Hotel and Hospitality Logistics: An Overview

Hotel and Hospitality Logistics: An Overview

Hotel and Hospitality LogisticsHotel and hospitality logistics refer to the specialized supply chain management services tailored for the hospitality industry. These services ensure that hotels, resorts, and other hospitality establishments have a seamless flow of the furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) needed to meet guest expectations. Here are some key aspects of hotel and hospitality logistics:

  • Supply Chain Management: Logistics play a crucial role in managing the flow of goods, services, and information within a hotel. This includes inventory management, transportation, warehousing, and coordination of  operational services.
  • Warehousing and Storage: Efficient storage and warehousing solutions are essential for managing inventory, including linens, toiletries, food, and other supplies needed for daily operations.
  • Freight Budgeting: Logistics experts assist in budgeting for freight costs, ensuring cost-effective transportation of goods from suppliers to the hotel.
  • Project Planning: From hotel openings to refurbishments, logistics experts help design and execute project plans that align with guest expectations.
  • Transparency and Sustainability: Hotel logistics providers offer transparency by tracking shipments, deliveries, and goods in storage. Additionally, they help hotels achieve sustainability goals through efficient supply chain practices.

Why Choose Logistics Plus for Your Hotel and Hospitality Logistics Projects?

Logistics Plus provides outstanding value-added FF&E logistics and supply chain services through cost-effective operational planning, efficient execution, unparalleled visibility, and exceptional project management.

Our teams listen and then design customized and comprehensive supply chain solutions for our clients. Our world-renowned technology suite and customer portal can be operated independently or seamlessly integrated with virtually any ERP, providing data and analytics that drive efficiency and savings.

  • Experience: Over 27 years of growth and success for our customers, both large and small, in every facet of logistics.
  • Expertise: Dedicated project planners, managers, and logistics specialists who understand how things work “on the ground.”
  • Reach: Access to our established worldwide network of freight carriers, installation service providers, and flexible warehouse locations.
  • Reliability: Millions of FF&E/OS&E units installed over the past decade with a claim-free ratio of 99.5%.
  • Passion For Excellence™: We care and find a way to “yes” in everything we do

Hotel and Hospitality Logistics

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FF&E Logistics and OS&E Logistics – A Short Introduction

FF&E Logistics and OS&E Logistics – A Short Introduction

FF&E Logistics and OS&E Logistics - A Short IntroductionFF&E stands for Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment. OS&E stands for Operating Supplies and Equipment. Also known as hospitality logistics, FF&E logistics and OS&E logistics refer to managing the procurement, transportation, warehousing, installation, and maintenance of these items for hotels, restaurants, and other hospitality venues.

For purposes of this article, we’ll simply use the term FF&E logistics. The goal of FF&E logistics is to ensure that the right items are delivered to the right place at the right time and in the right condition. FF&E logistics is a complex and specialized field that requires a deep understanding of the hospitality, retail, co-working, co-living, healthcare, education, trade show, and real estate development industries, as well as the ability to manage complex supply chains. FF&E logistics providers typically offer a wide range of services, including:

  • Project management: Planning and coordinating all aspects of the FF&E logistics process, from procurement to installation.
  • Transportation management: Moving FF&E items from the manufacturer to the hospitality venue.
  • Warehousing: Storing FF&E items until they are needed for installation.
  • Installation: Installing FF&E items in the hospitality venue.
  • Maintenance: Maintaining or replacing FF&E items already installed.

In addition to these core services, FF&E logistics providers may also offer a variety of value-added services, such as:

  • Inventory management: Tracking FF&E or OS&E items from procurement to installation and beyond.
  • Space planning: Helping designers of hospitality venues to optimize the use of their space.
  • Design consulting: Providing advice on the sourcing, selection, and placement of FF&E or OS&E items.
  • Procurement: Facilitating the sourcing and, if needed, the importation of FF&E or OS&E items from a variety of vendors.

