COVID has disrupted every business. Some are growing far faster than supply can keep up while others have dropped like a rocket. Still others have almost identical dollar volume yet double the number of orders at half the order size, creating significant disruption in warehousing, shipping and transportation. [...]
Published in Wall Street Journal on May 11, 2020 "The most successful reengineering projects involve progressive IT leaders who partner with business units" comments Lisa Anderson, a Claremont-based manufacturing and supply-chain expert and president of LMA Consulting Group Inc. Click here to read more.
Published in FabShop Magazine Direct in May 2018 “When we start to talk about the Amazon effect, it’s really a metaphor for rapid 24/7 delivery” says Lisa Anderson, president of LMA Consulting Group. Click here to read more.
September 16, 2016 I've been spending the majority of my time this week with two clients: one is preparing to go live on a new ERP system and the other is working to improve service levels by implementing improved planning and order flow processes. Although these specific objectives are [...]
Cross-functional coordination is vital to business success. Agreement on simple coordination techniques starts with clear and frequent communication.Although working cross-functionally is a basic tenet in every organization we’ve ever seen, it remains elusive to many. Certainly the topic arises frequently no matter what product or service is offered as [...]
Take the necessary steps and dedicate resources to review processes and think more broadly about specific steps and functions before the purchase of a new ERP system.We received a call this week from another frustrated CEO who is struggling with a system implementation. What we hear frequently from executives [...]
Have you ever thought about how easy it is to uncover process opportunities? Most executives tell me 'no' as it seems much harder than it is most of the time yet they are very interested in these opportunities to improve their business. As interested as they are in these [...]
Acknowledge your ERP implementation project leaders for their ability to manage multiple moving parts.I've found that successful ERP implementation project leaders are unsung heroes as few executives could or should understand the 1000's of moving parts & critical elements to achieving success. What are a few of these key [...]