Advance Beyond Excel to Reduce Supply Chain Risk

Static spreadsheets are the enemy of advancement in the global supply chain.  While spreadsheets have been the traditional approach to supply chain reporting, these tools are not optimal for the modern-day manufacturer. Static spreadsheets are not equipped to handle the high complexity of global supply chains. If your team is relying solely on spreadsheets you are setting your team up for failure and are increasing your supply chain risk. 

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LeanDNA Customer HNI Wins 2022 NextGen End User Award for Analytics

AUSTIN, Texas – Oct. 13, 2022 — LeanDNA, a leading inventory optimization, and execution platform congratulate HNI for their 2022 NextGen End User Award for Analytics. This year’s award winners were announced in Supply Chain Management Review on Sept. 16. HNI will be recognized at the NextGen Supply Chain Conference in Chicago on Tuesday, Oct. 18 along with three other end-user companies and four solution providers. Jay A. Senatra, Director of Supply Chain for HNI Corporation, will be speaking at the event and sharing the company’s success story. 


LeanDNA’s Richard Lebovitz Joins Forbes Technology Council

AUSTIN, Texas – Oct. 10, 2022 — Richard Lebovitz, Founder and CEO of LeanDNA, a leading inventory optimization and execution platform, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives. Richard has been invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts. Richard’s Forbes profile includes a short biography, skills, and recently contributed content. This includes his first article for the Council, “The Essential Ingredients for a Digital Transformation of Factory Operations” published today.

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LeanDNA Sponsors the World’s Largest Lean Manufacturing Conference

DALLAS, TX and ROLLING MEADOWS, IL – Sept. 20, 2022 – PR Newswire  The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) is pleased to share that over 1,200 manufacturing practitioners will gather for the AME 2022 International Conference, taking place Oct. 17-20 in Dallas. The 38th annual AME International Conference offers attendees the opportunity to gain new insights on best-in-class industry practices, as well as the opportunity to learn directly from world-renowned lean leaders and thinkers.


LeanDNA Earns Spot on 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List

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LeanDNA Earns a Spot on 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual Lists
With three-year revenue growth of 178 percent, LeanDNA is among America’s fastest-growing private companies

Texas – August 16, 2022  Today Inc. revealed that LeanDNA listed on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list represents a one-of-a-kind look at the most successful companies within the economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent businesses. Facebook, Chobani, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.


Simple Steps to Strengthen Supply Chain Manufacturing Partnerships

Suppliers are one of the most important relationships to maintain in manufacturing. A supply chain can become highly streamlined or remain stagnant based on relationships with your vendors. With less-than-perfect supplier communication, incorrect parts are shipped, with delays resulting in shortages for your business, and missed targets. 

Eliminate temporary solutions such as expediting materials, minimize the impacts of shortages, and avoid overstock which all can be quite costly and frustrating for organizations. Here are 3 steps for improving communication with your suppliers to strengthen your manufacturing partnerships with enhanced end-to-end collaboration.


3 Ways Leading Manufacturers Are Using Technology to Improve Supply Chain Strategies

How Supply Chain Management (SCM) Been Impacted by the Shortage Economy

There has been no escaping supply chain disruptions. Manufacturers across the globe experienced a new set of challenges due labor and supply shortages.

Andrew Shoppa, a supply chain management expert, stated–that before the COVID pandemic, HNI Corporation was consistently operating around a 99% complete on-time rate for shipments from suppliers. During the organization’s lowest point in the shortage economy, they were operating at a rate of 78%, which greatly affected their ability to perform for their customers. 

However, HNI was not alone, other manufacturing leaders have experienced supply chain delays which have negatively impacted their on-time customer deliveries.

Gordon Van Champ, a seasoned supply chain leader from Chamberlain Group, found that many of their sourcing issues could be traced back to overwhelmed ports. Chamberlain had not diversified their sourcing, which put additional pressure on individual suppliers who were already overflowing with orders.


Jim Kanir Named Chief Revenue Officer to Drive Growth for LeanDNA

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Jim Kanir Named Chief Revenue Officer to Drive Growth for LeanDNA
LeanDNA is a leader in synchronizing priorities and execution across supply chain

AUSTIN, Texas – July 20, 2022 – PR Newswire  LeanDNA, a leading cloud solution for supply chain execution, today announced the appointment of Jim Kanir as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Kanir’s decades of experience leading sales teams and revenue strategies for enterprise software companies will support the company’s mission to unlock sustainable and resilient supply chain practices that improve manufacturing output and productivity.  Kanir will drive the go-to-market strategy, reporting to CEO Richard Lebovitz.