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Make 2023 your best year yet with TSG!

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Jan 12, 2023

In addition to providing warehousing and distribution, did you know that The Shippers Group also provides a variety of value-added services to our customers? As an industry leader, we strive to provide our customers with a one-stop third-party logistics solution to streamline our customers’ operations – saving you both time and money. Set yourself up for success this year by utilizing one or more of our value-added services!

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Topics: Insider, Warehousing, Packaging, eCommerce, Transportation, 3PL

The Shippers Group Attends CSCMP EDGE 2022

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Oct 5, 2022

Music City did not disappoint as a few members of our team attended the CSCMP's premier event of the year: EDGE 2022 in Nashville!

Rob Doyle, Hugh Tait, Robin Siekerman, and Maggie Harvey joined thousands of industry professionals from September 18 - 21, 2022 at CSCMP’s annual conference to connect and discover the latest innovations, new strategies, and best practices. The conference offered unparalleled content and exhibitions and is an experience like no other, with unlimited opportunities to learn from industry experts and hear dynamic speakers you cannot find anywhere else.

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Topics: Insider, Warehousing, Technology, Packaging, 3PL

The Shippers Group Offers Co-Packaging Solutions Right for You

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Sep 7, 2022

The Shippers Group is a 3PL warehousing company that also enables CPG companies to have a total outsourced model for contract packaging. We package products according to our customers’ specifications while also eliminating the additional transportation and handling costs associated with moving the product across multiple supply chain links.

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Topics: Packaging, 3PL

The Trend Towards Sustainable Packaging Solutions

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Aug 23, 2022

Sustainable packaging is about coming up with a packaging solution that is better for the environment – a solution that results in less waste and less pollution. Consumers are aware of the challenges we are facing because of the over-usage of non-renewable resources. Because of this, the demand for businesses that offer sustainable packaging is increasing, while consumers do their part to help combat the global challenges we are being faced with.

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Topics: Packaging, 3PL

The Benefits of Offering Multi and Variety Packs for Co-Packing

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Aug 11, 2022

Contract Packaging, or Co-Packing, is the process of assembling a product into its final finished packaging. It can be a simple or complex process, customized to your individual needs. Contract packagers possess the resources to respond to many different types of packaging needs in a timely manner, which gives product manufacturers the flexibility to define a packaging process that is best suited for their products.

Some common co-packing needs are for Multipacks and Variety packs. Multipacks are defined as a package of two or more individually packed items that are sold as a singular unit. This includes items like a 12 pack of soft drink cans or an 18 count of full-size candy bars. Variety packs are mixed multipacks in which two or more different products are packaged together. Some examples might include a flavor assortment of chips or an assorted flavor pack of alcoholic drinks.

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Topics: Packaging, 3PL