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What Landlords Should Know About 3PLs as Tenants

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Nov 6, 2019

Last week we talked about how to better engage the services of dedicated 3PL warehouse providers. Now, what should a landlord know about 3PLs as tenants? Well first, 3PLs make excellent tenants, and industry business is booming.

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Topics: Warehousing, Packaging

How Can A Replenishment Strategy Improve Productivity in a 3PL Warehouse?

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Oct 29, 2019

Balancing picking efficiency and replenishment frequency is important for improving productivity and attaining high customer service levels. Labor associated with both activities can erode your bottom line if not managed carefully. That is why a replenishment strategy can help ensure adequate inventory in pick slots to achieve high customer service levels.

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Topics: Warehousing, Technology, Packaging

The Shippers Group in Gretna, VA Celebrates 730 Accident Free Days

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Oct 25, 2019

Congratulations to The Shippers Group associates in Greta, Virginia for being accident-free for the past 2 years! The team at Gretna has been safety conscious to prevent accident of property or injury to an associate for 730 days!

“We’re very proud of the accomplishment of our Gretna team, and celebrated with a pizza lunch to thank all responsible for this achievement," said Lee Cassada, Gretna General Manager. "I very much appreciate our team’s focus to have a safe work environment for our associates and for our customer’s products."

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Topics: Warehousing, Core Values, Celebrations

What You Should Know to Better Engage The Services of Dedicated 3PL Warehousing Providers

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Oct 18, 2019

Your company has done the analysis and has decided it wants to open a new distribution facility. Your team has a detailed scope of work, and it has identified the geographic area where you desire to locate that best fulfills your supply chain needs. Now you’re looking for a third-party warehousing provider to handle it for you.

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Topics: Warehousing, Packaging

The Shippers Group Celebrates Customer Service Week

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Oct 16, 2019

Customer Service Week is the time each year that we celebrate our Customer Service associates at The Shippers Group. Our Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) work tirelessly to serve and support customers on a daily basis and this special week dedicated to celebrating CSRs nationwide is the perfect opportunity to let them know how much we appreciate their dedication to our customers. 

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Topics: Warehousing, Core Values, Celebrations, Traditions