Peach State operationBastian Solutions, the materials handling systems subsidiary of Toyota Advanced Logistics North America (TALNA), has acquired Peach State Integrated Technologies, a supply chain consulting, engineering and materials handling firm based in the US.

“Peach State will greatly assist in our growth strategy, provide immediate strength to our company and ultimately help us better serve our customers across a broad spectrum of industries,” said Aaron Jones, president of Bastian Solutions.

Peach State provides services for vehicle parts distribution, alongside other industries including retail and consumer.

Jones will become president of Peach State while retaining his role as president of Bastian Solutions. Jim Bowes, former president of Peach State, will move to a senior role at Bastian Solutions.

“This acquisition allows each company to better serve its current and future customer base by maximising and sharing knowledge and resources,” commented Bowes. “I look forward to being a part of the Bastian Solutions team and strengthening our market position through this strategic alliance.”

Bastian Solutions was acquired by TALNA in 2017.