Robert has 30 years of experience in the material handling industry as a R&D Engineer, Solution Consultant and Logistics Team Leader for the development of material handling and distribution systems throughout North America and Canada. Extensive experience in analyzing material handling process and requirements to develop unique system solutions, with a strong focus on the order fulfillment process. Most recently he was involved in the development of new systems and equipment to address the growing need to manage the ever-increasing number of stock keeping units found in today’s distribution centers. Successes include some of the largest and most complex material handling systems in the United States to small facility optimization and equipment enhancements. Holder of three patents for fully automated case picking systems in addition to having developed considerable unique and innovative logistics solutions for many of the Fortune 100 Companies including Coca-Cola, Anheuser-Busch, Delta Airlines and Stora Enso.
Most recently Robert has been key in the development of the new backcountry.com Internet Order Fulfillment Facility (comprising over 300,000 square feet with the capacity to manage 500,000 unique SKUs), Intermountain Healthcare’s new Distribution Center, the expansion of Maggie Sottero’s Fulfillment center, re-configuration of Vivint’s distribution center facility and the implementation of Xpedx’s new order fulfillment and barcode picking system utilizing our innovative Warehouse Mobile Solutions Product.