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The Morphing of Our Global Sales Manager

May 24, 2013

The early years of preparation: After the preparation struck back:   Always a pleasant sales call from “The Badger”.  You make us proud!!!

British Expertise / Middle East Association Multi Sector Trade Mission

May 23, 2013

From April 21-25, Jim, Yuriy, and George traveled to the Middle East as part of the delegation for the British Expertise / Middle East Association Multi Sector Trade Mission.  The mission visited Libya, the Kurdistan region of Iraq, and Jordan.  Jim authored an article for Global Logistics Media about the Kurdistan portion of the trip: Global Logistics… Read more »

So Your Cargo Won’t Fit in a Container? No Problem!

May 22, 2013

Check out this presentation of oversized cargo that we have handled: Project Cargo

Logistics Plus Supports the National MS Society

May 6, 2013

It was a beautiful day for a walk and Logistics Plus took advantage of it and helped a great cause at the same time!  The Logistics Plus Walk MS Team spent this Saturday, May 4 walking 3.5 miles to support the National MS Society’s efforts to speed new treatments for people with MS, support local programs… Read more »

Jim Berlin Is Global Logistics Media Contributor

April 30, 2013

Jim Berlin, our very own CEO, is now a contributor to Global Logistics Media.  You’ll be able to read all about Jim’s insights into the logistics and transportation industry. Global Logistics Media Columnists & Contributors Jim’s Biography  

LP Supports the Erie March for Babies

April 29, 2013

It was a soggy day, but that couldn’t dampen the spirits of our LP Team!   The Logistics Plus March for Babies Team spent this Sunday, April 28th, walking 6.2 miles to support the March of Dimes’ efforts to prevent premature birth and birth defects.  In addition to sponsoring a team, Logistics Plus also was… Read more »

Logistics Plus with Governor’s Delegation to Brazil and Chile

April 16, 2013

Logistics Plus was part of the Pennsylvania delegation accompanying Governor Corbett on a business development mission to increase trade between South America and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Click on the link below to see the details: Governor Corbett to Lead PA Delegation to Brazil and Chile to Develop New Opportunities for Investment and Job Growth… Read more »

LP Brings a Tall Ship to Erie

April 9, 2013

Logistics Plus will be sponsoring the St. Lawrence II from Kingston, Ontario in the 2013 Tall Ship Festival.  Tall Ships Erie 2013 will take place from Thursday, September 5 – Sunday, September 8, 2013.  Click on the links below for more details. St. Lawrence II Erie Times-News Article Tall Ships 2013  

Locomotives on the Move in Indonesia!

More pictures of LP Indonesia moving freight that normally moves freight.  This is how locomotives get from the port to the station when there are no tracks!

How to Hit a Home Run with Your Transportation

April 5, 2013

With Logistics Plus, of course!  We’ll go the extra innings to get your freight where it needs to be.  Take a look at the first and third base walls at Jerry Uht Park, home of the Erie Seawolves–Erie’s minor league baseball team.

Global. Integrated. Logistics. From Erie to Istanbul and Beyond

March 28, 2013

LP Turkey is featured in the April 2013 issue of the Erie Manufacturer and Business Administration Business Magazine.  Click on the link below to read the article: April 2013 Manufacturer and Business Administration Magazine

Mode of Transportation for a Mode of Transportation

March 25, 2013

What do you do when your mode of transportation needs a mode of transportation?  Call Logistics Plus, of course!  Take a look at these locomotives on the move, courtesy of LP Indonesia:

LP is Featured on the Journal of Commerce Website

March 22, 2013

Logistics Plus was featured in an article on the Journal of Commerce website!  Click here to read all about it: JOC Article

Jim and Gretchen Visit the LP Mexico Office in Monterrey

Here’s a picture of Gretchen with some of the staff from our Monterrey office at a get-together: And here’s Jim cleaning up after the party:

LP Supports Walk MS

March 15, 2013

Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 11am at Presque Isle is the annual Walk MS.  This is a 3 mile walk.  Proceeds will benefit the National MS Society.  This the first year for an LP team, but it’s guaranteed to be fun!  If you’d like to join the Logistics Plus Walk MS Team, please click this… Read more »

Erie’s Logistics Plus Brings Sunshine to Southern California

March 6, 2013

Erie may not be known for delivering sun this time of year, but Erie’s own Logistics Plus is delivering solar power in a big way.  The Mount Signal Solar Farm is the largest solar installation in the world, and Logistics Plus is providing the transportation for the solar panels.  The first phase of the $636… Read more »

Moving Freight Wherever the Wind Blows…

Recently, Manish Khanduja who works in our New Delhi, India office handled this shipment of a windmill nacelle and hub.  The nacelle’s weight is 75 metric tons each and the hub weight is 26 metric tons each.  These we moved via truck from Himachal Pradesh, India to Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India, which is a distance of… Read more »

From Europe to Alaska…We Deliver!

March 5, 2013

Here’s a picture of a shipment that Ivo Van Mechelen and the LP Belgium office handled going from Belgium to Seattle, Washington with a final destination of Nome, Alaska.  They are windmills, but they are black instead of the usual white due to the cold Alaskan temperatures.

Additions to LP Announced in Erie Times-News

March 4, 2013

Logistics Plus has increased our legal staff to better serve our customers. Read the article on GoErie.com for details: People on the Move  

Logistics Plus Supports the March of Dimes

February 27, 2013

Logistics Plus will once again be sponsoring a team for the Erie March for Babies on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 1:00pm at Presque Isle.  This is a 6.2 mile walk, and proceeds will go to the March of Dimes’ efforts to prevent premature birth and birth defects.  We’re walking in particular for two members… Read more »