Sales and Operations Planning

Manufacturing Expert, Lisa Anderson, Announces LMA Consulting Advocate and Futurist Awards

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., has announced the 2020 LMA Advocate and Futurist Awards. LMA Consulting Group works with manufacturers and distributors on strategy and end-to-end supply chain transformation to maximize the customer experience and enable profitable, scalable, dramatic business growth.

Why Inventory Will Matter Again

Inventory is circling back in importance and will become a hot topic again as customers expect immediate, customized deliveries with the expectation of easy returns and last-minute changes to orders in production, in the warehouse or in transit. What are you doing to get ahead of this ‘new normal’ assumption?

PR Newswire: LMA Consulting Group’s Lisa Anderson Named to the University of LaVerne Board of College of Business and Public Management

Originally published on PR Newswire on January 11, 2017 Lisa Anderson MBA, CSCP, president of LMA Consulting Group has been named as a board member for the University of La Verne College of Business and Public Management (CBPM), which includes undergraduate programs in business, public administration, and health management [...]

2023-07-18T14:37:18-07:00September 18, 2017|Categories: In The News|Tags: , , , , |

Press Release: LMA Consulting Group’s Lisa Anderson Is a Panelist for Drucker Supply Chain Forum

Originally published on ExpertClick on March 24, 2017 Lisa Anderson MBA, CSCP, CLTD, known as The Manufacturing Business TransformerSM and president of LMA Consulting Group, to participate as a panelist at the Drucker Supply Chain Forum to be held on Monday, March 27, 2017 at The Peter F. Drucker [...]

Press Release: LMA Consulting Group and MCIE Innovations Award Chair Lisa Anderson Announces E=mc² Innovation Award Winners

Originally published on ExpertClick on April 1, 2017 Lisa Anderson MBA, CSCP, CLTD president of LMA Consulting Group and chair for the Manufacturers' Council of the Inland Empire (MCIE)  Manufacturer's Summit E=mc² Innovation Awards,  a special award ceremony celebrating innovative businesses and students solving challenges in today's manufacturing industry, [...]

Collaboration & Judgment Can Achieve Wonders

August 11, 2017 Earlier this week, I spoke to APICS Ventura County on the topic of SIOP (Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning).  It was a great conversation because it was really interactive with probing questions on not just the theory and concepts but how to "make it work" - [...]

People Remain “In”

If you want to achieve profitable business growth apply the people plus initiative equation and see how your bottom line transforms. No matter how many conversations go on about technology and the latest and greatest processes to drive results in manufacturing and distribution companies (including robots and automation taking [...]

2023-07-23T22:08:23-07:00December 9, 2016|Categories: Talent / Skills Gap|Tags: , , , |

The SIOP Conveyor Belt Analogy

The ongoing planning and adjustments integral to the SIOP is like a conveyor belt carrying along current data and processes until they become history. SIOP (Sales, inventory, & operations planning) is a methodology of sorts that aligns demand with supply – and, more importantly, the various functions of the [...]

SIOP/ Integrated Business Planning

Manufacturing and distributing product to meet customer demand can be like a puzzle unless you start using SIOP as a core process to run your business. SIOP (sales, inventory, & operations planning) taken to the best practice degree is often associated with integrated business planning. In some circles, they [...]

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