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enVista Joins Manhattan Associates Manhattan Value Partner Program as Gold Partner 

Manhattan Associates recognizes enVista as a trusted partner and third-party integrator of its software solutions suite 

INDIANAPOLIS (May 22, 2023) – enVista, a global consulting, managed services and material handling automation firm, today announces that it has joined Manhattan AssociatesManhattan Value Partner (MVP) Program. The MVP Program connects Manhattan Associates with best-in-class vendors to deliver added value to customer engagements. enVista is an MVP Gold partner, which recognizes enVista as a trusted, third-party integrator of Manhattan Associates’ solution suite, including its Warehouse Management System, Transportation Management System and Labor Management System.  

enVista’s relationship with Manhattan Associates dates back over 20 years, and today enVista is the sole MVP to bring expertise across supply chain strategy, automation and supply chain execution systems. As a seasoned supply chain execution systems implementation partner, enVista provides clients with an experienced technology solutions practice, robust resources and a proven implementation methodology across multiple solutions.  

enVista’s CEO, John Stitz, said, “It is an incredible honor for enVista to be a Gold Partner in Manhattan Associates’ MVP Program. We are bringing with us to the program our industry-recognized domain expertise around supply chain strategy, automation and robotics, labor management, transportation management and retail strategy. This breadth of expertise is unlike any other partner in the MVP program. Together, enVista and Manhattan Associates will provide clients with access to a powerhouse duo of supply chain execution software and implementation expertise for maximally successful projects.” 

enVista’s Sr. VP of Supply Chain Solutions, Shane Smith, said, “This is a game changer for leaders that are investing in supply chain execution technology. With Manhattan’s partnership, enVista is solidified as a leading, experienced Manhattan partner. I look forward to continuing to lead this standout team as we help supply chains optimize their warehouses to reach operational excellence.” 

enVista’s WMS team has led more than 500 successful implementations and is the largest WMS implementation practice in the world. 

enVista will be at Manhattan Momentum, the supply chain commerce conference, from May 22-25 in Phoenix, Arizona. Click here for more information on how you can interact with us at the show. 

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Supply & Demand Chain Executive Names Two enVista Associates to 2023 Pros to Know List

enVista’s Michael Krabbe and Amit Kirpalani are recognized for outstanding accomplishments in the supply chain industry

INDIANAPOLIS (March 22, 2023) – enVista, a global consulting, managed services and material handling automation firm, today announces that two of its associates were named 2023 Pros to Know. Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the only publication covering the entire global supply chain, recognized Strategic Account Executive, Michael Krabbe and VP of Supply Chain Solutions, Amit Kirpalani as outstanding executives whose accomplishments offer a roadmap for other leaders looking to leverage the supply chain for competitive advantage.

Krabbe has more than 25 years of experience working with clients to increase their performance in manufacturing, distribution, warehousing and transportation, as well as developing IT strategies. Krabbe’s experience ranges from managing and directing supply chain technology selection and implementation projects to assisting clients with supply chain operations and strategy. Within the last year, Krabbe’s clients have saved millions of dollars in transportation and labor costs as a result of the projects he championed.

Kirpalani leads all enVista engagements related to warehouse management systems (WMS), including business case justifications, WMS assessments and WMS selections and implementations using a variety of Tier 1 and Tier 2 WMS applications. He has more than 25 years of experience in supply chain technology solutions and has led many successful projects with enVista, including a WMS implementation with Big Rock Sports.

enVista CEO, John Stitz, said, “I have worked with both Mike and Amit for nearly 10 years. It has been an honor to see them grow in their own expertise and help countless supply chain leaders optimize their operations and technology. Through turbulent market conditions, they have never ceased to offer innovative and successful solutions to their clients’ supply chain challenges – seeing every project through to the very end. It is no surprise to see them named as Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 2023 Pros to Know. I sincerely congratulate both Mike and Amit and look forward to seeing what they will accomplish for themselves and the supply chain industry in the years to come.”

Marina Mayer, Editor-in-Chief of Supply & Demand Chain Executive and Food Logistics, said, “This year’s list is filled with supply chain professionals whose achievements and success stories have helped move the needle in the supply chain. They promote safety, sustainability and workforce development. They work toward helping heal the supply chain. They’re actually in the supply chain,” Mayer continued, “We received close to 400 nominations this year, the highest number of nominations ever for this award, proving that today’s supply chain professionals are doing great things for the supply chain.”

Visit Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s website to view the full list of 2023 Pros to Know winners and learn more about upcoming Supply & Demand Chain Executive awards. The overall Pros to Know winner will be announced live at ProMat in Chicago.

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About Supply & Demand Chain Executive:

Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the only supply chain publication covering the entire global supply chain, focusing on trucking, warehousing, packaging, procurement, risk management, professional development and more. Supply & Demand Chain Executive and sister publication Food Logistics are also home to L.I.N.K. and L.I.N.K. Educate podcast channels, L.I.N.K. Live, SCN Summit, SupplyChainLearningCenter.com, Women in Supply Chain Forum and more. Go to www.SDCExec.com to learn more.

