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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.

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.

How an Apparel Company Moved from a 3PL to In-House Distribution

Written By: Ryan Reed
October 17, 2019

After previously relying on a third-party logistics company to handle shipments to its global customer base, Adore Me knew it was time to bring its order fulfillment operations in house.

Tackling Returns: An Online Clothing Retailer Changes the Game

Written By: Kyle McCarty
September 10, 2019

Dealing with returns and reverse logistics can be a struggle for ecommerce order fulfillment - especially in the retail and consumer goods industries. Here's how we helped one client improve their returns process.

How the World's Largest Wine & Spirits Distribution Center Ships 25 Million Cases Each Year

Written By: Chris Bratten
August 20, 2019

After consolidating all the inventory and functions of its Florida facilities into a single location, Southern Glazer’s Lakeland, Florida facility is now the largest liquor spirits and wine distribution hub on the planet.

Automation's Effect on Flexibility

Written By: Joe McGrath
July 31, 2019

When exploring automated solutions, it’s important to consider not just the benefits, but the overall impact each will have on your operations - including their effects on flexibility.

What is AutoStore?

Written By: Ryan Nicholas
June 04, 2019

Learn more about this unique automated warehouse storage system and what makes it the best option for maximizing storage density.

3 Ways Simulation Modeling Optimizes Distribution Center Design

Written By: Tim Duket
May 30, 2019

System simulation modeling is a very effective strategy to validate the future-state design of a distribution center, but the benefits don’t end there.

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