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Skills Gap

Manufacturing Expert, Lisa Anderson, Gauges Last Decade Advancement to Position the Next

Originally published on PR Newswire on January 30, 2020 CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA – January 30, 2020 –  Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert,  Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., reaffirms that advancements in manufacturing during the 2010’s has positioned manufacturing for exponential growth in the 2020’s. [...]

Future-Proofing Your Skills Gap

Since talent has become a strategic topic for any executive who wishes to thrive in 2020 and beyond, it should top of mind for every manufacturing and distribution business owner or executive. Have you put time aside to think about this critical topic with your top team? If [...]

2020-09-09T13:34:21+00:00January 30, 2020|Categories: Skills Gap, Strategy|Tags: , , , , , , |

Future-proofing Your Manufacturing Success

One of our core roles is to pay close attention to trends, issues and opportunities that will impact our manufacturing and distribution clients so that we can give them a leg up on the competition. Lately, we have noticed that the next “big thing” will be future-proofing. Although everyone [...]

Skills Gap – Where Do We Stand?

The skills gap has been a hot topic for many years. Our original research shows a 87% gap. For example, any time Kash Gokli, Engineering Clinic Director at Harvey Mudd and I gather CEOs to talk about timely topics in executive roundtables, no matter the topic of the evening, [...]

2020-10-07T23:51:21+00:00December 8, 2019|Categories: Manufacturing, Skills Gap, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , , , |

Food & Beverage and Future Proofing Your Business

October 18, 2019 As I have been thinking about the food and beverage industry (and process manufacturing) and future proofing your business, I see several examples of proactive clients and colleagues future proofing their business. As this is my latest, hot-off-the-press LMA-i, LMA Intelligence topic, I thought we'd explore a [...]

The Talent / Skills Gap & My Request to You

August 14, 2019 Several years ago, we performed research on the Skills Gap in conjunction with APICS Inland Empire. We found that 87% of manufacturers, distributors and significant service operations were experiencing a skills gap at that time. Fast-forward six years, and the business environment seems quite similar yet [...]

2020-09-29T22:10:55+00:00August 14, 2019|Categories: I've Been Thinking, Skills Gap|Tags: , , , , |

What’s Ahead for People?

Without people, no business will thrive. That's why even the most technical of companies such as Google value people.  In our experience, people are the #1 asset of any organization. Hands down, we can help any organization with good people quicker and to a FAR larger degree than an [...]

The Latest Trends

January 22, 2018 I spoke at APICS San Fernando Valley a few days ago on the latest trends and what's in store for 2018.  We had a great discussion on topics ranging from people (or lack thereof) to technology.  For manufacturers and distributors, a few of the highlights included:  [...]

70% of Manufacturing Executives State Near-Sourcing Will Increase According to LMA Consulting Group Research

70% of manufacturing executives state near-sourcing will increase according to LMA Consulting Group Research. Originally published on PR Newswire on January 24, 2017 Lisa Anderson MBA, CSCP, president of LMA Consulting Group, conducted a proprietary research study to better understand outsourcing, near-sourcing and insourcing trends for U. S. – [...]

Emerging Technologies for Supply Chain

Emerging technologies in supply chain from e-commerce to robotics are more important now than everThere is an ever-increasing interest in emerging technologies for supply chain. When thinking of your end-to-end supply chain (from your suppliers' suppliers through your manufacturing and distribution operations to your customers' customers), you must consider [...]

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