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Conveyors: A method to the maintenance
In the face of unprecedented demands on equipment, facilities of all sizes are modernizing hardware, software and maintenance strategies.
Bill Bastian Sr. to retire after more than 63 years in the material handling industry
Bastian took over operations of what was then called Stark Company before purchasing the business in 1962.
Hudson’s Bay uses advanced order fulfillment technology
The technology increases the timeliness and accuracy of the retailer’s orders.
Insight into smart glasses in warehouses and distribution centers
Providers of voice solutions see potential for smart glasses as multi-modal devices that can support a combination of voice, vision and scanning. Here’s how smart glasses can be used in DCs as well as where augmented reality technology is headed.
Special Digital Issue: The State of Materials Handling Automation
Warehouse and distribution center managers have never been under more pressure to transform their operations through the application of software, automation and new thinking aimed to streamline processes and keep pace with customer demands.
Automation Options to Battle the Amazon Effect
Amazon’s inventory selection and Prime shipping have forced other businesses to pivot in their go-to-market strategies.
Health Care Embraces E-commerce Trends
Health care supply chains are looking to direct-to-consumer, tracking and goods-to-person to solve their toughest distribution challenges.
Toyota Advanced Logistics acquires Peach State
Peach State Integrated Technologies to become a subsidiary of Bastian Solutions.
Why smarts are central to Internet of Things in the warehouse
Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity is still early days in warehouses, though several suppliers are coming up with
predictive modeling and analytics to optimize DC operations based on granular data from IoT or other data feeds.
AutoStore opens U.S. headquarters
'Explosive' growth leads to first U.S. headquarters to support integrator partners including Bastian Solutions, Dematic and Swisslog.
Year in Review: Top materials handling news in 2017
The industry's momentum continues to build, even as it changes shape to adapt to technology; acquisitions across technology competencies have heralded the arrival of Consolidation 2.0, while automation and cybersecurity shake up the way players throughout the supply chain do business.
Optricity, Bastian Solutions partner to provide advanced warehouse optimization services
Partnership combines Optricity's slotting algorithms and patented processes with Bastian Solutions’ expertise in facility layout and design.
E-commerce retailer uses unique warehouse system to double its facility capacity
Through the cube-based, goods-to-person system, the retailer significantly increased its ergonomics and order accuracy.
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits: Designed to Last
On Long Island, the country’s premier distributor of wine and spirits turned to shuttle and case dispensing technology to add new life to an old DC.
The Big Picture: Adaptability as King
Traditionally, warehouse automation has been about bringing optimal efficiency to specific processes in warehouses. Learn why new technologies like mobile robots and AR glasses promise breakthroughs in adaptability, even as more conventional systems become more modular and flexible.