For International Women’s Month we asked a few amazing women at The Shippers Group to comment on influential women in their life. When asked “Who has been the most influential woman in your life and why?” Shannon Davis, Lead Parcel Specialist at our Jonesboro, GA location, replied:
As March comes to a close, The Shippers Group is celebrating National Women's History Month by asking our associates about the importance of recognizing the inspiring women in our lives.
Yolanda Maxie is an Account Manager having worked for The Shippers Group for nine months. Born and raised in Mansfield, Louisiana by her grandparents, Yolanda has raised four children of her own. "My first job was to make sure my kids graduated high school and college (not an option), and now I can focus more on myself," said Yolanda. "Our job as parents is to make sure they do better than we did.”
Throughout the month of March, The Shippers Group is celebrating National Women's History Month by asking our associates about the importance of recognizing women who have played a pivotal or inspiring role in their lives. Today Maria Salazar, Warehouse Supervisor at TSG’s Wintergreen facility shares about a woman she calls her hero – her mom.
A recent ceremony was held at our Headquarters location in Hutchins, TX to congratulate Maria Nunez on being awarded The Shippers Group’s “Office Associate of the Year” for 2019.
Presenting the award was President, Rob Doyle, and V.P. of Human Resources, Diane Villafana. With Maria’s award, Diane commented: “In her CSR role she has been applauded by our customers for her outstanding service and being calm under pressure. Her coworkers know she can be counted on with help, especially navigating the system with experience. Maria always has a friendly face, she’s fun to speak with, and Shippers knows she can be counted on in her role."
In an email to The Shippers Group’s associates, Diane Villafana, VP of Human Resources and Safety has provided this information for our Customer Service Representatives to share with our customers’ representatives as it relates to our welcome centers and drivers entering our property. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this information, please contact the General Manager at your TSG distribution center.
COVID-19 a.k.a. “Coronavirus” is an acute respiratory illness. The outbreak, which began in China, has now spread to other parts of the world including the United States. The virus is highly contagious and spreading rapidly. As a result, the World Health Organization has declared it a global pandemic. At The Shippers Group, our concern is for the health and well-being of our supply chain partners, service providers, associates and loved ones within our communities.
Scott Goolsby was recently awarded The Shippers Group’s “Warehouse Associate of the Year” for 2019 during a surprise luncheon at our Austell, Georgia facility. Every month we choose a Warehouse Associate of the Month, and from those monthly winners, owners Ken Johnson and Graham Swank, along with our President, Rob Doyle, choose the associate who displayed the overall best work ethic, safety, production, and attitude.
The Shippers Group recently joined food manufacturers and distributors as well as logistics providers to network and discover ways to improve and enhance their supply chain performance at the 65th Annual Food Shippers of America Conference in Orlando, Florida. Food Shippers of America is the gold standard for continuing education of transportation and supply chain services to the food industry.