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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

The Shippers Group Named to Food Logistics' 2019 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers List

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Sep 16, 2019

Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named The Shippers Group to its 2019 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list. The Shippers Group is a leading national 3PL company servicing the food and CPG industries. 

“We are extremely proud to be recognized as one of the elite third-party logistics providers to the food industry," shared Rob Doyle, President of The Shippers Group.  "Our commitment to food safety and supply chain efficiency for food companies is our business and is based on fundamental core values of integrity, innovation, excellence and safety.”

The Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list serves as a resource guide of third-party logistics and cold storage providers whose products and services are critical for companies in the global food and beverage supply chain.

“The complexities of the global food supply chain are forging a more collaborative relationship between leading 3PLs, cold storage providers and their customers. Improved customer care, tighter integration between systems, and more value-added services are among the results,” remarks Lara L. Sowinski, editorial director, Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “Companies that earned a spot on Food Logistics’ 2019 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list exemplify how collaboration combined with the latest technologies can create a winning formula for profitability and supporting food/beverage customers’ goals.”

This year’s Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list will appear in the August 2019 issue of Food Logistics, as well as online at www.foodlogistics.com.


Food Logistics is published by AC Business Media, a business-to-business media company that provides targeted content and comprehensive, integrated advertising and promotion opportunities for some of the world’s most recognized B2B brands. Its diverse portfolio serves the construction, logistics, supply chain and other industries with print, digital and custom products, events and social media.

The Shippers Group is a leading national third-party logistics company headquartered in Dallas, Texas with distribution facilities in Texas, Georgia, California, Illinois and Virginia totaling 11 locations and 5 million square feet of space. In addition to warehousing and transportation services, the company provides contract packaging and e-commerce fulfillment to the food, consumer goods and automotive industries. The Shippers Group was founded in 1901 and today employs over 1200 associates nationwide.

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Topics: Warehousing, News Room, Accolades & Awards

Gretna Associates Participate in Town Hall Meeting

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jul 19, 2019

Associates at The Shippers Group in Gretna, Virginia recently participated in a Town Hall Meeting with Rob Doyle, President of The Shippers Group.  Participants represent the Gretna team and are open about issues related to our culture, wages and benefits, training, safety and a variety of other issues. 

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Topics: Warehousing, News Room, Core Values