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More Project Cargo Examples to Kick Off 2019

February 13, 2019

The Logistics Plus Project Cargo Team has been busy in the beginning months of 2019. In January and February, and as outlined below, we have managed a variety of projects, including the successful deliveries of windmills, substations, storage tanks, and more (photos included in the video below). LP Germany loaded 8 tank arms (30m long and 55… Read more »

North American Alert: NEMF Files for Bankruptcy

February 12, 2019
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New England Motor Freight, Inc. (NEMF), the 19th largest less-than-truckload carrier in the United States, yesterday announced that the Company and ten related entities have voluntarily filed for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey in Newark on February 11, 2019. NEMF intends… Read more »

International Alert: Strike in Belgium

February 11, 2019
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To our valued customers, We would like to inform you that a national strike has been announced in Belgium for Wednesday, February 13th. Most, if not all, ports and airports will be closed and other disruptions are also expected. The Logistics Plus Belgium office will remain open, but operations may face delays. We apologize in… Read more »

Ryan McGregor Featured on WPSE Radio Business Spotlight

February 8, 2019

In case you missed it, Ryan McGregor, Business Intelligence & Supply Chain Solutions Specialist, 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, Ryan… Read more »

Supply Chain Visibility – Why is it Important?

February 7, 2019
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Supply chain visibility is a key element to success for any business. It allows the products, components, and parts of an organization to be tracked and monitored at all times. The overall goal of supply chain visibility is to strengthen the supply chain by using different technology solutions that make data readily available to customers, suppliers,… Read more »

Logistics Plus 2019 Holiday Party Photographs

February 6, 2019

Thank you to everyone who attended the Logistics Plus 2019 Holiday Party in Erie, PA on January 25th. The Logistics Plus Annual Holiday Party is just a small way for us to show our appreciation to our many dedicated employees, supportive partners, and awesome customers! To both our repeat and first-time attendees, we sincerely hope you enjoyed your evening… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: China Tariffs Set to Increase in March

February 4, 2019
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Global Trade Alert Message: The United States originally announced that the third tranche of the 301 tariffs for Chinese goods was scheduled to increase from 10 percent to 25 percent on January 1, 2019. On December 1, 2018, it was announced that the increase would take place in 90 days instead. Therefore, the third tranche… Read more »

Jim Berlin Guest Stars on the Eversprint High Value Sales Show

January 31, 2019

Earlier this week, Jim Berlin, founder and CEO of Logistics Plus, guest starred on the Eversprint High Value Sales Show hosted by Malcolm Lui, Eversprint’s Managing Member. In this interview, Jim shares how he and his team accelerated their high value sales by: Going the extra mile to help their customers. Finding and building relationships with… Read more »

Chinese New Year

January 29, 2019

Due to the Chinese New Year, Logistics Plus China will be closed from February 4th to 10th. Our China office will resume normal operations on February 11th. We wish you all the best in the Year of the Pig! Have a safe and happy new year!

Jim Berlin’s Vietnam, Cambodia, and China Trip

January 24, 2019

Jim Berlin, Founder and CEO of Logistics Plus, recently traveled to Vietnam, Cambodia, and China. On his trip, Jim was able to visit the Logistics Plus Shanghai team whom he celebrated his birthday with, along with exploring the different cultures and beautiful sights these countries have to offer. You can view all the pictures with… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: FYI

January 14, 2019

Global Trade Alert Message: Due to the current government shutdown, several links to online government resources are temporarily broken or disabled. This may include links to government resources that are posted on the Logistics Plus website. We are aware of these issues and we apologize for any inconveniences.

Yuriy Ostapyak Featured on WPSE Radio Business Spotlight

January 11, 2019

In case you missed it, Yuriy Ostapyak, Director of Global Operations, 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, Yuriy discusses his… Read more »

Meet the Logistics Plus Bremen Team

January 10, 2019

The Logistics Plus (LP) Projects GmbH team began operations on January 1st, 2018 in Bremen, Germany. The new LP Bremen team is looking forward to assisting all customers in the global Logistics Plus network. Sandra Dinklage, Team Lead of Project Logistics said, “Our team will be your partner for project cargo, FCL and LCL ocean freight,… Read more »

Logistics Plus Opens New “Logistics Plus Chemical SCM” Entity in India

January 8, 2019
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Inc. Opens New “Logistics Plus Chemical SCM” Entity in India New India division devoted to serving the supply chain management needs of the chemical industry ERIE, PA (January 9, 2019) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, has launched a new division… Read more »

Examples of Project Cargo Managed in Oct./Nov./Dec. 2018

December 31, 2018

The Logistics Plus Project Cargo Team has been busy in the final months of 2018. In October, November, and December, and as outlined below, we have managed a variety of projects, including the successful deliveries of windmills, transformers, storage tanks, and more (photos included in the video below). LP Mexico and Turkey helped deliver a combined cycle… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Megan Stetz

December 28, 2018

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Megan Stetz, a Logistics Specialist in Air Import Operations, 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… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employees Compete in Holiday Contests

December 20, 2018

This week, Logistics Plus employees at multiple offices competed in two holiday-themed contests. The first contest was to determine the best holiday sweater; and the winner was Angela Garcia from the Logistics Plus Ontario, CA office. The second contest was for the best holiday-decorated door; and the winner was the NTL team located at the Logistics… Read more »

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from Logistics Plus!

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Best wishes for a joyous holiday season and a happy New Year from the entire Logistics Plus team! As a reminder, our U.S. operations will be closed for the holidays on December 24th and 25th, and on January 1st. If you worked with us this past year, we thank you for being our customer, carrier,… Read more »

Logistics Plus Named a Multichannel Merchant Top 3PL for 2019

December 18, 2018
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Named a Multichannel Merchant Top 3PL for 2019 Second Consecutive Year Logistics Plus Has Been Named to the List ERIE, PA (December 18, 2018) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce it has been named a Multichannel Merchant… Read more »

Jim Berlin Featured on WPSE Radio Business Spotlight

December 14, 2018

In case you missed it, Jim Berlin, Founder and CEO of 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, Jim… Read more »