The Shippers Group is excited to announce Jorge “JD” Cortez as our 2020 Operations Associate of the Year! A surprise celebration for JD took place in early April at our Grand Lakes 2 location to present him with his award. Joining the team was President, Rob Doyle; VP of Operations, John Dennington; and VP Human Resources-Safety Compliance, Diane Villafana, to personally congratulate JD on his award and thank him for his hard work and dedication to The Shippers Group.
Safety is our #1 priority at The Shippers Group, and April has been designated as First Aid and CPR month. While safety is always top-of-mind at TSG, specific importance is placed on First Aid and CPR during the month of April. Read on about the ways in which TSG is highlighting Heart-to-Heart month among associates.
The Shippers Group takes caring for our environment very seriously. As an Inbound Logistics Green 75 partner, we recycled 7.5 million pounds of cardboard, paper and plastic last year. Additionally, TSG is focused on energy efficiency and water conversation within our 16 distribution facilities. With more than 6.5 million square feet of warehouse space and hundreds of pieces of materials handling equipment, we are continuously looking for new ways to improve environmental sustainability.
Administrative Professionals Day is celebrated each year on April 21st with the purpose of shedding light on the devoted and valued work of Administrative Professionals. Administrative roles are incredibly diverse and these professionals often go above and beyond their regular duties.
On this special day, we would like to give recognition and a huge thanks to our Office Managers, who not only ensure our offices run smoothly, but who also manage our successful teams of Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) and Shipping Clerks.
Where to Get COVID-19 Vaccines?
The Shippers Group has locations in six states and every state is already open for vaccine distribution to anyone over the age of 16 except for Virginia, which will be open April 18.
Click here to find a COVID-19 vaccine near you.
Last year, The Shippers Group held a Pet Contest for National Pet Day. In the midst of lockdowns and stay-at-home orders, it was a fun way to bring good cheer to our essential and hardworking team. Little did we know how much of a hit it would be, so we decided to bring it back this year and make it an annual contest for our associates!
Key Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines
COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. You may have side effects after vaccination, but these are normal. It typically takes two weeks after you are fully vaccinated for the body to build protection (immunity) against the virus that causes COVID-19.
Vaccines will become widely available in the coming months. Click here to find a COVID-19 vaccine.
People who have been fully vaccinated can start to do some things that they had stopped doing because of the pandemic.