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Bastian Solutions Hires Lee Pechauer as Logistics Consultant

August 16, 2012 (Louisville, KY) – Bastian Solutions ( has enhanced the capabilities of its supply chain software division with the hiring of Lee Pechauer. In his role of logistics consultant, Mr. Pechauer will initiate, support, and execute sales and consulting opportunities on behalf of Bastian Solutions.

With more than 10 years’ experience, Mr. Pechauer brings a high level of industry knowledge and project management experience. He has successfully won and managed multimillion dollar projects in which he was responsible for key performance metrics throughout the project’s lifespan. In previous roles, Mr. Pechauer worked as a project manager at United Parcel Service (UPS) in Louisville, Kentucky, and a manufacturing engineer at Visteon Automotive in Sandusky, Ohio.

At Bastian Solutions, Mr. Pechauer will use his strong background in mechanical engineering and project management skills to design elegant solutions that will best meet clients’ needs.

In addition to his industry experience, Mr. Pechauer has taken professional development courses in lean manufacturing, strategic planning, quality (ISO, QS), succession planning, and strategic outsourcing. Mr. Pechauer has also completed the Harvard Business College, Executive Education, “Harvard Manage Mentor” program.

"As our business continues to grow, Lee will be an excellent resource in helping Bastian develop and maintain high-quality business relationships," said Eric Cameron, vice president of sales at Bastian’s software division. "Lee’s dedication to enhancing the customer experience while providing top-notch solutions will help Bastian increase its presence in the marketplace."

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About Bastian Solutions
Bastian Solutions, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, is one of the largest independent material handling system integrators in the world. Founded in 1952, Bastian has established itself as an innovator in the field of material handling automation, supply chain software, industrial controls, and robotics. The company includes 16 domestic offices as well as 6 international offices in Canada, India, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Australia, and Qatar. For more information, visit