DALLAS, Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Shippers Warehouse has changed its name to The Shippers Group. The new name reflects the evolving service offering of the company to a broad range of logistics and supply chain management services including co-packing and e-commerce order fulfillment. Thought of for decades as a premiere regional warehouse company in Texas, today The Shippers Group is a leading national logistics provider with 4.5 million square feet of space in 11 locations from coast-to coast.
"Several positive changes have occurred at The Shippers Group within the past twelve months. Our name change and rebranding is aligned with our strategic focus and standards of the company," explained Rob Doyle. Rob Doyle became President of The Shippers Group in late 2016. He is widely known and respected in the logistics industry having held key leadership roles in operations and business development in his career and having served as Chairman of the IWLA. Rob brings depth to the executive team and is focused on the customer working to ensure continuous improvement and operational excellence during this time of significant growth.
In the past five years, The Shippers Group has experienced substantial growth in its public and contract warehouse operations in the food and consumer goods industries, as well as automotive, packaging and e-commerce. Earlier this year, The Shippers Group opened a brand new 540,000 square foot distribution center in Austell, Georgia bringing the total square footage in the Atlanta market to over 1 million square feet.
Construction of another new facility is also underway in Dallas, Texas and is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2018. Customers and employees are optimistic of the changes and growth that is taking place at The Shippers Group.
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 4.5 million square feet of space. In addition to warehousing and transportation services, the company provides co-packaging and e-commerce fulfillment to the food, consumer goods and automotive industries. The Shippers Group was founded in 1901 and today employs over 1,200 associates nationwide. More information about The Shippers Group is available at www.shipperswarehouse.com.
Robin Siekerman, Marketing & Customer Solutions
The Shippers Group
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