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Fortna to Highlight Omnichannel, eCommerce, and Click and Collect at LogiMAT.digital

April 20, 2021

ATLANTA, GA (April 20, 2021) - Fortna®, The Distribution Experts™, a leading consulting, engineering services and software company for warehousing and distribution, today announced participation in LogiMAT.digital, a new virtual event offered to the global intralogistics community.  Fortna thought leaders will be available to educate and discuss automation and intelligent software solutions that address today’s business challenges including eCommerce, Micro-fulfillment and Click and Collect.

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Fortna Announces Leadership and Development Rotation (LADR) Program

March 2, 2021

ATLANTA, GA (March 2, 2021) - Fortna®, a leading consulting, engineering services and software company for warehousing and distribution, today announced a Leadership and Development Rotation program aimed at accelerating the development of newly hired associates to be best equipped to assess and design innovative solutions for clients. Participants in this one-year program have a unique opportunity to rotate through a variety of service areas, projects and assignments, while developing core leadership skills across three tracks: Consulting, Engineering and Project Management.

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Fortna Develops Calculator to Estimate Labor Savings with Goods-to-Person Technology

February 25, 2021

ATLANTA, GA (February 25, 2021) - Fortna®, a leading consulting, engineering services and software company for warehousing and distribution, today announced the Fortna Goods-to-Person eCommerce Assessment calculator for companies looking to improve eCommerce picking productivity. The online assessment tool enables a user to enter a handful of key data points relative to eCommerce operations and calculates the potential labor savings based on the primary consideration in selecting goods-to-person solutions (labor, space or cycle time reductions).

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Fortna Announces New Global Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia

February 9, 2021

ATLANTA, GA (February 9, 2021) - Fortna®, a leading consulting, engineering services and software company for warehousing and distribution, today announced the opening of its new global headquarters in Midtown Atlanta – a growing hub for innovation and technology. The new office will accommodate Fortna’s expanding workforce and includes workspaces to collaborate with clients on the latest innovations in solving distribution challenges. Additionally, the space includes a demo center which showcases FortnaWES™, an intelligent software solution that supports emerging technologies including robotics.

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Fortna Announces Rebrand Initiative Featuring New Logo and Website

January 12, 2021

ATLANTA, GA (January 12, 2021) - Fortna®, a leading global automation, engineering services and software company for warehousing and distribution, has launched a new logo and website as part of its corporate rebranding initiative. The refreshed brand will continue to focus on reinforcing the Company’s mission of providing transformative distribution solutions.

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Leanne Peduzzi Joins Fortna as Senior Vice President, Lifecycle Services

January 4, 2021

READING, PA (January 4, 2021) – Fortna®, The Distribution Experts™, a leading global automation, engineering services and software company, announced today that Leanne Peduzzi has joined the organization as Senior Vice President, Lifecycle Services. In this role, Leanne will provide leadership to and continue to build the Fortna aftermarket business, ensuring maximized system performance with world class client support, the design and delivery of transformative maintenance plans, software upgrades, retrofits, replacement parts, end of life component replacements and ongoing systems health-check services.

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SupplyChainBrain Recognizes Fortna as a Great Supply Chain Partner for Eleventh Consecutive Year

August 20, 2020

READING, PA (August 20, 2020) - Fortna®, The Distribution Experts®, is proud to be named a 2020 Great Supply Chain Partner by SupplyChainBrain for the eleventh consecutive year. “We wish to thank our Clients for their continued partnership and are proud to be named to this honor once again in 2020,” said Art Kostaras, Chief Revenue Officer of Fortna. “Being named a Great Supply Chain Partner is particularly significant because it validates the increased efficiency, productivity and overall value our clients receive from our transformative distribution strategy, operations design and implementation work.”

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Fortna Client and Associate Named as 2020 DC Velocity Rainmakers

August 11, 2020

READING, PA (August 11, 2020) - Fortna®, The Distribution Expert®, proudly announces that Client, Doug Romain, American Sugar Refining Inc. and Fortna Associate, Dr. Kevin Gue, have both been named as a recipient of the 2020 prestigious DC Velocity Rainmakers list.  Highlighted in their July issue, the two supply chain professionals were selected as each are “united by a common goal of advancing the logistics and supply chain management profession.”

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Fortna and its Associates Contribute to Global COVID-19 Relief Support

June 30, 2020

READING, PA (June 30, 2020) - Fortna®, The Distribution Experts®, has a long history of supporting the well-being of our global communities through corporate charitable efforts.  Guided by this spirit of giving, the company recently contributed to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund as the end-result of an associate-driven effort to support various charitable endeavors focused on battling this worldwide health crisis.

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Fortna Offers New Strategic Service for Companies to Assess eCommerce Fulfillment Technologies

June 11, 2020

READING, PA (June 11, 2020) - Fortna®, The Distribution Experts®, has launched a new eCommerce Fulfillment Technology Assessment offering in response to an unprecedented rise in eCommerce channel sales and rapid order profile changes.  Companies must realign distribution strategy and assess the optimal plan forward to eliminate bottlenecks and fulfill a higher percentage of eCom orders with more speed and accuracy.

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Fortna Inc. Appoints Robert McKeel as New Chief Executive Officer

March 16, 2020

READING, PA (March 16, 2020) - Fortna®, The Distribution Experts®, a leading global automation, engineering services and software company, announces today that Robert McKeel has joined the organization as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.  In this role, Robert will be responsible for maximizing operational performance, delivering best-in-class service to Fortna’s global client base and driving business results forward with his unique combination of financial acumen and operational expertise.  In addition, he will also continue to grow and transform the Fortna business both organically and through acquisition, with a specific emphasis on the diversification of markets and clients.

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AutoStore Announces Newest Distribution Partner, Fortna Inc.

February 24, 2020

(AutoStore®, Nedre Vats, Norway / February 24, 2020) - AutoStore is proud to announce their partnership with a new global distribution partner, Fortna Inc., a leading global automation, engineering services and software company. Fortna offers transformational services including distribution strategy, distribution center operations, material handling automation, supply chain systems and warehouse execution software systems. Through this new partnership, AutoStore and Fortna will continue to build  their global presence by offering additional solutions to a growing client base.

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