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What Key Business Leaders Think Is Next

What do key business leaders think is next? That was the subject of one of the sessions at the premier conference for consultants. If you are a consultant and want to thrive (instead of having fits and starts as is the norm), this organization is a must! We gathered [...]

Peak Season to a Peak Year – When Will It End?

We are in peak season in a peak year. Capacity is limited across the board. From a supply chain perspective, there is extremely limited availability of containers, chassis, port resources, trucks, warehouses, etc. From a manufacturing perspective, it isn't much better as materials, supplies, people and more are in [...]

Are Americans Willing to Pay More for Products Made in the U.S.A.?

According to a survey by FTI Consulting, 78% of survey respondents said they'd be willing to pay more for the products if the company that made them moved production out of China. Certainly, it depends on how much more, but we've seen a transition in the commentary of the value of reshoring. [...]

SIOP: The Key to Scaling Successfully

According to an informal survey of manufacturers, distributors and healthcare executives, the #1 issue that is top of mind is how to scale successfully. Our clients are growing. For example, those in the building and construction products industry are experiencing significant growth fueled by the pandemic; those in e-commerce [...]

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. [...]

Will E-Commerce & Logistics Surge Taper Off?

E-commerce is on fire and has sped forward 10 years within the last year. There are no signs of it slowing down. In fact, it appears that consumers have changed buying patterns and aren't going back. Similarly, B2B has seen an increase in drop shipments, and it continues to [...]

2021-02-23T17:56:22+00:00February 22, 2021|Categories: e-Commerce, Logistics|Tags: , , , , |

The Massive Congestion at the SoCal Ports & Implications

There is massive congestion at the L.A. and Long Beach ports. The latest figures from the Journal of Commerce shows 63 container ships in the harbor (34 awaiting berths and 29 at the berths). Terminals are full and dwell times have doubled. The situation isn't good, and manufacturers, distributors [...]

BizTV Los Angeles All In: LMA Consulting Group – Lisa Anderson

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc. discusses topic from supply chain to manufacturing strategy.

15 Supply Chain & Logistics Experts

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., was named one of the supply chain experts who is eager to share insights and advice.
2021-05-31T13:41:50+00:00October 19, 2020|Categories: In The News, Logistics, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , |

Distributors Face Many Options As Customer E-Commerce Habits Accelerate

Published in ACHR on Sept. 11, 2020 “They’ve been forced into trying out new buying behaviors, and then they’re keeping the ones they like” comments Lisa Anderson, founder and president of LMA Consulting Group, which specializes in manufacturing strategy and end-to-end supply chain transformation, comments Lisa Anderson, founder and [...]

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