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CEO speaks at Rotary Club of Erie

February 5, 2016
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On January 6, 2016, Jim Berlin, founder and CEO of Logistics Plus, was a guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Erie. With some help from our friends at WP$E radio, here is an edited audio replay of that presentation (along with the slides that were shown that day).

Latest Clips from WP$E Radio

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Logistics Plus media partner, WP$E radio, continues to air short audio clips from Jim Berlin and others within the company as part of their business programming. WP$E AM 1450/FM 107.1 is a commercially licensed radio station serving Erie County, Pennsylvania. The station is owned by the Penn State Board of Trustees, and it is operated by Penn State… Read more »

LP Turkey Energy News | January 2016

February 3, 2016
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Energy News from around the World Today Logistics Plus Turkey sent its January 2016 issue of LP Turkey Energy News to customers and other interested parties throughout the region. Logistics Plus has extensive expertise providing transportation and logistics solutions to companies in the Energy & Fuel Industry. The new issue is pictured below. Click here to read the online version.

Amazon Seller Importing Solutions

January 21, 2016
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Logistics Plus is experienced at helping Amazon sellers with importing solutions. We have been recommended by Michael D. Marani, in his book The Amazon Sales Formula (available in e-book format on Amazon.com). Our name also comes up frequently on social media sites and message boards (like the one hosted by Amazing.com – another great resource for retailers)…. Read more »

Logistics Plus CEO Commends GE on Moving HQ to Urban Location

January 15, 2016
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus CEO Commends GE on Moving its Headquarters to an Urban Location Says businesses and communities need vibrant city centers to thrive ERIE, Pa. (January 15, 2016) — Today, Logistics Plus Inc. founder and CEO, Jim Berlin, commended General Electric (GE) for announcing on Wednesday that it will move its headquarters from suburban Connecticut… Read more »

History: Logistics Plus Leaps Into Next Step

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As we continue to celebrate our 20th year of business, here’s another walk down memory lane. The following Erie Times-News newspaper clipping is from June 1, 2004. This article was a follow-up to the December 3, 2003 article (on the formal Union Station renovation ceremony), and it documents the company’s first day of business in its new, global… Read more »

Logistics Program for Manufacturer & Business Association

January 14, 2016
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In case you missed it on Tuesday, the Manufacturer & Business Association (MBA) and Logistics Plus announced an agreement to provide transportation and logistics services to the more than 4,000 MBA members located in Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio and western New York.  Through this new Logistics Program, MBA members will get exclusive access to preferred customer services and discounted… Read more »

Jim Berlin Guest Blog Post on Cyber Safety for MBA

January 11, 2016
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Logistics Plus founder and CEO, Jim Berlin, recently provided a guest blog post to the Manufacturer & Business Association (MBA) on the subject of cyber safety as part of its new Business Magazine “CEO Soundoff” series. Click here to read the full post (or see image below).  

We put the “PLUS” in the Aerospace Supply Chain

January 4, 2016
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With tight delivery requirements from your customers and the high cost of logistics, you need a reliable partner willing and able to do more for you. Logistics Plus is an experienced company that understands the day-to-day needs for great logistics support, but also the unique requirements of the Aerospace and Defense (A&D) industry. As a… Read more »

LP Turkey Energy News | December 2015

December 31, 2015
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Energy News from around the World Today Logistics Plus Turkey sent its December issue of LP Turkey Energy News to customers and other interested parties throughout the region. Logistics Plus has extensive expertise providing transportation and logistics solutions to companies in the Energy & Fuel Industry. The new issue is pictured below. Click here to read the online version.

INFOGRAPHIC: Merry Christmas in Other Languages

December 21, 2015
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At Logistics Plus, we celebrate the multi-national diversity of our employees, customers, friends and family throughout the year – and especially throughout the holiday season. It is, therefore, appropriate that we take a quick look at different ways to greet coworkers, friends and family in their native language (and put smiles on their faces by trying). Use the infographic below (from… Read more »

INFOGRAPHIC: Shipping and the Holidays

December 18, 2015
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It’s no secret that the holiday season has increasingly become a season for shopping. But with the development of technology, more shoppers are turning to online retailers to find the perfect gift for their loved ones, putting even more pressure on shipping companies. The infographic below shows just how busy carriers like UPS, USPS and FedEx were during the… Read more »

A Holiday Greeting for Our Customers, Partners and Friends

December 17, 2015
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It has been another great year, and I would like to thank all of our customers and partners for playing an important role in the growth and success of Logistics Plus. This year, your loyalty and support have helped us to be recognized as: the non-manufacturing Employer of the Year in northwestern PA (by the DevelopErie economic… Read more »

INFOGRAPHIC: Christmas By The Numbers

December 16, 2015
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As one of the most observed holidays in the world, Christmas has become a time for exchanging gifts, attending parties and putting up Christmas trees. Each Christmas season, Americans alone buy more than 30 million real and artificial trees. In 2010, the United Arab Emirates spent more than $11 million to break the record for the most expensively decorated tree… Read more »

Less Than Truckload (LTL) Accessorial Fees Explained

December 14, 2015
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One of the many factors affecting LTL rates are what are known as “accessorial fees.” These include any charges applied when additional services are required to handle shipments. They are oftentimes applied and assessed after the shipment has been made, thus making them a very challenging factor to include in transportation budgets. While base rates… Read more »

LTL Guaranteed Options Now Available on eShipPlus

December 7, 2015
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Logistics Plus customers using eShipPlus™ for online rate quoting and shipment scheduling will now benefit from instant visibility to LTL guaranteed services and rates. In addition to competitive standard LTL freight rates for multiple top-tier carriers, you’ll now be able to see – and select – guaranteed delivery services where available. This provides you with the added… Read more »

What Factors Impact Less Than Truckload (LTL) Rates?

December 2, 2015
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LTL shipping refers to the process of transporting relatively small freight shipments that weigh anywhere between 150 to 10,000 lbs. Unlike Full Truck Load (FTL) prices, which are usually based on a more simplistic rate per mile system, LTL rates are calculated from several variable factors. Knowing these factors can be helpful in setting more… Read more »

Logistics Plus Dallas/Fort Worth Warehouse Receives Foreign Trade Zone Activation

December 1, 2015
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Dallas/Fort Worth Warehouse Receives Foreign Trade Zone Activation The 180,000 Square Foot Warehouse Also Boasts the Biggest Forklift in Northern Texas ERIE, Pa. (December 1 , 2015) — Logistics Plus Inc., a worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce that it has filed and secured activated… Read more »

LP Turkey Energy News | November 2015

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Energy News from around the World Today Logistics Plus Turkey sent its November issue of LP Turkey Energy News to customers and other interested parties throughout the region. Logistics Plus has extensive expertise providing transportation and logistics solutions to companies in the Energy & Fuel Industry. The new issue is pictured below. Click here to read the online version.  

GoErie.com profiles new ERI FTZ powered by Logistics Plus

November 30, 2015
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Erie’s new Foreign Trade Zone aims to boost area business By KARA MURPHY Contributing Writer November 29, 2015 06:19 AM ERIE, Pa. — The warehouse looks like any other. It has concrete floors and high ceilings. It’s chilly. Dust motes circle in slices of sunlight. But this space is unique. In fact, there are only about 230… Read more »

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