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enVista Named Enterprise Partner of the Year at Körber Elevate Americas 2023

Körber recognizes enVista, a 20-year certified partner, for excellence in sales and services collaboration

INDIANAPOLIS (March 13, 2023) – enVista, a global consulting, managed services and material handling automation firm, today announces that it has been named Enterprise Partner of the Year by Körber. The award recognizes enVista for outstanding collaboration in both sales and services.

Rene Hermes, CMO, Software at Körber Business Area Supply Chain, said, “Increasing customer expectations, labor shortages and sustainability concerns put increasing pressure on the supply chain. That’s where the role of excellent partnerships turns pivotal to enhance access to our solutions and empower businesses worldwide to conquer supply chain complexity –together.”

enVista brings more than 20 years of exceptional supply chain consulting and material handling automation experience, including deep technical and functional expertise, across Körber’s solutions with dozens of joint clients like Advance Auto Parts and In-N-Out Burger.

enVista CEO, John Stitz, said, “It is a tremendous honor to be named Körber’s Enterprise Partner of the Year. enVista and Körber’s two-decade-long partnership has proven to extend the value of our joint clients’ supply chain investments. Our Körber-certified consultants, strong functional application expertise and vast experience in Körber’s technical toolsets complement Körber’s extensive functionality and technical expertise to execute projects for our clients that create long-lasting, positive change in their supply chains and overall organizations. It is a pleasure to work with Körber, and I look forward to seeing the ways our partnership will continue to flourish in the coming years.”

Partner of the Year award recipients are selected from a network of certified partners revolutionizing supply chains through the adoption of Körber’s solutions spanning warehouse management, warehouse control, simulation, voice and robotics.

The winners were formally recognized during the annual user conference, Elevate Americas, held March 12-15, 2023 in Orlando, Florida. Elevate brings together hundreds of professionals around the world to learn more about the latest opportunities and solutions to revolutionize their supply chains.

enVista has been a certified Körber partner for 20 years and offers deep domain expertise, as well as extensive services and support via its team of systems integration experts. With over 150 successful warehouse management system implementations and decades of supply chain expertise, enVista is a trusted partner in extending the value of WMS investments.

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About the Körber Business Area Supply Chain:

Supply chains are growing more complex by the day. Körber uniquely provides a broad range of proven, end-to-end supply chain solutions fitting any business size, strategy or appetite for growth. Our customers conquer the complexity of the supply chain thanks to our portfolio that includes software, automation, mail and parcel solutions, voice solutions, robotics, and materials handling – plus the expertise to tie it all together. Körber helps to manage the supply chain as a competitive advantage. Conquer supply chain complexity – with Körber. The Business Area Supply Chain is part of the global technology group Körber. Find out more on www.koerber-supplychain.com  

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Three enVista Consultants Receive Food Logistics’ 2023 Rock Stars of the Supply Chain Award

enVista’s Christopher Harkema, Jack Martin and Rebecca Turner are recognized for their achievements, hard work and vision, which have helped to shape the global cold food supply chain

INDIANAPOLIS (February 14, 2023) – enVista, global consulting, managed services and material handling automation firm, today announces that Food Logistics has named enVista’s Christopher Harkema, Jack Martin and Rebecca Turner winners of the 2023 Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award, which recognizes influential individuals in the industry. Food Logistics is the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global cold food supply chain.

Christopher Harkema, enVista senior director of technology, has nearly 20 years of experience in the supply chain industry, 11 years of which have been spent in enVista’s Labor Management Practice. With his team of 16 industrial engineers, Harkema has led multiple labor management system implementations for national food and beverage brands such as Nestlé Purina PetCare. Harkema is certified as a Project Management Professional from PMI and is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified.

Jack Martin, supply chain consultant, and Rebecca Turner, transportation consultant, are new professionals in the supply chain industry and have both quickly excelled in their consulting work across the cold food supply chain. Martin has played a critical role in the food safety of his clients by helping implement an analytical database and data visualization tool that enables clients to perform data investigations on products at impacted locations. He already has an ever-growing technical skillset with Alteryx, Python and AWS Redshift.

In the last year, Rebecca Turner has acted as a leader of a national fast food restaurant chain’s food safety traceability team, supporting cold food manufacturing and distribution parties. She has also excelled in supporting the education and training of distribution center resources to meet the needs of her clients’ food safety initiatives. She is recognized throughout enVista as a motivated leader who is consistently delivering quality results to clients.

enVista’s CEO, John Stitz, said, “Each year it is an honor to recognize enVista associates for the hard work they do for our food and beverage clients. Whether industry veterans or new professionals, our rock stars consistently deliver innovative and long-lasting results for national food and beverage brands, maintaining quality control and trust with our clients and their customers through critical food safety initiatives. A special congratulations to Christopher, Jack and Rebecca for being 2023 Rock Stars of the Supply Chain.”

