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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: Technology, Warehousing, Insider

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: Packaging, Warehousing, Insider, Technology, eCommerce

2nd & 3rd Quarter 2017 Highlights & Snippets

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Aug 25, 2017

Here are highlights of other activity across The Shippers Group:

Ground Breaking: new construction in Hutchins, Texas for new corporate office and distribution center opening in March 2018

Customer Warehouse Audit Wintergreen: Scored 96 of possible 100 

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Topics: Warehousing, Packaging, Technology, Transportation

Did You Know About Our Locations & Services?

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Aug 25, 2017

LOCATIONS

Everyone knows Shippers Warehouse has its roots deep in the heart of Texas, but do you know where all The Shippers Group facilities are located?  Today, we are proud to have 11 facilities in five states from coast-to-coast totaling 4.5 million square feet of space.

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Topics: Community, Warehousing, Packaging, Transportation

New Facility Feature: Austell, Georgia

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Aug 25, 2017

Shippers Warehouse not only has a new name, The Shippers Group, we are also proud to announce the opening of our newest facility in Austell, Georgia.

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Topics: Community, Warehousing