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Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Matt Reichert

April 12, 2019

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Matt Reichert, Operations Manager of Logistics Plus Linguistic Solutions (LPLS) located in Erie, PA. The video above is part of our “Employee Spotlight” interview series that showcases many of our diverse employees from around the… Read more »

Logistics Plus Named to 2019 Transport Topics ‘Top 3PL’ Lists

April 8, 2019

Logistics Plus was once again named in the annual Transport Topics magazine Top 3PL listings published this week.  For the fifth-consecutive year, Logistics Plus was named as a Top Freight Brokerage Firm (98); and for a third-consecutive year, Logistics Plus was named a Top Dry Storage Warehousing Firm (74). You can click the images below… Read more »

Matt Reichert Featured On WPSE Radio Business Spotlight

April 5, 2019

In case you missed it, Matt Reichert, Operations Manager of Logistics Plus Linguistic Solutions, 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,… Read more »

R.I.P. Matt Albert

We are so sorry to hear of our wonderful WeWork friend, Matt Albert passing. Matt passed away unexpectedly on March 31, 2019. Matt was truly the definition of genuine and all things good. He was such a great person. He had such a positive outlook on life and had the go-getter spirit. He had such… Read more »

Logistics Plus Appears in latest issue of Erie Reader

April 1, 2019

Logistics Plus was included in the March 27, 2019 – April 9, 2019 issue of Erie Reader – it’s annual Industry, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship issue. Thank you to Rebecca Styn for the nice piece she wrote about Logistics Plus as part of The Bloom of Local Business feature. An image of the Logistics Plus excerpt… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Aaron Bisbee

March 29, 2019

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Aaron Bisbee, a Truckload Logistics Specialist who works from the Logistics Plus Global Headquarters in Erie, PA. The video above is part of our “Employee Spotlight” interview series that showcases many of our diverse… Read more »

The Role of Business Intelligence In The Supply Chain

March 27, 2019

Business Intelligence (BI) is a technology-driven process for analyzing data and turning it into useful, digestible information. To do this, BI uses a wide variety of tools and applications that allow companies to collect data from internal and external sources in order to generate dashboards, reports, and visualizations that are easy to understand. The data… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Kristin Gordon

March 22, 2019

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Kristin Gordon, Accounting and Operations Support, who works from the Logistics Plus Global Headquarters in Erie, PA. In our interview with Kristin, we discovered that she will be running in the 2019 Boston Marathon – how… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Jason Hewitt

March 15, 2019

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Jason Hewitt, a Data Integrity Manager 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 »

‘Great Place to Work’ Certification Facts and Radio Comments

March 13, 2019
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Logistics Plus recently announced that it has been certified as a Great Place to Work® (#GPTW) for a second consecutive year. The GPTW certification process includes two key inputs: An anonymous, online “Trust Index© Survey” that was sent to all of the company’s U.S.-based employees; and A comprehensive “Culture Brief” that provides a more qualitative overview… Read more »

Logistics Plus Re-Certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’

March 12, 2019
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Re-Certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ In anonymous surveys, 100 percent of Logistics Plus employees say it is a great workplace. ERIE, PA (March 12, 2019) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce that it has been… Read more »

Bethe Carlson Featured on WPSE Radio Business Spotlight

March 8, 2019

In case you missed it, Bethe Carlson, Freight Claims Management, 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, Bethe discusses her role… Read more »

Logistics Plus Recognizes 2018 LTL Carriers of the Year

March 7, 2019
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Recognizes 2018 LTL Carriers of the Year Estes Express earns national award; Dayton Freight receives regional award. ERIE, PA (March 7, 2019) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, recently recognized two of its less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers for superior results and performance… Read more »

Four tips for a successful new product launch by DC Velocity

March 6, 2019
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Logistics Plus recently had the opportunity to participate in an article for DC Velocity magazine. The article, written by Toby Gooley, contributing editor for the publication, offers manufacturers and retailers the following four (4) tips on managing the logistics for a new product launch or rollout (a new, developing area of expertise for Logistics Plus). Provide… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Sam Recco

March 1, 2019

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Sam Recco, a Personal Trainer 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 »

NMFC Update Effective April 27th, 2019

February 22, 2019
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Please see the following disposition bulletin from the recent meeting of the Commodity Classification Standards Board (CCSB). The National Motor Traffic Association (NMFA.org) is releasing a new supplement to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC®) on 3/28/2019 with an effective date of 4/27/2019. The attached file reflects the changes approved at the CCSB public meeting on… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Matt Bosko

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Matt Bosko, a Project Manager 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 in Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International

February 18, 2019
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Logistics Plus appears prominently in the January/February 2019 issue of Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International (HLPFI) magazine. HLPFI is firmly established as the leading media presence for professionals involved in heavy-lift, project cargo, project forwarding and break bulk logistics. One of our project cargo photographs is displayed on the opening pages of its cover story on… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Ray Robson

February 15, 2019

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Ray Robson, a Logistics Counselor 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 Presents to Penn State Behrend Class

February 14, 2019
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As part of its ongoing Penn State Behrend partnership, Scott Frederick, vice president of marketing for Logistics Plus (joined by Ryan Markiewicz, a marketing specialist), delivered a presentation earlier this week to a small group of B2B marketing students attending a class taught by adjunct professor Tamara Philabaum. The one-hour discussion included an overview of… Read more »