National Hire a Veteran Day, a day that is observed every year on July 25th, 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.
The number of COVID-19 cases are on the rise again as the highly contagious Delta variant of the virus is spreading. 25% of new COVID cases in the U.S. are the Delta variant.
The good news is that vaccines are widely available. If you have not been vaccinated, we encourage you to do so. Vaccinated people who become infected with COVID-19 after getting vaccinated have shorter cases than unvaccinated people in most cases.
The Shippers Group is celebrating our 120th Anniversary this year. From our humble beginnings in 1901 as a warehouse for the cotton industry to 2021 as a leading national 3PL company, we are delighted to celebrate 120 years of growth.
Forklift safety is of great importance every day, but during the month of June we are giving extra attention to the topic of forklift safety. Safety is our number one priority, and it is one of our core values at The Shippers Group.