30 Fabulous Companies of the Year 2021

enVista – Supply chain and unified commerce experts enabling businesses enterprise commerce vision


Supply Chain Management (SCM) is an important part of every organization, whether small or large. SCM is the active management of supply chain activities to maximize customer value and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. SCM also deals with the movement and storing of materials needed to create a product, as well as inventory management, and keeping track of finished goods from where they were created to who they go to. Modern supply change management encompasses the strategic alignment of end-to-end business processes to realize market and economic value, as well as giving a firm the competitive advantage over their business rivals.

enVista is a global software and consulting services provider, optimizing and transforming physical and digital commerce for the world’s leading manufacturers, distributors and omnichannel retailers. enVista uniquely optimizes and transforms physical and digital commerce – optimizing supply chain efficiencies to drive cost savings, and unifying commerce to drive customer engagement and revenue. These comprehensive capabilities, combined with enVista’s market-leading Unified Commerce Platform, Enspire Commerce and the firm’s ability to consult, implement and operate across supply chain, transportation, IT, enterprise business solutions and omnichannel commerce, allows mid-market and Fortune 100/5000 companies to leverage enVista as a trusted advisor across their enterprises. Consulting and solutions delivery are in its DNA.

Diverse software and consulting services and products offered by enVista

Unified Commerce Platform: It is functionally rich to solve the complex and evolving needs of today’s omnichannel organizations. The platform is strategically and uniquely built from the ground up as micro services architecture on a multi-enterprise integration framework and a single data model, in order to rapidly integrate and enable customer-centric, unified commerce in months or weeks, versus years.

Strategy and Consulting: Today, many companies face a challenge that seems burdened with contradiction: how to reduce transportation and operations costs while increasing customer service levels. Designing the right global supply chain network provides a solution to both issues. Although there are many factors to consider when designing a supply chain network, with the right partner, the process is not overly complicated. The key is to analyze your network across the entire supply chain spectrum from source to consumption. With solid, proven methodologies and the right modeling tools, enVista is an expert resource for solving complex supply chain network problems.

enVista’s leading global freight audit and payment solutions: It ensures that no matter how complex the agreement, they have the ability to model your rates to ensure 100% audit compliance. Using enVista’s proven four-phased enABLE implementation methodology, its implementation team ensures all client requirements are accounted for, that the solution implemented is best practice and that the go-live with enVista is seamless. Its audit and payment service by taking a consultative approach to all requests and making recommendations in the best interest of the customers. myShipINFO’s robust ad-hoc reporting module easily allows users to customize, save, and schedule their own reports based on criteria specific to each user’s role and business function.

The ardent visionary leader behind the supremacy of enVista

Jim Barnes is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of enVista. He is a leading expert in supply chain management and unified commerce. His expertise includes all areas within the extended supply chain, including global supply chain network design, strategic facility design, international and domestic transportation management, labor management, and supporting supply chain technology. Mr. Jim has successfully implemented strategies for hundreds of companies including Sephora, Sur La Table, Shopko, Tory Burch, Nature’s Best, Payless Shoes, Boot Barn, Brightpoint, Gulf-States Toyota,, Genesco, Hibbett Sports, Modell’s, and Sport Chalet and sits on the Board of Directors at and has held board of Director positions with Walker Edison.

He has recently been listed as RIS News Influential: Top Movers and Shakers in Retail 2020. Prior to founding enVista, Jim was the Executive Vice President and co-founder of Q4 Logistics. He also held the position as Manufacturing Practice Manager at Tompkins and Associates.Mr. Jim received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration in Operations Management from the California State Polytechnic University-Pomona.

“At enVista, our culture of accountability is reinforced through our guiding principles to which every layer of our organization adheres.”