VARGO®, a leading provider of material-handling system integration, warehouse execution software and equipment solutions for major fulfillment and distribution centers, has hired Shawn Cavasos as a client executive for system sales.
In this capacity, Cavasos will build new strategic partnerships, increase business development efforts and lead sales initiatives for material handling equipment, conveyor systems and software solutions. He will be part of a team that manages direct-to-consumer and business-to-business sales opportunities.
"Shawn will make a great addition to our sales team. His extensive experience and positive attitude will help VARGO®'s marketplace presence grow," said Bart Cera, COO and CFO for VARGO®.
Prior to joining VARGO®, Cavasos worked as a director of supply chain solutions for three years at Peach State Integrated Technologies, a company that specializes in supply chain and material handling solutions. He also has almost 20 years of experience managing distribution operations, leading cross-functional project teams and integrating multiple warehouse management system solutions. He previously worked for QMed Corp., iLogistix and Ryder Integrated Logistics.
Cavasos attended the University of Florida on an Army ROTC scholarship. Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Science in business management, Cavasos was commissioned and served in the U.S. Army for eight years. Cavasos is a member of the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP).
He currently lives in Pensacola, Fla., with his wife and two teenage sons.
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.