Garmin

Material Handling Process Automation Solution

Business Objectives

  • Garmin’s main goal for their Olathe, KS distribution center was to minimize manual touches by automating the majority of manual processes, as well as consolidating required manual activities to a centralized location
  • Bastian's system needed to accommodate an annual growth rate goal of 30% for five years
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Navigating by Decreasing Manual Processes & Maximizing Efficiency

Garmin's goal is to create navigation and communication devices that can enright their customer's lives. Innovative products span various areas of interest, including automotive, aviation, marine, fitness, outdoor recreation and wireless applications.

Garmin’s main goal for their Olathe, KS distribution center was to minimize manual touches by automating the majority of manual processes, as well as consolidating required manual activities to a centralized location.

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Key Technologies

 

See the results

Garmin's old system required two shifts of 20 employees to work 8 hours, while the new system only requires one 10 hour shift of 7-8 employees

The Bastian Solutions system has allowed Garmin to automate the majority of their manual operations and maximize employee efficiency

The new system allows for additional accumulation and two additional fluid load lanes, which will help Garmin achieve annual growth goals for the next five years

 

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