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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 [...]

Clients Using SIOP Pulling Ahead of the Competition: SIOP Case Study

In working with clients across multiple industries including industrial equipment, food and beverage, building and construction products and healthcare products, there is no doubt that clients using a SIOP (sales, inventory and operations planning) and integrated business planning process are pulling away from the competition.

LMA Advocate 2020: Shannon Reininger

September 20, 2020 In 2015, we kicked off the LMA Advocate awards to recognize those people who have been instrumental to our growth and success.  We started with 10 people to celebrate the 10 years since we started the business and we now add one each year. Although I’ve learned [...]

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 Amazon Effect

Published in Professional Women in Healthcare on Jan. 14, 2019 “The Amazon effect has become the phrase that means “exceptional service” (Sunday deliveries, no-hassle refunds), rapid delivery (same day shipping is becoming commonplace) and the latest technology (drones)” points out Lisa Anderson, President of LMA Consulting Group, Inc. and [...]

The Resilient Supply Chain: Does Supplier Negotiation Work?

In today's Amazonian environment, it is quite clear that the customer's experience is #1.  It doesn't matter what issues you have; if you cannot make sure that your product or service is delivered on-time with value-add service at a reasonable price, you will lose the business.   In talking with [...]

Collaboration in the Supply Chain

To succeed in today's Amazonian environment, we must keep strange bedfellows.  We just love the Amazon example of innovation, partnering with the U.S. Postal service, known as one of the least-innovative organizations out there.  But it works!  Who ever thought you'd see a U.S. postal service mail truck delivering [...]

DIY Competitive Intelligence Can Augment Expert Help

Published in Thomas NetNews on Oct. 1, 2014 Lisa Anderson, president of Claremont, Calif.-based LMA Consulting Group Inc., which helps businesses achieve supply chain excellence and improve service levels, says industry trade associations are good places to start competitive intelligence projects, as they have trade data and insights into [...]

2020-11-02T19:31:03+00:00October 1, 2014|Categories: ERP & Related Technologies, In The News, Manufacturing, Supply Chain|Tags: , |

University Students Get Into Product Development

Published in Thomas NetNews July 22, 2014 Manufacturing Lisa Anderson, founder and president of LMA Consulting Group in Claremont, Calif., says universities can serve as invaluable resources to manufacturers, especially in today's tight qualified labor market. "According to a survey my firm conducted, 87 percent of manufacturers and distributors [...]

2022-05-04T17:39:52+00:00July 22, 2014|Categories: Education, In The News, Manufacturing, Skills Gap, Talent|Tags: |

How Manufacturers Can Preserve the Supply Chain After a Disaster

Published in ThomasNet News on Oct. 1, 2013 As part of a disaster plan, manufacturers should set up transportation agreements with at least two carriers, and use each on a regular basis, said Supply Chain Expert and Consultant, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD President of LMA Consulting Group. Click [...]

2020-11-02T19:22:00+00:00October 1, 2013|Categories: In The News, Manufacturing, Supply Chain|Tags: , |
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