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Fortna and Fortna | Optricity Recognised in the Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Supply Chain Execution Technologies, 2022

21 July 2022

ATLANTA, GA (21 July 2022) - Fortna®, The Distribution Experts™, a leading consulting, engineering services and software company for warehousing and distribution, and Fortna | Optricity, known for its intelligent software solutions to fortify warehouse operations, have been recognised in the Gartner Hype Cycle™ for Supply Chain Execution Technologies, 2022. Fortna is recognised in the category for Warehouse Control System, while in tandem, has also received recognition in the emerging technology space of Warehouse Execution System. FortnaWES™, Fortna’s premier Warehouse Execution System, manages and orchestrates the flow of physical assets in the warehouse, powering performance with intelligence. In addition, previously highlighted for delivering advanced slotting optimisation to the industry, the Fortna | Optricity highly acclaimed optimisation solution, OptiSlot DC™ Software, is now recognised in a new category receiving recognition for Digital Twins in Warehousing.

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John Alexis Joins Fortna as New Chief Information Officer

21 April 2022

ATLANTA, GA (21 April 2022) - Fortna®, The Distribution Experts™, a leading consulting, engineering services and software company for warehousing and distribution, today announced the appointment of John Alexis as Chief Information Officer (CIO). In this role, John will be responsible for establishing the Fortna global IT strategy, including all IT applications and technologies associated with planning, operating, and supporting the business including data security, collaboration, and storage architectures.

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MHS and Fortna to Combine to Create Global eCommerce and Logistics Automation Leader

18 April 2022

LOUISVILLE, KY AND ATLANTA, GA (18 April 2022) - MHS Global (“MHS”), a leading global provider of material handling automation technology and systems integration, and Fortna (“Fortna”), a leading software and solutions provider for warehouse and distribution, will combine to form a multi-billion-dollar, multinational company providing parcel, warehouse and distribution, and lifecycle services. MHS and Fortna belong to the investment portfolio of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. (“THL”), a premier private equity firm investing in middle market growth companies. THL will remain the majority owner of the combined company and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority ("ADIA") will acquire a significant minority stake to support the combination.

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Two Fortna Associates, Falk and Gue, Named “2022 Pros to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine

31 March 2022

ATLANTA, GA (31 March 2022) - Fortna®, The Distribution Experts™, a leading consulting, engineering services and software company for warehousing and distribution, today announced that two associates have been named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine’s prestigious 2022 Pros to Know listing.

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Fortna Announces Acquisition of Optricity, Expanding Its Warehouse Optimisation, Analysis and Performance Improvement Offering

February 14, 2022

ATLANTA, GA (14 February 2022) - Fortna®, The Distribution Experts™, a leading consulting, engineering services and software company for warehousing and distribution, today announces that it has acquired Optricity, a warehouse optimisation, analysis and performance improvement software company. The Optricity management team will join the Fortna organisation following the transaction, positioned to serve the newly combined global client base.

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Fortna Increases Investment in Science and Technology Centre for Innovation

6 January 2022

ATLANTA, GA (6 January 2022) - Fortna®, The Distribution Experts™, a leading consulting, engineering services and software company for warehousing and distribution, announces increased investment in a new Science and Technology Centre for Innovation, tasked with solving complex challenges in distribution.

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Fortna Recognised as Top Workplace for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

26 October 2021

ATLANTA, GA (26 October 2021) - Fortna®, The Distribution Experts™, a leading consulting, engineering services and software company for warehousing and distribution, announces it has received the Culture Excellence Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion from Top Workplaces, the nation’s most credible employer recognition programme. The award recognises top workplaces that promote a welcoming and inclusive culture.

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Fortna Names John Dillon as Executive Vice President of Operations

7 September 2021

ATLANTA, GA (7 September 2021) - Fortna®, The Distribution Experts™, a leading consulting, engineering services and software company for warehousing and distribution, today announced the appointment of John Dillon as Executive Vice President of Operations. In this role, Dillon will be responsible for continuing to develop high-performance delivery teams that maintain Fortna as the industry leader for optimised omnichannel and eCommerce fulfilment. Leading the Operations, Planning and Delivery teams, Dillon will manage all aspects of excellence in delivery across initiatives that include innovative solutioning with robotics, intelligent software, and advanced technologies.

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Introducing Fortnaparts.com, a Premier MHE Parts and Service eCommerce Website

31 August 2021

ATLANTA, GA (31 August 2021) - Fortna®, The Distribution Experts™, a leading consulting, engineering services and software company for warehousing and distribution, today announces the domestic launch of Fortnaparts.com, a premier MHE parts and service eCommerce website. With plans to grow globally in the coming months, Fortnaparts.com offers easy access to parts and service for any brand, any model of material handling equipment. Designed with the end user in mind, the new site partners with the world’s leading brands to offer a one stop shopping experience for parts and service to ensure seamless operations for your system.

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Fortna Expands Leadership and Development Rotation (LADR) Career Programme

24 August 2021

ATLANTA, GA (24 August 2021) - Fortna®, The Distribution Experts™, a leading consulting, engineering services and software company for warehousing and distribution, announced the expansion of its Leadership and Development Rotation programme designed to accelerate development of newly hired associates, preparing them for future roles designing and implementing innovative solutions. The one-year programme provides a unique opportunity for participants to rotate across multiple service areas, diverse projects and assignments, and advance their leadership skills in Consulting, Engineering and Project Management.

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Bryan Duncan Joins Fortna as Vice President Sales, Lifecycle Services

17 August 2021

ATLANTA, GA (17 August 2021) - Fortna®, The Distribution Experts™, a leading consulting, engineering services and software company for warehousing and distribution, today announced the appointment of Bryan Duncan as Vice President Sales, Lifecycle Services. In this role, Duncan will continue to expand the Fortna commitment to optimising client operations and uptime by extending the life of facilities with modernisations, retrofits, parts and service, and comprehensive maintenance programmes.

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Fortna Powers Omnichannel Fulfilment with Expanded WES Capabilities

12 August 2021

ATLANTA, GA (12 August 2021) - Fortna®, The Distribution Experts™, a leading consulting, engineering services and software company for warehousing and distribution, today announced the continued expansion of software capabilities that power omnichannel operations and enable leading automated technologies.

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