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Port Logistics Group and Coastal Logistics Group Announce Strategic Partnership

Alliance extends geographic reach for both companies and completes Port Logistics Group’s national footprint

March, 29, 2012

HOUSTON/SAVANNAH, March 29, 2012 /PR Newswire/ — Port Logistics Group, the nation’s leading provider of gateway logistics services, and Coastal Logistics Group, Inc. (CLG), a leading Southeast logistics provider, today announced a partnership that extends geographic reach and service offerings for both companies.

The partnership will allow the companies to offer complete logistics solutions at all major U.S. import and export gateways. Port Logistics Group and its partners operate more than 4 million square feet of warehouse space in and around the ports of New York/New Jersey, LA/Long Beach, and Seattle. Coastal Logistics Group, Inc. serves the Southeast gateway through locations in Savannah, Norfolk and Memphis.

“This partnership completes one of our key strategic goals – creating a logistics provider that can serve customers in any of the major North American import gateways,” said Bob Stull, CEO of Port Logistics Group. “Our customers can now quickly adjust their supply chains to reduce costs and increase speed to market, and be confident that they’ll receive consistent service, regardless of the port of entry.”

The companies will co-market their services to regional and national clients with dynamic supply chain requirements in multiple industry verticals. Port Logistics Group brings significant retail, apparel, and general merchandise expertise to the partnership; CLG is a leader in serving clients in energy, automotive, aerospace, industrial, and general commodity industries.

“We are very pleased to be able to offer our clients the flexibility of working with a trusted partner in multiple port locations,” said Chad Barrow, President of CLG.

Coastal Logistics Group, Inc. has served the Southeast region since 2004 and operates in Norfolk, Memphis, and in a new 320,000 square foot Norfolk Southern rail served distribution facility that also serves as its headquarters in Savannah. Its services include distribution, contract logistics, specialized export packing and crating, and project cargo for exporters.

About Coastal Logistics Group, Inc. (CLG)

CLG is a premier third-party logistics provider (3PL) that uses its lean logistics expertise, robust technologies, and kaizen culture to engineer customized solutions for its customers. CLG, headquartered in Savannah, Georgia, is privately owned and operated. It has been one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the U.S. in 2009 and 2010 according to the Inc. Magazine 500/5000 list. CLG tailors its manufacturing, distribution, packing and crating, and specialized port services to fit customers’ unique needs. For more information contact Michelle Gravine, Sales and Marketing Coordinator, at social@clg-inc.com.

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About Port Logistics Group

Port Logistics Group (PLG), one of the nation’s leading providers of omnichannel logistics services, announced its acquisition of Whiplash Merchandising, Inc in April of 2019. Now a PLG company, Whiplash Merchandising Inc. is an ecommerce technology company providing best-in-class integration, order management system (OMS) and warehouse management system (WMS) capabilities to emerging brands. Whiplash enables the digital, omnichannel supply chain with fulfillment technology that transforms complex retail requirements into fail-safe instructions for warehouse employees worldwide. For more information, visit: whiplash.com.

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