VARGO Taps Eldred to Lead System Sales Team

HILLIARD, OH (July 17, 2012) – VARGO is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Art Eldred as its new Client Executive, System Sales. Mr. Eldred will be responsible for leading the company’s system sales team, and will focus on managing both direct-to-consumer and business-to-business sales opportunities and client relations.

Eldred has been a supply chain professional for over 22 years, and has managed the design and implementation of supply chain systems used by major retailers, distributors and direct-to-consumer, eCommerce clients. He most recently held the position of Client Executive with Kiva Systems who was has been acquired by Amazon, and also spent time with Unarco Automaton, Intelligrated, Dematic and DHL/Exel. His client experience includes brands such as Wal-Mart, Sysco Foods, Family Dollar, Limited Brands and Toys-R-Us.

Said Mr. Eldred, “I’m thrilled to be part of the VARGO team and am excited to help our clients take advantage of the unique value our warehouse control system brings to the ecommerce and B2B world. Using our one-of-a kind COFE WCS to apply ‘lean’ methodologies to processing of continuous order drops, allows our clients to efficiently scale and grow with their ever changing order profiles.”

According to Mr. Michael Vargo, President at VARGO, “Bringing in someone of Art’s caliber is very good news for VARGO, but most importantly, it’s good news for our clients. He is an outstanding problem solver and has a complete understanding of what it takes to run a distribution center at peak efficiency. Armed with our unique WCS software capabilities, Art will be positioned to help our clients bring their operations to a whole new level of efficiency.”