Columbus, Ohio (Jan. 19, 2016) — VARGO®, a leading provider of material-handling system integration, warehouse execution software and equipment solutions for major fulfillment and distribution centers, has hired Daniel Eric Ford as Director of Software.
In this role, Ford will lead the continued development of VARGO's Continuous Order Fulfillment Enterprise (COFE®) software. COFE® is a dynamic warehouse execution software that has been implemented in many leading fulfillment centers to drive the intelligent warehouse processes by utilizing pull-based/lean manufacturing principles. Prior to joining VARGO®, Ford was director of product engineering at Triplefin, where he led the initiative to overhaul the processes in the product-development organization. He also worked as the e-commerce manager at Cornerstone Brands, where he oversaw a team that built and supported seven e-commerce sites; and he worked as the portfolio manager at Quest Diagnostics Healthcare Solutions (formerly MedPlus) and as a consultant for Compuware.
Ford earned a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering from University of Cincinnati. He also holds the following professional certifications: a Certified Six Sigma Lean Black Belt, a Project Management Professional and a Certified Scrum Master.
Originally from Lebanon, Ohio, Ford lives in West Chester, Ohio (ZIP Code 45069).
VARGO® is a team of fulfillment and distribution center specialists with expertise in systems integration, distribution center process improvement, and specialized material handling equipment. For more than four decades, it has been working with retailers, manufacturers, wholesale and direct-to-consumer distributors to improve material handling operations and move beyond traditional distribution methodologies. VARGO® is at the forefront of the lean distribution movement and is the only company that offers COFE® (Continuous Order Fulfillment Enterprise) software, the tool that makes true lean distribution possible. COFE® made history on June 15, 2015, with the launch of the omnichannel installation at the American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., facility in Pennsylvania. For more information, visit www.vargosolutions.com.
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