Manhattan Associates has named Fortna to the Partner Performance Club in recognition of our 2014 contributions to joint client engagements. 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.
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SupplyChainBrain recently came out with their 2015 Supply Chain Management Resource Guide that covers the outlook of over 35 supply chain topics. Five Fortna articles on accelerating fulfillment, automation, warehouse software, omni-channel fulfillment and returns are included.
Most companies are working to reduce the time it takes to get an order to a customer and replenish stores, but faster fulfillment comes at a cost. Read this SupplyChain247 article on the business case for faster fulfillment. Companies that take the time to build a business case often find the benefits far outweigh the investment costs.
Read this article Save Millions by Correctly Calculating Distribution Capacity by Fortna’s Russ Meller and Barry Webb to learn a better way to analyze daily and seasonal peaks to find the optimal capacity for your distribution operations.
The transition to omni-channel fulfillment is challenging even the most experienced retailers. Read this DC Velocity article featuring Fortna client, The Vitamin Shoppe, to learn how they developed near-seamless service for customers by redesigning their fulfillment operations and getting control of inventory.
MSC, a leading distributor of Metalworking and MRO supplies, announces the opening of a new, 400,000 square-foot Distribution Center in Columbus, OH. The DC “will allow us to serve our customers, and particularly those in the Midwest, even better,” said Erik Gershwind, President and Chief Executive Officer of MSC. “Manufacturers and businesses across North America […]
Read this DC Velocity article on how UTi Pharma partnered with Fortna to build a new DC in South Africa. The highly automated, 32,000-square-meter facility replaced eight of the nine DCs in the region and has significantly faster throughput rates while reducing manual processes and overall staffing.
Fortna announced today that three associates have been named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine’s “2014 Pros to Know” listing: Andrew Breckenridge, Executive Vice President; Nikko Pianetto, Vice President, Software; and Phil Quartel, Senior Director. Read the article or full press release here.
Fortna is proud to partner with Carter’s, Inc. to enable multi-channel fulfillment in this brand new, 1.1 million-square-foot distribution center. For a look inside, watch the video or read the article.
Russell Meller has been named Vice President, Research & Development at Fortna, where he will lead the development of tools and processes to drive efficient service delivery and more innovative solutions for clients. Meller’s hiring supports Fortna’s continued commitment to leadership in warehouse design methodology and engineering excellence. For more information, read the press release […]