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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 »
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 »
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 »
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, 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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
In today’s fast-paced environment, it’s often difficult to stop and review key areas that might be affecting the profitability of your business. Logistics is one key area that often gets overlooked. How much time and money are you spending on logistics? Are you measuring the total cost of your freight management activities? Through a “prepaid-and-add”… Read more »
As previously announced, Logistics Plus is celebrating its 10th anniversary in Mexico this year. Although the milestone took place in July, the “LP Mexico” team officially celebrated the anniversary this past weekend. Jim Berlin, founder and CEO of Logistics Plus, was – of course – in attendance at the party which took place in Monterrey, Mexico…. Read more »
Congratulations to the Logistics Plus dedicated S.W.A.T. team for completing a “Phase 1” installation of the new WeWork B Street offices located at 600 B Street San Diego CA 92101. WeWork B Street boasts six sun-filled floors of San Diego office space in the heart of downtown. Its dedicated elevator connects members directly from the parking garage to the main… Read more »
Congratulations to the Logistics Plus dedicated S.W.A.T. team for completing its first, official office installation for our new client, WeWork® – the leading co-working space provider in the world (By the way, S.W.A.T. stands for Supporting WeWork at All Times)! Our first completed installation was for the WeWork L’Avenue offices located at 1275 Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal Montreal QC H3B 5E8. In a… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Acquires DoorLogistics™ Door-to-Door Intermodal Solution New platform, developed by SynchroNet Intermodal Services, provides enhanced container visibility, pricing, and support capabilities. ERIE, Pa. (December 1, 2016) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, announced today that it has acquired the DoorLogistics™ service of Virginia… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Successfully Completes C-TPAT Membership Revalidation Customs Trade Partnership against Terrorism (C-TPAT) status confirmed for another three years ERIE, Pa. (November 29, 2016) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce its C-TPAT status has been maintained by meeting all of… Read more »
Jim Berlin, founder and CEO of Logistics Plus, recently had the pleasure of participating in the following “I Care” video produced by the Erie Downtown Partnership. Jim has been caring about Erie and the local community for many years. In 2015, the Erie Downtown Partnership began constructing the framework of a new Downtown Master Plan. This… Read more »
U.S. Holiday schedules for Logistics Plus and ground carriers As the holidays approach, we want to help you avoid any unnecessary shipping delays over the next few weeks. Shown below is the holiday schedule for U.S.-based Logistics Plus offices and warehouse locations, as well as the top U.S. ground (parcel and LTL) carriers. If you have… Read more »
Wondering whether your domestic freight shipment should move via parcel, less-than-truckload (LTL), or full-truckload (FTL) carrier? Here’s a quick cheat-sheet with some PROs and CONs to each of these ground transportation modes. Parcel Shipping: Shipments under 150 pounds and shipped in cartons (less than 108 inches long and 67 inches wide), rather than on a pallet,… Read more »
Here are a few quick, cost-saving tips for importing and exporting from the international air, international ocean, and project cargo freight forwarding experts at Logistics Plus: Importing Tips: Take the time to confirm your HTS codes before importing. U.S. Customs’ system of classification can be very complicated, and the HTS codes advised by suppliers are not always… Read more »
What’s your most pressing logistics challenge? How much time and money are you spending on logistics? Are you measuring the total cost of your freight management activities? Through a “prepaid-and-add” approach, are your vendors charging you more for shipping than you realize for your purchased (inbound) goods? In addition to outbound and inbound freight charges, are… Read more »