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Bloomberg: LMA Consulting Group’s Lisa Anderson on Boeing

Lisa Anderson joined Bloomberg’s Markets The Close to talk about Boeing. The aerospace industry experienced significant shortages and delays following the pandemic, and finally smoothed out the supply chain issues as of December 2023. Companies were preparing for Boeing’s ramp up plans to support 5-10% growth through 2026 and [...]

Supply Chain Shortages Remain a Concern: Strategies for Success

Manufacturers wish they left supply chain shortages behind after the pandemic, but they remain top of mind. Concerns remain. According to KPMG, “71% of global companies highlight raw material costs as their number one supply chain threat for 2023.”

Healthcare Supply Chains

Originally posted in Adhesives and Sealants Industry in May of 2023 As the healthcare industry supply chain faces more challenges, supporting industries must be proactive, resilient, and innovative. Although the visible bottlenecks in the healthcare supply chains are getting calmer, volatility will remain high. From the impacts of increasing [...]

West Coast Ports are Losing Volume: What Are the Successful Doing

According to PMSA (Pacific Merchant Shipping Association), the five big West Coast ports have lost volume - 702,083 fewer loads and empties were handled in January and February 2023 than in the same period pre-pandemic in 2019. This equates to close to a 16% reduction. Specifically, the Port of Long Beach was off by 18.7% from January 2019 [...]

SIOP/ S&OP Playbook: Creating Predictability & EBITDA Growth

The "Solution" to Successfully Dealing with Shortages, Delays & Inflation Supply Chains: There is No "Return to Normal" There is no "return to normal". Non-stop disruptions are the norm. Proactive clients are still struggling to hire the "right" talent in the "right" place at the "right" time. Material lead [...]

Bloomberg: Supply Chain Confusion Remains

Lisa Anderson, LMA Consulting President and Founder, feels there is still a great deal of confusion global supply chains. Anderson joined "Bloomberg Markets" with Caroline Hyde and Paul Sweeney on Friday morning.

USA Today: Black October is here: Transport delays, labor shortages slow supply chain as holiday shopping begins

Lisa Anderson was quoted in USA Today about the current state of the supply chain and how it could impact the holiday season.

Using SIOP to Make Better Informed Sustainability Decisions

Sustainability has become popular with consumers, employees and an imperative of large companies. After all, who wouldn't want to participate in saving the planet? In fact, I was interviewed for an Earth Day special "Our Changing Climate" (you'll see me featured in a few segments around 20 minutes in). From a corporate perspective, according to IBM Institute for Business Value, 51% of CEOs now rank sustainability as their greatest organizational challenge.

Supply Chain Update for Summer 2022 from Europe, America and Australia

In this episode of Interlinks, we’re going to check in on some of the major global regions, namely Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, to see what is going on and what is topical in supply chain in summer 2022.

The Case for US Manufacturing

Made in the USA! Instead of fiddling around dipping our toes in the water, we should put a full court press on expanding manufacturing in the USA. Why? Let's just consider a few questions: Should we put our eggs in the China basket? Only if you enjoy substantial risk... [...]

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