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Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Moustafa Elhadary

September 21, 2018

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Moustafa Elhadary, Software Development, 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 and months that will… Read more »

Logistics Plus Enters Eighth Year as a SmartWay Transport Partner

September 20, 2018
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Enters Eighth Year as a SmartWay Transport Partner Logistics Plus successfully completes its 2017 emissions reporting with SmartWay Transport Partnership. ERIE, PA (September 20, 2018) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, continues its commitment to track and report its carbon accounting… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Third Round of China Tariffs

September 18, 2018
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Trade Alert Message: The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced that the third round of tariffs on Chinese goods goes into effect September 24, 2018. The initial tariff is 10%, which will increase to 25% January 1, 2019. More details can be found below. Read the full statement by the USTR here: https://ustr.gov/about-us/policy-offices/press-office/press-releases/2018/september/ustr-finalizes-tariffs-200 The full… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Daniel Yunes

September 14, 2018

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Daniel Yunes, Global Operations and Strategy, 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 and months that… Read more »

Hurricane Florence Service Alert

September 13, 2018

The National Hurricane Center expects a storm surge along the coastlines of South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia, with potential water swells as far north as Maryland. Freshwater flooding is expected due to heavy rainfall. Damaging hurricane force winds are likely along coastal areas and could spread inland into the Carolina’s and Virginia, and potentially… Read more »

Photographs from Logistics Plus Business Magazine Cover Story

September 10, 2018
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Check out these cool photos that were taken by Rob Frank Photography as part of our recent cover story featured in the September 2018 edition of the Manufacturer & Business Association (MBA) Business Magazine. The following slideshow and photographs can also be found on the Logistics Plus Flickr page.

Honor Our Professional Truck Drivers During NTDAW

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September 9-15, 2018 is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW).  Please join NTL and Logistics Plus in honoring all professional truck drivers for their hard work and commitment in tackling one of our economy’s most demanding and important jobs. These 3.5 million professional men and women not only deliver our goods safely, securely and on… Read more »

Congratulations Francisco on Becoming a U.S. Citizen!

September 7, 2018
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Congratulations to Francisco Tijerina on becoming an official U.S. citizen today! Francisco joined Logistics Plus in 2002, and today he heads up business development and operations for the LP Mexico division. What a great achievement for one of the nicest and humblest guys you could know (he’s so humble, he begrudgingly allowed us to share his… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Michael Slater

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Michael Slater, a Client Relations Specialist who works from the Logistics Plus fulfillment center in Olean, New York. This video interview is part of our “Employee Spotlight” series showcasing many of our diverse employees from around… Read more »

Examples of Project Cargo Managed in July/August 2018

September 6, 2018

The Logistics Plus Project Cargo Team has been busy the past two months. In July and August, and as outlined below, we have managed a variety of projects, including the successful deliveries of transformers, cranes, and bridges (photos included in the video below). Two double girder bridges were safely delivered from Ukraine to Turkey. A 54 ton… Read more »

Logistics Plus featured in the September 2018 edition of Business Magazine

September 4, 2018
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Logistics Plus is being featured with a cover story in the September 2018 edition of Business Magazine, a monthly publication of the Manufacturer & Business Association.  Business Magazine covers the most compelling business issues facing employers today. As the only monthly business-to-business publication in the tri-state region, the Business Magazine serves as a critical information tool… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Stephen Custard

August 31, 2018

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Stephen Custard, a Materials Handler who works from the Logistics Plus fulfillment center in Olean, New York. This video interview is part of our “Employee Spotlight” series showcasing many of our diverse employees from… Read more »

U.S. Global Trade Trends from The Year in Trade 2017 Report

August 28, 2018
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The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) just released its updated “The Year in Trade 2017” report. This report covers all of the global trade trends from 2017. Included in this report are exchange rate trends, trade laws and regulations, global economic trends, regional trade activity, global trade agreements, and new trade relations, among other… Read more »

Suraj Joshi Featured on WPSE Radio Business Spotlight

August 24, 2018

In case you missed it, Suraj Joshi, Director of Trade Lane Development for 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… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Wilson Amaral

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Wilson Amaral, an International & Amazon Logistics Specialist who works for Logistics Plus, from Los Angeles, California. This video interview is part of our “Employee Spotlight” services showcasing many of our diverse employees from around… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Additional Tariffs on Chinese Goods

August 23, 2018
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Trade Alert Message: The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has released a third list of goods from China that will be subject to 25% tariffs. The newly released list includes commodities that were previously not subject to tariffs, including furniture. You can view the full list of commodities impacted here: https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/China% The timeline for list 3… Read more »

Logistics Plus Introduces New Truckload Contract Carrier Program

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Logistics Plus has introduced a new truckload contract carrier program as an extension of its successful freight brokerage operation. As part of this program, a select group of freight carriers will receive exclusive access to the many truckload loads, bids and RFPs that Logistics Plus has in its pipeline. Carriers that are interested in participating… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Second Round of Tariffs on China

August 20, 2018
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Trade Alert Message: The second round of tariffs imposed against China go into effect on August 23rd. The list contains 279 of the original 284 tariff lines that were on a proposed list announced on June 15 (via USTR). You can read the full details here: https://ustr.gov/about-us/policy-offices/press-office/ The list of imposed tariffs is here: https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/enforcement/  

Logistics Plus Included in July-August 2018 HLPFI Magazine Article

Logistics Plus was included in the July-August 2018 edition of Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International (HLPFI) magazine. The article, titled A Rising Tide of Opportunities, was written by Gregory DL Morris and provides a regional report on the USA’s East Coast project cargo handling opportunities. Interview comments from Julie Shafer, business development manager for… Read more »

Logistics Plus Employee Spotlight Featuring Stacey Stull

August 17, 2018

As a certified Great Place to Work®, we have some of the best employees in the industry. One of those employees is Stacey Stull, a Domestic Operations Manager who works from the Logistics Plus, Dallas/Fort Worth location. This video is included in a series of new “Employee Spotlight” interviews over the coming weeks and months that will showcase many… Read more »