Fortna Celebrates 70 Years of Growth
Company shapes an industry as it helps global brands transform distribution operations
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Reading, PA – July 19, 2016 – Fortna®, the distribution experts®, is celebrating its 70th anniversary with gratitude to our clients, associates and partners since its founding in 1946. The professional services and engineering firm helps market-leading brands around the globe transform their distribution operations into a competitive advantage and serve as the backbone for business growth.
Throughout its 70 year history, Fortna has undergone its own transformation. From humble beginnings as a hand truck and parts company out of a small one-room office, Fortna has grown into a global solution provider as companies have invested in their distribution operations to meet growing consumer demands for greater value and convenience.
Fortna’s comprehensive model manages all phases of a project – from strategy and design to implementation and support – to ensure long-term success and by taking total project and financial accountability for budget, timeline, go live, adoption and support. Fortna has transformed the industry through the design and implementation of hundreds of world-class distribution operations.
“Companies today are challenged to keep their distribution operations on pace with business and market demands,” says CEO and President, John A. White III. “At Fortna, we partner with the world’s top brands, and guarantee that we’ll deliver results to the business. It is the foundation on which Fortna has built 70 years of growth and establishes our path for the future.”
About Fortna Inc.
For over 70 years, Fortna has partnered with the world’s top brands – companies like Mr. Price, J.Crew and Pick n Pay – helping them improve their distribution operations and transform their businesses. Companies with complex distribution operations trust Fortna to help them meet customer promises and competitive challenges profitably. We are a professional services firm built on a promise – we develop a solid business case for change and hold ourselves accountable to those results. Our expertise spans supply chain strategy, distribution center operations, material handling, supply chain systems, organizational excellence, and warehouse control software.
Patti Satterfield, Vice President Marketing