Food & Beverage Case Studies

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The food and beverage industry manages the handling, packaging and distribution of consumable products which often requires specific handling requirements (unique packaging, bottle handling and more), cold storage environment needs, or rainbow pallet configurations. Bastian Solutions has developed custom technologies in case handling, packing, shipping and conveying to accommodate the specifications needed for your food and beverage logistics needs.

Featured Case Study: Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits Lakeland, FL

After consolidating all the inventory and functions of its Florida facilities into a single location, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits’ Lakeland, Florida, facility is now the largest spirits and wine distribution hub on the planet, standing at an impressive 1.2 million square feet.



Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, Lakeland, FL

After consolidating all the inventory and functions of its Florida facilities into a single location, this facility is now the largest spirits and wine distribution hub on the planet.



Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, Cargill employs 139,000 people in 65 countries.


JFC International

For over a century, JFC International has thrived in its role as a distributor, bringing an ever-expanding line of quality Japanese food products to the United States. .


Southern Wine & Spirits
Puyallup, WA

Bastian Solutions helped the Southern Wine & Spirits facility in Pyallup, WA increase their order throughput and picking.


King's Hawaiian

King's Hawaiian is a producer of specialty bakery products including breads, rolls, and cakes.


Southern Wine & Spirits
Shakopee, MN

Southern Wine & Spirits is a leading distributor of beverage alcohol creating superior value for all tiers of the industry, and they turned to Bastian Solutions for a new warehouse in Shakopee, MN.


Chelsea Milling

The Chelsea Milling Company is operated by a family whose roots in the flour milling business date back to the early 1800’s, and their private business has been milling flour in Chelsea, Michigan for over 120 years.



McCormick turned to Bastian to help automate and improve their palletizing process through the implementation of a Full Layer Robotic Palletizing System


Southern Wine & Spirits
Wilsonville, OR

At SWS Oregon's distribution center, a new conveyor system, pick modules, and software help the company better service customers and improve employee engagement.


Crown Cork & Seal

Crown Holdings, Inc., is a leading supplier of aerosol packaging, food and beverage packaging, metal closures, and specialty packaging products for consumer marketing companies around the world.



With the installation of an automated order fulfillment system, Pepsi-Cola of Central Virginia's (Pepsi CVA) reduced employee overtime, increased shipment accuracy, and created a calmer, more structured facility environment.



Wawona Packing Company in Cutler, CA is a family owned company that grows, packs, and sells their fruit domestically and overseas. The Wawona label, “Sweet to Eat” is considered one of the top quality labels in the California tree fruit business.

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