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 Beach, Virginia-based SynchroNet Intermodal Services, Inc. The purchase, which includes RateNow™ web-based optimization software, provides Logistics Plus and its customers with enhanced intermodal container visibility, more competitive pricing, and new operational support capabilities.
As a new addition to the Logistics Plus suite of technology-supported logistics solutions, DoorLogistics services will be offered primarily to third-party wholesale customers, such as brokers and freight forwarders. The bundled solution includes standard intermodal container (20’, 40’, and 45’) door-to-door pricing with operational and customer support services. This includes container tracking visibility, dedicated capacity, competitive pricing, and extensive power availability. DoorLogistics advanced automated systems manage all operational activities, including intermodal equipment reservations, document transmission, drayage, and rail line-haul. The embedded RateNow feature enables instant and optimized spot quotes for all single origin or destination door moves by checking more than 7 million tariff rates and 10 billion routing options to obtain the best rate possible.
“DoorLogistics provides Logistics Plus and our customers with a progressive technology that automates the quoting and scheduling of intermodal freight services,” said Jim Berlin, founder and CEO of Logistics Plus. “The technology, working in tandem with the experienced DoorLogistics operational staff, support the Logistics Plus approach of providing quick, responsive, and dedicated transportation services across all modes of shipping.”
For additional details, please visit www.logisticsplus.net/DoorLogistics.
About Logistics Plus Inc.
Logistics Plus Inc. provides freight transportation, warehousing, global logistics, and supply chain management solutions through a worldwide network of talented and caring professionals. Founded in Erie, PA by local entrepreneur, Jim Berlin, 20 years ago, Logistics Plus is a fast-growing and award-winning transportation and logistics company. With a strong passion for excellence, its 400+ employees put the “Plus” in logistics by doing the big things properly, and the countless little things, that together ensure complete customer satisfaction and success.
The Logistics Plus® network includes offices located in Erie, PA; Alma, AR; Little Rock, AR; Los Angeles, CA; Riverside, CA; San Francisco, CA; Visalia, CA; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; Kansas City, MO; Charlotte, NC; Lexington, NC; Buffalo, NY; Cleveland, OH; Charleston, SC; Greenville, SC; Nashville, TN; Dallas, TX; Fort Worth, TX; Houston, TX; Laredo, TX; Madison, WI; Bahrain; Belgium; Canada; Chile; China; Colombia; Egypt; France; Germany; India; Indonesia; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Libya; Mexico; Poland; Saudi Arabia; South Sudan; Turkey; UAE; and Uganda; with additional agents around the world. For more information, visit www.logisticsplus.net or follow @LogisticsPlus on Twitter.
About SynchroNet Intermodal Services, Inc.
SynchroNet Intermodal Services, Inc. (SIS) offers a real-time container logistics network that automates the matching of container supply / demand via its Ramp-to-Ramp service. Additionally, SIS provides match-back capabilities through its North American Domestic Interchange Service™ (NADIS™) and international street-turn services.
Through a secure, scalable and reliable web portal, SIS transforms proprietary customer data into value information and services used to optimize maritime (ISO) container utilization nationally, regionally and locally. SIS services various segments of the container ISO community including shipping lines, shippers, leasing companies, 3PLs, NVOCCs and IMCs. SIS’ focuses on container cost-saving and revenue generating services. For more information, visit www.synchronet.co.
Scott G. Frederick
Vice President, Marketing
Logistics Plus Inc.