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2022: A Banner Year for Safety at The Shippers Group

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Dec 22, 2022

At The Shippers Group, safety is our #1 priority and our most important core value. Over the last few years, we have enhanced our Safety Program and, because of this, we are excited to announce that 2022 was The Shippers Group’s best year yet on the safety front!
Gretna 5 Year Sign (2)

Everyone is in the know when it comes to our Safety Program – we are very transparent with our expectations, as well as our results. Every month, each sites’ management teams meet to review their current goals, year-to-date incidents, ways to prevent incidents, and upcoming training. These extra efforts have helped to keep our employees safe and have contributed greatly to our record safety year!

This year has been full of many exciting milestones and achievements, but here’s a few safety highlights we are especially proud to share:

Exceeding Criteria Award
The Shippers Group received an Exceeding Criteria Award from our insurance company this year for our safety performance and for exceeding all their categories as it relates to our employees’ safety.

Celebrated 5 Years with No OSHA Recordables 
Our warehouse in Gretna celebrated 5 YEARS with no OSHA recordables!

Reduced Incident & Damage Rate
Between all our sites, The Shippers Group collectively reduced our incident rate by 60% and our property damage rate by over 45% compared to 2021.

“We are having a phenomenal year on the safety front as we have had the fewest number of injures and safety incidents than ever before, so I want to say a big THANK YOU to everyone for working so safely and looking out for each other. Safety is our most important core value, and I could not be any prouder of our team’s focus in this area. The improvement over the past few years has been exceptional.” – Rob Doyle, President

While there is still always room to improve and grow, we are proud of all the work we have done and of the results we produced this year. Thank you to our Leadership and Safety Team for leading this charge and to our associates for working so hard to keep everyone and everything safe! We are excited to see what the additional improvements 2023 will bring as we continue to invest in our safety and training!

The Shippers Group is a leading national third-party logistics company headquartered in Dallas, Texas providing supply chain support to brand leaders and market innovators in industries including food and consumer packaged goods. With food-grade multi-client and dedicated distribution facilities in the United States, The Shippers Group provides supply-chain solutions with outsourced warehousing, transportation, contract packaging, and e-commerce fulfillment services. Since 1901, The Shippers Group has relied on core values of integrity, innovation, excellence, and safety to grow customer relationships, focus on continuous improvement, and engage sustainable business practices that deliver results. More information is available at

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