News/Events

Summer Fancy Food Show – Port Jersey Logistics – Booth # 1151.

Port Jersey Logistics will be exhibiting at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City, on June 26th – June 28th at booth # 1151.  The Summer Fancy Food Show is one of two trade-shows put on by the Specialty Food Association.  “By exhibiting at this trade show, we have the ability to support our customers and the specialty food industry which comprises such a large piece of our business” says Robert Russo, President of Port Jersey Logistics. Allied Distribution and it’s six other partner...
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Port NY/NJ Container Volume Increasing while Warehouse Capacity is Not

Last week the Wall Street Journal, in there newly minted "Logistics Report", published an article outlining the continually reducing warehouse capacity in the surrounding areas of the New York / New Jersey Port Terminals.  With a 10.5% year over year volume increase through the end of June, we're already seeing the warehouse capacity shrink in the market.  As many people in the logistics business know, part of the 10.5% grow is due to shifting volumes from the West Coast ports in an effort to lessen...
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Logistically speaking, working together works best

By Andrew Sheldon, August 3, 2015 at 3:00 AM
Erik Holck, the business development manager of Port Jersey Logistics, gives a tour of the Cranbury facility. - (PHOTO BY AARON HOUSTON)
Erik Holck moved through the halls of Port Jersey Logistics’ new office and warehouse facility with great familiarity, stopping and greeting all the workers by name. Holck, the company’s business development manager, interacts with a casual attitude. “That’s what it’s about — working together,” he tells an employee who approaches him, fills him in...
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Port Jersey Logistics Highlighted In NJBIZ

Today NJBIZ posted an article highlighting the consolidation process PJL went through during the course of the past year.  This process was rich with takeaways including one underlying theme which continued to present itself day in and day out: with good communication and by working together anything can be accomplished. The article in NJBIZ can be found by clicking the link below. Logistically speaking, working together works best
About NJBIZ -  New Jersey's only weekly business journal covering the entire state, was founded in 1987. The publication...
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Port Jersey Logistics Hires Financial Planning & Analysis Specialist Leila Davis as Controller

Cranbury, NJ – Port Jersey Logistics (PJL), a leading third-party (3PL) logistics service provider, has hired financial planning and analysis specialist Leila Davis as its newest Controller. In this role, Ms. Davis will oversee a wide variety of finance-related responsibilities for PJL, including accounting, reporting, payroll, credit and collections, budget projections and financial forecasting. Ms. Davis also will be involved in recognizing and monitoring key performance indicators, using this data to form strategic financial plans as well as build info points that ensure high-level executive insight...
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Port Jersey Logistics to Showcase 3PL Services at “Summer Fancy Food Show,” June 28-30 in NYC

Port Jersey Logistics (PJL), a leading third-party (3PL) logistics service provider, will showcase its suite of 3PL services at Booth #1151 of the Summer Fancy Food Show, June 28-30 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City. The show is sponsored by the Specialty Food Association, whose food- and beverage-producing member companies comprise a significant share of PJL’s customer base.   The Summer Fancy Food Show is North America’s largest specialty food and beverage event and the leading showcase of industry innovation, bringing specialty food's...
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Port Congestion – NJ & NY Port Update

Everyone is well aware of the issues that faced the West Coast ports a couple months back.  Most importers were at a standstill while the IWLU negotiations were taking place, forcing ships into a holding pattern off the coast of California.  Port Congestion and work slowdowns made it virtually impossible to get containers from the Port Terminals and resulted in excessive demurrage charges and congestion surcharges being put into place by local drayage providers. Many importers who relied on the West Coast ports either enacted contingency...
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This year’s WERC Conference

The 38th Annual WERC Conference (Warehousing Education and Research Council) took place this week on Sunday March 3rd through Wednesday March 6th.  Manufacturers, Third Party Logistics providers and vendors gathered in Orlando, FL for this conference. Nearly 700 professionals in the logistics industry took part in more than 80 educational seminars, several peer sharing discussions and facility tours.  The purpose of these events were to highlight industry best practices and share emerging trends that significantly impact warehouse and distribution center operations. Topics included; JIT (Just-In-Time) warehouse...
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Port Jersey Logistics Promotes Erik Holck to Director of Business Development

Monroe Township, NJ – Port Jersey Logistics (PJL), a leading third party logistics service provider, has promoted Erik Holck to Director of Business Development. Mr. Holck will be located in PJL’s new facility in Cranbury, NJ, a 442,000-square-foot, high volume, multi-shift food grade warehousing space that became its new corporate headquarters in December 2014. In his new role, Mr. Holck will focus on strategy development and execution while continuing to oversee business development activities, a responsibility he has performed since 2010 when he was appointed Business...
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Port Jersey Logistics Hosts 2nd Annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

On Thursday, April 23, 2015 Port Jersey Logistics hosted it's second annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.  Attendees this year included, 15 children, ages 8 to 12.    Human Resource Manager, Kathy Lanzetta organized a fun-filled day loaded with age-appropriate educational activities, prizes and refreshments. This year's program began with a company overview outlining company history, services offered and an explanation of what the children would see during...
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