The Shippers Group is excited to announce Maria Abeldanez as The Shipper’s Group 2020 Administrative Associate of the Year! A recent surprise celebration was held at our Jonesboro Packaging facility to present Maria with her award and to congratulate her and the site on this accomplishment. Presenting this award was President, Rob Doyle; Vice President of Operations, Curtis Dean; Michelle Belcher, HR Manager; Anthony Ebert, General Manager; and LB Vines, Production Manager.
The Shippers Group has been providing updates throughout the COVID-19 pandemic beginning in March 2020 with the purpose of informing associates and customers about our response based on the latest information provided by the Centers of Disease Control. With vaccines available to anyone over the age of 16 and over 40% of Americans now vaccinated, we are entering into a new phase. As a result, The Shippers Group will move our updates from bi-weekly to monthly.
The Shippers Group is excited to announce Jorge “JD” Cortez as our 2020 Operations Associate of the Year! A surprise celebration for JD took place in early April at our Grand Lakes 2 location to present him with his award. Joining the team was President, Rob Doyle; VP of Operations, John Dennington; and VP Human Resources-Safety Compliance, Diane Villafana, to personally congratulate JD on his award and thank him for his hard work and dedication to The Shippers Group.
Safety is our #1 priority at The Shippers Group, and April has been designated as First Aid and CPR month. While safety is always top-of-mind at TSG, specific importance is placed on First Aid and CPR during the month of April. Read on about the ways in which TSG is highlighting Heart-to-Heart month among associates.
The Shippers Group takes caring for our environment very seriously. As an Inbound Logistics Green 75 partner, we recycled 7.5 million pounds of cardboard, paper and plastic last year. Additionally, TSG is focused on energy efficiency and water conversation within our 16 distribution facilities. With more than 6.5 million square feet of warehouse space and hundreds of pieces of materials handling equipment, we are continuously looking for new ways to improve environmental sustainability.