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Global Report: Supply Chain Management: The Haves and The Have-Nots… and Not Everyone Will Survive

Reprinted with permission from GLOBAL REPORT CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY 2022 Supply chain complications are more than just an inconvenience to the construction equipment manufacturing industry. Successfully navigating the supply chain has never been more essential to the financial health of our industry and the difficulties involved are creating [...]

Regaining Control of Your Supply Chain

The statistics have been staggering. Supply chain disruptions have cost companies an average of $182 million in lost revenue, according to an Interos Supply Chain report. Additionally, there are many unhappy customers in the wake of these disruptions. The bottom line is that the global supply chain [...]

Prescient Strategy & Manufacturing Resilience Using SIOP (S&OP)

To thrive post COVID, manufacturing resilience will be cornerstone. Customers expect personalization, customization, and rapid deliveries without disruption, and they will change suppliers, substitute products and do whatever is required to satisfy their customers or get what's needed. For example, although the preference is for online purchasing, consumers will return to stores to ensure quick, reliable supply of critical items.

American Pigeon: US Pacific Trade Floats Directionless, Risk Worse Inflation

Lisa Anderson, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc. told American Pigeon that the upheaval surrounding the Trans-Pacific Partnership has already had supply chain-related consequences.

SAC: Businesses Should Be on the Lookout for Important Trends Coming in 2022

Our best clients are staying ahead of supply chain disruptions, points out Lisa Anderson, co-executive direct of SAC and president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc and manufacturing expert known for creating supply chain resiliency. "They are substituting materials, developing new products and materials, and partnering with new suppliers. They're also collaborating with customers to reconfigure their supply chain for greater control and flexibility in 2022.

Why the Supply Chain is Strategic & the Backlog of Ships at the Ports

Everyone is talking about the backlog of ships at the ports and when it will be resolved, but is that the right question? NO! Of course we will eventually resolve the current backlog; however, there are continual disruptions in the extended supply chain, and so who knows what disruption will be next. [...]

Do You Have a Modern ERP System?

As COVID continues to rage and some areas of the country are locked down, many businesses struggle. On the other hand, by all reports, many other businesses had their best year ever in 2020. What is clear across the board is that the pace of technological change has accelerated. [...]

WMS Efficiency, Resiliency & Metrics

As manufacturers and distributors emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, they are focused on how to grow revenue and become more efficient and profitable to offset the typically negative impacts of COVID. In the situations where business has grown exponentially in consumer industries such as B2C (e-commerce), home improvement and [...]

Brushware magazine: Efficiency or Resiliency?

As originally published in Brushware Magazine on November 2020 Click here to see the original PDF. According to a McKinsey survey about COVID-19’s impact on operations and the future supply chain, supply chain leaders believe it will be transformed. For example, close to 75% experienced issues in the production, [...]

2021-12-29T19:59:12+00:00November 1, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, e-Commerce & Logistics, In The News, Manufacturing, Supply Chain|Tags: , |

Ramping Back Up: Where Should You Focus?

We are seeing business just beginning to ramp up. As said in our eBook, Future-Proofing Manufacturing & Supply Chain Post COVID-19, this is not an on/off switch. We should turn the dial carefully (as quickly as possible while accounting for the end-to-end supply chain). Every situation is different.  Yet, [...]

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