Balancing picking efficiency and replenishment frequency is important for improving productivity and attaining high customer service levels. Labor associated with both activities can erode your bottom line if not managed carefully. That is why a replenishment strategy can help ensure adequate inventory in pick slots to achieve high customer service levels.
Topics: Warehousing, Technology, Packaging
Congratulations to The Shippers Group associates in Greta, Virginia for being accident-free for the past 2 years! The team at Gretna has been safety conscious to prevent accident of property or injury to an associate for 730 days!
“We’re very proud of the accomplishment of our Gretna team, and celebrated with a pizza lunch to thank all responsible for this achievement," said Lee Cassada, Gretna General Manager. "I very much appreciate our team’s focus to have a safe work environment for our associates and for our customer’s products."
Topics: Warehousing, Core Values, Celebrations
Your company has done the analysis and has decided it wants to open a new distribution facility. Your team has a detailed scope of work, and it has identified the geographic area where you desire to locate that best fulfills your supply chain needs. Now you’re looking for a third-party warehousing provider to handle it for you.
Topics: Warehousing, Packaging
Customer Service Week is the time each year that we celebrate our Customer Service associates at The Shippers Group. Our Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) work tirelessly to serve and support customers on a daily basis and this special week dedicated to celebrating CSRs nationwide is the perfect opportunity to let them know how much we appreciate their dedication to our customers.
Topics: Warehousing, Core Values, Celebrations, Traditions
The Shippers Group is once again teamed up with Good360 and the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) this time in support of relief efforts for those impact by Hurricane Dorian. When the most intense tropical cyclone on record struck the Bahamas in early September, more than 70,000 people where left homeless after the worst natural disaster in the country’s history. The Shippers Group has provided in-kind support through donations of warehouse space, labor and equipment necessary to receive, store and ship goods.
Topics: News Room, Community, Core Values
Rob Doyle, President of The Shippers Group recently held a routine town hall meeting in Austell, GA, where representatives from all functional areas within the TSG Austell Distribution Center participated. Rob holds these meetings on a consistent basis throughout the 11 TSG locations with the purpose of gaining insight from the perspective of associates and initiating improvements for associates and for our customers.
Topics: News Room, Core Values
The Shippers Group is proud to announce the promotion of Amy Landers to V.P. of Information Technology.
Topics: News Room, Accolades & Awards