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PLS Logistics Services Named to Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms List

Company moved up two spots from their 2013 ranking from Transport Topics

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PA – November 20, 2014

PLS Logistics Services (“PLS”), a leading provider of 3rd party logistics solutions and freight brokerage services, was named to the Transport Topics Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms list for 2014. Moving up two spots from the 2013 ranking, PLS continues to experience rapid double digit organic growth in a period of tight truck capacity.

“We’ve built strong partnerships with carriers and shippers alike and their belief in PLS has been a key reason for our market share growth.” says Greg Burns, PLS’ Chairman, President and CEO. “We’re excited about our recent office openings in the Tampa and Dallas markets and we look forward to additional expansion in 2015 and beyond.”

This marks the 8th year that PLS has made this list. “We are especially gratified to have achieved our results through organic growth and promotions of our internal talent which remains a critical differentiator for PLS,” added Burns.

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 Moves into Larger Office in Tampa Due to Growth

Rapid growth and expansion plans in the Tampa region spurs need for new office

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PA – November 4, 2014

PLS Logistics Services (“PLS”), a leading provider of 3rd party logistics solutions and freight brokerage services, moved into a new office space in Tampa on November 3, 2014 to accommodate their rapid growth in the region. The Tampa office opened on December 30, 2013, with nine employees and since then has grown to 60. The office plans to add 150 new jobs in the next 18 months.

tampa-08“We’re very pleased with the quality of talent we have found in Tampa,” says Bob Janeda, PLS’ Senior Vice President of Transportation. “We’re rapidly expanding our client base in the greater Tampa area, and we will be looking for more top-notch sales talent to support our growth in the region.”

The majority of the jobs created by PLS’ Tampa office will be entry level sales positions. These positions offer unlimited growth and earning potential, with many employees quickly advancing into sales management roles.

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 Opens Branch Office in Dallas

PLS Logistics Services Opens Branch Office in Dallas

New sales branch to bring 120 jobs to Dallas region over the next three years

PLS Logistics Services (“PLS”), a leading provider of 3rd party logistics solutions and freight brokerage services, opened a satellite office in Dallas, Texas on March 3, 2014.  The company opened this office to meet the needs of its expanding regional client base.  The new office, which is a remodeled warehouse that features a 24 hour gym inside, is located in the Historic West End at 1701 N. Market Street, Suite 440 Dallas, TX 75202.  PLS expects to create 120 jobs in the greater Dallas area over the next three years.

Dallas_Skyline_day_1234069992949“The opening of our Dallas office is very exciting for PLS,” says Bob Janeda, PLS’ Senior Vice President of Transportation.  “This office will allow us to better serve our growing client base in the Dallas area as well as tap into the incredible population of young, talented professionals this region provides.”

The majority of the jobs created by PLS in its’ Dallas office will be entry level sales positions. These positions offer unlimited growth and earning potential – nearly all of PLS’ sales management team has been promoted from within.

Candidates can contact Hannah Esposito at mesposito@plslogistics.com, or apply online at http://plslogistics.com/careers. Prior logistics industry is not required, and employees will receive extensive training and support.

PLS is growing rapidly, and with the addition of the Dallas office, now has satellite offices in Jacksonville, Tampa, Houston, Dallas, and Pittsburgh’s South Side in addition to its’ corporate headquarters in Cranberry Township, PA.

About PLS

PLS Logistics Services is a leading provider of logistics management, brokerage and technology services for shippers across all industries.  PLS handles over one million loads annually across all major freight modes: flatbed, van, LTL, rail & barge, air & ocean.  The PLS 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 Opening Branch Office in Pittsburgh’s South Side

PLS Logistics Services Opening Branch Office in Pittsburgh’s South Side.

New sales branch to bring over 100 new jobs to Pittsburgh region.

PLS Logistics Services (“PLS”), a leading provider of logistics solutions and freight brokerage services, today announced that it will begin operations in the South Side of Pittsburgh starting the first week of February, 2014.  The company will open this new satellite office to meet the needs of its expanding regional client base.  The new South Side office is located on the Fifth Floor of 2100 Wharton Street, and is expected to create over 100 jobs in the greater Pittsburgh area.

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“PLS is excited to announce the opening of our new South Side sales office,” says Bob Janeda, PLS’ Vice President of Talent Acquisition.  “With highly acclaimed colleges and universities located close by, the Pittsburgh region has a lot of young professional talent.  PLS offers great sales career opportunities for these entry-level employees with tremendous growth potential.  The vast majority of our sales leadership team has been promoted from within.”

PLS chose the South Side of Pittsburgh for the new sales office because of its access to quality professional talent, which is the key to the PLS growth and expansion strategy.  Interested candidates can apply immediately by visiting http://plslogistics.com/careers.  Prior logistics industry is not required, as employees receive extensive training and support.

PLS Logistics Services Opens New Branch Office in Tampa

PLS Logistics Services Opens New Branch Office in Tampa.

New sales branch to bring 120 jobs to Tampa region over the next three years.

PLS Logistics Services (“PLS”), a leading provider of 3rd party logistics solutions and freight brokerage services, opened a satellite office in Tampa, Florida on January 2, 2014.  The company opened this office to meet the needs of its expanding regional client base.  The new office is located at 4631 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Suite 209 Tampa, FL 33614, and is expected to create 120 jobs in the greater Tampa area over the next three years.

“PLS is excited to announce the opening of our new Tampa sales office,” says Bob Janeda, PLS’ Vice President.  “We will be able to better serve our growing client base in the greater Tampa area and also capitalize on the population of young, talented professionals this region provides.”

Tampa-skylineThe majority of the jobs created by PLS in its’ Tampa office will be entry level sales positions. These positions offer unlimited growth & earning potential and the vast majority of PLS’ sales management team has been promoted from within. Interested candidates can apply immediately by visiting http://plslogistics.com/careers. Prior logistics industry is not required, as employees receive extensive training and support.

PLS is growing rapidly, and with the addition of the Tampa office, now has satellite offices in Jacksonville, Tampa, and Houston in addition to its’ corporate headquarters in Cranberry Township, PA.  Two more offices are planned to open in the first quarter of 2014 in Pittsburgh and Dallas.

PLS Logistics Services Ranked Among Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms

PLS Logistics Services ranked among Transport Topics’ Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms for 2013.

The ranking is a part of the Transport Topics Logistics 50, an annual survey of the largest logistics companies in North America, covering freight management and forwarding, brokerage services and warehousing and distribution. To view the Transport Topics Logistics 50 and Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms rankings in their entirety, visit http://ttnews.com/log50/