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Ask The Thought Leaders: What’s the Future of Logistics?

March 24, 2017
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Nick Hastreiter over at The Future of Everything recently posed the question “How will logistics change in the future?” to a number of successful logistics business leaders. Logistics Plus founder and CEO, Jim Berlin, was included in the article. Jim’s contribution, and the complete article, can be found on the The Future of Everything website by clicking the image below.

Logistics Plus and Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority Work Out Parking Lot Deal

March 22, 2017
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Logistics Plus and Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority Work Out Parking Lot Deal EMTA to use Logistics Plus Sassafras parking lot in exchange for new lighting, lot maintenance. ERIE, PA (March 22, 2017) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, recently agreed to a temporary parking lot arrangement… Read more »

New to LTL Shipping? Here’s a Quick Primer

March 21, 2017
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If you’re new to LTL shipping, here’s a quick primer on the industry, its history, and some tips on how to get the most out of your LTL freight spend. The abbreviation “LTL” stands for “Less Than Truckload.” This refers to a shipment that does not require a full trailer to move. In practice, LTL… Read more »

Eight Tips to Avoid the Madness of Freight Transportation & Logistics

March 16, 2017
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Logistics can be maddening at times, and the month of March is no exception. However, since March is the official month of madness, we thought we’d provide a few tips for shippers to consider to avoid some of the madness that often comes with freight transportation and logistics. Packaging your freight properly. Poorly packaged freight… Read more »

Logistics Plus Safely Delivers 200-Ton Stator from Poland to Turkey

March 15, 2017
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The Logistics Plus Project Cargo Team recently completed another significant project cargo shipment. On behalf of a Fortune 500 power and energy company, and with coordination by the Logistics Plus Turkey division, we safely delivered a 200-ton stator (the stationary portion of an electric generator) from Gdynia, Poland to the Yatagan Thermal Power Plant in Mugla, Turkey. The… Read more »

What is Break Bulk Shipping?

March 8, 2017

What is Break Bulk Shipping? The term break bulk comes from the older phrase “breaking bulk” which is the extraction of a portion of the cargo on a ship, or the beginning of the unloading process from the ship’s holds. In modern context, break bulk is meant to encompass cargo that is transported in bags, boxes,… Read more »

Top Commodities, Challenges & Opportunities for U.S. Exporters

March 7, 2017
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Overview. 2016 business reports show that U.S. exporters exported $2.2 trillion worth of goods and services. This was about 12% of total economic output in GDP terms. Keep in mind that only 1% of American businesses export their products. Based on the report, the U.S. is the 3rd largest exporter in the world right behind China… Read more »

LP Completes Phase 2 Installation for WeWork Merchant’s Row

March 2, 2017
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The Logistics Plus (LP) S.W.A.T. team recently completed “Phase 2” of the WeWork Merchant’s Row office installation in Detroit, MI. Our man on location, Byron Miller, shared some photographs of the finished space which are shown below. WeWork Merchant’s Row features seven unique floors of office space in a restored historic building. Those who move into this coveted address right… Read more »

Logistics Plus Recognizes 2016 National and Regional LTL Carriers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Recognizes 2016 National and Regional LTL Carriers of the Year FedEx Freight Presented with National Award and Dayton Freight Presented with Regional Award. ERIE, PA (March 2, 2017) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, recently recognized two of its less-than-truckload (LTL)… Read more »

LP Completes Phase 2 Installation for WeWork London Fields

March 1, 2017
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The Logistics Plus (LP) S.W.A.T. team recently completed “Phase 2” of the WeWork London Fields office installation and our local installer was kind enough to share some photographs of the finished space. Situated at the epicenter of East London’s creative hotbed Hackney, this is London office space with a twist. Steps from the park, WeWork London Fields… Read more »

New LP Installation for WeWork Office in Boston

February 27, 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 a newly completed office project from this past weekend (Photos by LP’s Kortnie Harmle). Looking for a business address right in the heart… Read more »

Project Cargo: Recent Projects & Photos

February 23, 2017
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The Logistics Plus Project Cargo Team continues to be busy helping our customers move their big, bad, and ugly cargo shipments. Here are some recent projects completed by the team: Dismantle, truck and ship four complete V66 vestas turbines from site in Wieringerwerf to Uddevalla, Sweden. Towers and hubs via Amsterdam, nacelles and blades by trailer… Read more »

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 »

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