SI Systems Wins USPS R and R Towline Conveyor Contract 

towline conveyor contractEaston, PA. – (June 6, 2016) – SI Systems, A Paragon Technologies Company (PNTX), has been selected to receive a $2.3 million Towline Conveyor Contract to rejuvenate and retrofit the existing towline conveyor system at the United States Postal Service (USPS) National Distribution Center in Jacksonville, FL with minimal intrusion.

The existing towline conveyor system has been used daily for decades and is used to transport mail carts to the proper locations within the facility for processing to assure the proper and timely delivery of all parcels within the facility’s region.

“SI Systems is excited to implement our towline conveyor Rejuvenate & Retrofit (R&R) program solution in the Jacksonville, Florida facility,” says Jim English, SI Systems Sr. Application Sales Engineer. He continued, “The R&R program allows us to renew existing towline conveyor systems to a like new condition with a minimal investment when compared to replacing the system. Likewise, we are focused on keeping the mail moving with the least impact on their day-to-day operations as possible.”

About SI Systems

SI Systems has been providing world class automated material handling and software systems to organizations for their fulfillment, distribution center, warehouse, manufacturing and assembly operations for over 55 years. Having manufactured towline conveyor systems since 1965, SI Systems has one of the largest installation bases of towline conveyor systems. The entire Lo-Tow® product line of towlines is focused on longevity and performance, which translates into a fast return on investment and low cost of ownership.

SI Systems’ new Rejuvenate & Retrofit (R&R) program helps breathe new life into older towline systems by updating the design, controls upgrades, path and track repairs and other services to keep mature systems running as well or better than they did when new. SI Systems offerings include order fulfillment A-Frames, towline conveyor, AGV, AGC conveyance systems, document inserter, order fulfillment systems, WES, WMS, WCS Warehouse Software, and full range of slotting and integration services.




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Ed Romaine
Ed Romaine
Romaine has spent over 30 years involved with organizations looking to optimize their distribution, manufacturing, and warehousing operations. Focusing on customer’s processes, systems and business model, Romaine has helped dozens of organizations improve profitability by reducing labor, floor space, errors and inventory while improving accuracy, inventory turns and cut-off times.Within the industry trade association, MHI, Romaine has taken numerous leadership positions over his 18 year membership including: Chairman of the Automated Storage & Retrieval (AS/RS) Group, Chairman of the Order Fulfillment Council of America, Chairman of the Warehouse Execution Systems Group and was one of the originators of the Carousel and VLM Product Section Group.Romaine is a frequent editorial and information contributor to hundreds of publications, blogs and online publications and has been a speaker at dozens of Supply Chain, Logistics, Lean and Facility organizations and functions.

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