Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine Names Three Fortna Associates as “2015 Pros to Know”

READING, PA (February 25, 2015) – Fortna announced today that three associates have been named as Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine’s “Pros to Know.”  They include:

  • Marc Austin, Managing Director, EMEA
  • Russ Meller, Vice President R&D
  • John A. White III, President

These Fortna associates were selected for leading supply chain initiatives that help prepare their clients for the significant challenges of today’s business climate.  This year, Supply & Demand Chain Executive received over 300 nominations.

“This honor highlights the many thought-leaders who are helping to shape the Supply Chain industry and advance Supply Chain as a respected discipline in the enterprise,” said Barry Hochfelder, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive.   “Their efforts in developing the tools, processes and knowledge base necessary for Supply Chain transformation, and in promoting new approaches to supply chain enablement, have earned them a place on this year’s Pros listing.”

“We are honored that three of Fortna’s associates were recognized for helping our clients increase the competitive advantage of their distribution operations,” said Peter Counihan, Chairman and CEO of Fortna. “This award recognizes our Associates who continue to place our Clients’ interests first with shared-risk solutions for complex supply chain challenges with innovative solutions.” The full list of the “2015 Pros to Know” will be available in the March 2015 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine and online at www.SDCExec.com.

About Fortna Inc.

For over 60 years, Fortna has partnered with the world’s top brands – companies like O’Reilly, ASICS, Pick n Pay and Totto – helping them improve their distribution operations and transform their businesses. Companies with complex distribution operations trust Fortna to help them meet customer promises and competitive challenges profitably. We are a professional services firm built on a promise – we develop a solid business case for change and hold ourselves accountable to those results. Our expertise spans supply chain strategy, distribution center operations, material handling, supply chain systems, organizational excellence, and warehouse control software.   www.fortna.com

About Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. www.SDCExec.com

Media Contact: Kate Baar, Director, Marketing, katebaar@fortna.com

 

Manhattan Associates Recognizes Fortna as a Top Partner for Seventh Consecutive Year

READING, PA (February 19, 2015) – Fortna, the distribution experts, was recently named by Manhattan Associates to their prestigious Partner Performance Club for the seventh consecutive year.  The award recognizes partners for their contributions to customer engagements in the previous year.  Fortna was one of five companies to receive the honor.

“Manhattan’s partners play a critical role in our ability to provide world-class supply chain solutions,” said Jeff Cashman, senior vice president, business development, Manhattan Associates. “Their technology, insight and expertise, coupled with our comprehensive product suite, gives our customers a competitive advantage and ensures that they can deliver on omni-channel expectations without sacrificing profitability.”

“It is a great honor to be named to the Manhattan Associates Partner Performance Club,” said Andrew Breckenridge, Executive Vice President at Fortna.  “Our deep knowledge and our focus on driving competitive advantage for our clients help bring the benefits of the Manhattan Associates’ suite to life.”

The Manhattan Value Partner (MVP) program is an ecosystem of third-party integrators/ consultants, complementary software providers and hardware providers whose combined expertise and products ensure delivery of world-class supply chain solutions to joint clients.

About Manhattan Associates

Manhattan Associates makes commerce-ready supply chains that bring all points of commerce together so you’re ready to sell and ready to execute. Across the store, through your network or from your fulfillment center, we design, build and deliver market-leading solutions that support both top-line growth and bottom-line profitability. By converging front-end sales with back-end supply chain execution, our software, platform technology and unmatched experience help our customers get commerce ready—and ready to reap the rewards of the omni-channel marketplace. For more information, please visit www.manh.com.

About Fortna Inc.

For over 60 years, Fortna has partnered with the world’s top brands – companies like ASICS, Carter’s and Totto – helping them improve their distribution operations and transform their businesses. Companies with complex distribution operations trust Fortna to help them meet customer promises and competitive challenges profitably. We are a professional services firm built on a promise – we develop a solid business case for change and hold ourselves accountable to those results. Our expertise spans supply chain strategy, distribution center operations, material handling, supply chain systems, organizational excellence, and warehouse control software. www.fortna.com

Media Contact: Kate Baar, Director, Marketing, katebaar@fortna.com

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