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Kurt Wenzel Named General Manager at Wintergreen Facility

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Mar 12, 2019

The Shippers Group is happy to announce another promotion from within the company of Kurt Wenzel to General Manager of their Wintergreen location in Hutchins, TX. Kurt has worked for The Shippers Group for almost 7 years and has worked in warehousing and logistics industry for 28 years. Starting as a forklift driver while in school, Kurt has worked in almost every position as a warehouse operator from pulling orders to unloading and loading trailers, spotting trailers, etc. Upon completion of his degree in Business Administration, Kurt officially began his career in warehousing as a forklift driver and worked his way up the supervisory ranks to General Manager of multi-client high-volume facilities. 

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Topics: Insider, Warehousing, News Room, Community

Rob Doyle Receives Executive Warehouse Logistics Profession (EWLP) Designation

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Mar 8, 2019

The International Warehouse Logistics Association has recognized Rob Doyle for his completion of the Executive Warehouse Logistics Profession requirements and earned his EWLP designation. By completing the requirements for EWLP, Rob has shown his commitment to furthering his education in the warehouse logistics industry. Rob has not only expanded his own personal career goals, but has also gained knowledge that will be beneficial to the success of The Shippers Group and the health of the warehouse logistics industry in general. 

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Topics: Warehousing, News Room, Accolades & Awards, Community

Economic Outlook Calls for Risk

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jan 10, 2019

Article from DC Velocity and written by Victoria Kickham on November 14, 2018

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Topics: News Room, Transportation, 4PL

James Turner Has Worked 50 Years at The Shippers Group!

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Dec 14, 2018

How many people can say they’ve worked for the same company for 50 years?  James Turner can! Such a milestone event calls for a celebration. The team at our Jonesboro facility celebrated James’s accomplishments, with his family in attendance, at a celebration luncheon on December 12. 

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Employee Spotlight on Annie Smith: Cornerstone of Transportation Management Services

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Dec 7, 2018
In all the years that  Annie  Smith has worked so diligently for The Shippers Group, her specific contributions have led to ongoing success of the growth of our brokerage operations from our Jonesboro, Georgia facility. We value  Annie 's contribution of 25 years and we're excited that  Annie  will continue to support the growth of our brokerage and transportation management services as The Shippers Group reintroduces Shippers Express.  

Shippers Express is the non-asset transportation division of The Shippers Group. Shippers Express also offers Ship N $ave, our volume discount LTL program offering customers significant savings on their LTL shipments by taking advantage of rates leveraged on our mass of LTL orders. 

Annie  originally served customers of The Shippers Group in our packaging operations and as a Customer Service team member. For the past 18 years,  Annie  has supported Transportation operations that serve both internal and external customers. Her responsibilities have included securing transportation of LTL and Truckload shipments, customer billing and freight audits.  

Thank you,  Annie,  for your dedication to the needs of our customers and for your contributions to the success of The Shippers Group!
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