Hy-Tek Material Handling Acquires Johnson Stephens Consulting


Hy-Tek Consulting Division Formed

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

March 3, 2020, Columbus, OH…Hy-Tek Material Handling, Inc., the premier single-source provider of material handling solutions, has acquired Atlanta-based Johnson Stephens Consulting, Inc. (JSC), a supply chain operations consultancy serving retailers, wholesalers, and distributors nationwide. The acquisition was announced by Hy-Tek CEO Sam Grooms.
 
“The acquisition of JSC and formation of the Hy-Tek consulting division enable us to provide turnkey supply chain solutions to enhance productivity, streamline processes, and boost profitability for our customers,” said Grooms. 
 
The Hy-Tek consulting division is headed by JSC Managing Principals Steve Johnson and Sandy Stephens. JSC provides supply chain solutions to Neiman Marcus, The Home Depot, and Dick’s Sporting Goods among other retailers, wholesalers, e-commerce/direct-to-consumer companies, 3PLs, and consumer products distributors. JSC professionals, including 20 engineering consultants, have completed over 400 projects for more than 200 organizations since 2003. JSC has been recognized by Inc. as one of the 5,000 fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S. and named a supply chain technology leader by Gartner’s Warehousing and Fulfillment Vendor Guide. 
 
“JSC is thrilled to now offer an end-to-end supply chain solution. Hy-Tek’s integrated systems and industrial equipment expertise align perfectly with our engineering experience to deliver unsurpassed value,” said Stephens.
 
“Hy-Tek shares JSC’s values, passion, and entrepreneurial spirit. Not satisfied with merely providing recommendations, we work hand-in-glove to implement top-notch supply chain solutions,” said Johnson.
 
About Hy-Tek Material Handling
Hy-Tek is the premier single-source provider of material handling solutions for a wide range of industries including manufacturing, distribution, retail, construction, food, electronics, and automotive. Since 1963, Hy-Tek and its best-in-class industry partners—including manufacturers of industrial equipment; conveyor systems; automated storage and retrieval systems; rack, and shelving—have been providing customers large and small with turnkey solutions. From customized one-of-a-kind handling and storage systems to pre-assembled buildings and off-the-shelf products—Hy-Tek’s experienced team of engineering, sales, operations, and project management professionals partner with customers to help enhance productivity, streamline processes, and boost profitability. 
 
Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, employee-owned Hy-Tek Material Handling serves customers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico from offices in Georgia, Kentucky, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee. Posting annual sales of $127 million, Hy-Tek’s two divisions—Integrated Systems and Industrial Equipment—deliver cost-effective, efficient solutions for every material handling application. Contact www.hy-tek.com or 800.837.1217.
 
About Johnson Stephens Consulting
Johnson Stephens Consulting is a supply chain operations consultancy that provides clients with cost-effective, service-focused solutions. Opportunities include logistics network optimization, facility planning & design, WMS, TMS & LMS services, labor management engineering, LEAN distribution, and operations excellence. Founded in 2003, JSC professionals have completed over 400 projects and served over 200 different retailers, wholesalers, e-commerce/direct to consumer companies, 3PLs, and consumer products distributors. Contact www.johnsonstephens.com or 678.842.9114. 
 
Visit us at MODEX 2020.  Hy-Tek booth #8643.  JSC booth #9532.
 
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