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“Big and Ugly”

May 4, 2012

Logistics Plus China has had a very successful and busy project cargo spring: generators, buses, steel pipes were leaving China destined for Baku/Turkey. A dedicated team never really leaves the shipment. So they decided to go on a company outing to Yangshan Port, the busiest container port in the world.

March for Dimes, Sunday April 22 and April 29, 2012

April 23, 2012

Congratulations Team Dallas and Team Lexington! You have raised an amazing total of over $ 4,000 for the March for Dimes/March for Babies cause. Plus you had a great time outdoor walking with your coworkers and family. What a beneficial event! The mission of March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by… Read more »

MIT’s Supply Chain Innovation and Leadership Seminar

March 30, 2012

Jim Berlin, CEO of Logistics Plus, will speak about “Entrepreneurship and Leadership in Logistics” at the MIT in Boston on April 12, 2012, 11:30 am – 2:00 pm. SCILS Seminar

1 Million Pounds!

March 29, 2012

LP Erie has just completed loading of a large break bulk ocean shipment in Port Newark, NJ. Pictured are the largest two units: 305,000# and 142,000#. Also shipped were eight other large pieces, plus three containers. Total weight, a little less than a million pounds! Matt Bosko was responsible for coordinating everything among the customer,… Read more »

WICU12: Logistics Plus Having Fun While Working Worldwide

March 1, 2012

“Logistics Plus is a worldwide company specializing in shipping and supply chain management for hundreds of companies around the globe. But it didn’t start that way…” Logistics Plus featured in Giving you the Business, WICU12, February 12, 2012. Giving you the Business – Logistics Plus

2012 Export Compliance Workshop Schedule

January 20, 2012

2012 Workshop Schedule [Download PDF] 03/11/12 – NAFTA Workshop Registration [Download PDF] 04/26/12 – EEI Workshop Registration [Download PDF] 05/22/12 – Understanding Letters of  Credit [Download PDF] 06/21/12 – EAR Workshop Registration [Download PDF] 07/19/12 – Incoterms 2010 Workshop Registration [Download PDF] 09/20/12­­ – ITAR Workshop Registration [Download PDF] 10/25/12 – Harmonized System Workshop Registration… Read more »

Logistics Plus China Moves Industrial Press

January 11, 2012

On behalf of its principal Stute Verkehrs, Logistics Plus China has managed the receipt, storage and delivery to Changzhou jobsite of an industrial press, totaling 2600 freight tons, including some units of over 90 metric tons. Some highlights of the project: LP China advised customer to change port of discharge to Jiangyin because of unsafe… Read more »

Overcoming Obstacles in Tarragona Spain

January 4, 2012

“This oversized cargo passed through the port of Tarragona, Spain before it could be delivered to the final site at the Tarragona facility of Dow Chemicals. Not an easy task: we had to pass via University land, had to clear the brush…and, as the main unit was 810 CM and 500 CM height (only 20… Read more »

Pipe On The Move

December 27, 2011

Total Indonesie and Pearl Oil need 2 barges of pipe moved. They called the right person, Saifudin Halim!

Impressive Trucking Video

November 29, 2011

Watch Habib Rahman’s video about his weekly run through Ontario from Westfield, MA via Sudbury, Sault St. Marie to Thunder Bay. Each week he handles this load timely for our client without any issues. This particualr run is 1350 miles long in challenging weather and road conditions. Very impressive, thanks Habib!

Semi-Professional Mountainbiker Sponsorship

November 28, 2011

On Sunday, November 20th, 2011, racer Joost van Gils placed 2nd out of 39 participants in a race in Lichtaart, Belgium. He tries to participate in every race in Belgium, and favors long distance biking, between 100 and 160km. The photo below shows him standing in 2nd place!

40 Tons Tank from Instabul to Norway

November 21, 2011

This impressive cargo project is door to door Ex Aritas Factory, Istanbul to Stabburet AS in Fredrikstad, Norway. The dimensions are 16.5 X 3.8 X 4.2 (L x W x H), 40 Tons. First, we moved the tank by lowbed and transshipped the unit to 40 ft MAFI by shore crane. A towtruck was needed… Read more »

Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum A Huge Success

Last week, the sold out Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, concluded with resounding success. More than 2,300 CEOs and other senior executives from America’s best high-growth, market-leading companies  participated. This one-of-a-kind program focused on growth strategies and featured more than 140  speakers and 30 highly focused content-rich sessions. In addition, many of the world’s… Read more »

Food drive for Erie City Mission

November 15, 2011

LP Union Station and LP Erie employees, give yourself a pat on the back……We’ve collected 5,205 lbs of non-perishables and money for the Erie City Mission.

First Loads

November 10, 2011

As we continue to expand and grow, it is a great occasion when we can photograph our first load with a new customer. The image below is a truck that we are moving for a new customer in Mexico, Freightliners.

Logistics Plus China assists Renold in critical delivery to Yunnan

November 3, 2011

What do you do when you simply have to deliver on time? What do you do when you have to deliver to a site at the other end of the globe? What do you do if that site is 2581km from Shanghai airport in Kunming, a road ‘less travelled’? Right, you call LP and that’s… Read more »

Logistics Plus Istanbul and Topocean Ningo join forces

November 1, 2011

Although the cooperation between Logistics Plus & Topocean is very new, with the support of TO Ningbo, Logistics Plus Istanbul has imported 100 teus in October. That seems to be a great opportunity for LP Turkey to have TO’s support behind them. The combination of LP’s European experience and TO’s Far East domination will create… Read more »

From Netherlands to Belgium

October 18, 2011

Below is a picture we received from a client as a ‘thank you for a job well done!’ The original of this picture is hanging in the main entrance of the client’s office, as a milestone in their history. The picture shows a 50m (164 feet) mould we moved from the Netherlands via barge to… Read more »

Breakbulk Port of Antwerp

October 4, 2011

During a trip to Belgium, Gretchen had the opportunity to check out some tires at Breakbulk Port of Antwerp. The tires are Michelin’s, and they are on their way to Africa.

Pilesgrove Solar

September 30, 2011

Logistics Plus recently handled all of the “port to door” transportation, warehousing, and transportation management services for the solar farm in Pilesgrove, NJ. The facility will be able to create enough clean energy to power over 5,100 homes and will create over 100 construction jobs. Pilesgrove Solar is the largest PV facility in the northeastern U.S. For… Read more »