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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

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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 »

What is Project Cargo and How is it Transported?

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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 »

Logistics Plus Comments on Ocean Carrier Options Article

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The folks at Global Trade magazine recently published a new article titled “What’s My Line? Determine Key Factors About Ocean Carriers Before Answering That.” The article discusses how shippers can work with 3PLs to better educate themselves on ocean carrier options and ensure they’re using the best carrier to suit their needs. Since Logistics Plus is… Read more »

What to Know about Shipping Between the U.S. and Mexico

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Shipping between the U.S. and Mexico is not as easy as it may seem. In order to transport shipments between these countries, there are certain regulations and documents that must be legally followed. The most common methods of shipping goods from the United States to Mexico are by truck, rail, air and sea, or a… Read more »

World Growth to Accelerate According to IMF via Armada

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If you’re looking for reliable, insightful, and digestible economic, political, and business intelligence, you should check out Armada Executive Intelligence.  Their Black Owl Report executive briefing system is a must-have for any business leader wanting to stay current on global news and events that could impact your supply chain. Shown below is an excerpt from… Read more »

2017 Global Logistics Guide by Inbound Logistics

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The folks at Inbound Logistics magazine published their 13th annual Global Logistics Guide in the March 2017 issue.  You can also read the full report online.  As part of the report, Inbound Logistics ranks major foreign countries according to the following criteria: Transportation infrastructure (T) IT competency (I); Business culture (B); and Intangibles (X). For your benefit, we have… Read more »

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