Fortna names Alan Winegar as vice president, supply chain

Winegar comes to Fortna from JDA Software (formerly RedPrairie), where he was VP of Consulting Services.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
September 04, 2013 - MMH Editorial

Alan Winegar has been named Vice President, Supply Chain Services at Fortna, the global professional services firm that helps companies make distribution a competitive advantage.

Winegar will lead Fortna’s practice that focuses on supply chain execution software for warehouse management, transportation, and labor. The group helps companies determine the strategy and business case for technology investment and select and implement the appropriate solution to achieve the business goals. This is a critical component of Fortna’s integrated model that guarantees results on large supply chain transformation projects.

Winegar comes to Fortna from JDA Software (formerly RedPrairie), where he was VP of Consulting Services. Prior to RedPrairie, Winegar held various positions in services, product development, product management, and operations at Direct Supply, Inc.  Throughout his career, Winegar has a proven track record of building highly successful teams, driving business growth and delivering high levels of client satisfaction.

“I am excited to join the Fortna team. I was drawn to Fortna because they’ve demonstrated supply chain leadership and a commitment to deliver real business results for their clients,” said Winegar. “I am passionate about partnering with our clients to achieve mutually successful outcomes.”

“Fortna’s continued growth in global markets and in the scale and complexity of our projects requires that we expand our focus on supply chain execution systems even further,” said Scott Miner, Group VP, Supply Chain Services at Fortna. “Alan’s leadership and broad industry experience make him the right choice to lead this practice.”



Subscribe to Logistics Management magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Get timely insider information that you can use to better manage your
entire logistics operation.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

The Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG) has released a report indicating that in 2014 average CO2 emissions in the global container shipping trades declined 8.4 percent from the year before.

UPS Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of UPS, recently announced it has rolled out a new service center facility in Franklin Park, Illinois. This is the company’s fifth Chicago-area service center along with other ones in Aurora, Chicago, Palantine, and South Holland.

Putting the renewed strength in the truckload market into a very positive perspective is a report issued by Avondale Partners analyst Donald Broughton, which was released yesterday. Entitled, “Q2’15 Trucking Capacity; Goldilocks Era Continues,” Broughton explained that in the second quarter only 70 truckload fleets failed, or exited the business. That number may seem high to some, but it is not, especially when you consider that the second quarter of 2014 saw more than five times as many truckload carriers, 375 to be exact, exit the business.

Global demand remains stable as packaging equipment providers of all sizes shift focus

Six straight days without a ship waiting for berth

Article Topics

News · Supply Chain · Fortna · RedPrairie · JDA · All topics

About the Author

Josh Bond, Senior Editor
Josh Bond is Senior Editor for Modern, and was formerly Modern’s lift truck columnist and associate editor. He has a degree in Journalism from Keene State College and has studied business management at Franklin Pierce University.

Comments

Post a comment
Commenting is not available in this channel entry.