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Robin Siekerman

VP of Marketing and Customer Solutions

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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

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

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