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Robin Siekerman

VP of Marketing and Customer Solutions

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The Shippers Group Named 2022 Food Logistics Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Sep 14, 2022

Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global cold food supply chainnamed The Shippers Group as one of the winners of the 2022 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers award, which recognizes leading third-party logistics and cold storage providers in the cold food and beverage industry.

“These past 18 months have been so challenging for U.S. supply chains. It’s the continuous bottlenecks that require fleets to re-tool and pivot accordingly. But, it's the drivers, the fleet, the warehouses and software/technologies that really keep today's supply chains in line,” says Marina Mayer, Editor-in-Chief of Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “These 3PLs and cold storage providers have collaborated on all facets of their operations to achieve full visibility, complete forecasting, end-to-end leverage and the ultimate in sustainability. Now is the time to honor and celebrate those companies making magic happen behind the frontlines.” 

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Topics: Warehousing, Accolades & Awards, 3PL

The Shippers Group Promotes Maggie Harvey to Director of Marketing

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Aug 9, 2022

The Shippers Group is proud to announce that Maggie Harvey has been promoted to Director of Marketing.

"Maggie is well prepared for this new role as her initiative and eagerness to learn combined with supreme work ethic have effectively prepared her for additional responsibilities in Marketing and Sales for the company,” remarked Robin Siekerman, VP of Marketing & Customer Solutions for The Shippers Group.

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Topics: Insider, News Room

The Shippers Group Named a 2022 Top 100 3PL Provider

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Aug 4, 2022

For the 6th consecutive year, The Shippers Group has been named as a 2022 Top 100 3PL Provider by Inbound Logistics. This year’s class of Top 100 3PLs hail from a pool of more than 300 companies.  The service providers selected are companies that, in the opinion of the editors of Inbound Logistics, offer the diverse operational capabilities and experience driving efficiency and operational excellence for today’s demand driven enterprises.

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Topics: Insider, News Room, Accolades & Awards

3 Basic Trends that are Changing Supply Chains

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jul 13, 2022

Given the impact of the last two years on food supply chains and on our lives in general, Rethink Everything as the theme of this year’s Food Shippers of America conference was on point. Among the many changes in our lives imposed by the pandemic are three basic trends that are causing manufacturers to rethink their supply chains. Let's take a look.

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Topics: Insider, Warehousing, 3PL

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