Corporate associates at The Shippers Group expressed their gratitude for the recent opportunity to give back to the community. Serving at the North Texas Food Bank in Plano, associates formed an assembly line, and worked together as a team to pack 9,312 meals for local seniors served by NTFB. Through the food bank's Commodity Supplemental Feeding Program, thousands of seniors who struggle with food insecurity are served each month. Many of those seniors living on fixed incomes are faced with the challenge of choosing between nutritious food, or paying for their medication or utilities. Each food box contains approximately 28 pounds of shelf-stable staples, and is distributed monthly.
Article written by John Schulz on July 12, 2019 | Posted on LogisticsManagement.com
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.
Sarah Sheppard has been promoted to Office Manager in Austell, GA. In her new role, Sarah is in charge of the Customer Service Team in Austell overseeing all systems-related inbound receiving and outbound order processing functions, as well as invoicing and customer and carrier communications.
Back-to-school time is often a time of new beginnings and possibly new clothes and new school supplies. It is also a time that retailers look forward to every year. Most people take for granted that whatever supplies they need to start a new school year will be abundantly available at their favorite retailer. But do you ever stop to think about the journey those goods have taken to get to the store shelf?