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The Shippers Group Named 2022 Food Logistics Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Sep 14, 2022

Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global cold food supply chainnamed The Shippers Group as one of the winners of the 2022 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers award, which recognizes leading third-party logistics and cold storage providers in the cold food and beverage industry.

“These past 18 months have been so challenging for U.S. supply chains. It’s the continuous bottlenecks that require fleets to re-tool and pivot accordingly. But, it's the drivers, the fleet, the warehouses and software/technologies that really keep today's supply chains in line,” says Marina Mayer, Editor-in-Chief of Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “These 3PLs and cold storage providers have collaborated on all facets of their operations to achieve full visibility, complete forecasting, end-to-end leverage and the ultimate in sustainability. Now is the time to honor and celebrate those companies making magic happen behind the frontlines.” 

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Topics: Warehousing, Accolades & Awards, 3PL

3 Basic Trends that are Changing Supply Chains

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jul 13, 2022

Given the impact of the last two years on food supply chains and on our lives in general, Rethink Everything as the theme of this year’s Food Shippers of America conference was on point. Among the many changes in our lives imposed by the pandemic are three basic trends that are causing manufacturers to rethink their supply chains. Let's take a look.

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Topics: Insider, Warehousing, 3PL

The Demand for Warehousing

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Jun 30, 2022

Over the past two years we’ve become familiar with the terms ‘low vacancy rates’ and ‘it’s a seller’s/landlord’s market’. We have seen the vacancy rates drop from 5.1% in 2020 to 3.7% last year. So, what has caused this increase in demand and how is it effecting the market? Let’s dive in!

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Topics: Insider, Warehousing, 3PL

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 operate 9 facilities totaling over 4 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