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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 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

The Shippers Group Celebrates Women’s History Month: Robin Siekerman

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Mar 29, 2022

Women’s History Month is celebrated every year during March to honor the contributions women have made, and continue to make, to the world as we know it—a world in which women are vibrant, significant, and worthwhile contributors. Every woman has a story and by advocating for women, we can continue to make progress towards equality—meaning more women achieving their goals, taking on leadership roles, and finding career success.

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Topics: Insider, Core Values, Celebrations

The Shippers Group Celebrates Women’s History Month: Diane Villafana

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Mar 23, 2022

Women’s History Month is celebrated every year during March to honor the contributions women have made, and continue to make, to the world as we know it—a world in which women are vibrant, significant, and worthwhile contributors. Every woman has a story and by advocating for women, we can continue to make progress towards equality—meaning more women achieving their goals, taking on leadership roles, and finding career success.

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Topics: Insider, Core Values, Celebrations

The Shippers Group Celebrates Women’s History Month: Laina Grimland

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Mar 16, 2022

Women’s History Month is celebrated every year during March to honor the contributions women have made, and continue to make, to the world as we know it—a world in which women are vibrant, significant, and worthwhile contributors. Every woman has a story and by advocating for women, we can continue to make progress towards equality—meaning more women achieving their goals, taking on leadership roles, and finding career success.

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Topics: Insider, Core Values, Celebrations