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National Day of the Cowboy at The Shippers Group

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Jul 23, 2022

National Day of the Cowboy hits home for The Shippers Group, as our 121-year-old company was built upon a foundation of the Cowboy code of Ethics. A cowboy represents the best of the American workforce, having the characteristics of optimism, courage, and hard work. Characteristics which our team proudly displays each and every day. With a culture founded on honesty, integrity, and a can-do attitude, we are more than a leading Third-Party Logistics provider - we are true modern-day Cowboys and Cowgirls.




As Darby Strickland best said, “Simply follow Cowboy Ethics – no right from wrong – follow the Golden Rule and be willing to work hard. Combined, the above will take you a long way to becoming a success.”

– Darby Stickland, Former Owner, Shippers Warehouse, 1937 - 2009


The Cowboy Code 

A cowboy never takes unfair advantage - even of an enemy.

A cowboy never betrays a trust. He never goes back on his word.

A cowboy always tells the truth.

A cowboy is kind and gentle to small children, old folks, and animals.

A cowboy is free from racial and religious intolerances.

A cowboy is always helpful when someone is in trouble.

A cowboy is always a good worker.

A cowboy respects womanhood, his parents and his nation's laws

A cowboy is clean about his person in thought, word, and deed.

A cowboy is a Patriot.


The Shippers Group is a leading national third-party logistics company headquartered in Dallas, Texas with distribution facilities in Texas, Georgia, Florida, and Virginia totaling 11 locations and over 5.2 million square feet of space. In addition to warehousing and transportation services, the company provides contract packaging and e-commerce fulfillment to the food, consumer goods and automotive industries. The Shippers Group was founded in 1901 and today employs over 1,500 associates nationwide.     


Topics: Insider, Core Values, Traditions

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