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Create Your Own Logistics Plus Mobile App (sort of)

April 23, 2015
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Have you viewed the new Logistics Plus website on your mobile device yet? Because www.logisticsplus.net is now “responsive” it will automatically adapt to the size of your web browser to  ensure optimal readability – whether on a PC, tablet or mobile phone. Despite having a mobile-friendly website, we’re still often asked when we will be releasing our… Read more »

Cargo Talk from Logistics Plus India

April 21, 2015
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Sundreysh Sarup, manging director for Logistics Plus India, recently appeared in Cargo Talk magazine, South Asia’s leading cargo monthly publication. Sundreysh participated in the publication’s monthly debate column. This issue’s topic was “Custom Bonded Trucking: A question of costs.” You can read the full column by clicking the image below.

Logistics Plus Named to 2015 Top Freight Brokerage Firm List

April 17, 2015
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Named to 2015 Top Freight Brokerage Firm List First time ever the company has been recognized on the Transport Topics annual list ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA, April 17, 2015 – Logistics Plus Inc., a worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, announced today that is has been ranked #34 among top… Read more »

Logistics Plus Named a Top Freight Brokerage Firm

April 16, 2015
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On Monday, Transport Topics – one of the most reputable magazines in the trucking industry – released its annual lists of Top Logistics Companies. The lists included in the annual ranking are the Top 50 Logistics Companies, Top Warehouse Firms, Top Ocean and Air Freight Forwarders, and Top Freight Brokerage Firms. Included on all of these lists are… Read more »

Twig Badges of Merit for Freight Forwarders

April 13, 2015
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The past three days, representatives from Logistics Plus have been attending the Twig Talk conference in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Logistics Plus is an active member of the Twig Logistics Network which has created a new network concept in the logistics field. It is a network formed by the best and most select global freight forwarding companies, where only companies… Read more »

Erie SeaWolves Owner Tours Logistics Plus

April 10, 2015
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Fernando Aguirre, the new owner of the Erie SeaWolves, took a tour of historic Union Station today – also the global headquarters for Logistics Plus. At the invitation of Jim Berlin, founder and CEO of Logistics Plus, Mr. Aguirre – joined by Erie SeaWolves president Greg Coleman, and its assistant general manager/communications Greg Gania – enjoyed… Read more »

Project Cargo for Dummies

April 7, 2015
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Most people are familiar with the successful line of “For Dummies” books that are routinely issued by the Wiley publishing company.  Today there are more than 250 million For Dummies books in print covering over 1,800 different topics.  These books are generally written by proven experts who are able to make even the most complex subjects seem simple. Whether… Read more »

2015 Beer Run on May 16th

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Mark your calendars! The 2015 Beer Run will be on May 16th at 10:00 am at Union Station in downtown Erie, PA. The event is presented by Logistics Plus, The Brewerie, and the American Heart Association (AHA), with proceeds going to benefit the AHA. Registration is between 8:00 and 9:00 am. You can pickup your “team”… Read more »

NTL Introduces a New nationaltruckload.net Website

April 6, 2015
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NTL Introduces a New nationaltruckload.net Website Division of Logistics Plus showcases its truckload services and unique business solutions ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA, April 6, 2015 – NTL, the national truckload division of Logistics Plus Inc., announced today that is has introduced a new nationaltruckload.net website. The new website provides a spotlight on the company’s truckload… Read more »

Shipping Containers

April 2, 2015
Shipping Containers

If you have international freight shipping needs, chances are good that you have been introduced to the world of shipping containers. Shipping container sizes, markings, and specifications are generally standardized to comply with international standards (ISO) so that containers can be used as across all modes of transportation. The ISO standards covers details about shipping container sizes… Read more »

National Walking Day at Logistics Plus

April 1, 2015
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Led by our company’s head personal trainer, Alex Wagner, the Logistics Plus employees at our Global Headquarters in Erie, PA went for a walk today right after lunch in support of National Walking Day.  The 9th annual National Walking Day is part of the American Heart Association’s “My Heart. My Life.” initiative, a nationwide call-to-action for Americans… Read more »

Transport of Ship Building Blocks

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The Logistics Plus team has finished another big project cargo move. Frederik Geirnaert, from Logistics Plus Belgium oversaw the project and shot some amazing time-lapse video shown below. This video is a compilation of two shipments of large ship building blocks from Vard shipyard in Romania to Vard shipyard in Brazil. The move comprised a total… Read more »

Erie Employees Donate Time and Blood

March 30, 2015
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Today, as they do every three months, Logistics Plus employees in Erie, PA once again donated their time and their blood to the Community Blood Bank of Northwestern Pennsylvania and Western New York. Who do the blood donations help? Volunteers donate 3 components in their whole blood donation.  The red blood cells may help a person undergoing surgery or… Read more »

Logistics Plus Introduces a New logisticsplus.net Website

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Introduces a New logisticsplus.net Website Global logistics provider invites visitors to explore its new website and subscribe to updates ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA, March 30, 2015 – Logistics Plus Inc., a worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, announced today that is has introduced a new and improved www.logisticsplus.net website…. Read more »

Introducing a New and Improved www.logisticsplus.net Website!

March 28, 2015
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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: We are excited to announce that this weekend we introduced a new and improved www.logisticsplus.net website. The new website has been designed to provide an enhanced customer experience with improved navigation and functionality throughout.  Here are a few of the notable features of the new website: Easy to use menus and navigation, with the… Read more »

Logistics Plus Turkey Attends Nuclear Power Summit

March 20, 2015
Bahadir and Basar at Nuclear Power Expo

Bahadir Erdil, managing director for Logistics Plus Turkey, and Basar Kandil, operations manager for Logistics Plus Turkey, (both pictured below) are attending the Istanbul Nuclear Power Plants Summit this week. The two-day program brings together members of the Turkish energy supply chain for education and networking opportunities. You can learn more about the event at http://www.nuclearpowerplantssummit.com/

Logistics Plus Hosts AHA 2015 Erie Leadership Breakfast

March 12, 2015
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This morning, Logistics Plus hosted the American Heart Association (AHA) 2015 Erie Leadership Breakfast in the banquet facilities at its Global Headquarters at Union Station. Executives and leaders across Erie gathered for breakfast and to discuss opportunities to improve health and wellness within the community. Jim Berlin, founder and CEO of Logistics Plus, gave a short keynote… Read more »

Infographic: Characteristics of a Good 3PL Partner

March 9, 2015
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Here are some thoughts regarding the characteristics of a good 3PL (third-party logistics) partner, presented in a visual, infographic format.

Logistics Plus India Achieves ISO 9001 Certification

March 3, 2015
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus India Achieves ISO 9001 Certification Quality Management Systems in place for International Freight Forwarding & Logistics ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA, March 3, 2015 – Logistics Plus Inc., a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, is proud to announce that its India operations have obtained ISO 9001:2008 certification for quality management systems… Read more »

Transporting Aircraft Parts from Belgium to the U.S.

March 2, 2015
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When a major airline retires one of its airplanes and then their go-to global supplier of aircraft parts and components needs to ship the disassembled parts from Belgium to the U.S., who do they call? They call the Project Cargo experts at Logistics Plus, of course. Coordinating the successful and affordable transport of over 15 non-standard… Read more »

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