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Maximise the Value of WMS Software with a Holistic Approach

Warehouse management system (WMS) technologies are complex and rapidly changing. Choosing the wrong system can lead to technical and operational headaches as you are forced to live with a system that does not meet the current and future needs of the business. Companies often lack bandwidth and expertise where systems are not a core competency.

To maximise the value of your systems investments, you need a partner who starts with a holistic approach, considering the full impacts of systems decisions across people, processes, and equipment.

Deep Experience. Technology-agnostic. Holistic Approach.

Fortna takes a holistic approach to systems assessment, selection, implementation, and upgrade projects that goes beyond software to include people, process, and automation equipment. These are transformational projects that require a supplier-agnostic partner to help you navigate a complex landscape of options and decisions.

  • Unbiased recommendations for best-in-class systems
  • Holistic approach considers upstream/downstream impacts of decisions
  • Experience managing change across a wide array of systems and industries
  • Integrated testing and training methods to ensure operational readiness before Go-Live

Successful WMS Projects Start with Fortna

Fortna helps you evaluate your current systems capabilities to identify gaps and risks. We partner with you to evaluate and select a warehouse management system that will support growth, drive efficiency, reduce labour challenges and scales with your needs. We implement and integrate the selected WMS with your existing systems, leveraging the expertise of systems engineers with deep experience with a wide array of supply chain applications.

When the time comes to upgrade your WMS, we will walk you through a seamless transition, with integrated testing and training for your team along the way to ensure operational readiness on Day One.

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Systems Assessments

Fortna performs a holistic review of current WMS capabilities from a business, operations, functional and technical view. We identify the gaps, the risks, and the costs to close the gaps. We then collaborate on budgets and a roadmap to help you achieve your goals.

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Systems Selection

Fortna conducts a highly efficient and focused evaluation leveraging Fortna’s deep knowledge of distribution operations and the supply chain application market. We compel vendors to prove the WMS fit to your unique business requirements and we assist with contract negotiation, so you receive a fair price and favourable terms.

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Systems Implementation

Fortna manages the project, leading the implementation resources from both internal and external organizations, to ensure that operations and systems come together into an integrated solution that will support your business goals and financial metrics.

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Systems Upgrades

To sustain operational performance and scale the business, it sometimes becomes necessary to upgrade systems. Fortna maps and manages all aspects of the enhancement project to ensure a smooth transition without disruption to ongoing operations.

Partnering with Fortna has definitely reduced our risk in implementing these systems through the years.

VP Supply Chain

Major U.S. Sporting Goods Multi-channel Retailer

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