Friday 1 March 2024

Warehousing automation Globally.

Bastian Solutions, a Toyota Advanced Logistics company, as the newest systems integration partner with Movu Robotics. Bastian thus can now offer customers the benefits of Movu’s portfolio of flexible robotics technologies as part of its global automation solutions, including the North American market.
Established in 1952, Bastian Solutions has grown into a global corporation with over 20 US offices as well as international offices in Brazil, Canada, India, and Mexico. In 2017, the company was acquired by Toyota Advanced Logistics, a subsidiary of Japan-based Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO). As a systems integrator, Bastian works to optimize material handling processes, flow, and operational efficiencies to increase productivity, throughput and order accuracy all while reducing costs, maximizing warehouse space and minimizing errors. Relying on their years of expertise they work with their customers to analyze their needs, select the ideal equipment for their business objectives and optimize everything to perform efficiently and work seamlessly.

With a philosophy of ‘no warehouse left behind’*, Movu Robotics tackles automation with easier, modular, scalable, flexible and efficient solutions that customers need and helps them to upgrade their warehouses. The Movu portfolio is built around a range of innovative sub-systems, which are designed to provide easier, scalable, flexible and energy efficient solutions that are accessible for all kinds of warehouses and quick to roll out. The core Movu products integrated by Bastian Solutions include the Movu atlas, a pallet shuttle system for multiple deep storage; and the Movu follow Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) for collaborative picking or transport of load carriers such as pallets; as well as the appropriate supporting software.

Stefan Pieters, CEO of Movu Robotics, said: “Automated technology offers a productive answer to a multitude of materials handling challenges across many market sectors. These include the need for greater efficiency, flexibility and productivity, while overcoming skills shortages, to fulfil growing volumes as well as handling peaks. Movu Robotics sub-systems are designed with seamless integration in mind, and I am excited that our strategic partnership with Bastian Solutions will bring automated solutions to more customers globally, helping them to meet their challenges and boost their performance, resilience and service levels.”

Bastian Solutions President & CEO Aaron Jones said, “This partnership with Movu marks a significant step forward in offering our customers cutting edge, innovative unit handling solutions for warehouse automation. Combined with our systems integration expertise, we're well positioned to enhance efficiency and productivity for pallet distribution and manufacturing facilities worldwide.”

*See also: "No warehouse left behind!" (25/9/23)

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