Published on Aug. 6, 2020 Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc. talks about the supply chain & COVID-19.
June 22, 2020 Supply chains are quite tenuous, and China drives the most volume: Coronavirus: Beijing is under a soft lockdown with a surge of virus cases. Although Beijing doesn't impact trade, it is another sign that China vastly under reported previously and it is likely to have a [...]
September 19, 2019 My colleague, Kusum Kavia recommended me for CIEDEC which is the Califorina Inland Empire District Export Council, and so I attended a meeting as a guest. Export is a vast opportunity. Just consider a few facts: 95% of potential customers are outside of the U.S. 97% [...]
November 30, 2018 Earlier today, the USMCA (new NAFTA) agreement was signed by the U.S., Canada and Mexico. It still needs to be ratified by lawmakers but several immediate protections went into effect. Since I am surrounded by manufacturing and supply chain organizations and professionals in terms of clients, [...]
August 24, 2018 Thanks to Dave Porter for sharing - Vessel operations and capacity in the last 10 days have been severely impacted by two typhoons in Asia (Central & North China). Major ports such as Shanghai have been shut down for 2-3 days which has caused a ripple [...]
If there ever was a strategic topic of critical importance no matter your position in the supply chain, it is keeping an eye on global markets. We've worked with clients who ONLY source materials, components and products from U.S.-based suppliers yet even they must pay attention to global markets [...]
February 7, 2017 As one of the panelists at the Manufacturers' Summit last week said, "Have you ever seen manufacturing in the news more than it has been lately?" Quite an intriguing point.... The Summit had an expert panel on the future of manufacturing - and what the Trump [...]
January 30, 2017 Well, you'd have to be living under a rock to have not heard all the controversy about Trump and trade. Tariffs, restrictions and general chaos.... Currently, the U.S. trades significant volumes with China, Mexico and a whole host of other countries as we live in a [...]