Entries by Fortna

Webcast: Optimizing Inventory in an Omni-Channel World

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Thursday, November 3 at 2 pm EDT

Omni-channel customer expectations for faster fulfillment and free shipping, coupled with pressure to minimize the high cost of carrying inventory across channels, are driving companies to rethink their networks. Even wholesale distributors and manufacturers can’t escape the need for change as they are being asked to fulfill direct to customer orders.

Has your inventory optimization strategy kept up with these fundamental shifts? Do you have strategies and the tools in place to determine the right mix of SKUs and inventory levels at each location in your network?  Have you determined the most profitable way to replenish stores and fulfill orders while supporting customer service promises and the goals of your business?

Get answers to these questions and more as George Swartz, vice president at Fortna, walks attendees through:

  • The root causes and impacts of high inventory levels
  • The impacts on inventory from omni-channel fulfillment
  • The strategies and enabling technologies that will improve your inventory performance
  • How to profitably plan, deploy and optimize inventory across channels in an omni-channel world

Videocast: 5 Emerging Technologies that will Change the Future of Distribution

Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 11:30am EDT

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Too busy doing your day job to stay informed on all the latest distribution technologies? In just 30 minutes, our experts will give you an unbiased view of the latest technologies, where the innovation is happening today, and what’s on the horizon – so you can know how to drive the next wave of transformation in your own distribution operations.

This session will cover the latest in each-picking robotics, co-bots, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, sensors, drones and droids.

Fortna Opens Office in Toronto, Canada

Fortna®, the distribution experts®, continues its global expansion with the opening of its first Canadian office, in Toronto. Established to support growth opportunities in Canada, the new Toronto location follows the opening of offices in both London and Santiago earlier this year.