Indianapolis, IN -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/18/2015 -- System Integration News, a weekly e-newsletter, sponsored by Bastian Solutions brings important and interesting information to those in the material handling, automation, goods-to-person systems, wearable AR technology, supply chain software, robotics. From best practices to industry data, this weekly communique reports trend data, process improvement, and technology evaluations and profitability.
In the groundbreaking book "Highly Competitive Warehouse Management," author Jereon van den Berg presented an action plan for moving the distribution center (DC) from the typical fire-fighting mode to best-in-class performance. At the heart of the book is a self-test, which reveals the current state of your facility and a proven plan for improvement. A systematic yet flexible plan focuses on workforce culture, process redesign, information technology, and supply chain alignment.
The self-test and action plan work together to help DCs of every size and type identify areas for improvement and implement current best practices. It is a focused, step-by-step approach that will appeal to all warehouse and DC managers who are ready to take their facilities to the next level.
About Bastian Solutions
Bastian Solutions (http://ow.ly/LaOTe), 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.
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