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Creating Project Teams with the Right Mix of Engineering and Operational Expertise

Written By: Justin Willbanks
January 21, 2020

Successful warehouse projects require collaboration between the individuals possessing engineering and analytical knowledge and those with a deep understanding and expertise of the operation itself.

Planning Your Future DC

Written By: Wayne Lewis
January 14, 2020

Planning for a future distribution center can be a daunting task, but these tips for developing a robust plan will help mitigate risk and ensure success.

AutoStore Aims to Redefine Retail With Micro-Fulfillment

Written By: Tim Duket
January 08, 2020

AutoStore is redefining retail and customer service with an exciting new micro-fulfillment campaign and design concepts that will help retailers enhance a customer’s in-store experience

Reverse Logistics & Omnichannel Returns: Maximizing Opportunity

Written By: Jeff Snyder
January 07, 2020

Today’s shoppers do not hesitate to send back items that do not meet their expectations. Modernizing the returns process has become a key objective for many retailers.

Posted in General Blogs

Why Spare Parts Distributors Should Consider Goods-To-Person

Written By: Kyle Dorge
December 18, 2019

Over the years, Bastian Solutions has partnered with several OEMs & spare parts distributors to improve their order fulfillment systems. We’ve found that goods-to-person systems are a great fit.

Why Your Material Handling System Is Only as Good as Your After-Sales Support

Written By: Robert Shenon
December 12, 2019

When it comes down to it, after-sales support is about making the customers’ lives easier. We believe it is vital to take care of the customer throughout not only the sales cycle, but also the lifecycle of anything we provide.

The Prime Effect, Labor Shortages, and Dynamic Economy: A Glance at the 2020 Market

Written By: Maggie Moran
December 04, 2019

While impossible to predict, certain market trends can give us an idea on what to expect in the supply chain and logistics market for 2020 and how to prepare.

Posted in Industry News

Automation is Here to Stay (and Improve Your Life)

Written By: Blake Bearden
November 21, 2019

I often get asked about automation’s effects on employment. Here are some lessons from history that show how the implementation of automation improved the quality of our lives by changing the kinds of jobs available.

How to Choose the Correct Divert for Your Conveyor System Design

Written By: Jack Barry
November 12, 2019

There are a wide-range of divert options available for conveyor, ranging from fairly simple to highly complex. These are the factors to consider when choosing what type of divert is best for your system.

The Value of a Good System Test Plan and Test Scenarios

Written By: Sheila Dooley
November 06, 2019

As distribution centers become more automated, a well thought-out and formal warehouse system test plan and test scenarios can help conquer these increasingly complex systems.

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