CLAREMONT, Calif., Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lisa Anderson MBA, CSCP, president of LMA Consulting Group has earned her APICS Certificate in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) credential. APICS, the premier professional association for supply chain management, offers education and certification programs for supply chain and operations professionals. The CLTD examination tests mastery of high level logistics knowledge and skills, encompassing domestic and global markets. The designation requires maintenance every five years and indicates an adherence to best practices and advanced practices in logistics.
“Even with over 25 years of experience in the industry, I’ve learned a lot in the process of preparing for this exam,” shares Lisa Anderson. “The exam covers a broad range of material from the traditional logistics, transportation and distribution topics to global logistics considerations, logistics network design and reverse logistics and sustainability. We are fortunate to have organizations like APICS to continually elevate our skills and stay on top of relevant trends in the industry to not only give employers standards with which to measure employees, potential employees and partners but to provide ideas and strategies that drive bottom line business results. It is quite a privilege to add CLTD after my name and to be recognized for this expertise.”
Anderson’s membership in APICS extends beyond her own continuing education and professional development. She also serves as President for APICS Inland Empire Chapter, which can be found at www.apics-ie.org, and as Chair of the West Coast Student Case Competition, which can be found at www.apicscasecompetition.org. Anderson has also been recognized with the Milt Cook award for the APICS Southwest district, which is the highest award for service and dedication to the District and principles of APICS. APICS is the largest international supply chain professional organization with over 37,000 members and its mission is to foster the advancement of end-to-end supply chain management through a body of knowledge, innovative research, systems, and methods to create value for customers, members, and organizations. For more information or to join, visit their website at www.apics.org
About LMA Consulting Group – Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP
Lisa Anderson is a leading expert in selecting & implementing strategic priorities and ranked 16 most influential in supply chain by SAP. Anderson is Board approved in Supply Chain strategy by the Society for Advancement in Consulting, is an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) and won the APICS Southwest District’s Milt Cook Award in 2011. Named a top 100 supply chain blogger on SupplyChainOpz, she has the unique ability to zero in on the critical strategic priorities and bridge the gap between strategy and execution to achieve dramatically improved service levels, accelerated cash flow and increased profits. With a keen focus on elevating business performance, Anderson is passionate about not only synthesizing strategic priorities that will deliver business results but also in designing an implementation approach that delivers rapid results.
Anderson, also known as The Manufacturing ConnectorSM, and author of the soon-to-be-released “The Amazon Effect,” is a regular content contributor on topics including supply chain, ERP and SIOP, she has been interviewed for articles in publications like Industry Week, tED Magazine and the Wall Street Journal. She actively posts educational blogs three times weekly and has two newsletters, Profit through PeopleSM and “I’ve Been Thinking.”
Prior to founding LMA Consulting Group Inc., Anderson was the Vice President of Operations and Supply Chain of PaperPak, Inc. Her twelve-year tenure included transitions and promotions through the company transformation from a $100 million family-owned business, through a merger and acquisition of three businesses into one $350 million dollar global company, followed by a management leveraged buyout in combination with an investment banking group.
A sought-after writer and speaker, Anderson has spoken at the Global Supply Chain & Logistics Summit, the APICS International Conference and as a visiting lecturer at the University of Southern California’s Entrepreneurial Program. Anderson is the author of “Leverage Social Networks to Drive Business Results,” has published hundreds of articles and has been quoted in the media including The Wall Street Journal, ABC News and Industry Week.