Posts Tagged: International

The Year in Trade 2018: U.S. Global Trade Trends

The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) just released its annual “The Year in Trade” report for 2018. This detailed report features all of the global trade trends from 2018. Some of the key elements to this report are exchange rate trends, administration of U.S. trade laws, global trade agreements, new trade relations, and global… Read more »

Port-To-Port International Shipping

When working with a reliable global logistics partner, port-to-port international shipping – transporting cargo from one sea port to another – should be made easy for shippers. Behind the scenes, an ocean freight forwarder such as Logistics Plus will navigate through different sailing options, complex regulations, customs documentation, and more. As a Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carrier… Read more »

Year-End Message From Logistics Plus Chicago

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As this year ends, 2019 is poised to be a banner year for the Logistics Plus Chicago office.  Christian Marz has been holding down the fort for LP in Chicagoland for the past few years; but this past July, the LP Chicago office added a new member to its Business Development team … Rob Boissevain. … Read more »

Logistics Plus Acquires H.C. Bennett Company


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Acquires H.C. Bennett Company As part of its new FPA Services offering, Logistics Plus will now provide International buyers with a complete Purchase Order Management Program. ERIE, PA (November 1, 2018) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is pleased to announce… Read more »

Examples of Project Cargo Managed in July/August 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 »

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


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 »

What is Project Cargo and How is it Transported?


What is Project Cargo? Project cargo, also known as project forwarding or project logistics, is the transportation of large, complex, or high-value pieces of equipment, including break bulk shipments, that can move by land, sea, or air. This process involves single or multiple shipments with the help of cranes, trucks, rail, planes, and ships.  Furthermore,… Read more »

Yuriy Ostapyak Featured on WPSE Radio Business Spotlight

In case you missed it, Yuriy Ostapyak, director of global operations for Logistics Plus, was featured on today’s 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 region. In this new segment,… Read more »

Understanding the New Ocean Carrier Alliances

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Over the span of 10 years, the ocean freight transportation industry has been challenged by global supply and demand disparity throughout the market, affecting both carriers and shippers. On occasion, there is overcapacity in the market, causing a major decline in the rates.  There are also occurrences in which demand quickly increases, causing the rates… Read more »

Shift Your Supply Chain Back Into High-Gear After Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is the first day of the year in the Chinese calendar. Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival in modern China, or simply the Lunar New Year, is the most important and longest of all Chinese holidays. The first day of the Chinese New Year 2018, the year of… Read more »