Logistics Plus Inc. was founded in 1996 in Erie, Pennsylvania.
As we celebrate our 22nd year of operations, here are some company milestones along the way:
1997 – GETS asked Jim and his staff of five to assist with their newly developed Mexico supplier shipments.
1998 – GETS places some of the Logistics Plus 15 team members in their sourcing offices in the Czech Republic, Poland and Russia.
1999 – Logistics Plus expands to India, China and Indonesia and begins offering services to other customers and other industries.
2003 – Through sustained, organic growth the company reaches 100 employees with offices in twelve countries and over 200 customers. The company also acquires the historic Union Station building in downtown Erie, Pa. where its global headquarters reside today.
2004 – Jim Berlin named a Ernst & Young Regional Entrepreneur of the Year.
2011 – Logistics Plus acquires Horizon Logistics adding additional talent and customers to the company, with locations in Irving, TX, Lexington, NC, and San Francisco, CA.
2014 – Logistics Plus acquires the old Skinner Engine building in downtown Erie, Pa. creating additional warehousing capacity for customers in the region.
2015 – In January, named 2014 Employer of the Year by the DevelopErie regional economic agency; in April, named a Top freight brokerage firm by Transport Topics magazine; and in July, named a 2015 Great Supply Chain Partner by SupplyChainBrain magazine.
2016 – In June, named to the SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects list by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. Logistics Plus becomes an approved third-party logistics provider for international services as as part of the Amazon Solutions Provider Network (SPN). In August, the company celebrates its 20th anniversary.
2017 – Logistics Plus selected by WeWork, the leading co-working space provider in the world, to oversee all aspects of its global supply chain, including procurement, warehousing, logistics for all of its new and updated office installations. In June, we were named to the SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects list by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine for the second consecutive year. In November, Logistics Plus acquires Lynx Fulfillment to enhance its growing eCommerce fulfillment business. Logistics Plus ends year with $127.3 million in U.S. sales (not including overseas offices), which was nearly 50% greater than the year prior and more than 1000 times greater than its inaugural year-end.
2018 – Logistics Plus selected by Multichannel Merchant as a Top 3PL Provider. Google signs Logistics Plus to multi-year agreement following successful pilot logistics program in late 2017 for its home products division. In February, Logistics Plus expanded its service offerings within the Amazon Solutions Provider Network to include FBA prep, storage, and customs brokerage. Today we have over 500 employees at 50 offices in 22 countries, and over $150M in annual global revenue.
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