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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

Blockchain in the Supply Chain: How Does it Work?

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Apr 9, 2019

Blockchain is a movement that has applications to many different industries from cryptocurrencies to financial transactions to the supply chains. So what elements of blockchain are important and how does this emerging trend help the supply chains be more efficient?

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Topics: Insider, Warehousing, eCommerce

7 Elements of the Sustainable Warehouse

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Mar 19, 2019

Article featured on supplychaindive.com and written by  on March 5, 2019.

Much of the focus on reducing greenhouse gases in the supply chain falls on the transportation industry. Electric cars, cleaner fuels and more efficient last-mile deliveries are just a few of the options shippers and carriers are assessing.

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Topics: Warehousing

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