Monthly Archives: April 2015

PLS Logistics Services Continues Expansion, Opening Office in Phoenix

New office to bring 200 new jobs to Phoenix
CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PA – April 8, 2015

PLS Logistics Services (“PLS”), a leading provider of technology enabled supply chain and freight brokerage services, announced today that it has opened a new branch office in Phoenix. This is PLS’ ninth office nationwide, and was opened to meet the needs of PLS’ expanding regional client base.

The office opened Monday April 6, 2015, with an initial team of 13 employees, 6 who were previously located at other successful PLS offices across the country, and 7 new hires from the Phoenix area. Located at 7001 North Scottsdale Road Scottsdale, Arizona the office is expected to create over 200 jobs in the greater Phoenix area over the next three years.

“PLS’ technology driven approach continues to drive growth and we are excited to announce the opening of our new branch office in Phoenix,” says Greg Burns, PLS’ Chairman, President and CEO.  “By adding new employees in the area, we will be able to tap into the strong sales talent in the Phoenix market.”

PLS chose the Phoenix location because of its access to quality professional talent, which is the key to PLS’ growth and expansion strategy.  Interested candidates can apply immediately at http://plslogistics.com/careers or contact Katelyn Huntoon at khuntoon@plslogistics.com. Prior logistics industry experience is not required, as employees receive extensive training and support.

About PLS

PLS Logistics Services is a leading provider of logistics management, brokerage and technology services for shippers across all industries.  PLS handles millions of loads annually across all major freight modes: flatbed, van, LTL, rail and barge, air and ocean.  The PLS carrier network consists of over 15,000 trucking companies along with Class-1 railroads and major barge companies.  To learn more, visit www.plslogistics.com or call (724) 814-5100.

PLS Logistics Services Hires Jon Herberger as Chief Information Officer

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PA – April 6, 2015

PLS Logistics Services (“PLS”), a leading provider of technology enabled supply chain and freight brokerage services, today announced that Jon Herberger has joined the company as its Chief Information Officer.

Mr. Herberger most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Imagitas, a marketing services company that connects marketers with their consumer segments through government communication channels in the US. Before joining Imagitas, he held senior technology management positions at N.E.W. Customer Service Companies Inc. and Electronic Data Systems.

“Jon brings over 20 years of progressive experience managing mission-critical projects and providing strategic, complex IT solutions for business objectives and strategic growth” says Greg Burns, Chairman, President and CEO of PLS Logistics Services. “I am pleased to welcome a seasoned strategic technology executive to the PLS leadership team. Jon will play a critical role in PLS’ future growth as we continue to develop industry leading technology enabled solutions that give our customers a competitive advantage.”
“I am excited to be joining PLS at a time when they are experiencing rapid growth and expansion, driven by their technology. Technology is more critical than ever in supply chain management and PLS’ innovative approach will continue to be a differentiator as they add even more value for customers in the future,” noted Herberger.
About PLS
PLS Logistics Services is a leading provider of logistics management, brokerage and technology services for shippers across all industries. PLS handles millions of loads annually across all major freight modes: flatbed, van, LTL, rail, barge, air and ocean. The PLS carrier network consists of over 15,000 trucking companies, Class-1 railroads and major barge companies. To learn more, visit www.plslogistics.com or call (724) 814-5100.