Do You Have Suppliers or Partners?
As originally published in ASI Adhesives & Sealants Industry on March 11, 2022 Partners are always prioritized over transactional suppliers during times of allocation and disruption. Supply chain disruptions were up 88% in 2021, according to Resilinc, a leading supply chain risk monitoring and mapping solution. Lifesciences and healthcare [...]
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Manufacturing and Distribution Expert, Lisa Anderson, Confirms Inventory, Cost and Logistics Pressures in Supply Chain
Originally published on PR Newswire on July 3, 2019 CLAREMONT, Calif., July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., confirms that supply chain resiliency requires acute attention to inventory and cost pressures for manufacturers and distributors. As [...]
Who Are Your Stars?
In our 14 years of consulting experience and almost 30 years of working experience, we have found that 80% of executives spend the majority of their time with the 20% of employees who do not achieve results. Unfortunately, this means they don't have time to spend with the stars [...]
How Customer Service & Retention Directly Impact Profits & Performance
June 11, 2019 Since I've been speaking to CEOs about "Pricing & Profits", the true impact of customer service and retention is arising as a game changer. Can you create a situation where you make a "forever promise" to your customers? It certainly will directly impact your customers' perceptions [...]
The Resilient Supply Chain: Cross-Organizational Collaboration
I've been coordinating a process involving several disparate players, ranging from multiple educational institutions who are not aligned with one another, government players (with many differing goals), and business partners (with a completely different set of needs). Although there are others, these 3 core groups are more than enough! [...]
Let’s Spur Innovation
Last month, I led a manufacturing roundtable on the topic of innovation. Undoubtedly, if we want to be successful over the long-term, we must innovate. Problem solving only gets us back to our standard level of performance. Although necessary, it will not be enough! Instead, to exceed our [...]