Atlanta is known for many great things: its booming economy, several major league sports teams, many attractions – like the Georgia Aquarium, Zoo, and Fox Theatre – and its 3,000 acres of park and abundant tree coverage. But did you also know Atlanta, GA is a great central location for your warehousing and distribution needs?
This week was Truck Driver Appreciation Week – a week where we come together to pay respect and thank professional Truck Drivers for their hard work and commitment in undertaking one of our economy’s most demanding and important jobs. These 3.6 million professional men and women not only deliver our goods safely, securely, and on time, but they also keep our highways safe.
Everyone knows that The Shippers Group has its roots deep in the heart of Texas, but do you know where all of The Shippers Group facilities are located? Today, we operate 9 facilities totaling over 4 million square feet of space.
It’s no surprise that 2021 was a year of supply chain disruptions. From labor shortages to rising COVID-19 cases, to extreme weather events, we saw many events that contributed to growing port congestions and manufacturing delays. This resulted in a lot of out-of-stock, long lead times, and inflated prices as supply could not keep up with the rising demand.
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.