VARGO®, a leading provider of material-handling system integration, warehouse execution software and equipment solutions for major fulfillment and distribution centers, has hired Christopher Simmons as a supply chain business analyst.
In this capacity, Simmons will develop mathematical modeling programming that will help internal staff determine client needs and validate data.
"Christopher has been a great asset to our company as an intern, and we are excited to see him grow into this new role," said Bart Cera, COO and CFO for VARGO®. "He will be a wonderful addition to VARGO®'s team."
Prior to joining VARGO® as a full-time employee, Simmons interned at VARGO® from May 2015 to June 2016, working on the mathematical modeling project. Also during college, he worked as a foreman and managed teams at two landscaping companies after working as a laborer at Ohio Mulch Landscape Supply.
Simmons graduated in June 2016 from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Simmons grew up in Dublin and graduated from Dublin Jerome High School.
He currently lives in Columbus, Ohio (ZIP code 43212).
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 and distributors to improve material handling operations. VARGO® uses its proven, pull-based methodologies to create intelligent solutions for fulfillment centers and is the only company that offers COFE® (Continuous Order Fulfillment Enterprise), the software that does for fulfillment what lean did for manufacturing. COFE® made history in June 2015, with the launch of the omnichannel fulfillment center at the American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., facility in Pennsylvania. For more information, visit www.vargosolutions.com.