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The Shippers Group in Gretna, VA Celebrates 730 Accident Free Days

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Oct 25, 2019

Congratulations to The Shippers Group associates in Greta, Virginia for being accident-free for the past 2 years! The team at Gretna has been safety conscious to prevent accident of property or injury to an associate for 730 days!

“We’re very proud of the accomplishment of our Gretna team, and celebrated with a pizza lunch to thank all responsible for this achievement," said Lee Cassada, Gretna General Manager. "I very much appreciate our team’s focus to have a safe work environment for our associates and for our customer’s products."

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Topics: Warehousing, Core Values, Celebrations

The Shippers Group Celebrates Customer Service Week

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Oct 16, 2019

Customer Service Week is the time each year that we celebrate our Customer Service associates at The Shippers Group. Our Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) work tirelessly to serve and support customers on a daily basis and this special week dedicated to celebrating CSRs nationwide is the perfect opportunity to let them know how much we appreciate their dedication to our customers. 

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Topics: Warehousing, Core Values, Celebrations, Traditions

Tonnie Thompson Celebrates 45 Years at The Shippers Group

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jul 25, 2019

When Tonnie Thompson started working at The Shippers Group in 1974, President Richard Nixon resigned in the wake of the Watergate scandal and Gerald Ford became POTUS. Gas was only $.55 per gallon and a dozen eggs cost $.78. That year the Miami Dolphins defeated the Minnesota Vikings in the Superbowl and The Godfather Part 2 was one of the year's most popular movies. During Tonnie's years at The Shippers Group a lot has changed but one thing that has remained consistent is Tonnie's work ethic and dedication to do his best work every day. 

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Topics: Accolades & Awards, Community, Celebrations

4th of July Tradition Abounds at The Shippers Group

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jul 8, 2019

Every year The Shippers Group celebrates our nation’s independence with company-wide festivities around the 4th of July. This is a traditional event that associates look forward to year after year at The Shippers Group. Each location chooses how they want to celebrate -- many enjoying a cook-out of hamburgers and hot dogs, and some choosing a catered luncheon of their associates’ favorite fare.    

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Topics: Warehousing, Core Values, Celebrations, Traditions