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'Looking Beyond Technology' at RILA LINK 2023

Grace Stafford | 8 February 2023

Bastian Solutions will be present at RILA LINK in Orlando, FL this month. Joining the retail order fulfillment and automation conversation with thousands of supply chain executives to connect, learn and explore leading best practices. With over 2,000 retail supply chain leaders in one place, LINK is the perfect event to connect with carriers, vendors and other key partners.

Looking Beyond Technology to Achieve E-Comm Success

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, Will Tritle, Bastian Solution’s New Business Development Consultant, and Mithun Sinharoy, Hudson’s Bay’s SVP, Supply Chain, Fulfillment & Logistics, will discuss how looking at all aspects of operations paired with the right-sized automation solution can transform current operations and create a foundation that will support business for years to come.

Presentation key takeaways include:20230201-RILA-LINK23-Presentation-LinkedIn-1200x627px

  • How to objectively identify which areas of their operation need improvement — technology, software and optimization of their labor force — and leverage automation with strong ROI.
  • Which improvements in automation, software and labor will improve current and future business objectives while also providing system sustainability.
  • Which criteria are needed to maximize existing facility space with automation solutions for greater storage density, save on expansion or relocation costs and plan for growth.

Retail Supply Chain & Ecommerce

The retail and apparel industry is changing daily, not just motivated by trends, but also by changing consumer behavior. Ecommerce only adds to the dynamic nature and puts speed at the forefront. This impacts your shipping, replenishment and reverse logistics, triggering the need to optimize your onsite operations. Automation solutions, such as goods to person storage and picking systems, make fulfillment and restocking fast, and together with software solutions you can make the necessary changes for peak season volume.

Advanced technologies like robotic bin picking combined with goods to person systems, as well as staple technologies like conveyor and sortation systems offer numerous of options to help tackle and harness the challenges of today’s consumer needs.

Robotic bin picking, offers the next generation of fast and accurate order fulfillment. It combines cutting-edge AI powered vision technology, industrial robotics and goods to person technologies to effectively pick from even the most complex selection of products.

Whether we are assisting a small or large organization, or adding detailed, personal touches to each order, Bastian Solutions works to engineer and deliver the data-driven systems to solve the toughest challenges. As independent integrators working with a variety of customers across a broad-spectrum of industries, we understand that automation isn't always enough to provide an effective and future-proof solution. We assess the economic and operational viability of equipment and process flows to meet your company’s vision.

Find Your Solution

We invite you to meet with our experts at booth #2030 to learn more about our services and technologies and how they can help you meet your business objectives.

Click here to schedule a meeting with a Bastian expert and learn more about innovative retail automation solutions.

Author: Grace Stafford

Grace is a Communications Specialist at Bastian Solutions, based out of Indianapolis, Indiana. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis and has 5 years of experience working in communications and marketing.


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