In a move that underscores the evolving landscape of warehouse robotics, Exotec, a provider of global warehouse robotics, has announced a new partnership with Bastian Solutions, a subsidiary of Toyota Advanced Logistics. This collaboration marks Bastian Solutions as an integrator of Exotec’s Skypod® system in the North American market, specifically targeting Canada and the U.S.
Exotec CEO and Co-founder Romain Moulin expressed his enthusiasm about the partnership, noting Bastian Solutions' reputation as a key player in the supply chain technology market. He views this agreement as a confirmation of Exotec's technological capability and its resonance with the North American market, which is increasingly leaning towards flexible and high-performance warehouse robotics solutions.
Bastian Solutions, under the leadership of President and CEO Aaron Jones, echoes this sentiment. Jones praised Exotec’s scalable and adaptable solutions, highlighting their alignment with Bastian Solutions' focus on customer-centric innovation. This partnership is seen as a strategic move to bring transformative results to clients in the logistics and supply chain sectors.
Notably, Exotec and Bastian Solutions are already collaborating on a robotic installation for a leading sports equipment company, with the site’s completion projected for 2024.
Since its foray into the North American market in 2020, Exotec has established a significant footprint, delivering over 20 customer sites across the U.S. and Canada for prominent brands such as Gap Inc., Ariat, and Decathlon. This new agreement with Bastian Solutions is set to further bolster Exotec’s presence in this key market.
For Bastian Solutions, the integration of Exotec's Skypod® system into its offerings represents an expansion of its already robust suite of logistics solutions. This collaboration is expected to enhance Bastian Solutions' ability to meet the diverse and growing demands of its customer base in North America.