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.
Annual safety training at The Shippers Group is designed to supplement our routine training program and enhance focus on safety. Diane Villafana, VP of Human Resources commented, "because safety is our number one priority, and one of our core values, we are driving to exceed the minimum standards to ensure the health and safety of our associates." Each year in February, we spend the entire month focused on safety topics and training.
On Sunday, September 27th, Peter Sexton out of our Jonesboro, GA location will be riding solo in The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride.
National Hire a Veteran Day encourages employers to consider veterans in their employment strategies and to fill their open positions. This day provides awareness and serves as a platform to show that our veterans are qualified and trained and looking for jobs within the civilian workforce.
Declared by Congress in 1999, the month of May is known as National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM). This month serves as a reminder to us of the history and sacrifice we have been privileged to partake in since our nation’s birth. During this month, America gathers around its military family to recognize, honor, remember and appreciate those who have served or who are currently serving.