Distribution and Logistics


NEXT LEVEL Partners®, LLC has applied tried and proven LEAN principles to the critical Distribution and Logistics processes including:

  • Pick/Pack/Ship                                 
  • Receiving                                                 
  • Order Processing
  • Material Handling
  • Transportation (Including Land, Sea and Air)
  • Customer Service  
    • Distribution partners with VMI programs have taken advantage of our approach with their OEM clients. We are able to create significant savings on both sides of the relationship, well beyonditem price.

    • Internal and External Supply Chain optimization using Transactional Process Improvement.

    • Improvement in “cash to cash” cycle for distribution – sourcing & procurement through collections.

    • Value Stream Mapping of critical processes producing Continuous Improvement Roadmaps.

    • Strategy Deployment Process bridging strategy to execution.


Transformation Results Examples

Additional Benefits


  • Value Stream Mapping to identify improvements
  • Facilitation of kaizens for improvements
  • Lean Daily Management
  • Strategy Deployment – a leadership tool for ensuring a laser-like focus on your strategic priorities


  • Distribution company: Opened 60k sq ft warehouse space and reduced costs by $1.6 million
  • Sports Apparel distributor: reduced cycle times 39% with a $204k productivity savings.


  • Call Center optimization
  • Strategic salesforce deployment

We work with our clients as Practitioner Partners… not consultants.