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How Can A Replenishment Strategy Improve Productivity in a 3PL Warehouse?

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Oct 29, 2019

Balancing picking efficiency and replenishment frequency is important for improving productivity and attaining high customer service levels. Labor associated with both activities can erode your bottom line if not managed carefully. That is why a replenishment strategy can help ensure adequate inventory in pick slots to achieve high customer service levels.

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Topics: Warehousing, Technology, Packaging

How Data Helps The Shippers Group Keep Pace of Change

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Apr 17, 2019

Supply Chains are changing rapidly. Manufacturers and retailers are trying to find ways to respond to faster shipping demands while keeping inventories low. To keep pace, shippers and 3PLs must be nimble and need good data to drive sound decision making that ensures services levels and control costs. 

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Topics: Insider, Warehousing, Technology, News Room, eCommerce, Transportation

Top Three Innovations for the Warehouse

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Aug 14, 2018

The warehouse has evolved over the years from a place to store boxes to a high technology operation that tracks inventory, provides custom packaging and kitting and manages more than 1 million square-feet of space on any given day. Amy Landers, IT Manager at The Shippers Group, is a big believer in investing in new technologies. “When you add up the costs of something that is usually handled manually and could be handled by automation, it makes a lot of sense,” she says.

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Topics: Insider, Warehousing, Technology

Basic Warehouse Security Practices of Your 3PL

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jul 26, 2018

The Shippers Group follows fundamental best practices for warehouse security as outlined by the International Warehouse Logistics Association and available at www.IWLA.com. 

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Topics: Insider, Warehousing, Technology

The Shippers Group Reports Strong Growth In 2018

Posted by Rob Doyle on Jun 15, 2018

Focused on quality, procedures and process improvements, The Shippers Group is experiencing strong performance in 2018. In his 18 months of leadership as President, Rob Doyle has introduced several changes centered on initiatives that improve the overall customer experience while increasing revenue and profit for the company. "While we rely on our strong heritage of integrity and hard work as a family owned company, today we are moving The Shippers Group to become an even more proficient supply chain partner," says Rob Doyle.

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Topics: Warehousing, Technology, Packaging, eCommerce, Transportation, 4PL