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Austell Welcomes General Manager Donavon Smith

Posted by Robin Siekerman on May 23, 2018

Having the leadership and operational expertise to successfully manage The Shippers Group’s Gretna, Virginia facility as their General Manager for the past three years, Donavon Smith has accepted the role of General Manager of The Shippers Group in Austell, Georgia. Donavon brings more than 25 years of experience and leadership in distribution operations. In his new role, Donavon oversees 540,000 square feet of multi-client space and 85 employees serving food and CPG customers. Daily he directs the team in receiving, storage, shipping and value add services such as fulfillment and packaging

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Topics: Warehousing, Packaging, Transportation

The Shippers Group Receives High Score for AIB Audit Through Dedication & Commitment to Food Safety

Posted by Robin Siekerman on May 17, 2018

How does The Shippers Group receive a 965 out of 1000 for their AIB Audit at the Forney Road facility in Dallas, TX? The answer is easy - through dedication to cleanliness and preventative methods for food safety. 

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Topics: Warehousing, Packaging, eCommerce, Transportation, Accolades & Awards

Texwrap Upgrade Increases Line Efficiency at The Shippers Group

Posted by Robin Siekerman on May 10, 2018

To improve speed of the production line for one of The Shippers Group’s largest packaging clients, the company invested in an automatic shrink wrap system. The Texwrap utilizes the industry’s top innovative wrapping technology to increase output and longevity of the system. 

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Topics: Technology, Packaging

The Shippers Group Goes Social

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Mar 14, 2018

It’s official. You can now find The Shippers Group on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. The leading national third-party logistics company has turned to social media to bring life to the exciting world of warehousing, transportation, co-packaging and e-commerce fulfillment.

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Topics: Warehousing, Packaging, eCommerce, Transportation, Community

The Shippers Group Among Leading Contract Packagers at CPA

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Mar 1, 2018

The Shippers Group is a single source for packaging and distribution.  We package products according to your specifications while eliminating additional transportation and handling costs of transferring your goods across multiple supply chain links.  Our expertise in packaging lead us to join other packagers in the Contract Packaging Association.  CPA members are the nation’s leading contract packagers for a wide variety of consumer goods companies. 

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Topics: Packaging, Transportation