FORTE to Provide Supply Chain Consulting Services to Several New Customers

Aug 09, 2011, 16:45 ET from FORTE

MASON, Ohio, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FORTE, a leading distribution consulting and systems integration firm, is pleased to announce the following companies have chosen FORTE to provide supply chain consulting services: Destination Maternity Corporation®, Honeywell International and Maui Jim, Inc.  FORTE helps its clients transform and optimize their supply chains with technology, process, systems and facility automation solutions that help them achieve growth and a competitive advantage.

Destination Maternity Corporation

Destination Maternity is the world's largest designer and retailer of maternity apparel with more than 1,000 retail locations and an elaborate one-stop-shop maternity apparel web site at  Its fast-growing brands include Motherhood®, A Pea in the Pod®, Destination Maternity® , in addition to Oh Baby by Motherhood™, available exclusively at Kohl's stores and at

Destination Maternity engaged FORTE as its strategic supply chain consultant/partner.

Honeywell International

Friction Materials LLC, a business unit of Honeywell International Inc., is headquartered in Glinde, Germany. Serving both original equipment and aftermarket customers, products offered include Bendix® and JURID® friction materials and parts.

Honeywell is utilizing FORTE's expertise to develop a comprehensive network strategy.

Maui Jim, Inc.

Currently the fastest growing premium polarized sunglass maker in the world, Maui Jim got its start in 1980 as a small company selling sunglasses on the beach in Lahaina, Hawaii.

After identifying the need for a technology that could combat intense glare and harmful ultraviolet rays while bringing the brilliant colors of the island to life, the entrepreneurial company engineered the revolutionary PolarizedPlus® lens.

Maui Jim wants to leverage FORTE's vast experience to support its five-year strategic growth plan.


FORTE ( is the pioneering Design/Build firm in the distribution sector of the supply chain. FORTE provides client-side, network-wide engineering, systems integration and operations optimization services on a consulting-only or single-source turnkey basis for existing distribution facility upgrades or new greenfield operations. FORTE's expertise and services include logistics network optimization, facility sizing and design, material handling systems and supply chain execution software.