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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 successful organization. A replay of the short audio clip, which includes an additional comment from Scott Frederick, vp… 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 delivering 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 previous 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 the 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… 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 »

Logistics Plus Supports HanesBrands in Hurricane Relief Aid Efforts

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Congratulations and thank you to the Logistics Plus Lexington NC team for the great job they did volunteering to help with recent relief efforts for Puerto Rico.  Last week Logistics Plus partnered with HanesBrands to receive and prepare several trailers of goods collected to assist hurricane victims in Florida and Puerto Rico (read more about… Read more »

LP India’s Sundreysh Sarup Runs Away from Kilos

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Logistics Plus India managing director, Sundreysh Sarup, was featured earlier today in The Hindu – a national Indian newspaper. An snippet of the article, written by Sunalini Mathew, is shown below. Well done Sundreysh! You can read the actual online newspaper article at: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-metroplus/run-away-from-kilos/article19783418.ece

Traffic Club of Erie Awards Scholarships to Daughters of LP Employees

September 28, 2017
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The Traffic Club of Erie recently presented scholarships totaling $5,200.00 to local students. This represents funds raised from the club’s Annual Anthony Liberatore Scholarship Golf Outing. Two of the scholarship recipients were Kaylene Chaffee, daughter of LP’s Jeremy Chaffee, and Rebecca Varo, daughter of NTL’s Dan Varo. Congratulations to Kaylene and Rebecca; and thank you to the Traffic… Read more »

‘Landshut’ Airplane Returns to Germany with Help from Logistics Plus

September 25, 2017
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Logistics Plus, working with its global partner Salco Logistics, has played a crucial role in helping the hijacked ‘Landshut’ airplane return home to Germany. The German airplane, that a Palestinian militant group hijacked and flew to Somalia in 1977, is returning home to Germany to be restored. The plane’s hijacking was a key moment of… Read more »

Logistics Plus Participates in USAF and USMC Events

September 22, 2017
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Blaine Kurtz, director of aerospace and defense for Logistics Plus, recently attended two major government events: the U.S. Air Force Association Annual National Convention and the U.S. Modern Day Marine Expo. By all accounts, both events were well-attended and Logistics Plus was successful in strengthening our ties with key government and military logistics professionals. Here are a… Read more »

Logistics Plus selected as a member of new IFLN Global Projects network

September 18, 2017
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus selected as a member of new IFLN Global Projects network Logistics Plus will provide project forwarding services in Mexico and USA as part of membership ERIE, PA (September 18, 2017) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce it… Read more »

Logistics Plus Approved as a SmartWay Transport Partner for 7th Year

September 15, 2017
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Logistics Plus, for the seventh consecutive year, has been approved as a SmartWay® Transport Partner after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently renewed its membership status for successfully fulfilling the SmartWay Partnership requirements for 2017. SmartWay is the EPA’s initiative to reduce the carbon footprint of the freight industry. It is a voluntary partnership… Read more »

Cross-Border Logistics Between the U.S. and Canada

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Looking for help with cross-border logistics between the U.S. and Canada? Logistics Plus can help. Whether you need cross-border LTL, truckload or expedited service – we have the resources and expertise to make it happen. South-of-the-border we have many offices across the U.S. with access to quality North American carriers and competitive rates. North-of-the-border, we… Read more »

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