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Logistics Plus Sponsors Northwestern Pennsylvania High School Sports Awards Program for a Fifth Consecutive Year

May 7, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Sponsors Northwestern Pennsylvania High School Sports Awards Program for a Fifth Consecutive Year The virtual and on-demand awards show is scheduled to premiere at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. ERIE, PA (May 7, 2021) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain… Read more »

Matt Heinzman Shares Smoking Cessation Program Results

May 3, 2021

As previously announced, Logistics Plus began offering a smoking cessation program to its employees in 2019. The Erie County Department of Health and the Northwest Pennsylvania Tobacco Control Program held weekly meetings and lunch discussions to help employees stop smoking. Over a dozen employees participated in the program as they set out to begin their… Read more »

Tom Kelly Featured on WPSE Business Spotlight

April 30, 2021

Logistics Plus Regional Director of Operations and Sales Tom Kelly was featured on the weekly Business Spotlight program from 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 segment, Tom discusses his background, role with… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Montreal Port Strike

April 27, 2021
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Global Trade Alert Message: The Port of Montreal workers began an open-ended strike Monday morning that has halted operations at one of the busiest ports in Canada. Thousands of businesses and supply chains are expected to be affected. This strike is now the second labor dispute in less than one year at the port. The… Read more »

Logistics Plus is First Corporate Sponsor to Enroll in the RIO Plastic Neutrality Program

April 22, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus is First Corporate Sponsor to Enroll in the RIO Plastic Neutrality Program Logistics Plus receives Plastic Neutrality Certification for offsetting 19 tonnes of plastic use in 2020. ERIE, PA (April 22, 2021) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, is proud to… Read more »

Tips For Reducing Your Carbon Footprint In Logistics

April 21, 2021

Environmental and sustainability concerns are on everyone’s mind in the logistics industry. In fact, nearly every supply chain and logistics company has created environmental policies that reflect its mission and goals. As the world strives to create a more eco-friendly, carbon-neutral environment, it’s important to understand the logistics industry’s role in achieving that goal. Here… Read more »

What is the Perfect Incoterm of Sale?

April 19, 2021
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Simply put, Incoterms® are the selling terms that the buyer and seller of goods both agree to during international transactions. Legal authorities and governments accept these rules around the world. Deciding which of the 11 Incoterms® to select is fundamental for the seller to create the pro forma invoice, and it serves as the basis… Read more »

Jim Berlin Featured on WPSE Radio Business Spotlight: 4/2/21

April 7, 2021

Logistics Plus Founder and CEO Jim Berlin was featured on the weekly Business Spotlight program from 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 segment, Jim gives an update on business as the… Read more »

Logistics Plus Ranks Among America’s Top 3PLs According to Multiple Transport Topics 2021 Lists

April 6, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Ranks Among America’s Top 3PLs According to Multiple Transport Topics 2021 Lists Logistics Plus ranks as a top freight brokerage firm and a top dry storage warehousing firm in the $231 billion U.S. third-party logistics industry. ERIE, PA (April 6, 2021) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of… Read more »

Jim Berlins Discusses The Suez Canal on Erie News Now

April 2, 2021

After being blocked for nearly a week, traffic has finally resumed in the Suez Canal. Logistics Plus Founder and CEO Jim Berlin connected with Erie News Now reporter Haley Potter to discuss the blockage’s supply chain impact. Even though the canal blockage happened over 5,000 miles away in Egypt, the effects are still felt in the… Read more »

Logistics Plus Chino Warehouse Receives Alcohol License Approval

April 1, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Chino Warehouse Receives Alcohol License Approval California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control grants public warehouse license approval. ERIE, PA (April 1, 2021) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, is pleased to announce that the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has… Read more »

MyFreightTrends Training Webinar Now Available

March 31, 2021
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As previously announced, Logistics Plus added a new business intelligence tool inside its cloud-based eShipPlus ™ transportation management system (TMS). The tool, called MyFreightTrends™, is now available to all Logistics Plus eShipPlus users. This off-the-shelf reporting tool provides customers with detailed dashboards and analytics regarding their North American freight shipping. Logistics Plus Head of Business Intelligence… Read more »

Logistics Plus Europe Delivers Bioreactors to Belgium

March 29, 2021

The Logistics Plus Europe team completed the successful delivery of four bioreactors for the Steelanol project of ArcelorMittal in Gent, Belgium. The four bioreactors each measured 34.2 x 8.34 x 7.85 meters and weighed 218 metric tons. In December, the bioreactors were loaded to a barge in Nanjing, China, for their transport to Shanghai. Upon… Read more »

Logistics Plus Delivers To Get The USS Gridley Back At Sea

March 24, 2021

Logistics Plus completed the successful delivery of a Slewing Arm Davit (SLAD) from Michigan to Everett, Washington. This delivery hit close to home for Erie, PA-based Logistics Plus. The SLAD delivered to Washington was the single piece of missing equipment keeping the USS Gridley docked at the pier.  If the name sounds familiar, it’s because… Read more »

MSA Security Completes Canine Training at LP Chicago Warehouse

March 22, 2021

The Logistics Plus (LP) Chicago warehouse had a few (unusual) visitors last week. In conjunction with MSA Security, the LP Chicago team volunteered to allow K9 units into our new 190,000 square foot warehouse facility as a part of a training exercise. This training session helped MSA Security get the K9 unit dogs out of… Read more »

New Regulations For The Phased Approach Of Brexit

March 18, 2021

On January 31st, 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) began to operate outside the European Union (EU).  Since the UK’s departure, the EU-UK Trade Cooperation Agreement (TCA) governs the economic relationship between the UK and the EU. Last June, a timetable for the phased introduction of regulations on imports from the EU into Great Britain was… Read more »

Logistics Plus Supports Oceans by Purchasing Recycled Plastic Pallets

March 17, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Supports Oceans by Purchasing Recycled Plastic Pallets Pallets were made by Restoring Integrity to the Oceans, Inc. (RIO) using plastic waste harvested from the ocean. ERIE, PA (March 17, 2021) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, continues to support the ocean… Read more »

Gretchen Blough Discusses Port Delays on Marketplace Podcast

March 9, 2021

Logistics Plus Customs Brokerage Manager Gretchen Blough was featured on yesterday’s airing of the Marketplace podcast hosted by Kai Ryssdal and Sean McHenry of National Public Radio (NPR). In this segment, Gretchen talks about the shipping differences in 2020 versus 2021, the backlog at the ports, a new trade policy, and more. Gretchen is a… Read more »

Christian Marz Featured on WPSE Business Spotlight

March 5, 2021

Logistics Plus Midwest Manager Christian Marz was featured on the weekly Business Spotlight program from 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 segment, Christian discusses his German heritage, how he came to work… Read more »

Logistics Plus Re-Certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ for a Fourth Straight Year

March 4, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Re-Certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ for a Fourth Straight Year In anonymous surveys, employees continue to rate Logistics Plus a great workplace. ERIE, PA (March 4, 2021) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, is pleased to announce that it… Read more »