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Space to Chill?

By gosrsi / March 27, 2020 /

Most U.S. consumers are familiar with the commercial refrigerators they see in the grocery stores storing common food items or in pharmacies where they pick up their specialized prescription medications. What they likely do not realize is that there is a complex infrastructure (large-sized coolers or full refrigerated building structures) sending inventory to those on-site…

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How to Eliminate Transportation Waste in Distribution Centers

By gosrsi / March 25, 2020 /

SRSI warehouse operation expert Jim Munafo shares key advice for distribution center optimization: Lack of Warehouse Design/Layout Planning or Maintenance Issue: Moving product too far from point A to point B or even to point C will significantly add to costs.  These costs include forklift operators, excess equipment, and maintenance/charging to maintain the excess equipment.…

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SRSI Welcomes New Team Member – James Ruffini

By gosrsi / February 17, 2020 /

SRSI is happy to announce the onboarding of James Ruffini, Customer Solution Specialist, at our office in Irving, TX. James has strong ties to the SRSI family and joined the team early this year. He served as a Director of Operations for 20 years and also has experience as a Vice President of Operations and…

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Welcome Ross Irving to the SRSI System Solution Team

By gosrsi / April 17, 2019 /

Slate River Systems Inc. (SRSI) welcomes Ross Irving as a System Solution Associate. Ross has over a decade of warehousing and distribution experience working in the health & beauty, personal health and electronics sectors. He is intimately familiar with food regulatory and compliance and has an extensive working knowledge of electrical systems and components that…

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SRSI Welcomes Industry Pro – JP Shiffer as Senior Project Engineer

By gosrsi / March 22, 2019 /

Slate River Systems Inc. (SRSI) is very pleased to welcome JP Shiffer to the position of Senior Project Engineer. JP holds a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M and a Master’s of MIS from the University of Texas at Dallas. With over 20 years’ experience, JP has applied his knowledge of facility layout…

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Check Out Our New Digs – SRSI Relocates to Southlake, TX

By gosrsi / March 12, 2019 /

Our growing business was shrinking our old office space… but not anymore! We’ve packed up and moved into a great new location in Southlake, TX. Chris and Ben thank the dedicated SRSI staff who all pitched in to handle the move without disrupting client project deadlines. For even more new news, our great team is…

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The World as We Know It Is Changing…

By gosrsi / January 30, 2019 /

Stick with SRSI for the Best Route to the New World If you’ve happened upon our new blog series looking for actionable, measurable and easy-to-understand warehousing trends and tips… WELCOME! If you’ve come here for the latest material handling automation and tech news for supply chain and goods distribution, we’re going to do our best…

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Slate River Systems to Participate in Annual North Texas WERC Conference

By gosrsi / October 24, 2018 /

New Material Handling Integration Co., SRSI, to Sponsor, Exhibit and Present at North Texas WERC Conference – Oct. 25th, 2018 Slate River Systems, Inc. (SRSI) is proud to be a sponsor and participant in the 17th Annual North Texas Regional WERC Conference in Grapevine, TX on October 25, 2018. WERC stands for Warehouse Education Research Council,…

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All in the Family – Brothers, Industry Veterans Team Up to Launch Slate River Systems, Inc.

By gosrsi / October 24, 2018 /

Ben & Chris York Bring Warehouse Systems Design, Automation & Software Expertise for New Kind of Material Handling Integration Company Ben and Chris York, brothers and material handling veterans, announce the formation of Slate River Systems, Inc. (SRSI), a national material handling systems integration company. The York brothers combine decades of experience in warehousing system…

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By gosrsi / August 20, 2018 /


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