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Fortna Inc.

Fortna Inc.

Booth #8808

For over 70 years, Fortna has partnered with the world’s top brands to transform their distribution operations into a competitive advantage. Fortna helps clients make and keep bold promises to their customers – fast, accurate and cost-effective fulfillment consistently at every touchpoint, across every channel. Fortna’s expertise spans distribution strategy, distribution center operations, material handling automation, supply chain systems and warehouse execution software systems. We built our firm on a promise – we develop a solid business case for change and hold ourselves accountable for results.

Media Library

7 Steps to Getting Board Approval on your Distribution Project
To remain competitive often requires investments in distribution operations. This article outlines the 7 steps to getting board approval on your next project.
7 Truths about the Business Case for Collaborative Picking Robots
Bots are finding exciting new applications in the DC, but not all applications of bots can be justified. The business case for collaborative picking bots requires a balance of labor and technology.
Distribution at a Pivot Point: Addressing the Labor Problem
The precipitous rise of eCommerce and shortage of traditional labor is re-shaping distribution operations. Companies will need to reimagine their operations—and labor—in a drastic way.
Distribution at a Pivot Point: Building the Business Case for Automation
To achieve the fulfillment speed needed to compete with next-day shipping promises, companies must look to automation, which can help improve service capability and drive competitive advantage.
Distribution at a Pivot Point: Choosing the Right Automation Technology for Your Business
Automation is not new, but there are a number of new/emerging technologies which make the business case more attractive. It’s important to evaluate technologies through the lens of the business case.
How Different WES Solutions Stack Up as part of the Enterprise Software Stack
This article explains the key differences between suppliers claiming to have WES capabilities and the role WES plays in the enterprise stack.
Labor Challenges, Trends and Practical Solutions
Distribution labor challenges continue with no signs of abating. Here are four strategies that companies are implementing to overcome today’s labor problems.
Unlocking the Value of Digital Fulfillment: Real-Time Systems Orchestrate and Optimize Complexity
Systems that manage traditional manual operations simply cannot meet the needs of the automated distribution center. WES will be required to gain the full benefits of automation in the DC.
Unlocking the Value of Digital Fulfillment: The Evolving Warehouse Tech Stack
The WES acts as an “efficiency engine” balancing out the peaks and valleys of the integrated process to keep the flow of the entire distribution center steady while increasing speed and output.
Unlocking the Value of Digital Fulfillment: WES as a Platform for Flexibility
A WES is designed to be flexible and adapt to changing environments easily and affordably, without the risk of compromising the other vital roles that the WMS needs to play.


Panel Discussion: Autonomous Mobile Robots - Lessons Learned from Implementation 3/09/2020 11:15 AM 12:00 PM Theater H
Fortna Inc.
333 Buttonwood Street
West Reading, PA 19611

Phone: 610-370-8000
Fax: 610-376-2861

Cheryl Falk
SVP Global Marketing Communications & Business Development

Patti Satterfield
VP Global Marketing & Business Development




Product Categories

Consulting & Professional Services
Controls and Controlling Devices
Simulation and Digital Twin Software & Services
Supply Chain Execution Systems and Software
Systems Integration Services