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Logistics Plus Sponsors Best of Varsity Cup a Fourth Consecutive Year

June 4, 2020
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Sponsors Best of Varsity Cup Presented by Erie Times-News/GoErie.com for a Fourth Consecutive Year The June 18, 2020 event is being transformed into an on-line, on-demand awards show broadcast featuring A-list athletes. ERIE, PA (June 4, 2020) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply… Read more »

We put the PLUS in LOGISTICS!

June 3, 2020
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“I wanted to create a company where people have a passion for excellence. Any logistics company can coordinate deliveries from point A to point B, but I wanted a company where people GAS (give a sh–) by going above and beyond what is expected. That’s how I arrived at the company name Logistics Plus –… Read more »

Logistics Plus to Celebrate 2nd Annual NATIONAL LOGISTICS DAY

June 2, 2020
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus to Celebrate 2nd Annual NATIONAL LOGISTICS DAY on June 28th The 2020 campaign is also being supported by the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA). ERIE, PA (June 2, 2020) – Logistics Plus Inc. (LP), a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, is announcing its intentions to support… Read more »

Jim Berlin Featured in Recent Project Hatch Article

June 1, 2020
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Jim Berlin, Founder and CEO of Logistics Plus, was interviewed for a recent Project Hatch article titled, “How We Built a $300 Million Freight Transportation Provider.” In this interview, Jim was asked about the early days of Logistics Plus, his prior business experiences, and what advice he would give to someone starting out. Lastly, Jim… Read more »

Logistics Plus is in the May/June 2020 edition of Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International

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The Logistics Plus global project cargo teams are being highlighted in the May/June 2020 edition of Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International (HLPFI) magazine. Jose Garza, managing director of Latin America, and Thanya Ramirez Mayorga, projects manager, are both mentioned in the Regional Report on Mexico & Central America, which begins on page 101. Additionally,… Read more »

Women in Leadership Featured on WPSE Radio Business Spotlight

May 29, 2020

In case you missed it, six young women in leadership roles at Logistics Plus were recently recognized as “rising stars” in Business Magazine, a Manufacturer & Business Association (MBA) publication. As a follow up, these six ladies (noted below) were also featured in a recent airing of Business Spotlight on WPSE AM 1450/FM 107.1 Radio. Business Spotlight… Read more »

Vite et Reves’ Tracking Update

May 26, 2020

In case you missed the last update or wondered what happened to the Vite et Reves sailboat that Logistics Plus was tracking, we have new updates to provide. The Vite et Reves, captained by Pieterjan De Smedt, a close friend of Logistics Plus Global Project Manager Frederik Geirnaert, was on a multiple-month voyage from Greece… Read more »

M&T Bank Features Logistics Plus in Client Spotlight Video

May 22, 2020
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Logistics Plus Inc. (LP) has been an M&T Bank customer since it was founded 25 years ago. When the pandemic began to unfold, Logistics Plus founder and CEO Jim Berlin saw an opportunity to both continue operations, and help those on the front lines by adapting its business model to include PPE sourcing and distribution…. Read more »

The Authority Magazine Interviews Jim Berlin on Post COVID Rebuild

May 19, 2020

Authority Magazine, a Medium publication, is devoted to sharing interesting “interview series” featuring people who are authorities in Business, Film, Sports and Tech. It uses interviews to draw out stories that are both empowering and actionable. Here is a recent article by Charlie Katz from his interview with Jim Berlin, founder and CEO of Logistics… Read more »

Jim Berlin, Trucker or CEO? The CJ Radio Show

May 18, 2020
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Jim Berlin, founder and CEO of Logistics Plus, was recently a guest of Johnny Irish on The CJ Show, a part of Miami Business Radio @ 880theBiz. The segment, titled “Jim Berlin, Trucker or CEO? The Shipping Business AND maybe a bit of both!” can be heard below. 

Logistics Plus Purchases Times-News Building in Erie, PA

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Purchases Times-News Building in Erie, Pennsylvania The 50-year building located at 205 W. 12th Street will remain home to Erie Times-News and its staff. ERIE, PA (May 18, 2020) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, has purchased the 88 thousand square… Read more »

Jim Berlin Appears on Logistics Matters with DC Velocity Podcast

May 15, 2020
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Jim Berlin, the founder and CEO of Logistics Plus, appeared on today’s Logistics Matters with DC Velocity podcast. This new podcast is designed to help you keep up with what’s happening in the fast-changing logistics industry. Each week, the editors of DC Velocity discuss the latest news and developing trends we all need to know… Read more »

Logistics Plus Continues to Source and Deliver FDA-Approved PPE

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As widely covered in the news, U.S. authorities continue to deny regulatory approval for N95 masks and other PPE supplies from many Chinese manufacturers. This has continued to exacerbate the shortage of much-needed PPE supplies in the United States. Logistics Plus is proud to report that it has used, and continues to use, only FDA-approved… Read more »

Do I need a 3PL or a 4PL … or something in-between?

May 12, 2020
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Shippers are often confused when faced with the choice of partnering with a 3PL or 4PL to tackle their logistics and transportation challenges. Logistics Plus provides both 3PL and 4PL solutions, but we prefer to think of ourselves as the best of both worlds: a 3½PL if you will. For definition purposes, a 1PL is… Read more »

Logistics Plus Commissions Peach Street Bridge Mural Update

May 8, 2020
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Commissions Peach Street Bridge Mural Update Local artist, Jason Mumford, illustrates ‘Erie Strong’ message in updated ‘Welcome to Erie’ mural. ERIE, PA (May 8, 2020) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, has commissioned local artist, Jason Mumford, to refresh and update… Read more »

With a little help from our friends (at Delta)

May 6, 2020
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To All (from our CEO), Well, Megan, Yuriy and I got to the Detroit airport yesterday evening just in time to meet our first Delta Cargo charter I mentioned yesterday, arriving with a full plane load of PPE masks and other items for various American customers we’re delivering for. Awesome! We actually arrived at the… Read more »

Logistics Plus Receives Inc.’s Best Workplaces of 2020 Recognition

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Receives Inc.’s Best Workplaces of 2020 Recognition Majority of employees see professional growth and career opportunities. ERIE, PA (May 6, 2020) – Logistics Plus Inc. (LP), a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce that it has been named to Inc. magazine’s annual… Read more »

Logistics Plus Picks Up and Delivers 50,000 Masks for the City of Erie

May 1, 2020
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Picks Up and Delivers 50,000 Masks for the City of Erie The masks were donated by Erie’s sister city in Zibo, China, and airfreighted to Chicago. ERIE, PA (May 1, 2020) – Logistics Plus Inc. (LP), a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to… Read more »

COVID-19 Response Team Featured on WPSE Radio Business Spotlight

In case you missed it, Molly Schoullis and Lee Anne Kennedy 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 segment, Molly and Lee… Read more »

New ‘Ear Savers’ Added to the LP COVID-19 Online Store

April 29, 2020

Logistics Plus is pleased to announce that it has added a new item to the LP COVID-19 online store – its newly created outlet for personal protective equipment (PPE). Introducing the Ear Saver – a face mask accessory that takes the stress and pressure off of your ears while wearing a protective or surgical face… Read more »