HOUSTON, Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Port Logistics Group, the nation's leading provider of gateway logistics services, today announced that it has been named a "Top 100 3PL" by Inbound Logistics magazine and a leading 3PL in the "Specialty Cargo" category by Global Trade magazine.
"We are pleased with the continued recognition as a leader in the 3PL industry," said Bob Stull, CEO of Port Logistics Group. "These recognitions reflect our ability to extend our retail expertise into new gateway locations and distribution channels."
Each year, Inbound Logistics editors select the best logistics solutions providers by carefully evaluating submitted information and comparing that data to the readers' burgeoning global supply chain and logistics challenges. IL editors selected this year's class of Top 100 3PLs from a pool of more than 300 companies. The service providers selected are companies that, in the opinion of IL editors, offer the diverse operational capabilities and experience to meet readers' unique supply chain and logistics needs.
When choosing the 2015 Top 100 3PL Providers, Inbound Logistics editors looked for providers demonstrating excellence in optimizing transportation and logistics operations, as well as transformative solutions that drive integration across internal and external business processes. "Port Logistics Group was selected because its solutions solve specific logistics challenges and improve processes, and create a ripple effect of efficiencies across the entire value chain. Inbound Logistics is proud to honor Port Logistics Group for innovative solutions empowering logistics and supply chain excellence in 2015," said Felicia Stratton, Editor of Inbound Logistics.
Global Trade editors worked in partnership with Armstrong & Associates to select leading 3PLs in 10 categories. "For three years running we've had the pleasure of highlighting Port Logistics Group as one of America's Leading 3PLs," said Patrick Dooley, Editor of Global Trade. "The scope of industries Port Logistics Group serves and range of services it offers clients gives Global Trade plenty to praise."
The Global Trade editors called attention to Port Logistics Group's 12 strategic gateway locations at the top ports in the U.S. – New York-New Jersey, Long Beach, CA, Seattle-Tacoma, and Savannah. "Port Logistics Group is positioned and prepared to facilitate the specific last-mile needs of industries racing to get their high-demand products retail ready," stated the editors.
The Top 100 3PL list was published in the July 2015 issue of Inbound Logistics. The Leading 3PLs list was published in the September/October 2015 issue of Global Trade.
ABOUT PORT LOGISTICS GROUP
Port Logistics Group is the nation's leading provider of gateway logistics services, including value-added warehousing and omni-channel distribution, transloading and cross-docking, eCommerce fulfillment, and national transportation. With 5.5 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.
ABOUT INBOUND LOGISTICS
Inbound Logistics is the leading trade magazine targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. The magazine's editorial mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure, and better matching demand signals to supply lines. More information is available at www.inboundlogistics.com.
ABOUT GLOBAL TRADE
Global Trade is a magazine for executives of U.S. manufacturing companies doing business globally, covering a range of topics that includes global logistics, site selection and international banking. More information is available at globaltrademag.com.
SOURCE Port Logistics Group