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Logistics Plus Introduces New, Instant Shippers Interest Cargo Insurance Options for eShipPlus

June 21, 2019
Shippers' Interest Cargo Insurance

Logistics Plus is pleased to announce a new feature for its eShipPlus™ transportation management system. Beginning Monday, June 24th, Logistics Plus customers and users of eShipPlus will be able to view instant low-cost shippers’ interest cargo insurance options as part of every less-than-truckload (LTL) freight quote. It is not uncommon to find that the included carrier liability… Read more »

National Logistics Day Officially Honored

June 20, 2019

Pennsylvania House Resolution 395 was unanimously passed (with 200 Yea votes) officially honoring June 28th as National Logistics Day. National Logistics Day is a new annual day to recognize and appreciate the importance of the logistics industry in both our national and global economies. Proudly representing Logistics Plus at the Pennsylvania State Capitol Complex were… Read more »

Logistics Plus Announces #NationalLogisticsDay Photo Sweepstakes

June 17, 2019
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Logistics Plus Announces #NationalLogisticsDay Photo Sweepstakes Logistics-related photos with the #NationalLogisticsDay hashtag earn qualifying entries. ERIE, PA (June 17, 2019) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, has announced a fun, new #NationalLogisticsDay photo sweepstakes as part of its celebration leading up to National Logistics Day on… Read more »

Logistics Plus Recognized as Finalist For Heavy Lift Awards

June 12, 2019
HLPFI Project Logistics Provider of the Year Finalist 2019 vertical

Logistics Plus has been selected as a Project Logistics Provider of the Year finalist for the 2019 Heavy Lift Awards presented by Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International (HLPI) magazine. The award is based on the following five criteria: Unique techniques and approaches Planning procedures and working with clients Safety and environmental considerations Use of… Read more »

Slide Show of June 2019 Union Station Photographs

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Check out this slide show from the Logistics Plus (LP) Flickr page with new photographs, taken by Rob Frank Photography, showcasing a couple of our NTL tractors and the LP trailer in front of Union Station. These photos are still raw and hot-off-the-press (some touch-up work still needs to be done), but we we’re excited… Read more »

Logistics Plus Proclaims June 28th as National Logistics Day

June 6, 2019
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Logistics Plus Proclaims June 28th as National Logistics Day New holiday created to recognize and appreciate the importance of the Logistics Industry. ERIE, PA (June 6, 2019) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, has partnered with the Registrar at National Day Calendar to proudly proclaim June… Read more »

New ‘Logistics Careers Plus More For Dummies’ Book

June 4, 2019
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Logistics Plus Presents New ‘Logistics Careers Plus More For Dummies’ Book Book aimed to help logisticians explore options and develop a road map for their careers. ERIE, PA (June 4, 2019) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce that it has partnered with… Read more »

Danny Yunes Featured on WPSE Radio Business Spotlight

May 31, 2019

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,… Read more »

Logistics Plus Represented at International Energy Conference

May 30, 2019

Logistics Plus Turkey recently attended the 25th International Energy & Environment Conference in Istanbul, Turkey. Global Projects Manager, Bahadir Erdil represented Logistics Plus at the conference. The conference, hosted by the ICCI, is the largest and most sustainable international energy fair in Turkey. In addition, the fair includes 173 exhibitors and attracts more than 14,000… Read more »

Game of Modes: Transportation is Coming (and Going)

May 24, 2019

Logistics Plus is a leading worldwide provider of transportation, warehousing, fulfillment, global logistics, business intelligence, technology, and supply chain solutions. As depicted in the circle image of the Logistics Plus (LP) logo, we have the experience and expertise to help shippers move their goods by any transportation mode, including ground, air, ocean, and rail. If… Read more »

Logistics Plus “Wolfpack” at Breakbulk Europe 2019

May 22, 2019
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Logistics Plus again had strong representation at this year’s Breakbulk Europe conference in Bremen, Germany. Breakbulk Events host over 15,000 specialized logisticians annually in event formats that are focused on business development, logistics transactions, new cargo connections and strategy. The events are held around the world in locations known as project cargo hubs for the… Read more »

NDIA Swing For Freedom Golf Invitational

May 20, 2019

Logistics Plus was a proud sponsor of the annual Swing For Freedom Golf Invitational held in Washington, D.C. on May 10th. This event, hosted by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), is a benefit for the United Service Organizations (USO). Since 1941, the USO has served as the vital bridge between Americans and their military… Read more »

Logistics Plus Dammam Completes Discharge of Heat Boiler

May 15, 2019

The Logistics Plus (LP) Dammam, Saudi Arabia team successfully completed the discharge and delivery of a a 88 ton heat boiler. The heat boiler was discharged from an AN124 aircraft at the Dammam airport and delivered to a plant site in Jubail. The LP Dammam team was first responsible for the coordination of timely import… Read more »

Logistics Plus Sponsors Best of Varsity Cup 2019 Presented by Erie Times-News/GoErie.com

May 14, 2019
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Logistics Plus Sponsors Best of Varsity Cup 2019 Presented by Erie Times-News/GoErie.com It is the third-consecutive year that Logistics Plus has been a marquee sponsor. ERIE, PA (May 14, 2019) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce that, for the third consecutive year,… Read more »

Vote Logistics Plus for the 2019 Top 10 3PL Awards

May 10, 2019
Awards and Recognition

Each year, in its July issue, Inbound Logistics magazine publishes its definitive resource on third-party logistics (3PL) and the outsourced logistics market. Prior to the issue, they ask their readers which third-party logistics companies provide excellent service, and publish the results. The results of this year’s 3PL Excellence Survey will be presented in its July 3PL… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: China Tariffs Increase

May 9, 2019
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Global Trade Alert Message: As a part of the September 2018 tariff announcement, the United States has chosen to modify the Section 301 tariffs by increasing duties from 10 to 25 percent. The increase will take place on May 10th. The Federal Register noted that, “The Trade Representative has further determined to establish a process… Read more »

Sundreysh Sarup Presents at Trade Winds India 2019

May 6, 2019
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Sundreysh Sarup, managing director for LP India, presented at the Trade Winds India 2019 conference hosted by the American Embassy on May 6th. This 2019 U.S. Commercial Service Trade Winds program includes an Indo-Pacific focused business forum in New Delhi, India consisting of regional and industry specific conference sessions as well as pre-arranged consultations with… Read more »

Kortnie and Molly Featured on WPSE Radio Business Spotlight

May 3, 2019

In case you missed it, Kortnie Harmle, Logistics Specialist, and Molly Schoullis, Project Manager, were 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… Read more »

Gretchen Blough Featured on Marketplace Podcast

May 1, 2019

A member of the Logistics Plus (LP) team recently appeared on the Marketplace Podcast from Marketplace.org. Gretchen Blough, licensed customs broker and brokerage manager for Logistics Plus Customs Broker Solutions, was interviewed regarding the classification of tariffs and the impact it has on consumers. A link to the full replay of the podcast titled The Economics of Kidnapping is available here…. Read more »

Logistics Plus and Rhenus Project Logistics Update

April 29, 2019
Company Directors met in New York to seal the deal

As previously announced here, Logistics Plus and Rhenus Project Logistics joined forces to complete the modernization of two lignite-fired coal power plants in Turkey. The project includes 5 stators, 5 rotors, and hundreds of truckloads, flatbeds, containers, and lowbeds from around the world. With the project now underway, Logistics Plus Inc. and Rhenus Project Logistics… Read more »