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State of Logistics in 2019: What's Next?

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Aug 13, 2019

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Tight capacity, high rates, rapid e-commerce growth and a booming economy fueled an 11.45% rise in U.S. logistics costs over the course of 2018. However, new freight management innovations abound, and now nimbleness and efficiency are keys to good service as we roll through 2019. 

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Topics: Insider, Warehousing, News Room

Gretna Associates Participate in Town Hall Meeting

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jul 19, 2019

Associates at The Shippers Group in Gretna, Virginia recently participated in a Town Hall Meeting with Rob Doyle, President of The Shippers Group.  Participants represent the Gretna team and are open about issues related to our culture, wages and benefits, training, safety and a variety of other issues. 

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Topics: Warehousing, News Room, Core Values

Impact of Economic Trends on Warehousing & Distribution

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jul 11, 2019

The Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics has published the Georgia Logistics Market Snapshot. The report summarizes a variety of key economic trends both nationally and in the state of Georgia. Shippers are feeling the pinch of higher distribution costs resulting from raising rental rates, low vacancy rates, and higher wages. With consumer confidence still up along with personal income, demand for goods is high. The Shippers Group is committed to improving storage efficiency within our facilities along with productivity enhancements to help mitigate the impact to our customers. 

For an insightful and detailed look, click here to read the Georgia Logistics Market Snapshot in full.

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Topics: Warehousing, News Room, Community

TSG Celebrates Associates at Core Values Celebrations

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jul 9, 2019

Associates at The Shippers Group enjoyed a company-wide celebration in recognition of their hard work based on TSG’s Core Values. Associates work hard and have time and again demonstrated the desire to do their best every day. Their work ethic translates into a culture built upon values derived from a 118 year history of doing everything possible to provide the service that TSG customers expect and deserve.

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Topics: Warehousing, News Room, Accolades & Awards

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