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01/06/2016

Shorr was mentioned in two separate Wall Street Journal articles recently. Discussions include what happens to returned items sent to large logistics returns centers and the top supply chain and logistics industry news.

11/04/2015

Midwest manufacturing company manages a centralized, full-scale distribution operation. Since this company supplies impulse-purchase products, their palletized loads are not always uniform and they frequently vary in weight.

10/26/2015
Shorr Packaging at Parcel Forum, Chicago 2015

The Windy City - Home of the Cubs, White Sox, Da Bears, Our Hawks, Deep Dish Pizza, A Classic Hotdog, and Blues Music... Shorr delivered expert packaging solutions to show companies how to "pack smarter"...

06/07/2015
The Projected Growth of Freight Truck Traffic 2040

When it was first founded in 1994, Amazon.com was operating out of founder Jeff Bezos’ garage and earning $20,000 per week in sales within two months. Twenty-one years later, Amazon has 154,100 full-time employees and earned nearly $90 billion in...

05/26/2015
Shorr Packaging New Development, Corporate Headquarters and Warehouse

After an extensive search to find a new site for expansion, Shorr Packaging Corp finalized plans with developer Duke Realty Corp to build a new facility in Aurora. The 242,372-square-foot facility will be part of the 13-acre, multi-building,...

04/08/2015
Calculating Dimensional Weight for Corrugated Boxes

Want to protect yourself from the increases associated with dim-weight charges? Take a look at these tips from Sealed Air’s “Top 10” list and then contact Shorr to find out how to implement cost-saving solutions.

06/26/2014

Beginning January 1, 2015, major parcel delivery services will apply dimensional-weight pricing formulas for all ground shipments. This model determines the shipping cost based on package “volume” in comparison to its actual weight. Shorr...