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Did You Know About Our Locations & Services?

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Mar 28, 2022

Everyone knows that The Shippers Group has its roots deep in the heart of Texas, but do you know where all of The Shippers Group facilities are located? Today, we are proud to have 11 facilities totaling over 5.2 million square feet of space.

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Topics: Warehousing, Packaging, eCommerce, Transportation, 4PL, 3PL

A Look Back at 2021 in Supply Chain

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Feb 10, 2022

It’s no surprise that 2021 was a year of supply chain disruptions. From labor shortages to rising COVID-19 cases, to extreme weather events, we saw many events that contributed to growing port congestions and manufacturing delays. This resulted in a lot of out-of-stock, long lead times, and inflated prices as supply could not keep up with the rising demand.

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Topics: Insider, Warehousing, Transportation, 3PL

Why You Should Consider Collaboration with a 3PL as Part of Your 2022 Strategy

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Jan 12, 2022

Third-Party Logistic Providers specialize in storage, distribution, fulfillment and transport services for manufacturers, distributors, and other shippers. By partnering with 3PLs, shippers are able to focus on having goods available for customers either through their manufacturing processes, importing, or other procurement activities. This can also free up capital for a business, as shippers aren't burdened with the investment of buildings, equipment, and labor needed to distribute their goods.

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Topics: 3PL

3PL Collaboration: Supply Chain Success Stories Between Shippers & 3PLs

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Dec 9, 2021

 

WHAT IS SUPPLY CHAIN COLLABORATION AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

Looking at a typical supply chain for consumer packaged goods (CPG), it is easy to see why collaboration among supply chain participants is important. The supply chains of the products we buy require complex orchestration from end to end — that is, from raw materials suppliers all the way down to the final consumer who ultimately purchases the goods.

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Topics: Insider, News Room, 3PL

The Impact of COVID-19 on 3PL Warehousing Creates New Business Paradigm

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Sep 9, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to new opportunities for 3PL warehousing companies. In the white paper, How A 3PL Warehouse Successfully Navigated the COVID-19 Global Pandemic, The Shippers Group explores the impact of the pandemic and how it has created a new business paradigm.

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Topics: Warehousing, News Room, Packaging, eCommerce, 3PL, COVID-19