Entries by Mary Lynn Buckner

SupplyChainBrain Recognizes Fortna as a Great Supply Chain Partner for Eleventh Consecutive Year

READING, PA (August 20, 2020) – Fortna®, The Distribution Experts®, is proud to be named a 2020 Great Supply Chain Partner by SupplyChainBrain for the eleventh consecutive year.

“We wish to thank our Clients for their continued partnership and are proud to be named to this honor once again in 2020,” said Art Kostaras, Chief Revenue Officer of Fortna. “Being named a Great Supply Chain Partner is particularly significant because it validates the increased efficiency, productivity and overall value our clients receive from our transformative distribution strategy, operations design and implementation work.”

Fortna Client and Associate Named as 2020 DC Velocity Rainmakers

Doug Romain of American Sugar Refining and Dr. Kevin Gue of Fortna join List of Rainmaker Honorees

READING, PA (August 11, 2020) – Fortna®, The Distribution Experts®, proudly announces that Client, Doug Romain, American Sugar Refining Inc. and Fortna Associate, Dr. Kevin Gue, have both been named as a recipient of the 2020 prestigious DC Velocity Rainmakers list.  Highlighted in their July issue, the two supply chain professionals were selected as each are “united by a common goal of advancing the logistics and supply chain management profession.”

Arthur (Art) Kostaras Joins Fortna as Chief Revenue Officer

Kostaras brings 25+ years of achieving results by building and developing high-performance commercial teams

READING, PA (August 3, 2020) – Fortna®, The Distribution Experts®, a leading global automation, engineering services and software company, announces today that Art Kostaras has joined as Chief Revenue Officer.  In this role, Art will be responsible for the innovative approach and execution of the company’s go-to-market strategies and data-driven process to support short- and long-term business growth objectives.  Art will lead, manage, and align the Fortna commercial and revenue related functions including global sales, sales operations, marketing, and business development.

Keith Bauer Joins Fortna as Chief Human Resources Officer

Bauer brings 25+ years of experience in building world-class teams for optimized business performance

READING, PA (July 16, 2020) – Fortna®, The Distribution Experts®, a leading global automation, engineering services and software company, announced today that Keith Bauer has joined as Chief Human Resources Officer.  Keith will manage the full scope of Fortna’s domestic and global human resources, build and execute an integrated talent strategy in support of the company’s short- and long-term business objectives and continue to build an engaged, inclusive, and high performing culture.

Fortna and its Associates Contribute to Global COVID-19 Relief Support

READING, PA (June 30, 2020) – Fortna®, The Distribution Experts®, has a long history of supporting the well-being of our global communities through corporate charitable efforts.  Guided by this spirit of giving, the company recently contributed to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund as the end-result of an associate-driven effort to support various charitable endeavors focused on battling this worldwide health crisis.

Fortna Offers New Strategic Service for Companies to Assess eCommerce Fulfillment Technologies

New service identifies scalable and flexible technologies to support and accelerate the digital supply chain, reduce dependence on labor and ensure business continuity.

READING, PA (June 11, 2020) – Fortna®, The Distribution Experts®, has launched a new eCommerce Fulfillment Technology Assessment offering in response to an unprecedented rise in eCommerce channel sales and rapid order profile changes.  Companies must realign distribution strategy and assess the optimal plan forward to eliminate bottlenecks and fulfill a higher percentage of eCom orders with more speed and accuracy.

Mary Elliott Joins Fortna Inc. as New Chief Product & Technology Officer

Brings 20 years of technology development to drive next generation software R&D

READING, PA (March 30, 2020) – Fortna®, The Distribution Experts®, a leading global automation, engineering services and software company, announces today that Mary Elliott has joined the organization as Chief Product & Technology Officer.  In this role, Mary will be responsible for leading the vision, strategy and execution of all aspects of the design, development, and implementation of Fortna software products and technologies. With a mission to position our clients to best serve their customers, Mary will apply laser focus on fast, accurate and cost-effective solutions, specifically enhancing the Fortna warehouse execution software system.