Marvin Logan Bastian Solutions Director of Consulting Presents at WERC Conference Next Week

Indianapolis, IN, April 29, 2015 –(– Bastian Solutions is exhibiting at the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) conference in Orlando, FL, May 3-6. Bastian Solutions’ consulting group is exhibiting at Booth 413.

Marvin Logan, Bastian Solutions’ Director of Consulting, will facilitate a round-table discussion titled, “Pick This!” The session will discuss how with about 60% of distribution center (DC) labor costs attributed to picking, designing the most cost effective picking systems can provide the most impact to a DC operation. Participants in this session will discuss the types of operational information required to design a picking system, examine picking options, and share lessons learned from implemented designs. The session is located at Celebration 15 from 10:30-11:30 on May 5, 2015.

Logan commented, “The WERC Annual Conference draws decision makers and company leaders like few other conferences in the distribution industry. It provides great educational and networking opportunities. The WIRE event is a casual way to connect with Industry professionals and meet potential new clients. It is a great occasion for Bastian Solutions to showcase how our distribution, automation, and supply chain consulting services can benefit the members and participants of WERC.”

The Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) is the only professional organization focused on warehouse management and its role in the supply chain, providing practical, how-to information to help members grow professionally as they improve warehouse and company performance. WERC is a not-for-profit organization with individual members.

About Bastian Solutions
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.

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