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Stord Appoints E-commerce Leader Melanie Kalemba as First Independent Board Director

ATLANTA, Aug. 10, 2023 — Stord, a leader in omnichannel fulfillment services and technology for mid-market and enterprise brands, today announces that Melanie Kalemba has joined the company’s Board of Directors as an Independent Board Director. Melanie brings a wealth of experience and expertise in e-commerce, logistics, and OMS systems. 

Melanie said: “Today’s brands have struggled with operating their supply chains due to having disparate partners and systems that slow down and encumber the optimization process. Stord has built operations and technology in parallel from the start in order to power scalable, flexible, and fully-optimized supply chains for its customers. With Stord, brands can provide an exceptional delivery experience while selling more cost-effectively, efficiently, and without headache.”

Melanie has an extensive background in e-commerce and logistics software. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Deck Commerce and Thinkific. Previously, she was General Manager, Americas of Amazon Pay and also SVP, Global Sales & Channel at BigCommerce. 

“Brands need a fully optimized, highly visible, and deeply agile supply chain in order to provide an exceptional customer experience,” said Sean Henry, CEO and co-founder of Stord. “Melanie’s operational experience, deep understanding of the e-commerce industry, and strategic mindset will help ensure we remain at the forefront of innovation with Cloud Supply Chain and continue to deliver the best experience for our customers and their end consumers.”

This news comes on the heels of continued innovation and new customer partnerships for Stord, including partnering with leading brands such as Alex and Ani, Seed Health, Northern Tool, goodr, Branded, Snackpass, and many others. Stord recently introduced Stord One Warehouse, an operator-built warehouse management system (WMS) that’s as flexible as it is easy to use in helping operators achieve greater efficiency and productivity in their B2B and DTC fulfillment facilities. The company also announced add-on capabilities of its Stord One Commerce order management system (OMS) for smarter and more cost-effective order routing, multichannel inventory management, and last-mile optimization to better support brands as they expand into new DTC and B2B channels. 

For more information, visit www.stord.com

About Stord

Stord is the leading commerce enablement provider of fulfillment services and technology that powers seamless checkout and delivery experiences for high-volume mid-market and enterprise brands across all channels. Stord manages over $5 billion of commerce annually through its fulfillment, warehousing, transportation, and operator-built software suite including OMS, Pre- and Post-Purchase, and WMS platforms. With Stord, brands can sell more, save money, and reduce headaches.

With Stord, brands can increase cart conversion, improve unit economics, and drive customer loyalty. Stord’s end-to-end commerce solutions combine best-in-class omnichannel fulfillment and shipping with leading technology to ensure fast shipping, reliable delivery promises, easy access to more channels, and improved margins on every order.

Hundreds of leading DTC and B2B companies like AG1, Native, Tula, American Giant, and more trust Stord to make their supply chains a competitive advantage. Stord is headquartered in Atlanta with facilities across the United States, Canada, and Europe. Stord is backed by top-tier investors including Kleiner Perkins, Franklin Templeton, Founders Fund, and Salesforce Ventures.

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