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Burlington Coat Factory Launches Fashionable Supply Chain

Fortna Inc. today announced the successful transformation of Burlington Coat Factory’s supply chain with new systems and enhanced operational processes designed to optimize efficiencies and customer service at their Burlington, NJ site. This effort is part of BCF’s 5-year supply chain strategy. “Fortna is a true business partner who understands the higher level goals of […]

Fortna Strengthens Executive Team with Supply Chain Veteran

Fortna Inc. today announced the expansion of their management team with the appointment of Michael Dunn as Vice President, Sales. Mike brings over twelve years of supply chain sales and delivery leadership to the position. He will support Fortna’s integrated design and delivery model to meet clients’ business goals including improved customer service levels and […]

Fortna Recognized by PetSmart

In a celebration of the successful opening of their Reno Distribution Center, PetSmart noted that “We could not have achieved the success we had without our partner Fortna”.  It has been over six months since their go-live, and the performance of the DC has well exceeded their expectations.  The celebration was to recognize those who […]

Fortna Client O’Reilly Automotive Highlighted in DC Velocity

Longtime Fortna client, O’Reilly Automotive, based in Springfield, MO, is highlighted in this month’s issue of DC Velocity in an article focusing on the automotive aftermarket industry.  O’Reilly is cited as a leader in this space, particularly now that it has merged with CSK Auto Corp.  “O’Reilly intends to apply its sophistication in operations and inventory […]

Brown Shoe Counters Rising Supply Chain Costs in New Efficiency-Focused West Coast Distribution Center

Fortna Inc. is designing Brown Shoe Company, Inc.’s new west coast distribution center from the ground up to meet very specific supply chain cost and efficiency goals.  The new 350,000 square foot facility will be a fulfillment and distribution center of Brown Shoe’s Famous Footwear division. Famous Footwear is one of the largest chains that […]

Client Big 5 Sporting Goods Credits Distribution Efficiencies in Third Quarter Financials

Fortna client Big 5 Sporting Goods, headquartered in El Segundo, CA, (Nasdaq: BGFV) recently reported their positive third quarter earnings and highlighted substantial savings in their new distribution center. From their November 1 press release…”Gross profit for the fiscal 2007 third quarter increased to $82.0 million from $77.7 million in the third quarter of the […]