Posts Tagged: Supply Chain

Global Supply Chain Control Towers at Logistics Plus

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Global Supply Chain Control Towers are gaining interest among organizations that need greater visibility and control within their increasingly sophisticated supply chains. In a recent Capgemini Consulting report, a supply chain control tower is defined as a central hub with the required technology, organization and processes to capture and use supply chain data to provide… Read more »

Logistics Plus Middle East and Africa Updates

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The Logistics Plus (LP) Middle East and Africa offices continue to enjoy fast growth and success within the region. Here are some updates from the LP team operating within this important area of the world. Logistics Plus Dubai (UAE) LP Dubai primary team members: Suchit Sehgal, Siew Hua, Anjali Malik, Dhanraj Naidu, Ramesh Reddy, Reuben Alphonse,… Read more »

Adding Intermodal to Your Domestic Supply Chain

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Door-to-door intermodal transportation can offer dependable, flexible and cost-effective linehaul, drayage and transloading options for large and small shippers moving products through their North American supply chains. Intermodal’s value for shippers is driven by use of multiple, coordinated and highly-managed transportation and distribution services to achieve reliable, lower cost, optimized distribution. Achieving full intermodal optimization… Read more »

Logistics Plus Successfully Completes C-TPAT Revalidation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Successfully Completes C-TPAT Membership Revalidation Customs Trade Partnership against Terrorism (C-TPAT) status confirmed for another three years ERIE, Pa. (November 29, 2016) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce its C-TPAT status has been maintained by meeting all of… Read more »

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 »