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Port Logistics Group Implements Seattle Gateway Solution for Rocky Brands

Leading Footwear and Apparel Manufacturer Selects Port Logistics Group for West Coast Distribution

May 31, 2016

SEATTLE, May 31, 2016 /PR Newswire/ — Port Logistics Group, the nation’s leading provider of gateway logistics services, today announced that it has implemented a West Coast distribution solution at its Seattle/Tacoma gateway for Rocky Brands, Inc. Rocky Brands designs, develops, manufactures and markets premium quality outdoor, work, western, duty and military footwear as well as outdoor and work apparel and accessories. Port Logistics Group will provide warehousing, inventory management, order fulfillment and value-added services as a complement to Rocky Brands’ primary North American distribution facility in the Midwest.

“Port Logistics Group’s established presence in the region, location to the ports, depth of experience in retail pick and pack, and 24 hour order processing time are proof that Port Logistics Group can reliably service our customers in a timely manner while complying with Rocky’s customer requirements,” said Michael Walker, Sr. Vice President & General Manager, Supply Chain Operations for Rocky Brands.

“This project is a great example of how Port Logistics Group can provide gateway logistics services to complement a customer’s existing supply chain network,” said Greg Morello, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer for Port Logistics Group. “Our focus was creating the right solution for Rocky Brands in the Pacific Northwest and making our operation a seamless extension of their North American supply chain network.”

Port Logistics Group will service Rocky Brands from its Sumner, WA retail distribution campus, where the company operates more than 600,000 square feet of dedicated and multi-client facilities shipping to retailers, wholesale distributors and direct to consumers.

About Rocky Brands

Rocky Brands, Inc. is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of premium quality footwear and apparel marketed under a portfolio of well recognized brand names including Rocky®, Georgia Boot®, Durango®, Lehigh®, Creative Recreation®, and the licensed brand Michelin®.

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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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