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Robin Siekerman

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The Shippers Group’s Maggie Harvey Named TMSA Trailblazer

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jun 20, 2023

Last week, the Transportation Marketing & Sales Association held the 2023 ELEVATE Conference in Savannah, Georgia where TMSA recognized industry leaders who are blazing their own trail and building their brand. Maggie Harvey, our Director of Marketing at The Shippers Group, was named a TMSA Trailblazer Winner for a recent TSG packaging campaign, which aimed at growing the contract packaging segment of our business. 

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Topics: Accolades & Awards, Celebrations

What Class of Industrial Warehouse is Best for your Distribution Needs?

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jun 15, 2023

You’re looking for a supply chain partner who can warehouse, inventory, fill orders, and ship your goods to customers, so you issue a Request for Proposal to third-party warehousing companies capable of providing the distribution services your company needs. Potentially, thousands of pallets will be stored in the facility along with hundreds of different items (skus). Multiple truckloads and maybe even rail boxcars will be received and shipped daily. 

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Topics: Warehousing

Split Month Billing: Bargain or Bust

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Mar 7, 2023

When partnering with a public warehouse, users expect to pay storage charges for warehousing their products within the multi-client storage and distribution facility. Storage rates are fees charged per unit for storage of products. These rates typically vary based on the number of days in inventory, the amount of times the inventory turns, the stackability of pallets, and the storage media used.

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Topics: Warehousing

Top 10 Reasons Companies Choose Dallas As A Distribution Hub

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Feb 1, 2023

Dallas has a reputation for extreme summer heat, but even hotter is the current demand in the region for logistics services. Let’s dive into some reasons why Texas is so desirable for corporations and families, and how that is leading to historically high demand for warehousing and transportation services in Dallas and across Texas.

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Topics: Warehousing, Packaging, eCommerce, Transportation, 3PL

The Truth about the Labor Shortage for 3PL Warehouses

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Oct 12, 2022

Countervailing storylines created big challenges for 3PL warehouses during the pandemic. Attendees filled-to-capacity a session titled, “The Truth About the Labor Shortage for 3PL Warehouses” at CSCMP EDGE in Nashville, Tennessee where a panel of industry experts discussed the effects of the pandemic on the availability and characteristics of warehouse laborers and the future impact to supply chains. 

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Topics: Insider, 3PL, COVID-19

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