Global Material Handling System Integrators
 
 

Consumer Goods

Data-backed support for sustainable consumer goods solutions

With endless brand options for customers, maintaining a competitive edge in the consumer goods industry requires a creative and flexible approach. Bastian Solutions has been providing material handling automation systems to the industry for many years and each is as unique as the next. Some configurations are created to handle market fluctuations, others tackle space utilization and reverse logistics, while others focus on labor efficiencies and picking accuracy.

Whether you are looking to elevate your business with the most recent tech, build on an existing process or re-envision your strategy, Bastian Solutions takes a brand-agnostic philosophy to combine the right technology for the job. We leverage our resources and capabilities to solve the problems of today and support growth tomorrow. This is applicable to various consumer goods and mixed pallets: clothing to electronics and different shape and size products. A holistic, data-centered approach makes your process more responsive, efficient and agile. Your production and distribution will be ready to absorb market changes.

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Newell Brands / Rubbermaid

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Curriculum Associates

Industry Challenges

Challenges for the consumer goods industry aren’t limited to market fluctuations like seasonal peaks and lows. The challenges come from a variety of factors:

  • Product management and storage as total SKUs increase
  • Return and receiving logistics
  • Labor quality and availability
  • Peak, seasonal labor and temporary product needs
  • Repetitive movement and inefficiencies
  • Shipment management – direct to consumers and retailers
  • Distributed processes – local and global
 
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Considerations

As you assess the current situation, requirements to stay competitive, and future goals, consider reviewing your operation in a holistic manner. Review:

  • Existing infrastructure and software
  • Throughput rates
  • Value-added services (personalization touches)
  • Automation possibilities or improvements
  • Labor availability and shift needs
  • On-site storage space or logistics between locations
  • Local/global location reach and distribution solutions
  • Pallet flow & storage
  • Overall visibility of operations
 
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Solutions

Bastian Solutions works with you to analyze pain points and determine growth trends. Using a unique combination of services and technologies, your logistics and fulfillment systems can work smarter.

 
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Projects

 
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