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Port Logistics Group Named a Top 3PL by Global Trade Magazine

“Best Specialized Services” category award highlights key gateway locations, focus on value-add for customers

November 21, 2013

HOUSTON, November 21, 2013 /PR Newswire/ — Port Logistics Group, the nation’s leading provider of gateway logistics services, today announced that it has been named a Top 3PL by Global Trade magazine in the “Best Specialized Services” category.

Global Trade editors worked in partnership with Armstrong & Associates to select leading 3PLs in 12 pertinent categories. “We thought it best to identify 12 strategic needs that shippers have and make those needs our categories, offering a keyhole view of each,” said Patrick Dooley, Editor of Global Trade.

The Global Trade editors called attention to Port Logistics Group’s strategic gateway locations at five coastal areas in the U.S. – New York-New Jersey, Long Beach, CA, Seattle-Tacoma, Savannah, and Houston – stating they are “perfectly situated for importing and exporting.” The specialized services outlined include drayage, transloading, cross-docking, vendor consolidation, and dedicated store delivery.

“Our specialized, value-added services are critical components of our overall service offering at every gateway location,” said Greg Morello, Chief Marketing Officer of Port Logistics Group. “The ability to make our customers’ goods ‘Retail Ready’ at the port of entry sets us apart as a leader in retail distribution, as reflected by this recognition. We’re very pleased to have been selected.”

The list was published in the print version of the November/December issue of Global Trade, and it is available online in the digital edition at

Media Contact:
Rich Reba | Director of Marketing | Whiplash | | 201-345-9075 x2601

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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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