Fortna

By MMH Staff · June 20, 2017
Move intended to help attract top talent from leading universities and technology labs in the area.
By MMH Staff · August 30, 2016
First Canadian location follows the opening of offices in both London and Santiago earlier in 2016.
WEBCAST
By MMH Staff · August 16, 2016
Come hear about the latest in each-picking robotics, co-bots, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, sensors, drones and droids that are enabling competitive advantage for distribution.
By MMH Staff · July 21, 2016
Company began in 1946 as a hand truck and parts business in a one-room office.
By Roberto Michel · July 1, 2016
The “waveless” order fulfillment trend in warehouses is more than continuously releasing orders instead of batching work into waves—it’s an overall approach to metering and pacing the flow of work to optimize labor and equipment.
By MMH Staff · May 24, 2016
This follows the opening of a London office earlier this year, and strengthens the company’s global presence in North America, Mexico, Latin America, Europe and South Africa.
By Roberto Michel · April 11, 2016
What are we to make of all the attention on robots at Modex? Are we at the crest of the usual hype cycle, or on the cusp of widespread adoption?
By Josh Bond · February 1, 2016
Companies are recognizing the need to marry the interests of stores and distribution centers, but it’s not always easy to determine what is for better or for worse.
By Roberto Michel · January 1, 2016
Warehouse execution system suppliers are offering higher-level functionality—such as waveless order processing, performance analytics and mobile apps—transforming WES into a configurable platform for warehouse operations management.
By Bridget McCrea · November 1, 2015
By going beyond the “putaway to storage” mentality, warehouses and DCs can effectively speed up delivery cycles, gain shipment visibility and improve customer service.
By MMH Staff · September 24, 2015
Appointment of veteran leader coincides with deployment of new human capital management system.
By MMH Staff · July 22, 2015
Fortna has thrived under White’s tenure as president, quadrupling revenue, expanding globally into EMEA, Mexico and Latin America, and growing its client base.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 30, 2015
Conveyors, shuttles and robots were on display, but as with last year's Modex, software is where the action is in today’s materials handling industry.
By MMH Staff · March 20, 2015
Street artist to paint anamorphic artwork at Fortna's booth.
By MMH Staff · March 20, 2015
Mertz brings 35 years of experience in finance and operations.

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