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2nd & 3rd Quarter 2017 Highlights & Snippets

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Aug 25, 2017

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Here are highlights of other activity across The Shippers Group:

Ground Breaking: new construction in Hutchins, Texas for new corporate office and distribution center opening in March 2018

Customer Warehouse Audit Wintergreen: Scored 96 of possible 100 

Kick-off Town Hall Meetings Initiative across all facilities 

AA Rating BRC Audit at Grand Lakes—the highest possible score for an announced audit

Installation of Cascade Layer Picker in Austell

New TexWrap Machine for packaging operations in Jonesboro

Named to Inbound Logistics’ G75 list of the 75 leading companies for Green Supply Chain Partners

New name and logo introduction

AIB Audit of Austell: Scored 990 of possible 1000

AIB Audit of Forney: Scored 935 of possible 1000

Voice Pick implementation at Austell and Wilmer

Associate of the Month program rollout

July 4th Facility Cookouts

Welcome to New Hires:

  • Cory Klauser, Industrial Engineer
  • Tamie Mendez, Director Transportation Management
  • Someshwar Rao, Systems Analyst IT
  • Aaron Eisenkramer, System Administrator

Congratulations on Promotions:

  • Don Cote, Executive Vice-President of Operations
  • Diane Villafana, Director of Human Resources
  • Kris Hill, Corporate Customer Service Manager
  • Kami Dodd, Senior Staff Accountant
  • Michelle Smith, Safety/Recruiting Manager (Shippers Express)
  • Steve Sandoval, General Manager, Rialto Warehouse
  • Chris Gomez, Supervisor, Rialto Warehouse
  • Sarah Sheppard, Systems Support

Topics: Warehousing, Technology, Packaging, Transportation