Editor-in-Chief of Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive, Marina Mayer, said, “Not all rock stars are famous musicians. There are several rock stars right here in the cold chain, promoting workforce development, solving supply chain disruptions, mitigating risks and helping to heal the supply chain,” Mayer continued, “Many of these winners are actively involved in understanding customers’ needs, creating problem-solving solutions, ensuring the safe transport of cold food and beverages and adopting sustainable measures. The words used to describe them range from strategic, motivated and dedicated to passionate, educator and transformative.”

Visit Food Logistics’ website to learn more about other Food Logistics’ awards.

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enVista Named One of 10 Most Trusted Microsoft Solution Providers

Insight Success recognizes enVista’s Microsoft practice for putting the customer at the heart of its business

INDIANAPOLIS (December 8, 2022) – enVista, a global consulting, managed services and material handling automation firm, today announces that Insight Success has named it one of the 10 Most Trusted Microsoft Solution Providers. enVista is recognized for building value for its clients through Microsoft software, consulting and IT managed services.

As a Microsoft-certified Gold Partner across M365/O365, D365 and Azure, enVista combines strong Microsoft expertise with unparalleled industry experience across manufacturing, retail, commerce and logistics to help its clients achieve the full benefits of Microsoft applications. The continued success and growth of enVista’s Microsoft business is proven by the company’s 98 percent customer retention rate and 18 percent CAGR over the last 15 years.

enVista SVP of Microsoft and Retail, Gene Bornac, said, “Our goal is to optimize business processes across the supply chain, reducing friction from source to consumption. enVista continues to nurture our Microsoft practice, growing our skills and certifications and playing a role in Microsoft’s initiatives, especially around supply chain resiliency and industry clouds.”

Additionally, enVista offers proprietary solutions, built on Microsoft clouds, that enhance the capabilities of Dynamics 365 and the value a firm can provide to its customers. enVista’s e365 Advanced Pricing provides better pricing and margin control; its e365 Advanced Notes provides automated email attachments and note propagation, and its e365 Advanced Labels easily extracts system data for label creation. Each of these applications is available on Microsoft AppSource.

enVista’s CEO, John Stitz, said, “It is an honor to have enVista named a Top 10 Most Trusted Microsoft Solution Provider. Our Microsoft practice continues to grow tremendously, due in large part to the hard work and dedication of the team each and every day. The incredible team members we have in our Microsoft practice are the driving force behind our success in becoming a trusted Microsoft partner for clients across every industry.”

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enVista Recognized as a Specialist Services Provider in 2022 Gartner® Market Guide for Supply Chain Strategy, Planning and Operations Consulting

Gartner, Inc. lists enVista as a Specialist Services Provider of Supply Chain Strategy, Planning and Operations Consulting Services, among several other offerings across the end-to-end supply chain

INDIANAPOLIS (November 30, 2022) – enVista, a global consulting, managed services and automation firm, today announces that it has been recognized in the Market Guide for Supply Chain Strategy, Planning and Operations Consulting published by Gartner, Inc., a company delivering actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. This is enVista’s fifth consecutive year being named in this report.

Gartner, Inc. recognized enVista as a Specialist Services Provider in the Supply Chain Strategy, Planning and Operations Consulting Services category. In the report, Gartner said, “Better access to data within client systems, greater availability of data across markets and industries and improved analytical tools are enabling consulting firms to compress or automate elements of strategy and roadmap development.” Gartner continued, “The supply chain strategy, planning and operations consulting market is changing and consolidating in response to market and technology forces. Supply chain leaders can use this Market Guide to find the right consulting firm.”

enVista’s CEO, John Stitz, said, “We are honored to be recognized by Gartner as a Specialist Services Provider of Supply Chain Strategy, Planning and Operations Consulting Services. We take our role as a trusted advisor to some of the world’s leading supply chains very seriously. The role of the supply chain has been brought into the spotlight more than ever, illuminating its importance to the profitability and customer satisfaction of an organization. I look forward to seeing how enVista continues to support these organizations in mastering their supply chain strategies with top-tier people, processes and technology.”

enVista is recognized for its supply chain solutions, including supply chain strategy and roadmap, supply chain network design and optimization, supply chain planning and S&OP, sourcing strategy, omnichannel strategy, transportation and distribution strategy operations, warehouse design, automation, slotting and labor management, fleet management, organizational change management and Lean operations and improvement.

enVista’s global supply chain consulting services and enabling technologies include: supply chain strategy and network design; product flow and inventory optimization; robotics and automation; material handling and facility design build; systems evaluation, selection and implementation; demand planning and forecasting; supply chain optimization, workforce management and much more.

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