Win enables logistics provider’s expansion into its fifth U.S. market gateway
March 12, 2019
LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2019 /PR Newswire/ — Port Logistics Group, the nation’s leading provider of omnichannel logistics services, today announced it has expanded its scope of services for its long-time customer, a leading school uniform and apparel supplier. The new multi-year contract commenced in January 2019 and also marks Port Logistics Group’s expansion into the Port of Jacksonville, Fla. (JAXPORT).
Port Logistics Group has provided fulfillment services for its apparel customer since 2006, and the addition of Jacksonville operations is significant in scope for the breadth and depth of services. “We are providing a dedicated facility solution for our valued, largest U.S. customer while pursuing the opportunity to establish a foothold in another major U.S. port location,” said Greg Morello, President and Chief Commercial Officer of Port Logistics Group.
Port Logistics Group operates a 283,000 square foot logistics facility in Jacksonville on behalf of the customer, providing a range of transportation, distribution and fulfillment services, including preparation of outbound orders after bulk shipments are received from other U.S. ports that include Miami, Fla. and Savannah, Ga. The Jacksonville warehouse processes orders for wholesale customers and direct-to-consumer orders. Value-added services include re-kitting and quality assurance inspections.
U.S. gateway market expansion
The expansion into operations near JAXPORT represents the fifth U.S. gateway region served by Port Logistics Group. In addition to major operations near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the logistics provider has operations near ports in New York and New Jersey; Savannah, Ga.; and Seattle-Tacoma, Wash. Port Logistics Group’s gateway services include drayage, crossdocking, transloading, store delivery transportation and distribution.
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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.