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Shippers Spotlight on Robin Siekerman, VP of Marketing & Customer Solutions

Posted by Rob Doyle on Dec 20, 2017

Beginning in 1901 Shippers Warehouse has put our customers first. As a result of our dedication to providing solutions for customers, exceed service level expectations, and invest in innovative technologies Shippers Warehouse has evolved. Once known as a premier warehousing and transportation company in Texas, we are now known as The Shippers Group, a national leader in logistics operating 4.5 million square feet in 11 locations nationwide.

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Topics: Technology, Community

Man vs. the Layer Picker

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Dec 20, 2017

Contributing Author: Amy Landers

At The Shippers Group, we look for ways to improve productivity. More efficient operations render cost savings we can pass along to our customers. Savings from layer pickers result from rapid speed of picking and improved accuracy but also from fewer injuries of manual labor. These are compelling reasons that led us to install layer pickers in our Wintergreen and Austell distribution facilities.

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Topics: Insider, Warehousing, Technology

Pick-To-Voice Has Big Benefits

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Dec 20, 2017

Contributing Author: Amy Landers

Speed and accuracy of the warehouse staff are keys to successful and profitable warehouse operations. Voice picking systems improve picking accuracy and efficiency. Pick-to-voice systems allow warehouse operators to focus on the picking process without looking at paper or a computer screen and use both hands to perform the pick.

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Topics: Insider, Warehousing, Technology, Packaging, eCommerce