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The Value of Reconnecting: Should We Jump All In With In-Person?

During the pandemic, we were all stuck in our houses. As the majority of people have been vaccinated, people are on vacation. Every client has at least one if not multiple people on vacation. In addition, in-person events are starting to ramp back up. There is a value in [...]

The Digital Transformation Fueled with Business Intelligence

As originally published in Brushware Magazine on September-October 2021 According to McKinsey surveys of global Supply Chain leaders (May 15-May 22, 2020, n=60), 85% struggled with insufficient digital technologies in the supply chain. One of the key digital technologies is business intelligence (BI) and analytics. According to Tableau, the [...]

2021-08-31T21:33:26+00:00August 31, 2021|Categories: Coronavirus, In The News, Supply Chain, Technology|

Supply Challenges Will Extend into 2022 & Beyond

According to Industry Week, Toyota has cut production by 40% due to supply challenges. In addition to the semiconductor chips, COVID is raging in Southeast Asia, causing further supply chain challenges. The bottom line is that there are widespread supply chain challenges!

The Surge in Manufacturing

According to Reuters, manufacturing gained significantly during the pandemic and remains strong.
  1. Factory orders BEAT expectations and rose 1.5% in June after increasing 2.3% in May. [...]

Manufacturing Expert, Lisa Anderson, Advises Mid-Year Supply Chain Review

As originally published on ExpertClick Claremont, CA Thursday, July 29, 2021 Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, President of LMA Consulting Group Inc., advises manufacturers and distributors to take a 360° mid-year review of their supply chains. LMA Consulting Group works with manufacturers and distributors [...]

Post Pandemic Skills Gap

As originally published in Brushware Magazine on July-August 2021 According to Prudential’s latest Pulse of the American Worker Survey, one in four workers plan to look for a job a different company once the pandemic has subsided. Additionally, a recent Robert Half survey found that 38% of workers feel [...]

Shortages & Extended Lead Times – Starbucks, Building Materials & Much More

Starbucks is out of several items! Who would have thought? Unfortunately, they are not alone. Almost every client is experiencing shortages of materials, logistics services and more. For example, according to Freight Waves, FedEx Freight just announced they are immediately cutting service to 1400 less-than-truckload in an effort to [...]

Adaptability and Resiliency: Trends to Emerge Above and Beyond in 2021

In our eBook Emerging Above & Beyond: 21 Insights for 2021 from Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Technology Executives, many executives discuss the critical importance of adaptability and resiliency. The pandemic kicked off with volatility of customer demand (toilet paper and hand sanitizer were in scarce supply whereas aerospace and [...]

Discussing Supply Chain Disruptions with NBC-affiliated KSHB-TV

Supply chain disruptions have been creating news since the pandemic started, and it is definitely not slowing down. Watch my interview by KSHB-TV in Kansas City on "'Spiraled cut of control': Why the pandemic is still impacting supply chains' and send us your stories. [...]

Lisa Anderson, Manufacturing Expert and President of LMA Consulting Predicts Manufacturing as a Service (MaaS) to Emerge from Manufacturing Transformation

As originally published on ExpertClick CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA – April 30, 2021 –  Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert,  Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, President of LMA Consulting Group Inc., predicts Manufacturing as a Service (MaaS) will emerge as a result of that manufacturing transformation that is replacing the more traditional [...]

2021-05-07T19:21:24+00:00May 3, 2021|Categories: Customer Experience, In The News, Innovation, Manufacturing, Strategy, Technology|
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