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Logistics Plus 2017 Annual Holiday Party Photos

February 21, 2017
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Thank you to everyone who attended the Logistics Plus Annual Holiday Party in Erie, PA last Friday. This year’s party was extra-special for us since we’re also celebrating our 20th anniversary – a milestone we reached in August of last year. The Logistics Plus Annual Holiday Party is just a small way for us to show our appreciation… Read more »

Two New LP Installations for WeWork Offices in New York City

February 8, 2017
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The Logistics Plus (LP) dedicated S.W.A.T. team continues to manage the logistics for installations of new co-working office spaces all around the world in support of the WeWork global supply chain. Here are photos from two new New York City locations. At WeWork W. 43rd Street, find New York office space that brings breezy East End design… Read more »

Is a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) Right For You?

February 7, 2017
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A Foreign Trade Zone, or FTZ, can help global shippers maximize savings and minimize operational costs. Speeding up customs clearance and eliminating paperwork seals the deal. An FTZ’s primary advantage is its ability to improve a company’s competitive position. Businesses can avoid import duties if goods that enter the FTZ are stored, sorted, tested, repackaged,… Read more »

History: Erie Union Station in 2003

February 6, 2017
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Hello All, I think you’ll get a kick out of this (especially in light of our recent 20th anniversary milestone). Thanks to Debbie Bigelow we have some cool archival video of when we bought Union Station. See what it looked like when we bought it! Funny, people say how “visionary” we were to do this…. Read more »

Logistics Plus Installations for WeWork Offices in London and Los Angeles

February 3, 2017
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From London to LA, the Logistics Plus dedicated S.W.A.T. team continues to manage the logistics for installations of new co-working office spaces all around the world in support of the WeWork global supply chain.  Here are photos from two new locations that will be opening in February 2017. Situated at the epicenter of East London’s creative… Read more »

Logistics Plus Installations for WeWork Offices in San Francisco and Philadelphia

February 2, 2017
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The Logistics Plus dedicated S.W.A.T. team continues to manage the logistics for installations of new co-working office spaces all around the world in support of the WeWork global supply chain.  Here are photos from two new locations that will be opening in February 2017. It doesn’t get much more quintessential San Francisco office space than WeWork Embarcadero Center…. Read more »

Logistics Plus S.W.A.T. Team Completes More WeWork Installations

February 1, 2017
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The Logistics Plus dedicated S.W.A.T. team continues to complete installations of new co-working office spaces all around the world in support of the WeWork global supply chain.  Here are some cool photos from three new locations that will be opening in February 2017. WeWork Merchant’s Row in Detroit, MI features seven unique floors of office space in… Read more »

Exporting Resources for U.S. Businesses

January 31, 2017
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Each year, U.S. companies export well over 2 trillion dollars of goods and services. If you want your business to get in on the action, it’s important to figure out the best way to expand to new markets. The U.S. Commercial Service has developed some exporting resources and a comprehensive video collection to help small and… Read more »

Logistics Plus Supply Chain Solutions Receives AS9120A Certification

January 25, 2017
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Supply Chain Solutions Receives AS9120A Certification Quality Management Systems Meet Standards Required to Service the Aerospace Industry. ERIE, PA (January 25, 2017) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce its Supply Chain Solutions division has received ISO 9001:2008 and… Read more »

Recent Projects from the Logistics Plus Project Cargo Team

January 24, 2017
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The Logistics Plus Project Cargo team continues to complete heavy-lift and breakbulk projects all around the world. Since they are extremely busy, we don’t often get the scoop on every project. However, here are a couple recent projects for which we were able to get a few details and some great photographs: Pick up 94… Read more »

Logistics Plus Founder and CEO Featured on the Entrepreneur Podcast Network

January 20, 2017
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Logistics Plus founder and CEO, Jim Berlin, is being featured on the Entrepreneur Podcast Network (EPN) this week. The 12-minute interview is titled “Passion for Excellence without a Plan” and covers various aspects of how Jim has built and grown Logistics Plus to become a leading worldwide provider of transportation, warehousing, logistics and supply chain… Read more »

More LTL Carriers Enforcing Bill of Lading Accuracy

January 12, 2017
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Bill of lading accuracy is as important as ever. The BOL is a legally required document that must be completed before a freight shipment is hauled. A BOL protects both the carrier and the shipper. The document contains detailed information on the type, quantity and destination of the goods being carried. The issuance of the BOL… Read more »

Logistics Plus News Updates on WP$E Radio

January 11, 2017
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WP$E Radio continues to air short Logistics Plus interview audio clips as part of its business programming. WP$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 Behrend, under the direction of professional broadcast staff. In… Read more »

David Whitehill Joins Logistics Plus as New Procurement Executive

January 10, 2017
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David Whitehill Joins Logistics Plus as New Procurement Executive Whitehill will head up sourcing solutions division and support global co-working space client. ERIE, PA (January 10, 2017) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce that David Whitehill has joined the company… Read more »

Recent Projects from the Logistics Plus Project Cargo Team

January 6, 2017
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Here are some great photographs, as always, from Frederik Geirnaert showcasing a couple recent logistics projects completed by the Logistics Plus Project Cargo team. In the first project, Logistics Plus delivered a deck house unit from China to Portland in the U.S. The unit weighed 120 tonnes and measured 13 meters in length, 11 meters in width… Read more »

Logistics Plus CIO Comments on Big Data

Logistics Plus CIO, Emile Zafirov, recently participated in an online article from CIO Outlook focused on “Big Data” with the headline Big Data: Changing the Way Logistic Companies Function Today. A clipping of the article is shown below.

Logistics Plus Opens New Warehouse in Ontario, California

January 5, 2017
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Opens New Warehousing Operation in Ontario, California Facility provides over 277 thousand square feet of new warehousing and fulfillment space. ERIE, Pa. (January 5, 2017) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce that it has established a new long-term,… Read more »

Logistics Plus Completes New WeWork Brooklyn Installation

January 4, 2017

The Logistics Plus dedicated S.W.A.T. team recently completed installation of the new WeWork South Williamsburg offices located at 109 S 5th Street Brooklyn NY 11249. In a newly renovated garment warehouse, the South Williamsburg office space has an industrial vibe on all seven levels. With a great location in one of Brooklyn’s most popular neighborhoods, the co-working space features a wellness… Read more »

Adding Intermodal to Your Domestic Supply Chain

January 3, 2017
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Door-to-door intermodal transportation can offer dependable, flexible and cost-effective linehaul, drayage and transloading options for large and small shippers moving products through their North American supply chains. Intermodal’s value for shippers is driven by use of multiple, coordinated and highly-managed transportation and distribution services to achieve reliable, lower cost, optimized distribution. Achieving full intermodal optimization… Read more »

Season’s Greetings from all of us at Logistics Plus!

December 20, 2016
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Best wishes for a joyous holiday season and a happy New Year from the entire Logistics Plus team! If you worked with us this past year, we thank you for being our customer, carrier or agent. If you’re new to Logistics Plus, we invite you to give us a try in 2017 and experience for yourself… Read more »

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