Cambium Learning

Turn-key Storage, Picking and Conveyor System Solution

Business Objectives

  • Consolidate all facilities into single, state-of-the-art global Distribution Center in Longmont, Colorado
  • Grow revenue 3.5 times through 2011
  • Support growth with the current manning infrastructure
  • Reduce labor cost per carton by 15% in Year 1, 20% in Year 2, and 10% in Year 3
  • Improve cycle counting accuracy
Cambium Learning System

“State-of-the-Art” Educational Materials Distribution Center

After selecting Longmont, Colorado as the location for their consolidated global distribution center, Cambium Learning turned to Bastian Solutions to help them automate this new facility.

Bastian Solutions' design team worked closely with Cambium Learning's consulting firm to understand their material and information flows. From there, Bastian was able to provide an integrated, turn-key storage, picking and conveyor system solution. Bastian provided a design that will allow ease of future upgrades

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Key Technologies

Bastian Solutions installed over 5500 feet of conveyor, two automated sortation systems, and a four lane split case pick module

Bastian Solutions designed and installed a Warehouse Control System that tightly integrates conveyor control to Cambium's Warehouse Management System

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See the results

Cycle count accuracy levels were improved

Throughput measurements during peak periods exceeded more than 30+ cartons / minute Cambium

Learning is on track to meet revenue and growth goals, as well as reduce labor costs

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