ERIE, PA (October 25, 2016) - Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce that - - in addition to being a supporting sponsor - it has also been selected as an official freight forwarding partner for the 2016 Christkindlmarket held in Chicago and Naperville, Illinois. Christkindlmarket is a holiday market held annually at Daley Plaza in Chicago since 1996. The festival attracts more than one million visitors each year. For the first time, the Christkindlmarket event will also be held in Naperville, a booming suburban community just outside of Chicago.
Logistics Plus is working directly with German American Events, LLC, the organizer for the event, to provide comprehensive logistical support. Logistics Plus Germany personnel, led by Heiko Mueller, will oversee the preparation of export documentation, consolidation of goods, and the shipping of numerous containers from Germany to the United States. From there, the Logistics Plus Chicago office, managed by Christian Marz, will provide participating vendors with customs clearance, warehousing, and final delivery support.
"We are thrilled to play the role of Santa Claus for the hundreds of thousands of people that will be attending Christkindlmarket this year," said Jim Berlin, founder and CEO of Logistics Plus. "Our passion for excellence has come through once again thanks to the coordination between Christian, Heiko and their respective teams in the U.S. and Germany. Even though it's only October, Logistics Plus elves are busy working behind the scenes to coordinate the logistics for this great event."
About Christkindlmarket Chicago and Naperville
The Christkindlmarket Chicago and Naperville are two annual German outdoor holiday markets featuring vendors from around the world who display hand?crafted ornaments, toys and unique holiday gifts as well as traditional German foods, sweets and beverages. Recognized as one of the largest and most authentic holiday markets outside of Europe, The Chicago and Naperville markets are rich in cultural tradition and feature fun special events, performers and activities. German American Events LLC. (GAELLC), a subsidiary of the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest (GACC Midwest), is excited to continue to bring this beloved holiday tradition to the Chicagoland area. Focused on the continuing mission to further, promote, and assist in the expansion of bilateral trade and investment between Germany and the United States, especially in the Midwest, GACC Midwest and GAELLC have grown and developed the Christkindlmarket Chicago since its inception in 1996. For more information on the Christkindlmarket Chicago or Naperville, please visit www.christkindlmarket.com. For more information on the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest, please visit www.gaccmidwest.org.
About Logistics Plus Inc.
Logistics Plus Inc. provides freight transportation, warehousing, global logistics, and supply chain management solutions through a worldwide network of talented and caring professionals. Founded in Erie, PA by local entrepreneur, Jim Berlin, 20 years ago, Logistics Plus is a fast-growing and award-winning transportation and logistics company. With a strong passion for excellence, its 400+ employees put the "Plus" in logistics by doing the big things properly, and the countless little things, that together ensure complete customer satisfaction and success.
The Logistics Plus® network includes offices located in Erie, PA; Alma, AR; Little Rock, AR; Los Angeles, CA; Riverside, CA; San Francisco, CA; Visalia, CA; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; Kansas City, MO; Charlotte, NC; Lexington, NC; Buffalo, NY; Cleveland, OH; Charleston, SC; Greenville, SC; Nashville, TN; Dallas, TX; Fort Worth, TX; Houston, TX; Laredo, TX; Madison, WI; Bahrain; Belgium; Canada; Chile; China; Colombia; Egypt; France; Germany; India; Indonesia; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Libya; Mexico; Poland; Saudi Arabia; South Sudan; Turkey; UAE; and Uganda; with additional agents around the world. For more information, visit www.logisticsplus.net or follow @LogisticsPlus on Twitter.