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Scott Frederick Featured on WPSE Business Spotlight

July 23, 2021

Logistics Plus Vice President, Marketing and LTL Carrier Relations Scott Frederick 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, Scott discusses his role(s) with… Read more »

Logistics Plus Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

July 22, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Celebrates its 25th Anniversary New video documents the company’s history, growth, and success. ERIE, PA (July 22, 2021) – Logistics Plus Inc. (LP), a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, is proudly celebrating its 25th anniversary. A quarter-century of growth and experience have transformed Logistics Plus… Read more »

Watch This Amazing Gas Tank Project Video!

July 15, 2021

Logistics Plus and Mammoet joined forces for a recent gas tank project at a confidential location. There were a total of six gas tanks transported, each weighing 110 metric tons. In total, 3,735 freight tons were successfully delivered. Logistics Plus Global Projects Director Bahadir Erdil commented on the success of this project. “Joining forces with… Read more »

NMFC Changes effective August 7, 2021

July 14, 2021
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The Commodity Classifications Standards Board (CCSB) has published a new supplement to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC®). These NMFC changes are effective 08/07/2021.  Some notable changes are listed below. Machinery or Machines, NOI, or Machinery or Machine Parts, NOI Density breaks have been added at 5, 10 and 15 PCF for item 133300. Item… Read more »

Logistics Plus India Certified as a Great Place to Work

July 7, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus India Certified as a Great Place to Work The assessment was conducted by Great Place® to Work Institute, India. NEW DELHI, INDIA(July 8, 2021) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, is pleased to announce that its Logistics Plus India Pvt. Ltd…. Read more »

Tim Annett Completes the Break the Cycle 200 Bike Ride

July 1, 2021

Tim Annett, President and CEO of WorldWide Logistics (a long-time Logistics Plus partner), completed the Break The Cycle 200 (BTC200) bike ride. The BTC200 is a 200-mile bike ride through the state of Iowa that helps create awareness and raise funds to help those caught in the horrible reality of human trafficking. Each participant must raise… Read more »

Today is the third annual National Logistics Day!

June 28, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today is the third annual National Logistics Day! June 28 is the day to recognize and appreciate the importance of the Logistics Industry. ERIE, PA (June 28, 2021) – Logistics Plus Inc. (LP), a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, invites you to join the entire logistics industry… Read more »

Emily and Megan Featured on WPSE Business Spotlight

June 25, 2021

Logistics Plus International Manager, Airfreight Emily Grein, and International Manager, Imports Megan Stetz were 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, Emily and Megan… Read more »

Logistics Plus Chicago Hosts MSA Security K9 Trainings

June 22, 2021

The Logistics Plus Chicago team continues to host MSA Security at our new 190,000 square foot warehouse facility to complete K9 training exercises and certification. The training exercises are designed to get the K9 units into an actual warehouse setting for real training scenarios. They are trained for explosive detection, air cargo screening, and other… Read more »

Jim Berlin Discusses National Logistics Day And More On Inbound Logistics Podcast

June 21, 2021
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National Logistics Day: Has the Logistics Industry Earned Its Spotlight? Guest: Jim Berlin, Founder & CEO, Logistics Plus Inc. Listen to the June 19, 201 Inbound Logistics Podcast at http://inboundlogisticspodcast.inbound-logistics.libsynpro.com/national-logistics-day-has-the-logistics-industry-earned-its-spotlight-guest-jim-berlin-founder-ceo-logistics-plus-inc or by clicking the play button below. The supply chain industry took center stage during the pandemic as the entire world had to adapt to… Read more »

Logistics Plus Converter Project From Turkey to the U.S.

June 18, 2021

Almost a year after the initial planning began, the Logistics Plus Project Cargo team is nearly finished with their latest converter project. Logistics Plus is responsible for the door-to-river dock transportation of two converter sections from Gebze, Turkey to Kentucky. The converter sections were each ten meters high and weighed a combined total of 1,304… Read more »

Logistics Plus Earns Another Top Supply Chain Projects Award

June 16, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Earns Another Top Supply Chain Projects Award It’s the third straight year and the fifth time that Logistics Plus has been recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive for a top supply chain project. ERIE, PA (June 16, 2021) – Logistics Plus Inc. (LP), a leading worldwide provider of transportation,… Read more »

Logistics Plus India Completes Windmill Tower Project

June 14, 2021

The Logistics Plus India team successfully completed a windmill tower project for a key client. The windmill towers were transported from Chennai to Haiphong port. They measured between 18 and 23.5 meters in length with a diameter of 3.65 x 3.65 meters. The towers were lifted for loading onto the vessel, and they were placed… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Energy Certification Requirements

June 10, 2021
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Global Trade Alert Message: Importers must now use product-specific templates to certify compliance to the U.S. Department of Energy before distributing a basic model to commerce in the United States and annually thereafter. These templates must then be submitted electronically to the Department through the Compliance Certification Management System. Some of the products that require… Read more »

LP Helps Found Non-profit to Revitalize Erie’s Griswold Park

June 7, 2021
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As reported across various news outlets this weekend, Logistics Plus (LP) has helped found a non-profit organization called Erie’s Station Square Ltd. to rejuvenate the area around Erie’s historic Union Station and Griswold Park. Logistics Plus is making the initial $100,000 investment in the improvements to the Station Square District. Other businesses supporting the project… Read more »

Global Logistics Services Discussed on WPSE Business Spotlight

May 28, 2021

Logistics Plus Chief Operating Officer Yuriy Ostapyak was joined by Kortnie Harmle and Megan Stetz on this week’s Business Spotlight interview. The Business Spotlight program runs on WPSE AM 1450/FM 107.1 Radio and 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…. Read more »

What is FF&E and OS&E?

May 26, 2021

Most people show up to an office, restaurant, resort, hospital, retail store, hotel, or even a casino with little understanding of how the space was planned, organized, and created.  The reality is that many hours went into the design, procurement, purchasing, transportation, storage, and installation of all the products and items contained in each of… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Exporters With Surplus of Medical Supplies

May 21, 2021
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Global Trade Alert Message: On December 31, 2020, FEMA published a Temporary Final Rule (TFR) in the Federal Register. It allocated certain scarce medical and healthcare resources for domestic use only during the Covid-19 pandemic. This ensured that supplies of certain equipment were not exported abroad. Effective immediately, FEMA has announced that the following products… Read more »

Patric Drewes Helps Publish the 2021 BHV Project Logistics Monitor

May 19, 2021

Logistics Plus Bremen Managing Partner Patric Drewes recently helped publish the BHV Project Logistics Monitor 2021. Patric is an executive board member of BHV, an association with around 250 member companies from the logistics, port, and transportation industries, mainly from Bremen and Bremerhaven. At the end of 2020, BHV carried out an extensive, anonymous online… Read more »

Logistics Plus Named to Inc.’s 2021 Best Workplaces Editors’ List

May 18, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Named to Inc.’s 2021 Best Workplaces Editors’ List Logistics Plus was noted as one of twelve companies that created a great work environment in a pandemic. ERIE, PA (May 18, 2021) – Logistics Plus Inc. (LP), a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, is proud to… Read more »