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Texwrap Upgrade Increases Line Efficiency at The Shippers Group

Posted by Robin Siekerman on May 10, 2018

To improve speed of the production line for one of The Shippers Group’s largest packaging clients, the company invested in an automatic shrink wrap system. The Texwrap utilizes the industry’s top innovative wrapping technology to increase output and longevity of the system. 

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Topics: Technology, Packaging

Global World Trade Day Honors International Trade Community

Posted by Robin Siekerman on May 4, 2018

Global World Trade Day is May 4 and honors the international trade community. The observance of this day began when President Franklin D. Roosevelt officially proclaimed the benefits of global trade. Consider the amazing innovations that have impacted the global stage since President Roosevelt’s administration of the mid 1930’s! With the automobile just having become mainstream a decade before and passenger air-travel just beginning, who would have predicted cell phones, self driving cars, artificial intelligence and “Tesla ships”? 

 

Today’s Supply Chain Industry uses advanced digital technology to support the movement of food and consumer goods around the world. Interconnected networks, channels and businesses provide products and services to consumers. The Shippers Group has a significant role in global trade and the supply chain. The Shippers Group is a third party logistics company using innovative technologies in supply chain management. With locations across the U.S., The Shippers Group provides multi-client public warehousing and dedicated contact warehousing centers. Ranging from production to consumption and import to export, their value-added services include packaging and fulfillment services, warehousing and inventory management. For more information, contact The Shippers Group here.

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Topics: Warehousing, Technology, eCommerce, Transportation, Community

Hugh Tait Named Senior VP of Customer Solutions

Posted by Rob Doyle on Jan 9, 2018

With a concentration on profitable growth and an eye to the future, The Shippers Group has named Hugh Tait Senior Vice President of Customer Solutions. Recognizing the importance of having a robust sales effort of warehousing, transportation, contract packaging and fulfillment to the marketplace, The Shippers Group wanted a savvy practitioner and client solutions veteran to lead the effort.

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Topics: Technology, Community

Shippers Spotlight on Robin Siekerman, VP of Marketing & Customer Solutions

Posted by Rob Doyle on Dec 20, 2017

Beginning in 1901 Shippers Warehouse has put our customers first. As a result of our dedication to providing solutions for customers, exceed service level expectations, and invest in innovative technologies Shippers Warehouse has evolved. Once known as a premier warehousing and transportation company in Texas, we are now known as The Shippers Group, a national leader in logistics operating 4.5 million square feet in 11 locations nationwide.

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Topics: Technology, Community

Man vs. the Layer Picker

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Dec 20, 2017

Contributing Author: Amy Landers

At The Shippers Group, we look for ways to improve productivity. More efficient operations render cost savings we can pass along to our customers. Savings from layer pickers result from rapid speed of picking and improved accuracy but also from fewer injuries of manual labor. These are compelling reasons that led us to install layer pickers in our Wintergreen and Austell distribution facilities.

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Topics: Insider, Warehousing, Technology