supply Chain: Do You Have Vendors or Partners?

Published in PartProcurer on Jan. 25, 2019 “Do you view your suppliers as vendors or partners?” asks Supply Chain Expert and Consultant, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD President of LMA Consulting Group. Click here to read more.

2020-11-11T17:36:27+00:00January 25, 2019|Categories: In The News, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , , |

The Resilient Supply Chain: Do You Have Vendors or Partners?

Since we did research on "The Squeeze" for a speech on the the squeeze in aerosapce (meaning, how does the supplier in the middle between the Tier 1 suppliers who supply final assembly parts for an airplane and the powerhouse mills survive, or preferably thrive), we have been thinking [...]

Manufacturing Expert, Lisa Anderson, Presents 2018 LMA Advocate Award to Aerospace Executive, Kelly Ford

Originally published on Expertclick on July 27, 2018 CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA – July 27, 2018 –  Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert,  Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., presented the 2018 LMA Advocate Award to Aerospace/Defense executive, Kelly Ford.  "It is a pleasure to recognize Kelly [...]

When is it the ‘Right’ Time for a Supply Chain Network Assessment?

Supply Chain networks that are not set up to support scalable, profitable growth have a high likelihood of negatively impacting your customers, impeding your growth and consuming far more resources than ever imagined to sustain.  Yet what is ideally mapped out one year is likely to change the next [...]

Have You Heard Horror Stories about ERP?

Since we are known in ERP circles, it is a topic that comes up in conversation frequently.  Recently, at an Executive Forums meeting, one member talked about a situation he knew about where the company lost half its sales after a failed ERP implementation, and they ended up reverting [...]

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