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Did You Know About Our Locations & Services?

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Mar 28, 2022

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 are proud to have 11 facilities totaling over 5.2 million square feet of space.

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Topics: Warehousing, Packaging, eCommerce, Transportation, 4PL, 3PL

A Look Back at 2021 in Supply Chain

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Feb 10, 2022

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.

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Topics: Insider, Warehousing, Transportation, 3PL

COVID-19 Update: Week 44

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jan 6, 2022

A record number of COVID cases are being reported following the holiday season. The Omicron variant is highly contagious, but illness is generally not nearly as severe as the earlier Delta variant. Symptoms more closely resemble that of a common cold. In the past two weeks, spread of the virus is having significant impact on the workforce across almost every industry as those infected stay home to quarantine. If you do not feel well, please stay home to help prevent further spread of the virus.

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Topics: Warehousing, News Room, COVID-19

COVID-19 Update: Week 43

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Dec 16, 2021

This week marks the one year anniversary of the first COVID vaccine. Approximately 59% of people have been fully vaccinated, and anyone over the age of 5 years old is able to be vaccinated. If you have not been vaccinated, please consider doing so. The vaccine does not guarantee that you will not get COVID, but if you get COVID, your chances of becoming severely ill are dramatically reduced.

With the holidays upon us, the spread of illness is on the rise as people gather indoors. Please continue to follow guidance from the CDC to keep you and your loved ones safe.

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Topics: Warehousing, News Room, COVID-19

COVID-19 Update: Week 42

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Nov 19, 2021

As the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays will soon be here, there are new concerns about the spread of COVID. Health officials are concerned over the recent uptick in COVID cases across the upper Midwest and Northeast as the colder weather drives people indoors.

Some advice for a safer family gathering this Thanksgiving is to open windows or try to gather outdoors where possible. Good ventilation is believed to be just as important as vaccination. 

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Topics: Warehousing, News Room, COVID-19