HILLIARD, Ohio (Feb. 7, 2019) — VARGO®, a leading provider of material-handling systems integration, warehouse execution software and equipment solutions for major fulfillment and distribution centers, has hired Jake Thompson as a support and implementation associate.
In this role, Thompson helps support client's operations and assists with software deployment and functionality enhancements.
"Jake's knowledge and understanding of support, QA and implementation will make him quite an asset to the VARGO® team," said Bart Cera, CFO and COO.
Thompson earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering from The Ohio State University in 2018 and Associate of Science from Columbus State University. He is a member of the Central Ohio Python Users Group and the Miami Valley Sports Car Club.
A native of Enon, Ohio, Thompson lives in Columbus, Ohio. (ZIP Code 43224).
VARGO® is a team of mechanical and software engineers changing e-commerce operations by designing fulfillment solutions differently than anyone else in the industry. For more than four decades, VARGO® has worked with manufacturers, distributors and leading retailers — such as American Eagle, Gap and Forever21 — to improve material handling operations. VARGO® uses its proven, pull-based methodologies to create intelligent solutions for fulfillment centers and continues to be a leader in its industry by integrating robotics and automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) into its solutions. In summer 2018, the VARGO® Tech Center opened to accommodate the company's rapid growth in recent years. The new space provides a high-tech hub for the company's growing software team. VARGO® is the only company that offers COFE® (Continuous Order Fulfillment Engine), the software that does for fulfillment what Lean did for manufacturing. For more information, visit www.vargosolutions.com.