Pallet Shuttle Expands Manufacturing to the U.S.A.

Distribution Property Solutions, Inc. (DPSI) has reached an agreement with Storage Management Systems (SMS) of South Africa to expand manufacturing operations of its Pallet Shuttle System to the U.S.A. Pallet Shuttle is an Automated and Semi-Automated Deep Lane Pallet Storage and Retrieval system that increases warehouse storage capacity, reduces forklift usage and enhances labor utilization.

Steve Cappella, of DPSI states “The recent decision to manufacture in the U.S. was motivated by an improving American business climate, low energy costs and a growing need for automated storage.  Warehouse automation is reaching a tipping point in the U.S. as manual labor costs and shortages continue to challenge bulk storage operations.

Our on-going goal is to create jobs in manufacturing, construction, robotics, installation, warehousing and maintenance. Pallet Shuttle projects will create extensive urban area construction, long-term distribution and high-tech robotics jobs that are technical in nature and will help blue collar workers transition from manual labor skill sets to robotics and automation.”

Theuns Pretorius, of SMS, stated, “We are excited about our partnership with DPSI and the ability to expand manufacturing of automated systems to the U.S.A.  This move will enhance logistics, improve technical support and reduce lead times for Pallet Shuttle projects in North America.”

Distribution Property Solutions, Inc. is a turnkey provider of unique high density storage systems. With offices in California, Texas and Tennessee, the company has a footprint to service national and multinational clients with their innovative solutions.  The company offers its products and services directly to end users via its unique Affiliate Sales Network.

Their clients include high profile companies such as Anheuser-Busch, Miller/Coors, Pepsi, Sysco, U.S. Foods, Hanesbrands, Disney and a wide variety of small to mid-tier companies.

DPSI offers operating lease programs to help clients proceed with labor saving benefits reducing challenges of long-term capital acquisition efforts.

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