Posts Tagged: 3PL

Do I need a 3PL or a 4PL … or something in-between?


Shippers are often confused when faced with the choice of partnering with a 3PL or 4PL to tackle their logistics and transportation challenges. Logistics Plus provides both 3PL and 4PL solutions, but we prefer to think of ourselves as the best of both worlds: a 3½PL if you will. For definition purposes, a 1PL is… Read more »

Logistics Trends to Watch in 2020

Technology, solutions, and services are constantly evolving in the logistics industry. As the decade comes to a close, it’s amazing to reflect on the ways our industry has changed the past ten years. Competition is heating up, demand is growing, and technology is advancing. Heading into 2020, expect things to be no different with technology… Read more »

Should I Outsource Freight Claims Management?

Don't throw money away

If you regularly ship a high volume of products, you’ve probably had to deal with freight claims before. We all know that managing freight claims can be time consuming, frustrating, and a hassle to complete. From completing and submitting paperwork, to waiting on each claim to be settled, a lot of time and effort stands… Read more »

Logistics Plus Named to Global Trade Magazine’s Top 50 3PLs List


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Named to Global Trade Magazine’s Top 50 3PLs List for 2019 Announcement featured in the September/October 2019 issue of Global Trade Magazine. ERIE, PA. (September 5, 2019) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce it has been named… Read more »

Logistics Plus featured in the September 2018 edition of Business Magazine


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 »

Video: Top Reasons Why You Need Logistics Plus

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Watch this short video on the “Top Reasons Why You Need Logistics Plus.” If you’re not into videos, you can also read this similar online post we published a few months back.  Interesting in learning more?

Logistics Plus Case Study by Armstrong & Associates

Earlier this month, Logistics Plus had the honor of hosting a visit from Richard (Dick) Armstrong, the Chairman of Armstrong & Associates. Armstrong & Associates, Inc. (A&A) was established in 1980 to meet the needs of a newly deregulated domestic transportation market. Since then, through its leading third-party logistics (3PL) market research and history of… Read more »

A 3½PL approach to 4PL Solutions


At Logistics Plus, we provide both 3PL and 4PL solutions. What’s the difference between a 3PL and a 4PL? In a nutshell, a 3PL is a partner that provides logistics services to a client using either their own assets, contracted assets, or both. Conversely, a 4PL is an integrated and outsourced partner, often with dedicated, onsite resources,… Read more »

3PL Checklist – Choosing the Right Logistics Partner


Companies of all sizes are increasing their use of outsourced logistics services as they seek greater efficiency in their supply chains.  Here is a 3PL checklist to help you find the best third party logistics partner for your situation. 3PLs bring valuable benefits to companies in a number of ways: Reducing transportation costs. 3PLs often have scale and leverage advantages that allow… Read more »