November 27, 2007 10:00 ET

Unilever Awards Shippers Warehouse DC Contract for Wilmer, TX

822,000 Sq Ft Facility to Be Operational 3rd Quarter 2008

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - November 27, 2007) - Shippers Warehouse, Inc. was recently awarded the contract to provide the distribution management services necessary to operate Unilever's new 822,000 square ft. distribution center to be located in Wilmer, Texas. Unilever's decision to combine their Home and Personal Care division with the Food Division necessitated the establishment of this combined facility.

Shippers Warehouse has provided distribution services to Unilever since 1995, first with Best Foods and progressing to the Unilever Foods division in 2001. Having won the distinction of "Distribution Center of the Year" for the past two award periods, Shippers looks forward to continuing this tradition of excellence with Unilever into the future.

About Shippers Warehouse:

Shippers Warehouse and Southwest Logistics operate in multiple facilities throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex and the greater Atlanta metro area processing more than 12,500 orders (97,000+ lines) and shipping more than 5.1 Mil cases of freight per month from thirteen different locations within these regions. All facilities have monitored fire and security systems and are food grade, with consistently '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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