Fortna Expands Leadership and Development Rotation (LADR) Career Program - Fortna


Fortna Expands Leadership and Development Rotation (LADR) Career Programme

Fortna welcomes the second class of recent graduates who will rotate through diversified modules in engineering, project management and software

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.

“We are excited to welcome our second class of talented new associates as they embark on their supply chain careers and expand their competencies to best serve our clients,” said Stephanie Skipper, Director, Talent Development at Fortna. “The challenges of the past year have elevated the importance of supply chain and we remain committed to preparing all of our associates to leverage new processes and technologies that deliver business results for our clients.”

Fifteen newest members of the Fortna LADR programme represent several renowned engineering, logistics and business programmes at Clemson University, the College of Charleston, Florida A & M University, the Georgia Institute of Technology, Kennesaw State University, Mercer University, the University of South Carolina, the University of Wisconsin and the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. After completing their one-year rotation, LADR associates will transition onto project teams that fully utilise their skillsets and allow them to further develop their talents while serving clients.

About Fortna
Fortna partners with the world’s leading brands to transform their distribution operations to keep pace with digital disruption and growth objectives. Known world-wide as The Distribution Experts™, we design and deliver intelligent solutions, powered by FortnaWES™ software, to optimise fast, accurate and cost-effective order fulfilment. Our people, innovative approach and proprietary algorithms and tools ensure optimal operations design and material and information flow. We deliver exceptional value every day to our clients with comprehensive services including network strategy, distribution centre operations, material handling automation, supply chain systems, warehouse software design and implementation, and a comprehensive suite of lifecycle services and support.

Media Contact: Cheryl Falk, SVP Global Marketing Communications & Business Development