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The Demand for Warehousing

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Jun 30, 2022

Over the past two years we’ve become familiar with the terms ‘low vacancy rates’ and ‘it’s a seller’s/landlord’s market’. We have seen the vacancy rates drop from 5.1% in 2020 to 3.7% last year. So, what has caused this increase in demand and how is it effecting the market? Let’s dive in!

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Topics: Insider, Warehousing, 3PL

The Shippers Group Recognized as Green Supply Chain Partner for 6th Consecutive Year

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Jun 21, 2022

For the 6th year in a row, The Shippers Group has been recognized by Inbound Logistics as a Green Supply Chain partner.

With a focus on sustainability, The Shippers Group takes great pride in receiving this award, as it honors the 75 leading supply chain partners who customers can trust when seeking green supply chain management and logistics partners. Inbound Logistics' editors have determined that the 2022 honorees "walk the walk" when it comes to commitment to supply chain sustainability.

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Topics: Insider, Accolades & Awards, Core Values

The Importance of Forklift Safety & Maintenance

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jun 16, 2022

Forklifts and other material handling equipment such as pallet jacks are ordinary equipment in distribution centers. Their proper maintenance and use help ensure the safety of warehouse associates and facilitate the efficient movement of goods through the facility.

National Forklift Safety Day is recognized every June and reinforces the importance of operator safety training and forklift safety practices. This article provides useful reference material as a refresher on the importance of forklift safety as well as proper use and maintenance. Additionally, it explores the impact of the recent labor shortage on forklift safety.

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Topics: Safety, Core Values

TMSA Honors TSG’s Robin Siekerman with Marketing Mountain Mover Award

Posted by Rob Doyle on Jun 16, 2022

At the Transportation Marketing and Sales Association (TMSA)'s annual conference in Orlando, The Shippers Group's very own Vice President of Marketing and Customer Solutions, Robin Siekerman was awarded with the prestigious Marketing Mountain Mover of the Year award.

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Topics: News Room, Accolades & Awards

The Shippers Group Recognized with TMSA Trailblazer Award

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jun 15, 2022

The Shippers Group was recently recognized at the Transportation Marketing and Sales Association (TMSA)'s inaugural Trailblazer Awards in Orlando, Florida.

The TMSA's marketing and sales awards give meaningful recognition of excellence in strategy, creativity, innovative solutions, and business results. Previously known as the Compass Awards, the Trailblazer Awards signifies the new paths leaders in the transportation and logistics industry forged during the pandemic to keep the supply chain moving and shelves stocked.

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Topics: News Room, Accolades & Awards

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