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Robin Siekerman

VP of Marketing and Customer Solutions

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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

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

The Shippers Group Recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted by Robin Siekerman on May 19, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness month.  At The Shippers Group, we believe it’s important that every person take care of their overall health for their individual safety, happiness, and well-being. Understanding the basics of mental health is equally as important as understanding the fundamental things that keep us physically healthy like diet and exercise. Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices.

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Topics: News Room, Core Values

The Shippers Group Selects Nulogy to Empower Growth in Contract Packaging Operations

Posted by Robin Siekerman on May 12, 2022

New Packaging Software to Provide Support from Quote to Ship

The Shippers Group has made a second investment in sophisticated software, this time to support their contract packaging operations. The company has chosen to partner with Nulogy for their “end-to-end packaging execution system all the way from quote to ship.” This investment immediately follows The Shippers Group’s recent investment in Zethcon’s Synapse Warehouse Management System.

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Topics: Insider

The Benefits of Stretching Before Your Shift

Posted by Robin Siekerman on May 4, 2022

While it may not seem like it, the amount of physical effort you exert during a shift on the floor is probably more than that of a regular workout. When spending all day on your feet, your body experiences extra stress and tension from the repetitive everyday movements. That is why it is important to warm up before your shift to keep your body healthy and safe.

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Topics: Insider, Safety