Entries by Point Global Logistics

Meet our Dominican Republic Team

This month, we are featuring two of our employees from our Dominican Republic team, Oliver Cruz and Ysangel Ogando. To start, let’s hear more about Oliver, our Logistics Analyst. He started working at Point Global Logistics in January and his daily tasks include tracking cargo, updating information in the system, and other tasks such as […]

Employee Spotlight: Luis Brito

Luis Brito, a native of the Dominican Republic, moved to Miami, FL when he was 9 years old. As he grew into a young man in Miami, he started working and going to school for Business Administration. Luis has three kids and a wife named Margie. Luis and his family have been in Houston since […]

Employee Spotlight: Baris Aytan

Born and raised on the Aegean coast of Turkey, in the city of Ayvalik, Baris Aytan came to the U.S. to pursue his undergraduate degree. After completing his Master’s degree in International Transportation Management at SUNY Maritime College in New York City, he began his career working in the logistics industry. Baris started Point Global […]

Employee Spotlight: Will Yazigi

Say hello to our Charlotte, NC Branch Manager, Will Yazigi. Will is originally from Lebanon and immigrated to the U.S. in 2007. He started working at Point Global Logistics in July of 2020. Will started his career in international transportation in Lebanon and worked as an expatriate in Saudi Arabia and Hong Kong before relocating […]

We are hiring!

We are seeking a Branch Manager to join our team! Job description Point Global Logistics is a global, independent freight forwarder and logistics provider with branch offices in Asheville, Houston, Charlotte, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Dominican Republic and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and an extensive network of 85 partners throughout 38 countries around the world. Founded […]

December Employee Spotlight: Marcelo Bueno

Originally from Rio de Janeiro City, Brazil, Marcelo Bueno started working for Point Global Logistics in July of 2012. Marcelo serves as our Airfreight and Seafreight Coordinator for the Rio De Janeiro branch of Point Global logistics. In terms of his daily roles, he is generally very productive. His job duties include providing excellent customer […]

November Staff Spotlight: Mike Sever

We would like to introduce our Houston Operations Manager, Mike Sever. Mike was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and worked in various construction trades there before moving to Texas. He later worked for a Crating company headquartered near the port of Houston. Mike’s daily tasks include handling various requirements involving imports, exports, air, sea, and road […]

Point Global Logistics News of the Week — 11.12.21

Europe stuck with port bottlenecks until liner reliability improves: Rotterdam Improved schedule reliability is the first domino that needs to fall before ports in North Europe can overcome the persistent congestion and inland logistics bottlenecks, according to Hans Nagtegaal, director of containers at the Port of Rotterdam. Source: Journal of Commerce Transpacific airfreight rates reach […]

Point Global Logistics News of the Week — 11.5.21

Fuel Prices, Driver Shortage Cloud forecast for Heavy-Haul Transport Infrastructure, power generation, and energy projects getting under way across the US suggest busy roads are ahead for heavy-haul trucking, but rising fuel prices and driver shortages could complicate the picture. Source: Journal of Commerce Supply Chain Latest: U.S. Ship Logjam Sees Bigger Ships Extend Wait […]

Point Global Logistics News of The Week — 10.22.21

Wild Weather Sparks Ship Backlog From Shenzhen to Singapore A tropical storm that’s lashing southern China mixed with Covid-related supply chain snarls is causing a ship backlog from Shenzhen to Singapore, intensifying fears retail shelves may look rather empty come Christmas. Source: Bloomberg News U.S. Growth Slowed in Recent Months Amid Elevated Prices, Fed’s Beige […]