Port Logistics Group Named a Top 3PL by Global Trade Magazine

"Best Specialized Services" category award highlights key gateway locations, focus on value-add for customers

Nov 21, 2013, 10:17 ET from Port Logistics Group

HOUSTON, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Port Logistics Group, the nation's leading provider of gateway logistics services, today announced that it has been named a Top 3PL by Global Trade magazine in the "Best Specialized Services" category.

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Global Trade editors worked in partnership with Armstrong & Associates to select leading 3PLs in 12 pertinent categories.  "We thought it best to identify 12 strategic needs that shippers have and make those needs our categories, offering a keyhole view of each," said Patrick Dooley, Editor of Global Trade.

The Global Trade editors called attention to Port Logistics Group's strategic gateway locations at five coastal areas in the U.S. – New York-New Jersey, Long Beach, CA, Seattle-Tacoma, Savannah, and Houston – stating they are "perfectly situated for importing and exporting."  The specialized services outlined include drayage, transloading, cross-docking, vendor consolidation, and dedicated store delivery.

"Our specialized, value-added services are critical components of our overall service offering at every gateway location," said Greg Morello, Chief Marketing Officer of Port Logistics Group.  "The ability to make our customers' goods 'Retail Ready' at the port of entry sets us apart as a leader in retail distribution, as reflected by this recognition.  We're very pleased to have been selected."

The list was published in the print version of the November/December issue of Global Trade, and it is available online in the digital edition at globaltrademag.com.

Port Logistics Group is the nation's leading provider of gateway logistics services, including value-added warehousing and distribution, transloading and cross-docking, vendor consolidation and national transportation. With nearly 5 million square feet of warehouse space strategically located in and around major North American ports, Port Logistics Group provides the critical link between international transportation and the "last-mile" supply chain.

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