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Robin Siekerman

VP of Marketing and Customer Solutions

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COVID-19 Update: Week 38

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jul 8, 2021

The number of COVID-19 cases are on the rise again as the highly contagious Delta variant of the virus is spreading. 25% of new COVID cases in the U.S. are the Delta variant.  

The good news is that vaccines are widely available. If you have not been vaccinated, we encourage you to do so. Vaccinated people who become infected with COVID-19 after getting vaccinated have shorter cases than unvaccinated people in most cases. 

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Topics: Warehousing, News Room, COVID-19

A Look Back at The Shippers Group Through the Decades

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jul 7, 2021

The Shippers Group is celebrating our 120th Anniversary this year. From our humble beginnings in 1901 as a warehouse for the cotton industry to 2021 as a leading national 3PL company, we are delighted to celebrate 120 years of growth.

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Topics: News Room, Core Values

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

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

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