This award is one of our favorites, as it is based solely on nominations by our Clients for solutions that have made a significant impact on their company’s efficiency, customer service and overall supply chain performance.
Past Client Nominations include:
“We have used them repeatedly for large game changing initiatives.”
“High quality professional service….a true business partner in every sense of the word!”
“Their manager learned our business model and understood our culture.”
“They provided expertise in areas we lacked and didn’t try to exploit that for more business.”
“Each time we engage with them, we get more value for our dollar than any other firm we have worked with.”
“They are a no-nonsense, straight-to-the-savings consultancy that is a breath of fresh air to this client.”
“They offer robust support, they are constantly innovating, and they are open to input from the customer.”
“They demonstrated first-class customer-focused services in DC process and facility design.”
“When we work with Fortna, we feel they are an extension of our company, and we deeply value our relationship.”
Pros to Know
Supply & Demand Chain Executive
This honor is awarded to individuals who have helped their clients or the supply chain community prepare to meet the significant challenges in the year ahead.
2017 Pros to Know: Brad Anderson, Senior Director, Performance Improvement; Seth Conrad, Senior Director, Professional Services
2016 Pros to Know: Jason Denmon, Retail Industry Leader; Juan Recondo, Vice President, Sales; and Patti Satterfield, Vice President, Marketing & Business Development
2015 Pros to Know: Marc Austin, Managing Director, EMEA; Russ Meller, Vice President R&D; and John A. White III, President & CEO
2014 Pros to Know: Andrew Breckenridge, Executive Vice President; Nikko Pianetto, Vice President, Software; and Phil Quartel, Senior Director
2013 Pros to Know: David Farmer, Group Vice President; Rich Seidel, Vice President, Project Management; and Scott Miner, Group Vice President, Supply Chain Services
2012 Pros to Know: Mike Dunn, Group Vice President; Brent Tymensky, Vice President, Design Engineering; and Steve Johnson, Director, Supply Chain Services
2011 Pros to Know: Albert Avalos, Senior Vice President, and Justin O’Toole, Vice President
2016: Fortna was honored for its project with Ulta Beauty that included IT system capabilities, store-ready shipments for faster shelf stocking in stores, and leveraged a common pool of inventory across channels. Ulta Beauty improved store delivery times by more than 50 percent, while improving inventory accuracy and reducing out-of-stocks.
2015: Fortna was recognized for its work with New Era Cap Company. Fortna helped retrofit an existing distribution center to support New Era’s tremendous growth by increasing storage capacity and throughput while still running at full production.
2014: Fortna was awarded for its work with Tech Data. The winning project included rolling out a single, integrated software solution across Tech Data’s entire North American distribution network. Fortna’s Warehouse Control System – FortnaWCS™– was at the core of the solution.
2013: Fortna was awarded for its work with a large apparel retailer who was expecting phenomenal growth and wanted a long-term strategy to support its multiple channels. Fortna helped the company retrofit its existing distribution center so that it can process twice as many orders and fulfill an order in half the time. Most importantly, the retailer has a roadmap for the future and the distribution capacity to take on new brands and products.
2012: Fortna was recognized for its work with a major retailer whose distribution centers could not keep up with the company’s growth rate of 30 new stores per year. By remapping its distribution process and retrofitting its distribution centers, the retailer cut in half the time it takes to ship from DC to store and reduced distribution operations cost by $23 million.
2011: Fortna was honored for its project at MSC Industrial that was the single biggest cost-cutting initiative in MSC’s history. The company saw a 62% improvement in productivity, a double-digit ROI, improved cash flow and better employee morale.
2010: Fortna was named to the SDCE 100 List for the first time in the consulting category.
Fortna Clients on Rainmakers List
The selection for this award is based on nominations for individuals who made a significant contribution to the logistics and supply chain profession.
2016 Rainmakers: Fortna Clients, John Salt at Canadian Tire and Mike Fernstrom at Petco
As a Manhattan Value Partner, Fortna brings added value to client engagements through our vertical industry knowledge and technical expertise that deliver the promise of the Manhattan software suite.
Food Logistics 100 List
Food Logistics Magazine
Three-Time Winner: 2012, 2013 and 2014
The FL100 award recognizes leading software and technology providers whose products and services play a significant role in food and beverage supply chains. This award acknowledges Fortna’s success in helping food and beverage companies drive competitive advantage by streamlining their complex distribution operations.
Fortna received the Capital BlueCross Worksite Wellness Award in the large company category. The honor is awarded to companies who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to improving the culture of health for their employees. Fortna is proud to serve as a role model for other companies in worksite wellness.
Fortna Clients Win Productivity Achievement Award
Modern Materials Handling
MMH’s Productivity Achievement Awards honor those companies that made outstanding operational improvements through materials handling systems and related information systems.