Commonwealth Supply Chain Advisors has announced the addition of Perry Shore, a twenty-five-year industry veteran, to its line-up of senior consultants. Commonwealth is a supply chain consulting and advisory services firm based in Boston, offering services such as distribution center design, supply chain network optimization, and Warehouse Management Software (WMS) strategy.

Shore joins Commonwealth as a Supply Chain Consultant and will play an integral role across several of Commonwealth’s practices: Distribution Center Design and Operations Improvement. Mr. Shore spent the previous eight years as a design engineer for Dematic North America, a leading supplier of automated material handling systems. Prior to that, he spent eighteen years designing automated storage and retrieval systems for Daifuku. Over the course of his career, Shore estimates that he has designed over 300 distribution centers, for companies such as Frito Lay, Amazon, Skechers, Motorola, and HEB.
Shore will assist Commonwealth clients with long term strategy and design of their distribution centers, guiding clients through various options to support growth, achieve higher degrees of efficiency, and adapt to the changing market conditions that many industries are experiencing due to globalization and e-commerce. Shore is particularly knowledgeable about goods-to-picker equipment such as automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS), mini-load technology, and shuttle-based systems.
“Perry has an extensive background in evaluating customer needs and implementing entire distribution and material handling system centers,” says Colman Roche, Commonwealth’s Chief Operations Officer. “Commonwealth is known for its unparalleled ability to provide clients with a holistic approach to distribution center design, and Perry’s range of expertise spans all aspects including concepting solutions, process design, order processing optimization, material handling system design, warehouse software systems and outsourcing strategy.  Perry is an excellent addition to the team and we welcome him in joining our firm of supply chain advisors.”