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Logistics Plus Case Study by Armstrong & Associates

November 22, 2017

Earlier this month, Logistics Plus had the honor of hosting a visit from Richard (Dick) Armstrong, the Chairman of Armstrong & Associates. Armstrong & Associates, Inc. (A&A) was established in 1980 to meet the needs of a newly deregulated domestic transportation market. Since then, through its leading third-party logistics (3PL) market research and history of… Read more »

2017 Holiday Schedules for U.S. Ground Services

November 17, 2017
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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 weeks. 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 have… Read more »

2018 Third-Party Logistics Study – Key Takeaways

November 15, 2017
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In case you haven’t had a chance to read the 2018 Third-Party Logistics Study, here are some key takeaways from the results and findings of the 22nd annual report by by Dr. C. John Langley and Infosys: Global Results Have Been Mixed. Overall 3PL revenues, estimated at $802B in 2016, have declined slightly over the past several… Read more »

Congratulations: Jim Berlin Accepts Smart 50 Honors

November 13, 2017
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Congratulations to Jim Berlin, founder and CEO of Logistics Plus, for receiving his Smart 50 honors last week in Pittsburgh, PA. As reported last month, Jim was selected this year by the judging panel of Smart Business Pittsburgh to be a 2017 Smart 50 Award honoree. All 50 winners were honored at a special celebration… Read more »

WP$E Radio Audio Clips: Logistics Plus Acquisition of Lynx Fulfillment

November 8, 2017
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Our business partners at WP$E AM 1450/FM 107.1 continue to air Logistics Plus audio clips as part of its WP$E Partners for Business™ interview series. Yesterday they interviewed Jim Berlin, founder and CEO of Logistics Plus, and Patrick Randolph, the new fulfillment director for Logistics Plus, regarding last week’s announcement that Logistics Plus had acquired full-ownership of… Read more »

Patrick Randolph Joins Logistics Plus as New Warehousing & Fulfillment Executive

November 2, 2017
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Patrick Randolph Joins Logistics Plus as New Warehousing & Fulfillment Executive Logistics Plus will also acquire all Lynx Fulfillment assets and employees and rebrand the company as Logistics Plus Fulfillment Solutions ERIE, PA (November 2, 2017) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud… Read more »

Logistics Plus Acquires Lynx Fulfillment, LLC

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Acquires Lynx Fulfillment, LLC All Lynx Fulfillment, LLC assets and employees will be rebranded as Logistics Plus Fulfillment Solutions ERIE, PA (November 2, 2017) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, announced today that it has acquired complete ownership of Lynx Fulfillment,… Read more »

New Projects Completed by the Logistics Plus Project Cargo Team

October 31, 2017
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Here are two new projects recently completed by the Logistics Plus (LP) Project Cargo Team. For the first project shown below, the LP India team safely delivered the first GE locomotive from under hook to its track within 44 hours (for which we received a nice compliment from our customer). LP India’s scope was as… Read more »

Top 10 Reasons Why You Need Logistics Plus®

October 18, 2017
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Here are the top 10 reasons why businesses need Logistics Plus to help them manage their transportation, logistics, and global supply chains. We manage your logistics so you can focus on your core business. We have been in business for over 20 years, and our teams have a wide variety of skills. Our teams can… Read more »

Logistics Plus Cargo Projects and Photographs – October 2017

October 17, 2017
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The Logistics Plus Global Project Cargo Team remains busy with interesting cargo, break bulk, and heavy-lift projects – all around the world! Here are a few recent projects and photographs from earlier this month (in order of appearance in the animated slide show below): Logistics Plus Turkey Project Cargo Team (photo only) Logistics Plus Turkey,… Read more »

Logistics Plus Attends U.S. Department of Defense Annual Forum

October 16, 2017
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Blaine Kurtz, director of aerospace and defense for Logistics Plus, attended the NDTA U.S. Department of Defense Annual Transportation & Logistics Forum last week to further introduce Logistics Plus to the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) community, and to deepen our involvement within the aerospace and defense industry.  The annual forum provides an opportunity for USDOD service… Read more »

Logistics Plus Sponsors and Attends the 2017 MBA Annual Event

October 12, 2017
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Last night, a small group of Logistics Plus representatives attended the Manufacturer & Business Association (MBA) 112th Annual Event at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, PA. As a long-time member of the MBA, and as the company that manages the MBA Logistics Program on behalf of MBA members, it was an honor, once again, to sponsor and… Read more »

WP$E Radio Audio Clip: Jim Berlin Comments on Smart 50 Honor

October 10, 2017
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Yesterday, our business partners at WP$E radio interviewed Jim Berlin, founder and CEO of Logistics Plus, regarding the announcement that he was recently named as a Smart Business: Pittsburgh Smart 50 honoree for his ability to effectively build and lead a successful organization. A replay of the short audio clip, which includes an additional comment from Scott Frederick,… Read more »

Logistics Plus Provides Support to ACES Pennsylvania Business Week

October 9, 2017
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Logistics Plus is proud to report that it helped manage the movement of educational materials for Americans for the Competitive Enterprise System, Inc. (ACES) and its Pennsylvania Business Week program at New Castle High School (NCHS) that was held the week of September 18th. We are truly honored to be associated with such a great… Read more »

Made By Google Pixel 2 TV Commercial

October 6, 2017
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Check out this very cool commercial (and seemingly a very cool product as well) from our newest customer. Logistics Plus will be helping Google deliver their new Pixel 2 phone (and other products Made by Google) to North America this holiday season. Onward!

Jim Berlin Named to Smart Business: Pittsburgh “Smart 50” List

October 5, 2017
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jim Berlin Named to Smart Business: Pittsburgh “Smart 50” List Recognition is Acknowledgement of Innovation, Impact, and Sustainability at Logistics Plus ERIE, PA (October 5, 2017) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce that its founder and CEO, Jim Berlin,… Read more »

Logistics Plus Project Cargo Video: Cryogenic Gas Tank Shipment

October 4, 2017
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As previously reported and promised, here is an awesome new video from the Logistics Plus Project Cargo team. This video showcases yet another successful project cargo movement coordinated jointly by the LP Turkey and LP Belgium offices. For this project, Logistics Plus safely loaded a 24.2m X 5.70m  X 6.00m 105-ton cryogenic gas tank for transit from Turkey… Read more »

Logistics Plus Profiled in Business Magazine Annual Report Edition

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Logistics Plus was profiled in this month’s October 2017 Business Magazine. This is the largest issue of the year published by the Manufacturer & Business Association (MBA), which includes articles on next week’s annual event keynote speaker Lou Holtz and the 2017 Manufacturing Day celebration. Also learn about the latest employer resources available through the… Read more »

Logistics Plus Transportation Sourcing Advice in Inbound Logistics

October 3, 2017

Logistics Plus recently participated in an interview with Inbound Logistics magazine to provide tips on transportation sourcing. The interview was with Jeremy Chaffee who is the director of domestic operations for Logistics Plus. The print-version of the magazine article also featured a couple Logistics Plus photographs. The article was written by Sandra Beckwith and you can read the online… Read more »

Logistics Plus Shows Commitment to Erie in Ways Big and Small

October 2, 2017
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Through its partnership with Erie Times-News and GoErie.com, Logistics Plus is being featured in multiple issues of the publisher’s Lake Erie Lifestyles magazine. The first segment appeared in the August 2017 issue and discussed how Logistics Plus attracts and retains young talent within the Erie community. The second segment, discusses other ways – both big… Read more »

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