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Lisa Anderson Presents “The Increased Need for More Control, Speed and Profit”

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Lisa Anderson MBA, CSCP, president of LMA Consulting Group and a sought after manufacturing, distribution and supply chain consultant, speaker and writer who works with manufacturers and distributors in aerospace, building products and food is presenting “The Increased Need for More Control, Speed and Profit: How to Thrive in the Environment” in a TalentStream webinar on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT. As the recession is long over and manufacturing has been reigniting, executives are re-evaluating their end-to-end supply chains in response to the critical importance of short lead times, increasing labor rates in low cost countries, concerns about “too much” money tied up in…
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The Importance of Controlled Speed

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Last week I was in New Zealand, and I went on a wild ride on the Dart River (see below). We went at 100 kph with just 4 inches of water. It was a thrilling ride with amazing scenery in the background, and it got me thinking about the critical importance of speed in today’s workplace. EVERY single one of my clients must grow, improve service levels, reduce lead time, maximize margins, and improve efficiencies — YESTERDAY. Speed of results is of the essence. It has been the focus of my clients since the recession (as cash was the focus during the…
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TST to Drive Supply Chain Performance

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Our most successful clients are constantly thinking about where they are headed. They think about why they are going there — how does it fit with their vision? How does it have meaning for their customers? Employees? Supply chain partners? They also think about emerging trends — what is most likely to impact their business? What do they have control over? What opportunities can they leverage? Can they turn lemons into lemonade? How? Our role is to stay ahead of the curve so that I can help my clients achieve dramatic results. Thus, we’ve incorporated the following best practices and…
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The High Value of Speed

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I was meeting with a client who is in the midst of implementing an ERP system this morning, and our conversation centered around the need for speed — keeping the momentum going, not wasting time in what could seem like unnecessary meetings and conversations, etc. With that said, it is very easy to run straight into a brick wall by not fulling understanding the details behind an ERP design and implementation. Thus, the key is to go fast while monitoring key check points along the way so you aren’t racing down the wrong freeway passing everyone along the way. You’ll get to the…
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