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PLS Welcomes New VP of Corporate Development at New Chicago Office

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PA (July 8, 2019) – PLS Logistics Services, a leading third-party logistics provider, is pleased to announce Steven Moore as the new Vice President of Corporate Development, who will be working out of its new Chicago office.

In his new role at PLS, Moore will serve as a key member of PLS’ leadership team to help arrange strategic alliances, identify & acquire companies and contribute to PLS’ overall growth.

Moore started his financial career at Citigroup in New York City after graduating from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science from the Fisher College of Business. He later received his MBA from Columbia Business School, which led him to a corporate business development role at American Express. Moore’s most recent role was in middle market private equity with a focus on finding companies to help add value and form strategic partnerships.

When Moore met with the leadership team, he said that he liked the vision they had for the company and the role that he would be able to have at PLS. Moore said that the possibilities that aligned with that vision and the willingness of PLS to expand was what attracted him to the position.

“I am really looking forward to help attain PLS’ goals of growth and acquisition and expanding our geographic footprint to help make PLS a bigger leader in the industry,” Moore said. “The logistics industry is currently in a very active M&A environment, so I am excited to help PLS get involved and continue to grow as an organization.”

The new Chicago office is PLS’ 11th office nationwide and will meet the needs of PLS’ expanding client base and demand for intermodal shipping services. Moore will be working out of the Chicago office alongside PLS’ intermodal freight brokerage department.

“Since I’ve been here, there has been a very strong team dynamic at PLS and I am excited to be a part of it,” Moore said. “I am eager to begin building a strategy with the leadership team to aid in the future development of the organization.”

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 45,000 pre-qualified trucking companies along with Class-1 railroads and major barge companies. To learn more visit www.plslogstics.com.

Media Contact

Kelsey Magilton
Marketing Manager
(724) 814-5074
publicrelations@plslogistics.com

PLS Logistics Ranked In Transport Topics Top 50 Freight Brokerage Firms

CRANBERRY TWP., PA (May 31, 2019) — PLS Logistics Services, a leading third-party logistics provider, has ranked in the top 50 on Transport Topics Top Freight Brokerage Firms for 2019.

The annual list ranks freight brokerage firms based on net revenue for the most recent 12-month period. The list also features breakdowns of the top freight brokerage firms, air and ocean freight forwarders, dry storage and refrigerated warehouse operators, and dedicated contract carriage service providers in North America.

This marks the 11th consecutive year that PLS has been ranked on the Top Freight Brokerage Firm list.

“It’s an honor to be continuously recognized as a leading firm, and we are thankful for each nomination” Greg Burns, CEO of PLS Logistics, said. “We have built a strong partnership with carriers and shippers, and their confidence in PLS has been a fundamental reason for our market growth. As PLS continues to advance in technology and ongoing innovations, we are proud to keep serving our customers to the best of our ability.”

For a complete list of the top freight brokerage firms, click here.

About Transport Topics

Transport Topics is the news leader in freight transportation and has been for the last 80 years. When it comes to major issues, industry events, and new departments, Transport Topics journalists are there first and most often. Read daily at: www.ttnews.com.

About PLS Logistics Services

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 45,000 pre-qualified trucking companies along with Class-1 railroads and major barge companies. To learn more visit www.plslogstics.com.

Media Contact

Kelsey Magilton, Marketing Manager

724-814-5074

publicrelations@plslogistics.com

PLS Logistics Services Supports TSA Agents After Government Shutdown

CRANBERRY TWP., PA (Jan. 28, 2019) — PLS Logistics Services, a leading third-party logistics provider headquartered in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, provided lunch for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workers at the Pittsburgh International Airport on Monday.

PLS Logistics supplied the entire TSA staff at the Pittsburgh International Airport with lunch to show appreciation for workers who worked without pay for 35 days while the government was shutdown, making it the longest shutdown in U.S. history. Although the shutdown has been temporarily lifted, there is a possibility workers will once again be without pay in the coming weeks.

PLS plans to continue to show support for local organizations in the upcoming year for their hard work and commitment to the Pittsburgh community.

About PLS Logistics Services

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 40,000 pre-qualified trucking companies along with Class-1 railroads and major barge companies. To learn more visit www.plslogstics.com.

Media Contact

Kelsey Magilton, Marketing Manager

724-814-5074

publicrelations@plslogistics.com