The Material Handling and Supply Chain Blog

An Engineering Consultant’s View of ProMat

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April 27th, 2017

Bastian Solutions ProMat boothProMat and Automate offered the perfect platform to see an amazing array of technologies and speak with developers first hand. For any company looking to automate, there were plenty of solutions to review and discuss.

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Get a Grip on Your Pallet Handling

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April 25th, 2017

Pallet HandlingWhen looking for a pallet handling solution, knowing the key questions to be answered and the crucial information regarding your product and process is critical.

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Supply Chain Software Making a Big Impact for Small Business & Startups

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April 20th, 2017

Exacta Software screenLarge companies have teams of statisticians, data scientists and engineers to solve complex logistical problems. Companies like Amazon invest millions of dollars for small improvements to their already lean and efficient operations. But what about companies just starting off in warehouse distribution? How can these companies plan for growth while maintaining small, budget friendly operations?

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Carton Flow Rack: Which Type is Right for you?

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April 13th, 2017

Carton flow rackCarton flow rack is one of the many places in the material handling world where gravity is used to assist in the transportation of products. Carton flow utilizes a slightly declined array of rollers or skate wheels to provide an efficient, steady supply of product to an employee picking product for various applications.

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Bastian Solutions Unveils Its ZiPline Conveyor Shoe Sorter

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March 28th, 2017

Shoe SorterBastian Solutions is proud to introduce a shoe sorter as the newest addition to its ZiPline Conveyor product line. Over the years, our team has integrated and installed many shoe sorter designs. Using that experience, we are proud to manufacture our own shoe sorter, featuring some unique design improvements.

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