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Logistics Plus Delivers 4 LNG Cargo Tanks to Wisconsin

October 28, 2020

The Logistics Plus Europe Project Cargo team successfully delivered four liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo tanks from Shanghai, China to Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Combined, the four gas tanks have a total volume of 15,472 freight tons. The tanks are assigned for installation in the largest LNG bunker barge under construction in the United States. “The… Read more »

Cargo Air Charter Basics from Logistics Plus

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While air charters are a common alternative to commercial passenger flights, they’re also an alternative method for transporting cargo. Aside from the cost, one of the most apparent differences between a standard air freight shipment and a cargo air charter shipment is that instead of renting space on a plane you’re renting the entire plane!… Read more »

2020 Holiday Schedules for U.S. Ground Services

October 27, 2020

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 months. 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… Read more »

Logistics Plus Creates New Group Focused on Air Charter Solutions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Creates New Group Focused on Air Charter Solutions The new, dedicated LP Air Charter Group is being headed up by two industry veterans. ERIE, PA (October 27, 2020) – Logistics Plus Inc. (LP), a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, has created a new, dedicated “LP… Read more »

Alcohol Warehousing & Distribution Services

October 21, 2020

Whether it’s imported or domestically produced, Logistics Plus is now able to offer alcohol warehousing and distribution solutions at our new Chicago warehouse (and soon from our southern California warehouse as well). After completing the rigorous review process, Logistics Plus officially received the proper licensing from the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control to store and… Read more »

Danny Yunes Featured on WPSE Radio Business Spotlight

October 16, 2020

In case you missed it, Danny Yunes, Global Operations & Strategy for Logistics Plus, was featured in a recent airing of Business Spotlight on WPSE AM 1450/FM 107.1 Radio. Business Spotlight is a 30-minute program airing Fridays at noon. Each segment focuses on a business or organization that is making an impact across the region. In this segment, Danny… Read more »

Logistics Plus Once Again Named a Best Medium-Sized Workplace by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Once Again Named a Best Medium-Sized Workplace by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE Logistics Plus ranked #74 on the annual list of Top 100 Best Medium Workplaces. ERIE, PA (October 16, 2020) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, is proud… Read more »

Five Tips for Effective Supply Chain Management

October 13, 2020

Supply chain management is an activity taken on by companies, or their logistics and supply chain partners (like Logistics Plus), to develop and operate supply chains in the most effective and efficient ways possible. The concept of supply chain management focuses on one core idea: practically every product in the world reaches an end-user. The… Read more »

Services Offered by Logistics Plus International

October 7, 2020

With Logistics Plus as your global import and export partner, it’s easy to manage all aspects of your international supply chain. Whether you need air or ocean freight forwarding, customs brokerage, inland ground and rail distribution, project cargo, or global trade compliance – the Logistics Plus International (LPI) team has you covered. Listed below (and… Read more »

2020 Logistics Plus Awards Video

October 1, 2020
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Despite the many challenges 2020 has presented, Logistics Plus has emerged stronger than ever. As a top-rated, fast-growing transportation and logistics provider, we are frequently recognized for our quality services, entrepreneurship, community service, and workplace environment. Listed below (and highlighted in the video), are ten awards we have received in 2020. We are both proud… Read more »

Logistics Plus Delivers for the Largest LNG Powered Container Vessel

September 28, 2020

The biggest news of last month in the maritime community was the CMA CGM Jacques Saade joining CMA CGM’s fleet on September 23. The Jacques Saade is a 23,000 TEU container vessel that is the largest liquified natural gas (LNG) powered container ship in the world. Logistics Plus is proud to have played a role… Read more »

Frederik Geirnaert Speaks at the Project Cargo Summit 2020

September 25, 2020

On September 23rd and 24th, Project Cargo Journal held its annual Project Cargo Summit as an online event. Logistics Plus Global Project Manager Frederik Geirnaert was featured as a speaker for the event (at the 1:23:05 mark of this YouTube video also included below) to discuss the way he supervised the transport of three massive… Read more »

Out of Quarantine: Business as Usual for Frederik Geirnaert

September 24, 2020

In case you missed it, Global Project Manager Frederik Geirnaert recently shared his detailed story of life in quarantine. Frederik was required to be on a project site in Shanghai in August. Here is Frederik’s follow up after finishing his mandatory quarantine… Friday, August 28: Business as Usual Yes, you noticed. I skipped a day…. Read more »

Emile Zafirov Featured on WPSE Radio Business Spotlight

September 18, 2020

In case you missed it, Emile Zafirov, Chief Information Officer of Logistics Plus, was featured in a recent airing of Business Spotlight on WPSE AM 1450/FM 107.1 Radio. Business Spotlight is a 30-minute program airing Fridays at noon. Each segment focuses on a business or organization that is making an impact across the region. In this segment, Emile… Read more »

Logistics Plus Partners with WPSE Radio on Football Broadcasts

September 17, 2020
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Logistics Plus has once again partnered with WPSE AM 1450/FM 107.1 Radio to bring a full slate of area high school, college, and NFL football games to radio airwaves in Erie, Pennsylvania. As a presenting sponsor, Logistics Plus will be mentioned prominently throughout each broadcast starting with tonight’s Browns game at 5:15 pm. All broadcasts… Read more »

Logistics Plus Renews Its Annual U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport® Partnership

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Renews Its Annual U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport® Partnership It’s the tenth consecutive year that Logistics Plus successfully completes its SmartWay emissions reporting. ERIE, PA (September 17, 2020) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce that it has submitted… Read more »

Logistics Plus Medical PPE Products Video

September 16, 2020

The Logistics Plus Medical team – or LP Med for short – has added several items to their already expansive line of personal protective equipment (PPE).  The LP Med team has already sourced and delivered over 12 million reliable and FDA-approved PPE supplies to organizations and businesses in need around the world. As a part… Read more »

Logistics Plus Acquires Rights to logisticsplus.com Domain

September 15, 2020
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Acquires Rights to logisticsplus.com Domain The company’s website can now be found online at either logisticsplus.net or logisticsplus.com. ERIE, PA (September 15, 2020) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, reports that it has acquired the lawful rights to the logisticsplus.com domain… Read more »

2020 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

September 14, 2020

This week, September 13-19, 2020, is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW). This year especially, Logistics Plus (which was founded and is owned by a former truck driver) and its sister company, National Truckload (NTL), would like to thank the 3.5 million professional men and women that have executed the crucial role of delivering goods… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Canada Imposing Tariffs on U.S. Aluminum Products

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Global Trade Alert Message: In response to the United States’ recent tariffs on certain aluminum products from Canada, Canada will impose surtaxes against imports of U.S. aluminum. Canada has stated that select aluminum goods will be subject to a 10 percent surtax – a proportionate amount in comparison to the products affected by the U.S…. Read more »