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Cool news from our very own Jeremy Chaffee. Jeremy manages the Logistics Plus truckload solutions department, and he has been an employee of the company for 16 years. ******************************************************** My daughter, Kaylene Chaffee, and her softball team will be competing in the Little League, Senior League Softball World Series from Sunday, July 31 to, August 7th. … Read more »
Logistics Plus was recently asked to participate in an online article focusing on inbound marketing strategies to optimize customer acquisition. The author, Angela Stingfellow, posed the question “What’s the single quickest, easiest way inbound marketers can optimize the customer acquisition funnel today and see immediate results?” to a variety of industry professionals. Her complete article can be found on the NGDATA… Read more »
The bloggers at CEO Blog Nation recently posed the question “How do you use your blog for your business?” to a number of successful entrepreneurial companies. Logistics Plus VP of marketing, Scott Frederick, was included in the article. Scott’s contribution, and the complete article, can be found on the Rescue A CEO website by clicking the image below. You can read and… Read more »
According to figures published by the American Trucking Association (ATA), there are over 400,000 for-hire trucking companies in the United States, and 97% of them operate fewer than 20 trucks. Despite all of these companies and equipment options, rising costs, increased regulations, driver turnover, and driver shortages result in thousands of trucking companies going out of business… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Celebrates 10 Years of Business in Mexico LP Mexico Division Continues to Enjoy Steady Growth and Success ERIE, Pa. (July 20, 2016) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to celebrate its 10th year of business operating in Mexico this month…. Read more »
The bloggers at CEO Blog Nation recently posed the question “How did you come up with your business name?” to a number of successful entrepreneurs. Logistics Plus founder and CEO, Jim Berlin, was included in the article. Jim’s contribution, and the complete article, can be found on the Hearpreneur website by clicking the image below.
As previously announced, in collaboration with The Big Picture, Erie Art Museum, Erie Arts & Culture, and YMCA, the “Erie Industry” mural was recently installed on the Logistics Plus Skinner Warehouse in Erie, PA. Yesterday a ceremony was held to officially introduce the mural to the community. In case you missed it, the video below has highlights from… Read more »
Check out this cool YouTube video and performance by Stacy Rabat – an international logistics specialist for Logistics Plus in Erie, PA. The video is to promote the WQLN Kids Club – a local program where children receive free admission to special events, a club t-shirt, a special birthday surprise, and local coupons and discounts for parents.
Logistics Plus was recently asked to participate in an online article focusing on Social Media for business. The bloggers at CEO Blog Nation posed the question “What tips can you provide for social media success?” to a variety of industry professionals. The complete article can be found on the Rescue A CEO website by clicking the image below. You can also follow Logistics Plus… Read more »
According to the 2016 State of Third-Party Logistics Study by Capgemini, the chart shown here presents some of the top logistics challenges facing shippers today. Not surprisingly, a majority of the study’s respondents indicated “cutting transportation cost” as a top challenge. Beyond that, many respondents identified less obvious pain-points, but important considerations nonetheless. As the study… Read more »
Here’s a quick ‘play-by-play’ example of how the Logistics Plus (LP) global project cargo team springs into action when presented with a logistics challenge from one of our customers. Now that’s global project logistics teamwork! 26.05 The LP Belgium office received a call from our customer to urgently send lifting lugs to Turkey (which then led… Read more »
A freight forwarder, forwarder, or forwarding agent is a person or company that organizes shipments for individuals or corporations to get goods from the manufacturer or producer to a market, customer or final point of distribution. When it comes to international freight forwarding, selecting the right global freight forwarder can help your business succeed by offering relief… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects Massive cargo project involving the import and transport of large gas pipes earns award ERIE, Pa. (June 28, 2016) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce it… Read more »
ERIE, PA (June 27, 2016) – Artist Ehren Knapp has installed a new public mural at 337 West 12th Street on the east side of the former Skinner Engine building, which is now owned and operated as a commercial warehouse facility by Logistics Plus Inc. The mural entitled “Erie Industry” represents a sampling of Erie’s… Read more »
Logistics Plus media partner, WP$E radio, continues to air short audio clips from Jim Berlin and others within the company as part of its business programming. WP$E AM 1450/FM 107.1 is a commercially licensed radio station serving Erie County, Pennsylvania. The station is owned by the Penn State Board of Trustees, and it is operated by Penn State Behrend,… Read more »
Logistics Plus® eWorldPlus™, powered by CargoWise One®, is a powerful cloud based logistics platform that helps companies improve integration, automation, and communication within their supply chains. It integrates into a company’s business with its customers and partners, streamlining processes and increasing the efficiency, visibility, and profitability of its operations. With hundreds of new features, the… Read more »
Logistics Plus was recently asked to participate in an online article focusing on Twitter for business. The bloggers at CEO Blog Nation posed the question “How can entrepreneurs use Twitter to help their business?” to a variety of industry professionals. The complete article can be found on the Rescue A CEO website by clicking the image below. You can also follow Logistics… Read more »
Today four Logistics Plus (LP) employees rappelled “Over the Edge” down a 14-story, 200-foot tall building in downtown Erie, PA in support of Gaudenzia. Gaudenzia helps people affected by chemical dependency, mental illness and related conditions to achieve a better quality of life — allowing them to live as productive and accountable individuals. Logistics Plus… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Amazon Selects Logistics Plus for its Solutions Provider Network Provides retailers with third-party service options for international shipping. ERIE, PA (June 14, 2016) – Logistics Plus Inc., a worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, announced today that it has been selected by Amazon to be a part of its Solutions Provider Network (SPN) as… Read more »
Logistics Plus was recently asked to participate in an online article focusing on strategies to reduce customer churn. The author, Angela Stingfellow, posed the question “What’s the single most effective way companies can reduce customer churn?” to a variety of industry professionals. Her complete article can be found on the NGDATA website by clicking the image below. NGDATA helps companies in… Read more »