For 120 years, The Shippers Group has been providing logistics services and supporting essential supply chains. Today we operate 16 facilities in 6 states and employ approximately 1500 associates who give their all daily to provide customers with exceptional service and value. Logistics services include contract packaging, ecommerce, and transportation in addition to traditional third-party warehousing services. In the past five years alone, we’ve increased our footprint almost 3 million square feet for a total of 6.5 million square feet of space.
March is Women's History month, which is intended to recognize both the historical accomplishments and today’s contemporary work of women. In celebration, let’s consider the role of women in the Supply Chain and Logistics industry and why working in the industry is a great career choice for women.
Founded in 1919, the American Institute of Baking (AIB) International was started as a technology and information transfer center for bakers and food processors. Since then, it has grown into a leading training organization for food safety, setting the standards for food quality and safety.
On January 30, 2020 we blogged about Four Ways the Slowing Economy is Impacting the Third-Party (3PL) Warehousing industry. Our focus at the time was more on trade and political tensions with China and disruptions caused by Brexit. We had also seen a trend toward slower consumer spending. Although we mentioned Coronavirus, we really did not imagine what was about to happen in the U.S. and across the globe. By March 20th, the country was on lockdown. Already in a recession, who knew the impact COVID was going to have on the U.S. Economy?