Posts Tagged: Supply Chain

What’s your most pressing logistics challenge?

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What’s your most pressing logistics challenge? How much time and money are you spending on logistics? Are you measuring the total cost of your freight management activities? Through a “prepaid-and-add” approach, are your vendors charging you more for shipping than you realize for your purchased (inbound) goods? In addition to outbound and inbound freight charges, are… Read more »

Top Logistics Challenges Facing Shippers Today

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According to the 2016 State of Third-Party Logistics Study by Capgemini, the chart shown here presents some of the top logistics challenges facing shippers today. Not surprisingly, a majority of the study’s respondents indicated “cutting transportation cost” as a top challenge. Beyond that, many respondents identified less obvious pain-points, but important considerations nonetheless. As the study… Read more »

Any Mode, Any Time, Anywhere!

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As depicted in the circle image of the Logistics Plus (LP) logo, we have the experience and expertise to help shippers move their goods by any transportation mode, including GROUND, AIR, OCEAN, or RAIL. How did we acquire these capabilities? It all started twenty years ago with our first customer, GE Transportation (GET), a division of General Electric… Read more »

Import and Export Financing

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Import and export  financing is much different, for example, than commercial lending, mortgage lending or insurance. There is a longer order-to-delivery cycle on products that are sold and shipped overseas, therefore, it takes longer to get paid. Extra time and energy are required to make sure that buyers are reliable and creditworthy. Careful financial management can… Read more »

3PL Checklist – Choosing the Right Logistics Partner

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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 »

20 Years of Project Cargo Expertise

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Logistics Plus is your global headquarters for freight forwarding and project cargo expertise! Other companies may claim to have expertise handling project cargo, but we’ll put our 20 years of project cargo experience up against anyone. Project cargo, also called project forwarding or project logistics, is a specialized field of transportation and logistics that requires specific… Read more »

Infographic: What Manufacturing Really Looks Like

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As a global supply chain solutions company, we work across all types of industries to help businesses manage all aspects of logistics. The manufacturing industry is a large segment for Logistics Plus given the common set of challenges these industrial organizations have sourcing raw materials, managing inventories, producing products, and then delivering finished goods. The manufacturing industry… Read more »

What it means to be a Great Supply Chain Partner

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As we announced back on July 7, Logistics Plus was named a 2015 Great Supply Chain Partner by SupplyChainBrain magazine. The official July/August magazine article came out earlier this week. A copy of the article and the official, final listing of top supply chain partners also appears on the SupplyChainBrain.com website. The article points out that… Read more »

Logistics Plus Profiled by WiseTech Global

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Logistics Plus was recently profiled by WiseTech Global – one of our key technology partners that is a multi-award winning global developer of cloud-based software solutions for the international and domestic logistics industries. Its leading product, CargoWise One, provides the most sophisticated and comprehensive end-to-end logistics solution in the world and forms an integral link in the global… Read more »

Logistics Plus Named a ‘2015 Great Supply Chain Partner’

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Named a ‘2015 Great Supply Chain Partner’ Logistics Plus will appear in the 2015 July/August issue of SupplyChainBrain magazine ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA, July 7, 2015 – Logistics Plus Inc., a worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce that it has been selected as a ‘2015 Great… Read more »