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As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Stacey Stull, a Domestic Operations Manager who works from the Logistics Plus, Dallas/Fort Worth location. This video is included in a series of new “Employee Spotlight” interviews over the coming weeks and months that will showcase many… Read more »
Today the Logistics Plus Ontario, CA Warehouse celebrated Safe and Sound Week with lunch, games, new LP safety shirts, and gift card prizes. Joe Pizano and Tyler Key did a great job organizing games and everyone seemed to have a good time. Here are some photos. What Is Safe and Sound Week? A nationwide event… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies For the 4th Time Since 2007, Logistics Plus Appears on the Inc. 5000 list. ERIE, PA (August 16, 2018) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce it has been included… Read more »
Trade Alert Message: Sections 232 Tariffs for the country of origin of Turkey are effective as of August 13, 2018. For the purposes of this proclamation, “steel articles” are defined at the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) 6 digit level as: 7206.10 through 7216.50, 7216.99 through 7301.10, 7302.10, 7302.40 through 7302.90, and 7304.10 through 7306.90, including… Read more »
The Logistics Plus Project Cargo division has been handling these wind turbine generators (5,70 x 5,70 x 2,85m, 30mt) for years and years, but we had 8 of them arriving in Antwerp, Belgium on a break bulk vessel last week and 4 more as break bulk on a container vessel over the weekend. So what… Read more »
As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Alysa Morris, a Fulfillment Operations Manager who works from the Logistics Plus fulfillment center in Olean, New York. This video is included in a series of new “Employee Spotlight” interviews over the coming weeks… Read more »
Trade Alert Message: The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced an additional list of $16 billion worth of imports from China that is scheduled to go into effect on August 23rd. This list follows up a previous list of tariffs against China that went into effect on July 6th. Click here… Read more »
How cool is this! Jamie Richir, sales manager for Logistics Plus, has authored a new book titled “God in a Bottle” that chronicles the inspirational story of her battle with cancer. The book is now on sale on Amazon.com (you can view and buy it here). Just another example of the wonderful people that work for… Read more »
Is your business starting to grow so rapidly you feel like you can’t keep up with orders? At a certain point of growth, most companies are just simply unable to meet the demand of their customers. Today, more and more companies are turning to outsourced fulfillment and warehousing so they don’t have to worry about… Read more »
The Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) ad valorem rate of 0.3464% will NOT change. The MPF minimum and maximum for formal entries will change. The minimum will change from $25.67 to $26.22 and the maximum will change from $497.99 to $508.70. Other changes: The Informal MPF (class code 311) will change to $2.10. The dutiable mail… Read more »
The Logistics Plus India division was featured in the ACP Magazine “Shared Horizons” Volume 14 – January – June 2018. Click the image shown here to view and read the excerpts that include LP India. To download a copy of the entire Shared Horizons magazine, please use this link – http://us-indiaacp.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Shared-horizons-jan-jun18.pdf The U.S-India Aviation Cooperation Program (ACP)… Read more »
As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Sabrina Ragland, a Warehouse Administrator who works from the Logistics Plus warehouse located in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. This video is included in a series of new “Employee Spotlight” interviews over the coming weeks and months… Read more »
Logistics Plus appeared, again, in today’s August edition of Lake Erie Lifestyles magazine, a monthly publication circulated by Erie Times-News and GoErie.com. The theme of the entire issue is “community” and “giving back” – two concepts shared by the employees of Logistics Plus. As owner and CEO, Jim Berlin, says on page 5 of the magazine, “I’ve always found… Read more »
In case you missed it, Chris Oyesiku, system development, integrations & business intelligence team lead 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… Read more »
As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Shawn Thompson, a business intelligence and analytics specialist who works from the Logistics Plus Global Headquarters in Erie, PA. This video is second in a series of new “Employee Spotlight” interviews over the coming weeks… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NTL Expands Warehousing & Fulfillment Capabilities in Erie With three facilities in Erie, NTL now offers over 150,000 square feet of industrial and commercial warehousing. ERIE, PA (July 26, 2018) – NTL, an Erie, PA-based sister company to Logistics Plus Inc. and a leading local provider of transportation and warehousing solutions, has… Read more »
As the fulfillment industry expands, companies must recognize that there is no one-size-fits-all approach for order fulfillment. Although every client has different needs, the steps to begin business with a fulfillment provider are relatively the same. Not all steps are needed, but it is encouraged that you review as many things as you can before… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Celebrates 5th Anniversary of Operations in India India division now has offices in New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Jalandhar, Mumbai, and Pune. ERIE, PA (July 24, 2018) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to celebrate its 5th year of business… Read more »
As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Mike Callan, an international logistics specialist who works from the Logistics Plus Global Headquarters in Erie, PA. For those who don’t know, Mike was also the emcee and a stand-up comic for the… Read more »
Global Trade Alert Message: On July 10th, 2018 the Trump Administration announced a list of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Before these tariffs may go into effect, they must first undergo a two-month review process. (CNBC) To view the latest list of proposed tariff increases, click here.