Bastian Solutions Reports Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment Driven by Changing Labor Conditions
Indianapolis, IN -- (SBWire) -- 09/17/2015 --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.
Goods-to-person order fulfillment is being driven by economics; the demand for fulfillment is high. eCommerce direct-to-consumer business is growing very rapidly according to Derek Cribley, Director of Systems Engineering with Bastian Solutions for 17 years. Cribley said B2C demand is pushing the need for more individual piece picking, while the supply of labor is at a multi-year low. The lower reliability of conventional person-to-goods solutions makes the transition to goods-to-person technology more attractive.
Goods-to-person technology improvements make them more capable and available. The labor optimization, improved order turnaround rates, ergonomics improvements, and space reduction are additional benefits.
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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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