On Wednesday, January 20th, The Shippers Group (TSG) joined the Council of Supply Chain Management (CSCMP) New England Roundtable in leading a discussion on TSG’s practical adoption of Lean Principles and Tools within our company. Our Operational Excellence Team presented how a Lean Culture has been created in a warehousing environment and showcased how Lean continues to impact our bottom-line.
On January 30, 2020 we blogged about Four Ways the Slowing Economy is Impacting the Third-Party (3PL) Warehousing industry. Our focus at the time was more on trade and political tensions with China and disruptions caused by Brexit. We had also seen a trend toward slower consumer spending. Although we mentioned Coronavirus, we really did not imagine what was about to happen in the U.S. and across the globe. By March 20th, the country was on lockdown. Already in a recession, who knew the impact COVID was going to have on the U.S. Economy?
The Shippers Group is excited to announce the promotion of Juan Leija to the role of General Manager over the Grand Lakes 1 facility in Grand Prairie, TX!
The Shippers Group is excited to announce the promotion of Jameica Bernestine as our new HR Talent Manager!