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Logistics Plus and Lynx Fulfillment: Case Study

June 30, 2015
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I recently had the opportunity to spend some time with Patrick Randolph, the co-founder and managing partner for Lynx Fulfillment (see slide show below). There’s some good things going on at Lynx Fulfillment, and much of its past and future successes are tied to Logistics Plus. If you didn’t know, Jim Berlin, founder and CEO of Logistics… Read more »

Logistics Plus Transports Wind Power Turbines to Finland

June 29, 2015
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Logistics Plus project manager, Frederik Geirnaert, reports that over the past 2 months Logistics Plus Belgium has organized the transport of 3 complete sets of wind power turbines to Rauma, Finland. The 3 sets of tower base frames, hubs, nacelles and generators (the latter weighing a solid 51.5mt) have been shipped from factory in the Netherlands to Finland by RORO… Read more »

Logistics Plus Attends Sino-Americas Regional Conference

June 22, 2015
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Logistics Plus employees, representing both LP Mexico and LP International, are attending the Sino-Americas Regional Conference 2015 in Miami, Florida this week. Logistics Plus is also a sponsor for the event. The conference began on Sunday, June 21 and ends on Wednesday, June 23. Organized jointly by WCA ltd and China International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFA), this event… Read more »

Logistics Plus Ships Project Cargo from U.S. to Middle East

June 19, 2015
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Earlier this week, the Logistics Plus international project cargo team used their logistical expertise to coordinate an important move for a Fortune 500 customer. The move entailed picking up a large generator and related components at a warehouse in Wisconsin and delivering them to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It was imperative that the shipment be picked up before… Read more »

Customs Brokerage 101

June 17, 2015
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Logistics Plus recently issued an announcement that its Customs Broker Solutions division had obtained Remote Location Filing (RLF) status from the U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) agency.  RLF status allows Logistics Plus to file customs clearance information at all ports in the United States from a centralized location (i.e., from our global headquarters in Erie, PA). If… Read more »

Logistics Plus Turkey Opens New Office in Ankara

June 11, 2015
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Turkey Opens New Office in Ankara New Office Represents its Fourth Location in the Country of Turkey ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA, June 11, 2015 – Logistics Plus Inc., a worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, continues to expand its global presence with the opening of a new office in… Read more »

Logistics Plus Rappels for Gaudenzia

June 10, 2015
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Today three representatives from Logistics Plus rappelled “Over the Edge” down a 14-story, 200-foot tall building in downtown Erie, PA in support of Gaudenzia.  Gaudenzia helps people affected by chemical dependency, mental illness and related conditions to achieve a better quality of life — allowing them to live as productive and accountable individuals. Logistics Plus… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employees Zumba Their Way to Fitness

June 8, 2015
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Logistics Plus continues its strong focus on employee fitness and wellness. In addition to being an American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite, we also have a full-time head personal trainer on staff, and a complete fitness center at our Erie Union State Global Headquarters. However, that wasn’t quite enough for some of the Erie-based employees that had… Read more »

Freight Shipping 101

May 27, 2015
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Are you new to freight shipping? In today’s lean workplace environment, it’s not uncommon for managers to ask employees to wear “multiple hats.” Operations people may be asked to make sales calls, accounting professionals may be asked to fill-in for operations, or office personnel might be asked to arrange for freight shipping. This latter example… Read more »

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

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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

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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
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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
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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
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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 »

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