Here are some of the benefits of using an established, reputable FF&E logistics provider:

  • Reduced costs: FF&E logistics providers can help to reduce costs by optimizing the supply chain and eliminating inefficiencies.
  • Improved efficiency: FF&E logistics providers can help to improve efficiency by automating and streamlining processes.
  • Increased quality: FF&E logistics providers can help to increase quality by providing expertise in selection, installation, and maintenance.
  • Reduced risk: FF&E logistics providers can help to reduce risk by managing the supply chain and ensuring that items are delivered in good condition.

If you are considering using an FF&E logistics provider, be sure to do your research and choose a provider that has solid experience, good technology, and a proven track record of success.

Learn more about Logistics Plus FF&E solutions at or contact us if you have any questions.


LP Miami Introduces New White Glove Delivery Services

LP Miami Introduces New White Glove Delivery Services

LP Logo B - Miami FLThe Logistics Plus Miami office/warehouse recently launched new, multi-person White Glove Delivery Services, opening new horizons for its services and clientele. This new offering encompasses a range of specialized services, including lift-gate, inside delivery, uncrate/unpack, removing debris, installation, and assembly of high-end medical, technology, or furniture equipment. Of course, Logistics Plus can also assist with importing, customs brokerage, and transportation as well.

What sets the new LP Miami offering apart is their ability to provide unparalleled service in the pharma & healthcare industry, handling the safe and precise transportation and setup of exceedingly expensive and delicate medical equipment. Recent projects include white glove delivery of top-tier medical gear, such as medical beds and eye laser equipment. The white glove approach ensures that every step of the delivery process is handled with the utmost care and professionalism, meeting the exceptional standards of our clients in the medical field.

Below are some recent images of the medical equipment handled and installed by the LP Miami team. These state-of-the-art devices are crucial in advancing medical practices and improving patient care. Our role in their delivery and installation makes us an essential part of the healthcare ecosystem.



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LP Hospitality Director at HX: The Hotel Experience

LP Hospitality Director at HX: The Hotel Experience

HX The Hotel ExperienceICYMI: Laurie Benjamin, hospitality director, FF&E, Logistics Plus Inc. was interviewed last month at HX: The Hotel Experience conference in New York City. Exhibitors at HX: The Hotel Experience Powered By AAHOA shared innovative products, offering solutions to a variety of challenges faced by hotel operators and guests. A copy of the interview is shown below. You can read the full article online at

Laura Benjamin Interview



The HX conference and expo offers unparalleled opportunities to experience today’s must-have hospitality innovations. The exhibit floor gives hotel owners/operators, brands, management and purchasing companies, and other industry executives direct access to a comprehensive range of operating supplies, equipment, and manging expertise, from extraordinary guest amenities and GRM technology to back-of-house products and systems that improve overall profitability. Held in conjunction with BDNY (Boutique Design New York) and ICFF (International Furniture Fair) at Manhattan’s Javits Center, HX is where trends, tech and ops seamlessly merge.

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MACH-3000 Announces New Branding

MACH-3000 Announces New Branding


Furniture logistics network MACH-3000 is ready for the future with fresh, clean and contemporary corporate identity. As of today, furniture logistics network MACH-3000 launches a new contemporary logo and its new, modern and user-friendly website The new corporate identity suits the organization and its (future) ambitions: offering high-quality furniture logistics (B2B and B2C) worldwide.

MACH-3000 Logo


Logistics Plus is a MACH-3000 partner, representing the North American portion of its network. You can view the Logistics Plus profile on the new MACH-3000 website at: (also shown in the image below). Logistics Plus is a leading worldwide provider of solutions for the Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment (FF&E) industry.

MACH-3000 logistics service partners
The MACH-3000 is a group of renowned specialists in global furniture logistics including Fröde Möbelspedition, DB Schenker, LGT Logistics, Jan Krediet, Agediss, Klog Logistic Solutions, Mediterráneo and Logistics Plus. The joint mission: to offer high-quality and affordable furniture transport worldwide. The MACH-3000 not only meets the need for B2B and B2C transport; the group also offers product handling, warehousing and value added services such as (re)packaging, labeling, customs services, assembly and disposal of packaging. With their new, fresh and contemporary corporate identity and website, the MACH-3000 is ready for the future.

Logistics Plus MACH-3000 Partner