Dawson Knives, a Shopify D2C seller, finds value Katana cloud-based manufacturing software. The family-owned manufacturer has been producing hand-made custom knives and swords for over 45 years. Three generations of Dawson makers work together out of their shop in Prescott, Arizona.
The owners shared that Katana is very intuitive and modern, and yet simple and user-friendly, “This is exactly what we needed to manage material and product inventory, keep track of production, and ensure no orders slipped through the cracks. It syncs orders and inventory with Shopify along with sending POs automatically to QuickBooks is a huge plus. Customer service is absolutely top notch, very quick turnaround times and they really go above and beyond to understand the issue and provide a solution. We highly recommend Katana for small-medium sized businesses like ours looking to take it to the next level!”
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.
Katana is preferred over MRPeasy and Fishbowl by small and growing Shopify D2C manufacturers.
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.