Forte also offers consulting services and software aimed at optimizing distribution centers. It plans, designs and implements material-handling automation systems with the deployment of its warehouse execution software (WES) application. Swisslog said Forte's expertise in conveyor systems, case and piece picking and sortation technology, especially in the e-commerce and multichannel retail segments, will strengthen its offering in North America. Forte's customer base extends across multiple industries, and will enhance Swisslog's offering to the e-commerce and pharmaceutical sectors, Swisslog said, adding that Forte will operate as a separate unit of Swisslog Warehouse & Distribution Solutions North America from its Ohio headquarters.
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