March 23, 2018 (Atlanta, GA) – Bastian Solutions, a global material handling systems integrator and a Toyota Advanced Logistics N.A. company, will debut its latest innovations at MODEX 2018, April 9-12 in Atlanta, booth B4169.
New technologies debuting will include:
Robotic truck loading and unloading
Augmented reality picking
Internet of Things (IoT) asset tracking
ROGUE composite pallets
Tugger AGV with natural features navigation
Within the Bastian Solutions MODEX booth, attendees will have much to see. On one end will be a live demonstration of the company’s new mobile robot technology, ULTRA. The robotic truck unloader and loader brings advanced automation to shipping docks by combining a robotic arm, custom end of arm tool, vision system and articulating conveyors to quickly and safely handle cases inside a shipping truck.
At the center of the booth, attendees can also see a live demonstration of a new tugger AGV that navigates using natural features from the surrounding area. The vehicle can operate safely and autonomously even in a lights-out operation.
Bastian Solutions will also feature an upgraded version of its Exacta augmented reality picking solution using HoloLens. Attendees can try on the headset and pick product from a carton flow rack, simulating a real warehouse environment.
Finally, for attendees looking to improve the safety and visibility of their shipments, Bastian Solutions’ BlueHound asset trackers as well as the company’s ROGUE composite pallets will be showcased. The BlueHound asset tracker is an Internet of Things (IoT) device that tracks the status and travel path of a pallet or shipment, while providing real-time reporting. ROGUE composite pallets are a unique, fiber-reinforced product providing strength, durability, and re-usability at a low upfront cost.
MODEX Show Seminars
In addition to Bastian Solutions’ MODEX booth, the company is presenting two seminars, free to all attendees:
Automation with Purpose: Tips for Maximizing Your Investment – Monday, April 9, 3:00-3:45 p.m. in Theater A
How IoT is Revolutionizing the Supply Chain and What That Means for You – Tuesday, April 10, 1:30-2:15 p.m. in the Smart City Logistics and Connected Supply Chain Theater 1
About Bastian Solutions
Bastian Solutions, a Toyota Advanced Logistics N.A. company, is a material handling systems integrator, providing automated solutions for distribution and manufacturing centers around the world. The company specializes in e-Commerce order fulfillment, mobile robotics, IoT, supply chain consulting, warehouse software, and high-speed conveyor sortation systems. Today, the company also engineers and manufactures many of its own products including ZiPline Conveyor, Rogue Composite Pallets, BlueHound IoT Asset Trackers, and Exacta Supply Chain Software.
Founded in 1952 and headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, Bastian Solutions has established itself as an innovator in the fields of material handling automation, supply chain software, and controls. The company includes 18 U.S. offices and 7 international offices. For more information, visit https://www.bastiansolutions.com