2020 has brought a whirlwind of change, uncertainty, and ongoing disruption to normal business operations. But at the same time, the world has seen first-hand the importance that manufacturing and supply chain plays in the day-to-day life of every individual. While this year has been challenging, one thing remained constant: We continue to be honored and proud to work with such incredible partners in the manufacturing space. Continue Reading “Letter from the CEO: Top 5 Procurement Moments in 2020 for LeanDNA”
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”
The medical device manufacturing industry is undergoing a significant transformation. Driven by global economic growth, innovation, and an aging population, the U.S. medical device market was poised to reach $800B by 2030 before COVID-19 hit. During the pandemic, some medical device companies selling essential supplies and equipment faced demand surges. Others were impacted by a loss of revenue due to procedure postponement. Still, many expect the industry as a whole to recover by 2023.
Inventory optimization provider adds senior marketing and technology executive to drive brand awareness, company growth, and customer results
AUSTIN, Texas – December 3, 2020 — LeanDNA, the only provider of factory-focused inventory optimization solutions, today announces the appointment of Jamey Heinze as Senior Vice President of Marketing. Heinze will oversee all marketing strategies with a focus on further growing LeanDNA’s market leadership and driving sustainable growth.
As supply chains grow increasingly global and complex, having the right parts at the right time has become imperative to keep supply chains running smoothly. Yet, even as digital transformation initiatives rapidly expand across the factory and supply chain, operational procurement teams continue to be left behind.
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.
That’s a wrap on NextGen Supply Chain Conference 2020. This year, Supply Chain Management Review (SCMR) set out to answer questions around what’s next for the supply chain. Leaders from across the world reflected on the effects of the pandemic on manufacturing and gave their advice on how to successfully improve supply chain efficiency in today’s “new normal.”
This year, supply chain agility was front and center, with several themes throughout the show on how top supply chains needed to improve supply chain efficiency and prepare their teams for whatever disruption comes next.
Manufacturers are feeling it: Stresses on procurement workflows have been growing for years due to the global and heavily customized nature of today’s supply chains. The pandemic further exposed cracks in oversight, priorities, and daily tasks, resulting from tighter budgets and increased constraints across factories. These shifts pose a significant challenge to procurement teams’ daily work: How can teams do more with less, while also making incremental progress toward organizational goals?
The LeanDNA-List celebrates the hard work of our customers, who day-in and day-out work to optimize inventory, reduce shortages, and empower their companies to operate more efficiently. These winners represent the tenacious, knowledgeable, and hands-on users and champions of LeanDNA.
Continue Reading “Craig Jarman: Seeking Truth in Data and Improving Safran’s Inventory Optimization Practices”
AUSTIN, Texas – October 29, 2020 –LeanDNA, the only provider of factory-focused inventory optimization solutions, announced today it has won the 2020 NextGen Supply Chain Analytics Award by Supply Chain Management Review. The accolade recognizes LeanDNA for driving the industry forward with actionable analytics and prescriptive workflows that enable supply chain leaders to move swiftly with changing demand, continuously reduce inventory, and prevent costly and critical shortages.
Continue Reading “LeanDNA Named 2020 NextGen Supply Chain Analytics Award Winner by Supply Chain Management Review”