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The Shippers Group Chronicles 120 Years in Warehousing

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Sep 30, 2021

Evolution of 3PL, Innovation & Supply Chain

At the beginning of the 20th century, the average annual wage was $432, a postage stamp was $.02, and the cost of 5 pound bag of flour was $.12. So much has changed in 120 years, including how we purchase goods and how they get to our homes. Warehousing, Transportation, and Inventory Management have undergone dramatic transformation in the past century. In this article, we explore the evolution of an industry and The Shippers Group.  

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Topics: Insider, Core Values

Current Trends in Industrial Real Estate and the Impact on Supply Chains

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Sep 30, 2021

A hot topic in the Supply Chain industry is the current industrial real estate market. At CSCMP’s EDGE Conference last week, Rob Doyle, President and Robin Siekerman, VP of Marketing and Customer Solutions of The Shippers Group co-chaired the Warehousing Track which included a session on Industrial Real Estate: Trends and Insights for The Supply Chain. In an interactive session with the audience, real estate professionals led the discussion on various topics highlighting the current state of industrial real estate.    

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Topics: Insider, News Room

The Shippers Group Leads CSCMP's 2021 EDGE Conference Warehousing Track

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Sep 24, 2021

The most powerful community in Supply Chain came together in-person at CSCMP’s annual EDGE Conference this year in Atlanta, after the necessity to hold last year’s conference fully virtual due to the global pandemic. CSCMP once again delivered an impressive line-up of educational sessions and networking events during the conference in a safety-conscious environment, while also offering a virtual option for attendance. 

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Topics: Insider, News Room

The Shippers Group Spotlights Nicole Pineda on National IT Professionals Day

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Sep 21, 2021

From systems set-up to establishing remote working connections to security updates, you name it—there is nothing our IT team can’t handle! Today is National IT Professionals Day, and while we are grateful to every individual on our IT team, we want to take this moment to spotlight our very own IT Manager, Nicole Pineda!

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Topics: News Room

The Shippers Group Brings Attention to National Preparedness Month

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Sep 17, 2021

Did you know that September is National Preparedness Month? Observed every year, National Preparedness Month raises awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time.

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Topics: News Room, Safety, Core Values

The Impact of COVID-19 on 3PL Warehousing Creates New Business Paradigm

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Sep 9, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to new opportunities for 3PL warehousing companies. In the white paper, How A 3PL Warehouse Successfully Navigated the COVID-19 Global Pandemic, The Shippers Group explores the impact of the pandemic and how it has created a new business paradigm.

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Topics: Warehousing, News Room, Packaging, eCommerce, 3PL, COVID-19

The Shippers Group Receives Recognition from Food Logistics as Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Sep 8, 2021

Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named The Shippers Group to its 2021 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list. The Shippers Group is a leading national 3PL company servicing the food and CPG industries. 

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Topics: Warehousing, News Room, Accolades & Awards

COVID-19 Update: Week 40

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Sep 7, 2021

With the recent surge in positive COVID-19 cases nationwide, we are reinstating our MANDATORY MASK order at all sites. Regardless if a person is vaccinated or not, all workers must wear a mask while inside the buildings.

According to information provided by the CDC, wearing a mask protects you and others from spreading COVID-19 and any variants. We value our associates' health and safety; and therefore, require all associates to abide by this and other safety protocols.

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Topics: Warehousing, News Room, COVID-19

Angela Mitchell Promoted to Operations Manager at The Shippers Group

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Sep 2, 2021

Congratulations to Angela Mitchell who was recently promoted to Operations Manager at our Jonesboro, GA packaging facility!

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Topics: Insider, News Room

IWLA Webinar Features The Shippers Group's Recently Published White Paper

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Sep 1, 2021

Last week, The Shippers Group joined the International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) in leading a webinar on our recently published white paper that addresses the question, “How does a third-party (3PL) warehousing company thrive during the middle of a global crisis?” Expanding on this topic from the white paper, Rob Doyle, President; Robin Siekerman, Vice President Marketing & Customer Solutions; and Diane Villafana, Vice President Human Resources & Safety Compliance talked about how The Shippers Group successfully navigated a global pandemic.

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Topics: Insider, 3PL

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