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Hiring and Developing Outstanding Order Pickers

October 12, 2016

order picker working on flow rack system

Order fulfillment operations come in all sizes, shapes and types, including a basket of challenges that diversity creates. One of the most difficult challenges in this industry is developing order picking talent. It’s competitive these days, as you know, for distribution facilities and e-commerce fulfillment centers. One of the best ways to enhance those operations is to develop your labor force more fully. What can you do?

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Meet us at National Safety Congress 2016

October 7, 2016

National Safety Congress Logo

Cisco-Eagle is exhibiting at the National Safety Council Congress & Expo this month, and if you are planning to attend, we’d love to visit! We are at booth 3412, and will be doing live demonstrations of our exclusive AisleCop® forklift safety system, AisleAlert warning sensors, and other innovative safety equipment for industrial operations.

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Cisco-Eagle Announces Austin, TX Office

October 6, 2016

Paul Erlinger Cisco-Eagle Austin

Dallas-based Cisco-Eagle has established operations in Austin, Texas according to Director of Sales Chris Doyle.

The new office serves industrial, commercial, distribution, and other markets in the Austin region, and all of Central Texas. The office was opened in response to Cisco-Eagle’s existing and potential new customer base in the region. “We have been doing business in Austin without a local presence for a couple of decades,” Doyle said. “It’s a dynamic market, with lots of technology, manufacturing and distribution companies that need our services. Because our existing customer base continues to grow and the economies are right, we decided to establish a presence to expand market share and better serve our Austin clientele.”

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How to Create a Conveyor Maintenance Checklist

October 4, 2016

Hytrol conveyor system

The following is a guest post by Boyce Bonham, Chief Engineer at Hytrol. 

Staying on top of your conveyor maintenance is an integral part to the success of your operation. When left untended, equipment can become inefficient, unreliable, and a potential safety hazard.  To keep your alleviate the problems that come with poorly-maintained equipment, it’s important to create and follow a standardized maintenance checklist for each of the conveyor types in your operation, from gravity conveyors to powered conveyors.

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