September 12, 2006 08:00 ET

BISSELL Awards Shippers Warehouse DC Contract for Dallas, TX

260,000 Sq Ft Facility to Be Operational Sept 1st, 2006

DALLAS, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 12, 2006 -- Shippers Warehouse, Inc. has been awarded the contract to operate BISSELL Homecare, Inc.'s Distribution Center in Dallas, TX, with start-up of operations September 1, 2006. BISSELL is best known for its vacuums and home cleaning product lines sold at retail locations nationwide.

This announcement follows closely on the heels of another significant honor and contract award for Shippers Warehouse:

--  Shippers Warehouse is the proud recipient of the Unilever Foods
    Distribution Center of the Year Award for 2005, its second consecutive year
    to win the prestigious recognition.
--  Farley's and Sathers Candy Co. recently opened a 550,000 sq ft campus-
    type facility in Grand Prairie, TX to be run by Shippers Warehouse, Inc.
    Elanco Animal Health is also a customer there.

About BISSELL Homecare:

A 130-year-old company, Grand Rapids-based BISSELL Homecare, Inc., is a floor care innovator and international manufacturer of home cleaning products, including sweepers, vacuums, deep cleaning machines and cleaning formulas sold at retail locations nationwide. The company, in its fourth generation of family leadership, is the seventh oldest privately held manufacturing company in the United States.

About Shippers Warehouse:

Shippers Warehouse and Southwest Logistics operate in multiple facilities throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, processing more than 8,400 orders (64,000+ lines) and shipping more than 3.8 Mil cases of freight per month from eight different locations in the region. All facilities have monitored fire and security systems and are food grade, with consistently "excellent" and "superior" ratings from AIB. Shippers Warehouse combines in-depth knowledge of the regional economic and political infrastructure, paired with operational economies of scale that give customers a real competitive advantage. For more info, go to

About TeamDCA:

For nearly 20 years, Distribution Centers of America (DCA) has been recognized for service excellence throughout its national network of member companies, together comprising more than 12 million square feet of warehouse space. Individually owned and operated, each member of TeamDCA is a leader in its regional market, providing value-added warehousing and third party logistics services responsive to the needs of global companies and committed to customer success in that region. To request a quote for service, visit

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