Indianapolis, IN -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/08/2015 -- President of Bastian Solutions, Aaron Jones, was recently interviewed by Todd Schnick of IntrepidNOW regarding manufacturing automation in material handling. The podcast interview titled, "Aaron Jones: The Future of Material Handling," explored recent automation trends in the supply chain.
Jones explained, "We now have some goods-to-person technologies that are bringing operators products to their fingertips every 3-4 seconds. The technologies are pushing operators and the workforce to complete their tasks in the most expeditious manner as opposed to operators pulling. The rate of adoption is amazing. From an innovation standpoint, I need to mention the development of robotics. The price point has gone down, and the performance has gone up. It is getting very hard to combat the benefiting costs analysis when considering high-end automation."
To listen to the entire podcast, go to: http://www.bastiansolutions.com/about-us/news/2015/06/05/the-future-of-material-handling-an-interview-with-bastian-solutions-president-aaron-jones
Jones became the president of Bastian Solutions in January of 2014. Prior to becoming the company's president, he worked as vice president for the previous four years. In 2010, Jones started Bastian's Canadian business which now has grown into a nationally recognized Canadian integrator. As a regional manager and vice president, Jones was instrumental in leading Bastian Solutions into new technologies including various forms of advanced robotics, AGVs, and automated storage and retrieval including several major international projects.
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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 the 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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