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Bastian Solutions Helps Southern Wine and Spirits Increase System Efficiencies

Bastian Solutions Helps Southern Wine and Spirits Increase System Efficiencies


Indianapolis, IN -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/29/2015 -- The Southern Wine and Spirits (SWS) facility in Wilsonville, OR partnered with Bastian Solutions to increase system efficiencies and order throughput while improving order accuracy for better customer service. The case study was featured in a new Bastian Solutions' video. The business goals also intended to gain better visibility of orders and inventory and reduce employee overtime.

As a result, the SWS facility saw a 38% increase in cartons sorted per day, accuracy rates increased above 99%, as well as a significant reduction in product breakage and improved customer delivery times.

"Within 3 months, we were meeting our goals of 1,200 cartons sorted per hour, and then within 6 months, we were hitting upwards toward 1,600 cartons per hour," noted Josh Heinrich, Night Shift Manager, SWS Oregon facility.

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Bastian Solutions (, a global material handling systems integrator and expert in e-commerce fulfillment automation is an innovator in the fields of material handling automation, goods-to-person systems, wearable AR technology, supply chain software, and robotics. Bastian Solutions recently announced the acquisition of Forte Engineering. The merge creates a turnkey software suite for beverage distributors and strengthens the companies' overall product offerings and customer support.

Bastian Solutions is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, with an additional 16 domestic offices and 7 international offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, Mexico, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia. Uniquely positioned, Bastian Solutions offers customers complete and innovative turnkey material handling systems, from design and simulation, all the way through installation and operations. Modern Materials Handling named Bastian Solutions 2015 Top 20 Systems Suppliers Worldwide.

Bastian Solutions provides integrated material handling systems reducing the total cost of order fulfillment and delivery cycle times for its customers; tremendous productivity gains and a quick return on investment are ensured. Automating supply chain logistics with harmony between material flow, information flow, and operational processes, yields a unique and important competitive advantage. Follow Bastian Solutions on Twitter @BastianSolution.