Apparel D2C (Direct to Consumer) sellers find Katana cloud-based manufacturing software ideal for inventory control. Many Katana clients in the apparel industry are praising the manufacturing solution as an effective method to manage orders and provide a clear view of production and raw material inventory.
Companies such General Knot & Co. manufactures limited edition neckties, bow ties, and travel kits. The owner shared that Katana is a game changer, “As a small domestic-made business, having to keep track of all aspects of our production and fulfillment, Katana really empowers us to keep a Birdseye view at all times.”
Buttercream Clothing, the Calgary, Alberta-based company produces a line of clothes made from talented seamstresses. Each Buttercream Clothing item is constructed (designed, cut, sewn, and finished) ethically and made to last using luxurious, high quality fabrics that feel as soft as butter on the skin. Candice Munro, owner of Buttercream Clothing, recently shared, “This is so much better than the many spreadsheets we were using in the past. It compiles the jobs of many people and makes life so much easier!”
Holley + Sage, the Charlotte, North Carolina-based company manufacturers all garments handmade by women refugees. Jennifer Shields, owner of Holley + Sage, shared, “It’s great for managing order production. I use it to manage all my made to order orders. Customer service is great as well!”
Katana Cloud-Based Manufacturing Software:
Katana is a cloud-based software designed specifically for small and mid-sized manufacturers. The scalable SaaS platform caters to manufacturing companies requiring a robust and effective production planning, scheduling, and inventory control system to manage manufacturing processes.
All these operations are packaged into a single, unified system that presents manufacturers with relevant data including materials, production, warehouse status, sales and purchase orders. Katana’s interface includes a highly visual dashboard that provides users with a comprehensive view of the manufacturing business, orders, processes, and deadlines. Managers and business owners observe the areas within operations which are running smoothly, allowing a greater focus on specific areas needing improvement. This best-in-class approach brings lean manufacturing principles and practices to even the smallest manufacturing firms.
Katana seamlessly syncs work information and processes with QuickBooks, Shopify, Xero, WooCommerce, BigCommerce, and other similar apps to ensure orders are fulfilled and quotas never missed. With a single glance, Katana users make quick and intelligent business decisions based on reliable, real-time information impacting their business in the most positive and productive ways.
Perhaps of greatest importance to smaller manufacturers is the ability to pay monthly rather than a significant capital expense and achieve quick implementation within 7 days. Katana users start with a 14-day FREE trial.