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Logistics Plus Mexico 10th Anniversary Celebration Photos

December 5, 2016
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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 »

Logistics Plus Completes WeWork San Diego B Street Installation

December 2, 2016
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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 »

Logistics Plus Successfully Completes First WeWork Installation!

December 1, 2016
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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 »

Logistics Plus Acquires DoorLogistics™ Door-to-Door Intermodal Solution

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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 »

Logistics Plus Successfully Completes C-TPAT Revalidation

November 29, 2016
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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 »

Logistics Plus CEO Participates in “I CARE” Erie Video

November 17, 2016
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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 »

2016 Holiday Schedules for U.S. Ground Services

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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 »

What’s the best way to ship a domestic freight shipment?

November 16, 2016
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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 »

7 Cost-Saving Tips for Importing and Exporting

November 15, 2016
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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?

November 10, 2016
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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 »

Logistics Plus Employee Graduates USAF Security Forces Program

November 9, 2016
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Since July 2014, Alex Wagner has been serving as the head personal fitness trainer for Logistics Plus employees (see video below). Having a fully-equipped fitness center at the Logistics Plus global headquarters at the historic Union Station in Erie, PA is a nice perk for the company’s 100+ employees that work at this location (one… Read more »

5 Reasons to Use Outsourced Warehousing and Fulfillment

November 3, 2016
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Warehousing and fulfillment is an increasingly critical aspect of business. By managing the flow of goods through the supply chain, you can effectively control costs, limit exposure to over-stocked inventory, manage cash flows and also streamline transportation. For small startup companies looking to establish a presence in a strategic market or large companies looking to… Read more »

Logistics Plus Expands Presence in East Africa

November 1, 2016
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Expands Presence in East Africa New facilities in Kenya, Uganda, and South Sudan will now fly the Logistics Plus banner ERIE, Pa. (November 1, 2016) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce it has an expanded presence in East… Read more »

Logistics Plus Helps Deliver Christkindlmarket to Chicagoland

October 25, 2016
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Helps Deliver Christkindlmarket to Chicagoland Logistics Plus named as an official partner for the 2016 Christkindlmarket Chicago and Naperville ERIE, Pa. (October 25, 2016) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce that – in addition to being a supporting sponsor… Read more »

Logistics Plus Linguistic Solutions Featured in the News

October 24, 2016
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Logistics Plus subsidiary company, Logistics Plus Linguistic Solutions (LPLS), was recently featured in a news segment that aired on WICU-TV, channel 12 in Erie, Pa. A replay is available for viewing online at erienewsnow.com or by clicking the image below. Our own Matt Reichert, Ricardo Rivera, and Dan Zack were all featured in the segment. Nice job guys! For additional information… Read more »

8 Cost-Saving Freight Shipping Tips for the Fall Season

October 18, 2016
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The leaves are turning, temperatures are dropping, and the peak Fall freight shipping season is here once again. Manufacturers are working to ship year-end orders, distributors are managing inventory and fulfilling shipments, and retailers are stocking shelves for the holidays. No matter where your business lies within the supply chain, finding affordable and reliable freight capacity… Read more »

Thunderbirds Take Flight Over Logistics Plus DFW Warehouse

October 17, 2016
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The Thunderbirds soared into the sky over North Texas at this weekend’s Fort Worth Alliance Air Show where, reportedly, more than 120,000 people were in attendance. Logistics Plus employees at the Dallas-Fort Worth Warehouse got a firsthand glimpse – and some amazing photos (see below) – as U.S. Air Force’s aerobatics squadron screamed across the overhead skies. More than 120… Read more »

When One Door Closes, Another Opens:
Logistics Plus Self-Fulfillment Solutions

October 13, 2016
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As recently reported, sources say the giant online retailer Amazon.com is expected to close the Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) program to new sellers during the Q4, 2016 period. New sellers who have not yet sent in their first shipment to Amazon will not be able to do so until January 2017. This latest move by Amazon… Read more »

LTL Freight Quotes and Shipping Tips

October 11, 2016
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Less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping refers to relatively small freight deliveries that are too large to be classified as parcels and too small to fill an entire truck (i.e., full truckload).  When obtaining LTL freight quotes for such shipments, carriers generally tend to consider anything between 150 and 5,000 pounds as a typical LTL shipment. Shipments over 5,000… Read more »

Logistics Plus Proudly Celebrates Manufacturers on MFG Day 2016

October 7, 2016
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With today being Manufacturing Day 2016, Logistics Plus would like to acknowledge and celebrate the positive impact that manufacturers and the manufacturing industry have to our global economy.  Manufacturing Day℠ (MFG Day) is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. As a part of this year’s Manufacturing Day celebration, the Manufacturer… Read more »

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