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Port Logistics Group Earns Top Awards from Inc., Inbound Logistics and Global Trade Magazines

The three awards highlight continued growth and omnichannel expertise at U.S. gateways

September 1, 2016

LOS ANGELES, September 1, 2016 /PR Newswire/ — Port Logistics Group, the nation’s leading provider of gateway logistics services, today announced that it has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies, to Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 3PL Providers list, and to Global Trade’s Best American 3PLs list in the “3PLs to Watch” category.

“We are excited to again be listed on the Inc. 5000 and recognized in the 3PL industry,” said Greg Morello, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer at Port Logistics Group. “These awards are a testament to Port Logistics Group’s ability to manage the fast growth in our ecommerce, wholesale and retail channels while maintaining high quality service to our customers.”

The 2016 Inc. 5000 is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved three-year growth of 433%. “The Inc. 5000 list stands out where it really counts,” says Inc. President and Editor-InChief Eric Schurenberg. “It honors real achievement by a founder or a team of them. No one makes the Inc. 5000 without building something great – usually from scratch. That’s one of the hardest things to do in business, as every company founder knows. But without it, free enterprise fails.”

Inbound Logistics‘ Top 100 3PL Providers list serves as a qualitative assessment of service providers that are best equipped to meet and surpass readers’ evolving outsourcing needs. Distilling the Top 100 is never an easy task, and the process becomes increasingly difficult as more 3PLs enter the market and service providers from other functional areas develop value-added logistics capabilities. “Port Logistics Group continues to provide the logistics, transportation, and supply chain solutions Inbound Logistics readers need to achieve the visibility and control that drives successful supply chains,” said Felicia Stratton, Editor of Inbound Logistics. “Port Logistics Group was selected as a 2016 Top 100 3PL Provider because it is flexible and responsive, anticipating customers’ evolving needs with innovative solutions empowering logistics and supply chain excellence.”

Global Trade editors compiled a list of service providers in 10 needs-based categories noting that, “Whatever the task or specialty, what these companies all share is exceptional dedication to customers and a willingness to absorb new ways and technologies while sticking to the core principles that have been proven effective over time.” The Global Trade editors noted that Port Logistics Group has “become one of the fastest growing 3PLs and a leading provider of full-service logistics and distribution solutions at the point of entry into the domestic supply chain.”

The 2016 Inc. 5000 list can be found online at The Top 100 3PL list was published in the July 2016 issue of Inbound Logistics. The Leading 3PLs list was published in the August/September 2016 issue of Global Trade.

About Inc. Media

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 15,000,000 today. For more information, visit

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

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

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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:

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