Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Manufacturing and SIOP experts say supply chains will never be normal
Manufacturing and supply chain expert Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, is known as the strongest link in the supply chain and as President of LMA Consulting Group Inc., regularly works with manufacturers to improve their supply chain. We are strengthening. “One thing he’s learned in 2022 is that supply chains don’t usually have them,” said Anderson. LMA Consulting Group works with manufacturers and distributors to address strategy and end-to-end supply chain transformation to maximize customer experience and enable dramatic, profitable, scalable business growth. increase.
The Wall Street Journal recently published an article about how COVID-disrupted supply chains are back to normal. “Despite the fact that the supply chain is looking at COVID in the rearview mirror, nothing is like normal. Suppliers may be more consistent at the moment, but customer expectations are changing. Customers are saying shorter lead times, more flexibility to change, and their patience is wearing off,” she said.
The war between Russia and Ukraine continues and some raw materials are in short supply. The supply chain can accommodate secondary suppliers for a while, but major changes take time and money. And while suppliers are catching up with backlogs and shipping, customer needs are changing and manufacturers and distributors are holding inventory that is no longer relevant. “These disruptions have gone from Southwest Airlines, which could have clearly avoided a December meltdown with its investments in technology, to having so many shoes they don’t know what to do in Los Angeles because offshore manufacturing has caught up. We see it all the time, right down to Dr. Martens’ shoes, where the supply chain hasn’t returned to normal, and it won’t recover anytime soon.The key is forecasting, planning, investing in technology and people, and being very flexible It is to be..
Anderson and her company use the SIOP process to help manufacturers consolidate departmental responsibilities so that all areas in the supply chain are owned and supply and demand are in line. SIOP processes can provide data, consistency, and order to the many moving parts of the supply chain. Anderson provides supply chain updates through Supply Chain Chat, a series of short videos that address current topics, issues, and challenges related to supply chain.
About LMA Consulting Group – Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD
Lisa Anderson is the founder and president of LMA Consulting Group Co., Ltd.She specializes in manufacturing strategy and end-to-end supply chain transformation. Her focus is on maximizing the customer experience and enabling dramatic, profitable, scalable business growth. I’m putting Ms. Anderson is recognized as her leader in sorting her chain of supplies. SelectHubnamed Top 40 B2B Tech Influencers By arketi Group Followed by Top 16 ERP Experts Washington-Frankin Top 10 Women in Supply Chain Top 55 Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals by Warner PR flex portfemale supply chain leaders RateLinxshe was interviewed fox newspublished a special report. Prosperity in 2022: Learning from Supply Chain Disruption – Insights from 22 trusted advisors and e-books, Future-proofing manufacturing and supply chains after COVID-19, her primer, thinking, delivering bold customer promises and strategies to generate profits.expert in SIOP Working on processes (sales, inventory planning), driving innovation and improving supply chain resilience, Anderson is regularly interviewed and cited in publications such as Industry Week. bloomberg, and the Wall Street Journal. For more information, sign up for her Profit Through People® newsletter or to get a copy of her book, visit her website at: LMA-ConsultingGroup.com
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