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Scott Frederick Featured on WPSE Radio Business Spotlight

October 19, 2018

In case you missed it, Scott Frederick, Vice President, Marketing, 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, Scott discusses… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Pasha Nayda

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Pasha Nayda, an International Logistics Specialist who works from the Logistics Plus Global Headquarters in Erie, PA. This video is included in a series of new “Employee Spotlight” interviews over the coming weeks and months that… Read more »

1st Annual LP Charity Ping Pong Tournament

October 15, 2018

Recently, 15 Logistics Plus employees competed in the 1st Annual LP Charity Ping Pong Tournament. Alfredo Ayala emerged as the Logistics Plus champion and got the chance to play against professional ping pong player, Jasmine Guan, in the overall championship match. Jasmine has won several province championships in Liao Ning, China and is the mother… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Andrew Copple

October 12, 2018

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Andrew Copple, an IT Support Specialist who works from the Logistics Plus Global Headquarters in Erie, PA. This video is included in a series of new “Employee Spotlight” interviews over the coming weeks and months… Read more »

People Make it Happen Video Contest Winner

October 11, 2018
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After winning the Into the Wild photo contest at Breakbulk Europe 2017, Logistics Plus is a winner again for the People Make it Happen video contest at Breakbulk Americas 2018! Breakbulk Americas 2018 was held on October 2nd-4th in Houston, Texas. A big thank you to everyone that voted for Logistics Plus and to those who made this… Read more »

Logistics Plus Profiled by VeraCore Software Solutions

October 10, 2018
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Logistics Plus was recently profiled by VeraCore Software Solutions – a web based order fulfillment software system designed to be at the “core” of fulfillment businesses. Logistics Plus Fulfillment Solutions chose VeraCore to be its complete fulfillment solution because it combines robust order management software with a powerful warehouse management system. VeraCore’s deep capabilities and flexible design… Read more »

Hurricane Michael Service Alert

The National Hurricane Center expects a storm surge along the coast of Florida and Alabama. Flooding is expected due to heavy rainfall and could cause flash flooding from the Florida Panhandle region into portions of Georgia, the Carolina’s, and southeast Virginia. Damaging hurricane force winds are likely along the Florida Panhandle, Big Bend, and Nature… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Renu Chandrashekar

October 5, 2018

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Renu Chandrashekar, Branch Manager of the Logistics Plus India office in Bengaluru. This interview is part of our “Employee Spotlight” series showcasing many of our diverse employees from around the world. We hope you enjoy… Read more »

2018 Breakbulk Americas in Houston – Photographs

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The 2018 Breakbulk Americas event is now over, and we’d like to thank our customers and partners that joined our Logistics Plus team for a wonderful evening at the Karbach Brewery on Tuesday, October 2nd.  We hope you enjoyed the brewerie tour, refreshments and networking (here’s a short slide show of some photographs taken at… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Miscellaneous Tariff Bill

October 3, 2018
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Trade Alert Message: The Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) Act of 2018 was signed into law on September 13, 2018.  The MTB temporarily reduces or eliminates import tariffs on specific raw material and intermediate manufacturing products not available domestically here in the US, in the hope that US manufacturers will have a level playing field at… Read more »

Logistics Plus Conquers the Beast on the Bay

October 2, 2018

On September 8th, several Logistics Plus employees conquered the 2018 Barber Beast on the Bay. Congratulations to everyone who participated and completed the challenging 10-mile obstacle course. You can view photos from the event on the Logistics Plus Flickr Page here: Barber Beast on the Bay is a fundraising event to help support the Barber National… Read more »

Jim Berlin Featured in October Issue of Smart Business Magazine

September 30, 2018
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Jim Berlin is being featured in the October 2018 issue of Smart Business magazine. The article, by Jayne Gest, also appears online on the publication’s website at http://www.sbnonline.com/article/jim-berlins-unorthodox-style-gives-logistics-plus-a-unique-flair/.  A digital image of the article also appears below. Jim was named to the Smart Business: Pittsburgh “Smart 50” List one year ago, and he was honored at… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Frederik Geirnaert

September 28, 2018

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Frederik Geirnaert, a Global Project Manager who works out of the Logistics Plus Belgium office. This video interview is part of our “Employee Spotlight” services showcasing many of our diverse employees from around the world…. Read more »

LP’s Gretchen Blough Interviewed on Marketplace Radio

September 27, 2018

A member of the Logistics Plus (LP) team recently appeared on the Marketplace Radio podcast from Marketplace.org. Gretchen Blough, licensed customs broker and brokerage manager for Logistics Plus Customs Broker Solutions, was interviewed regarding her “front-row seat to the current international trade drama.” A link to a replay of the podcast is available below. Gretchen’s full portion of… Read more »

World’s Largest BioLNG Plant Opens in Norway (with help from LP)

September 24, 2018
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As recently reported by NVG Global News, the world’s largest bioLNG plant, featuring Puregas Solutions technology, has been officially opened by Norwegian Prime Minister, Erna Solberg. The biogas upgrading and liquefaction plant was installed at the Norske Skog Skogn paper mill. The plant will convert the cleaned biogas from fishery waste and residual paper mill slurry into liquid bioLNG fuel…. Read more »

New Track Shipment Feature on www.logisticsplus.net Home Page

September 23, 2018
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As an additional convenience, Logistics Plus customers can now get basic shipment tracking information on the home page of www.logisticsplus.net. Just enter your PRO, BOL, or PO number for any domestic LTL or Truckload shipment into the Track Shipment field (just below the home page banner) to view the status of your shipment. Look for additional… Read more »

Frank Knafelz Featured on WPSE Radio Business Spotlight

September 21, 2018

In case you missed it, Frank Knafelz, Senior Vice President 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, Frank discusses… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Moustafa Elhadary

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Moustafa Elhadary, Software Development, who works from the Logistics Plus Global Headquarters in Erie, PA. This video is included in a series of new “Employee Spotlight” interviews over the coming weeks and months that will… Read more »

Logistics Plus Enters Eighth Year as a SmartWay Transport Partner

September 20, 2018
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Enters Eighth Year as a SmartWay Transport Partner Logistics Plus successfully completes its 2017 emissions reporting with SmartWay Transport Partnership. ERIE, PA (September 20, 2018) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, continues its commitment to track and report its carbon accounting… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Third Round of China Tariffs

September 18, 2018
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Trade Alert Message: The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced that the third round of tariffs on Chinese goods goes into effect September 24, 2018. The initial tariff is 10%, which will increase to 25% January 1, 2019. More details can be found below. Read the full statement by the USTR here: https://ustr.gov/about-us/policy-offices/press-office/press-releases/2018/september/ustr-finalizes-tariffs-200 The full… Read more »

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