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International Workers’ Day / Labour Day / May Day

April 27, 2016
China Labour Day

International Workers’ Day, also known as Labour Day in some places, is an international celebration of laborers and the working classes.  The May 1st date (which falls on a Sunday this year) is celebrated as May Day in most countries around the world. In the United Kingdom and Ireland the holiday isn’t fixed at May… Read more »

Drayage and Transloading Services for Imports

April 26, 2016
Drayage and Port Solutions

Are you curious about drayage and transloading services for your imported goods? Do you need drayage service for your imports? What is transloading and how can it help you save money on transportation? Logistics Plus drayage and port services help address these questions and any many more. What is drayage? The word drayage is specifically used… Read more »

LP Employees Bowl for Kids’ Sake

April 25, 2016
Big Brothers Big Sisters

As in past years, Logistics Plus global HQ employees will Bowl for Kids Sake this Friday, April 29, at 8:00 pm. Logistics Plus will have two teams this year, and each needs to raise $250.00, through local pledges, for the community Big Brothers Big Sisters Program. This is a wonderful program. The funds are used to create mentoring opportunities that will… Read more »

Logistics Plus Attends Intermodal South America Conference

April 21, 2016
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A couple of weeks ago, Logistics Plus representatives attended Intermodal South America. This year’s annual conference was held April 4-6 at the Transamerica Expo Center in São Paulo, Brazil, and featured more than 48,000 qualified professionals from the logistics, cargo transportation and foreign trade industries. Latin America is one of the fastest growing regions for the logistics, cargo… Read more »

More Clips from WP$E Radio

April 20, 2016
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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 »

Freight Management Fundamentals Webinar

April 19, 2016
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As the company that manages the Logistics Program for the Manufacturer & Business Association (MBA), Logistics Plus recently kicked off a series of short webinars to introduce MBA members to various transportation and logistics topics and trends. The live webinars are complimentary for MBA members, but both MBA and non-MBA members can view the online, recorded… Read more »

The Erie Lightway Project

April 15, 2016
Bridge-of-Light

Just south of 14th Street in Erie, Pennsylvania, the Peach Street railroad underpass is a place of rusty shadows and urban decay displaying years of wear and deterioration in the heart of Erie’s vibrant cultural district. But it doesn’t have to be; it can be a public art asset to pedestrians and passersby alike that improves the… Read more »

How Do You Move All The Big Things in Texas?

April 14, 2016
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BIG news y’all … Logistics Plus now has the BIGGEST forklift in northern Texas! With our high capacity, heavy duty HYSTER 620, we are able to provide solutions for all of your heavy-lift, large and unique freight warehousing needs. With a lifting capacity of about 62,000 pounds, the forklift is specifically designed for tough applications and… Read more »

Logistics Plus and Lynx Fulfillment Co-Locate in New Los Angeles Warehouse

April 12, 2016
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus and Lynx Fulfillment Co-Locate in New Los Angeles Warehouse Companies work together to provide customers with transportation, warehousing, and fulfillment solutions. ERIE, Pa. (April 12, 2016) – Logistics Plus Inc., a worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, and Lynx Fulfillment, LLC., a leading provider of pick, pack,… Read more »

Recent News Coverage

April 7, 2016
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WJET TV (ABC) recently aired a short clip regarding our recent India bridge logistics project. Click image below to watch the video online. Global Trade Magazine recently published and article titled “When to consider chartering your own air cargo carrier.” Logistics Plus international manager, Abi Lopez Kuzma, was interviewed for, and cited within, the final article…. Read more »

Bridge-Building Logistics in the Himalayan Mountains of India

April 6, 2016
LP-News-Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bridge-Building Logistics in the Himalayan Mountains of Northern India Logistics Plus India Provides Logistics Support for New Bridge Between Sonprayag and Gaurikund ERIE, Pa. (April 6, 2016) – Logistics Plus Inc., a worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, reports that its India Division (aka, “LP India”) played a major role… Read more »

LP Turkey Energy News | March 2016

April 5, 2016
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Energy News from around the World Today Logistics Plus Turkey sent its March 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.  

Transporting 2 Million Pound Gas Tanks

April 4, 2016
Gas-Tanks-in-South-Korea

Logistics Plus global project manager, Frederik Geirnaert, recently shared another snippet regarding a large, project cargo shipment that he and the Logistics Plus Belgium team are coordinating. After months of intensive preparation and transport engineering, four (4) empty gas tanks were transferred by barge from their storage location to the load out terminal in Ulsan, South Korea…. Read more »

Helping to Bring Wind Power to the Netherlands

March 30, 2016
Windmill blads Tianjin to Netherlands 2

Logistics Plus continues to support the energy industry by handling big and unique logistics projects for wind, solar, oil and gas companies around the world. The Logistics Plus Belgium office recently coordinated an ocean move of windmill blades from Tianjin, China to the Port of Antwerp in Belgium. This past weekend they unloaded the 18 windmill… Read more »

Exporting Tips

March 29, 2016
Exporting-101

Exporting can seem like a daunting task to many small- and medium-sized businesses, but it can also be a great way to expand your customer base and grow your sales. Make no mistake, exporting can be a challenge. You have to take the time to select the right product, understand the applicable rules and regulations in both… Read more »

Union Station designated a feature article on Wikipedia

March 28, 2016
Wikipedia

This is pretty cool. We were recently notified by Wikipedia that its article for Union Station (the global headquarters for Logistics Plus) was recently designated a “featured article” by the Wikipedia community (meaning it ranks as one of the best in encyclopedia). Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia, written collaboratively by the people who use it. It is… Read more »

Any Mode, Any Time, Anywhere!

March 15, 2016
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As depicted in the circle image of the Logistics Plus (LP) logo, we have the experience and expertise to help shippers move their goods by any transportation mode, including GROUND, AIR, OCEAN, or RAIL. How did we acquire these capabilities? It all started twenty years ago with our first customer, GE Transportation (GET), a division of General Electric… Read more »

Logistics Plus Attends World’s Largest Freight Forwarding Event

March 14, 2016
WCA Conference Abu Dhabi 2016

Representatives from Logistics Plus are joining fellow freight forwarders from around the globe at the industry’s largest and most important business conference of the year — the 2016 WCA Worldwide Conference in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Abu Dhabi is at the heart of the fastest growing logistics region in the world. It is a modern and exciting city and has… Read more »

Do you speak my language?

March 11, 2016
Translate

Nǐ xūyào fānyì yīmén wàiyǔ? Tapā’īṁ vidēśī bhāṣā anuvāda garna āvaśyaka cha? ¿Necesita traducir un idioma extranjero? Do you need to translate a foreign language?   If you need help with in-person, on the phone, or document translations services, then you need Logistics Plus Linguistic Solutions (LPLS).  In addition, LPLS can assist with multi-cultural marketing and… Read more »

Import and Export Financing

March 10, 2016
Import-Export-Financing

Import and export  financing is much different, for example, than commercial lending, mortgage lending or insurance. There is a longer order-to-delivery cycle on products that are sold and shipped overseas, therefore, it takes longer to get paid. Extra time and energy are required to make sure that buyers are reliable and creditworthy. Careful financial management can… Read more »

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