ATLANTA (March 9, 2023) – FORTNA, a leading automation and software company for the full logistics value chain, was recently named a finalist for the MHI Innovation Award with its FORTNA OptiSlot DC™ slotting software with Digital Twin Technology submission in the Best IT Innovation category.
MHI reviewed over 155 submissions across three categories, and the 12 innovation finalists were chosen for concept, value and impact on the market. The award winners will be named at ProMat 2023 on March 22nd during MHI Industry Night.
With continued recognition in the Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Supply Chain Execution Technologies and providing benefit to over 1,600 distribution centers worldwide, FORTNA OptiSlot DC™ slotting software with Digital Twin Technology pairs digital twin modeling with advanced mathematical algorithms, enabling users to analyze future inventory slotting results before investing in labor to implement. This allows users to compare different scenarios via visual simulation using heat maps, pick path tracing and easy-to-understand reports. The result is a work plan with an optimal moves list that minimizes handling requirements and labor costs.
“Software has become incredibly important to optimize warehouse operations, and the FORTNA OptiSlot DC™ slotting software with Digital Twin Technology is a unique offering as it has great value and rapid ROI,” said Will King, VP, Global Software Sales of FORTNA. “Being selected as a finalist for the MHI Innovation Award is a great honor and validates our software team’s hard work and spirit of innovation.”
FORTNA will highlight the FORTNA OptiSlot DC™ slotting software with Digital Twin Technology at ProMat 2023, March 20-23 at McCormick Place in Chicago in the South Hall at Booth S1947.
FORTNA partners with the world’s leading brands to transform omnichannel and parcel distribution operations. Known world-wide for enabling companies to keep pace with digital disruption and growth objectives, we design and deliver solutions, powered by intelligent software, to optimize fast, accurate and cost-effective order fulfillment and last mile delivery. Our people, innovative approach and proprietary algorithms and tools ensure optimal operations design and material and information flow. We deliver exceptional value every day to our customers with comprehensive services and products including network strategy, distribution center operational design and implementation, material handling automated equipment, robotics and a comprehensive suite of lifecycle services. Visit https://www.fortna.com