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Starboard Corporation Joins Forces with Bastian Solutions' Consulting Group

The partnership combines Starboard’s powerful supply chain optimization software, utilizing gaming simulation technology, with Bastian Consulting’s expertise in logistics network analysis and design to provide customers with industry leading supply chain consulting services.

distribution-center-network-planSept. 20, 2017 (Indianapolis, IN) – As industrial real estate inventory tightens and demands on fulfillment operations grow, the need for supply chain network optimization continues to climb.  With this in mind, Bastian Consulting is partnering with Starboard Corporation to provide customers with industry leading logistics and supply chain planning.

“The technology and innovation behind Starboard’s software is incredible,” stated Marvin Logan, Director of Consulting at Bastian Solutions. “With Bastian Consulting implementing this software in our client’s supply chain study engagements, we are able to provide faster, more visual, and more interactive reports that provide key data on the best network strategy and facility locations.”

Bastian Solutions’ consulting team will utilize Starboard’s supply chain simulation software to provide:

  • -- Real-time, what-if analysis
  • -- Visualization of supply chain networks
  • -- Contingency planning
  • -- Production sourcing optimization
  • -- Supply chain cost reduction

“We are honored to be a preferred vendor for Bastian Solutions and are working closely with the company’s consulting team” stated Steve Johanson, President at Starboard Corporation. “By combining Bastian’s impressive logistics engineering and analysis experience with our cutting-edge software, we can give Bastian’s customers a powerful tool to optimize their supply chain with speed and certainty.”

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About Bastian Solutions
Bastian Solutions, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, is an independent material handling systems integrator with clients and offices around the world. Founded in 1952, Bastian Solutions has established itself as an innovator in the fields of material handling automation, supply chain software, industrial controls, and robotics. The company includes 17 domestic offices as well as 8 international offices across Australia, Brazil, Europe, Canada, India, and Mexico. For more information, visit

About Starboard Corporation
Starboard Corporation is the leader in next generation supply chain network optimization.  It was founded in 2014 with headquarters in Traverse City, Michigan, USA.  Starboard’s ground-breaking technology greatly reduces the time, effort, and cost for performing network design projects.  Its customers include manufacturers, distributors, consulting firms, logistics companies, and commercial real estate companies.  For more information, visit

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