We Help You Take Your Business
to the Next Level of Performance

As practitioners of Lean principles, we help our clients achieve their value creation and operational plans while meeting and exceeding their performance expectations.

What We Do

We help you develop new breakthrough capabilities that deliver extraordinary customer value.

NEXT LEVEL Partners,® LLC is much more than a consulting firm. We are your partner in creating a sustainable, competitive advantage in revenue growth, profitability, and cash flow.

Founded in 2003 by the original architects of the Danaher Business System (DBS), NEXT LEVEL Partners’ proven methods creates new breakthrough capabilities and sustains the implementation through knowledge transfer and change management.

If you are facing an operating performance challenge, struggling to improve profitability, losing market share, or looking to widen your position as an industry leader, NEXT LEVEL Partners can help.


Commercial Excellence Processes

What Is Commercial Excellence?

At NEXT LEVEL Partners, commercial excellence means building and following ten strong processes for creating and communicating your value …

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Case Study

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CASE STUDY: Hospitality and Entertainment

World’s largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for airlines and railroads, facing increased competitive pressure. EBITDA erosion …

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What Our Clients Say

Our choice to work with Next Level Partners followed an assessment of several companies active in the Lean deployment space. NLP distinguished themselves as being willing to listen, learn and understand before tailoring their approach to our situation. The initial pilot proved to be a strong success with quantifiable breakthroughs in plant reliability, product quality and employee engagement achieved in a short period. We have since rolled out their tools and process to a lighthouse project plant in each region, with the confidence that the muscle of Kaizen, Daily Management and Standard Work is improving the network performance from the shop floor upwards.

“We hired Next Level Partners after a false start with another consulting company. NLP was more hands-on and practical in their approach. When a Practitioner was on-site, we got a lot done in a short period of time with amazing results. They have a unique ability to work well at all levels of the organization, even with the Engineers! I highly recommend them.”

“The quality of service and the integrity that NLP has demonstrated has exceeded our expectations. We started our journey with a large, international consulting company that wasn’t a good fit for us. They didn’t give us the customized and personal experience that we required. The NLP Practitioners that have worked in our distribution centers, stores and corporate offices have been great to work with. They are personable, humble and even-tempered. But they also know when to push us and challenge us in a productive and honest way. In addition to the business processes that they have helped us transform, Next Level Partners has provided us with the internal skills and discipline that have allowed us to continue driving significant improvements on our own. We have definitely received a return on our investment.”

“We had people with lean experience on our team, but realized we needed real expert help. We decided to use Next Level based on their industry experience and their past results. We couldn’t be more pleased with the value they provided.”

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