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Forklift Safety 101

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jun 30, 2021

Forklift safety is of great importance every day, but during the month of June we are giving extra attention to the topic of forklift safety. Safety is our number one priority, and it is one of our core values at The Shippers Group.   

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Topics: News Room, Safety, Core Values

Celebrating Greatness at The Shippers Group: 2020 Circle of Excellence

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Jun 25, 2021
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Topics: Warehousing, Accolades & Awards, Community

The Shippers Group Highlights the Importance of Staying Hydrated

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jun 23, 2021

Our bodies are comprised mostly of water and maintaining the proper balance of water is important for our systems to function properly. Staying properly hydrated is important. Warehouse associates should ensure they are consuming enough water to maintain the proper balance of water and electrolytes in their bodies, especially during the hot summer months. 

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Topics: News Room, Safety, Core Values

The Shippers Group Celebrates the Class of 2021

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Jun 15, 2021

The Shippers Group would like to extend a warm congratulations to the class of 2021. It has been a difficult road, especially with the altered conditions this past year, but you have persevered, making it an even more impressive achievement! May this be another beginning to many more successful days ahead!

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Topics: Accolades & Awards, Community

Continuously Improving, The Shippers Group Hires Atlanta Industrial Engineer, Monica Soraney

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Jun 9, 2021

The Shippers Group is excited to announce the recent addition to our Operational Excellence Team, Monica Soraney! Monica was hired as the Industrial Engineer for our Atlanta operations. In her new role, Monica will support the Operational Excellence Team in leading cultural transformation by training Lean Concepts aligned with our core values. A few of her day-to-day responsibilities will include establishing and maintaining “Best Practices”, implementing enhancements to existing work method flows, researching and implementing technological advancements, and driving overall efficiency.

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Topics: Insider, News Room

5 Common Safety Hazards When Operating a Forklift

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Jun 8, 2021

Today is National Forklift Safety Day, a day which is recognized every year to reinforce the importance of operator safety training and forklift safety practices. As safety is one of our core values and our #1 priority, today and throughout the entire month of June, The Shippers Group is highlighting the importance of forklift training and best safety practices.

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Topics: News Room, Safety, Core Values

COVID-19 Update: Week 37

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jun 7, 2021

In our May update, we mentioned how we are entering a new phase of the pandemic now that vaccines are widely available to anyone over the age of 12. The rate of vaccinated Americans has increased from just over 40% to 63% in the past 30 days. Additionally, the CDC has released new information that is prompting The Shippers Group to update policies. Scroll down to the Taking Action section below to find a list of the new guidelines.

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Topics: Warehousing, News Room, COVID-19

The Shippers Group Recognizes National Forklift Safety Day

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jun 3, 2021

Any time you have warehouse associates working in close proximity to one another, especially those who are operating forklifts, their safety is the number one priority. How does a warehouse operator help ensure the safety of all associates, both those who are operating forklifts and other materials handling equipment and those who are working on foot among them? 

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Topics: News Room, Safety, Core Values