Q&A: The New Hybrid Approach to Inventory Management

In IndustryWeek’s recent webinar, “Going Beyond Status Quo,” we brought together leading supply chain experts to introduce a new hybrid inventory management model for today’s manufacturing complexities. Richard Lebovitz, Paul Aram, and Bob Ferrari have mastered this model, which leverages the best of lean procurement while maintaining an MRP-driven PO-based forecast. They shared their expertise on how to deploy it and why it’s more important than ever.

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LeanDNA Named a 2021 Excellence in Customer Service Award

Customer Success Teams Recognized for Providing Continuous Value to Help Manufacturers Fill the Factory Management Technology Gap

AUSTIN, Texas – April 20, 2021 – LeanDNA, the only provider of factory-focused inventory optimization solutions, announced today that they have been recognized as a 2021 Excellence in Customer Service Award winner in the Technology of the Year category presented by Business Intelligence Group, and picked up by Yahoo news.

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LeanDNA Ranks No. 57 on the Inc. 5000 Series: Texas List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Factory-focused Inventory Optimization Provider Forges Ahead on Commitment to Growth and Product Innovation

AUSTIN, TexasMarch 11, 2021LeanDNA, the only provider of factory-focused inventory optimization solutions, announced today it ranked No. 57 on the 2021 Inc. 5000 Series: Texas list of the fastest-growing private companies. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list spotlights the most successful small businesses within the exploding Texas economy.

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LeanDNA CEO Richard Lebovitz Named Supply and Demand Chain Executive’s 2021 Pro to Know of the Year

30-year industry veteran recognized for empowering supply chain teams with best practices and technology that drive efficiency and continuous value

AUSTIN, TexasMarch 11, 2021LeanDNA, the only provider of factory-focused inventory optimization solutions, announced today its Founder and CEO Richard Lebovitz has been named the 2021 Pro to Know of the Year by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. The accolade recognizes Lebovitz for his commitment to aiding supply chain professionals and procurement teams with tools that make their jobs easier and enable them to create new value and efficiencies within their organizations.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Transforming Inventory Management for Factories

We’ve been talking a lot about digital transformation for the factory—specifically optimizing your factory management processes to make sure inventory is in the right place at the right time for your teams. In our dialogues with industry experts and innovators—as recently as last week in an IndustryWeek webinar featuring our team and Mike Louderback, VP of Operational Excellence at Morgan Advanced Materials—we’ve heard a lot of excellent questions about this transformation. 

Here are the most common factory management inquiries and subsequent answers from the pros. 

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LeanDNA Named a 2021 ‘Best Place to Work’ by Built In Austin

Leading factory-focused inventory optimization provider recognized for competitive compensation, collaborative work culture, and meaningful employee experiences

AUSTIN, TexasJanuary 13, 2021LeanDNA, the only provider of factory-focused inventory optimization solutions, announced today it has achieved several recognitions in Built In Austin’s 2021 Best Places To Work Awards. Among the acknowledgments, LeanDNA ranked third for Best Small Companies and 28th for Best Overall Place to Work.

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2020’s A-Listers Persevered Against the Odds: Read their success stories

This year brought massive challenges and unrelenting uncertainty for manufacturers. But with challenge comes opportunity. In a time when optimizing physical factory operations is more important than ever, our customers navigated new obstacles with grace and innovation. With 2021 nearing, we wanted to stop and take a moment to appreciate and recognize the tenacity of this year’s LeanDNA-Listers—whose work laid a foundation for efficiency and resiliency for whatever challenge came next. Continue Reading “2020’s A-Listers Persevered Against the Odds: Read their success stories”

VACCO Selects LeanDNA to Improve Inventory Management and Optimization, Drives Operational Excellence and Performance

Cross-site visibility and access to inventory data enables leading specialty product manufacturer to boost team productivity, exceed customer service expectations, and improve working capital. 

AUSTIN, Texas – December 1, 2020 — LeanDNA, the only provider of factory-focused inventory optimization solutions, today announces that VACCO Industries, part of the ESCO Aerospace and Defense Group and a leading designer and manufacturer of specialty valves, filters, and advanced fluid control products, has selected LeanDNA’s purpose-built platform to aid in inventory reduction, minimize material shortages, and optimize its supplier base. LeanDNA’s advanced analytics provide cross-site visibility and actionable inventory recommendations that will enable VACCO to empower its team with new levels of efficiency, improve on-time delivery, and reduce operating expenses.

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