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Logistics Plus Opens New Offices in Egypt

May 21, 2015
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Opens New Offices in Egypt Includes main office in Cairo, branch office in Alexandria, and warehouse in Badr City ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA, May 21, 2015 – Logistics Plus Inc., a worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, continues to expand its global presence with the opening of two new… Read more »

Logistics Plus Sponsors MBA Annual Event

MBA Annual Event

Last night, a small group of Logistics Plus representatives attended the Manufacturer & Business Association (MBA) 110th Annual Event at Erie Insurance Arena. Logistics Plus was one of a handful of proud corporate sponsors for this year’s event which featured “A Conversation With T. Boone Pickens” — the legendary oilman and energy activist — moderated by John Hofmeister, founder and… Read more »

Logistics Plus Ramps Up Heart Walk Support

May 20, 2015
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Today the Logistics Plus Global HQ employees in Erie, PA officially kicked off its campaign in support of the American Heart Association (AHA) Erie County Heart Walk. Upping the ante on our community service this year, Jim Berlin, founder and CEO of Logistics Plus, has volunteered to chair the overall 2015 Erie County Heart Walk fundraising program. The… Read more »

Vote For Your Logistics Partner

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Each year, in its July issue, Inbound Logistics publishes its definitive resource on third-party logistics and the outsourced logistics market. Since Logistics Plus is a comparatively small 3PL, we’ve never been close to making this list (and frankly, we’ve never even tried). However, we have always prided ourselves as “the little engine that could” in… Read more »

Logistics Plus Receives Remote Location Filing (RLF) Status with U.S. Customs and Border Protection

May 19, 2015
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Customs Broker Solutions Receives Remote Location Filing (RLF) Status with U.S. Customs and Border Protection Its licensed customs brokers can now clear shipments at all ports in the United States. ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA, May 19, 2015 – Logistics Plus Inc., a worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, announced… Read more »

How To Import Goods For Your Online Retail Store

Online Retail Store

We’re often approached by Amazon sellers and online retailers about details on how to import goods, deal with customs, and pay importation taxes. The process may seem complicated but that’s where Logistics Plus can help. We know you have an online retail store to run, and products to sell – so let us handle the… Read more »

6 steps to getting your product to your FBA warehouse

May 12, 2015
Getting your product to your FBA warehouse

If you’re an Amazon retailer or seller, here are 6 steps to getting your product to your FBA warehouse (Fulfillment By Amazon), according to Michael D. Marani, author of The Amazon Sales Formula (available in e-book format on Amazon.com). Ask your supplier what the weight of each master carton is, and what the dimensions are. Ask your supplier for the exact address. Ask… Read more »

Logistics Plus Erie Employees Walk for MS

May 5, 2015
WalkMS 2015

Continuing a long-standing tradition, this past weekend a group of Logistics Plus employees (i.e., the “LP vs MS team” pictured below) helped raise $754 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society  “Walk MS” event in Erie, PA. The Walk MS event itself creates a hope-filled and fun atmosphere for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis while generating a greater awareness of MS in… Read more »

Union Station Flags and History

May 4, 2015
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With the arrival of spring, Logistics Plus raised the flags on top of its Union Station Global Headquarters last week. This continues an annual tradition in which nearly 50 different flags are posted along Union Station’s parapet, each showcasing an employee of the company or country where it does business; and showing everyone that Erie is intimately connected to the global… Read more »

Happy National Small Business Week

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Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in… Read more »

Truckload Transportation Equipment

May 1, 2015
Conestoga-Trailer

Do you know the difference between a flatbed and a step deck? Dry van versus a Conestoga? Lowboy versus a Gooseneck? Even if you’re not sure what equipment you might need to move your important freight shipment, your friends at Logistics Plus can probably find exactly what you need. But in case you’re really curious, here’s a… Read more »

Logistics Case Study: HERO BX 4PL Solution

April 27, 2015
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Logistics Plus has a long-standing 4PL relationship with HERO BX, the largest producer of biodiesel fuels in the Northeast. We recently paid a visit to “on-site” Logistics Plus employees Chris Kuehl and Justin Corritore to see what they’re up to and to learn more about this successful 4PL solution that Logistics Plus put into place nearly ten years ago. The HERO… Read more »

Logistics Plus Erie Employees March for Babies

2015 March of Dimes LP Team

Continuing a long-standing tradition, this weekend a group of Logistics Plus employees (i.e., the “LP Erie Team” pictured below) helped raise over $1,600 for the March of Dimes “March for Babies” event in Erie, PA. Funds raised in March for Babies support research and programs that help moms have full-term pregnancies and babies begin healthy lives. And they will… Read more »

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
Erie SeaWolves

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 »

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