Entries by Point Global Logistics

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 […]

PGL Employee Spotlight: Michael D’Angelo

Please extend your warmest welcome to our Vice President of Business Development, Michael D’Angelo. Michael was born in New York and spent most of his childhood in New Jersey. He currently resides in the Philadelphia area with his wife and three children. He joined the Point Global Logistics team in March of 2019. Michael’s day-to-day […]

Point Global Logistics News of The Week — 10.8.21

Get On Point with news from Point Global Logistics. Global supply chain nightmare may be behind California oil spill An unremitting shipping logjam in the waters outside of Los Angeles has already contributed to higher costs, delays and intermittent goods shortages across the U.S. Now, it could be to blame for California’s biggest oil spill […]

PGL Employee Spotlight: Gilberto Stanke

Gilberto Stanke was born in Recife, a city located in Northeast Brazil. His family, originally from Southern Brazil, moved to Rio de Janeiro when he was three years old. He still lives there today and was responsible for opening the company’s first office there in 2013. As the General Manager for Point Brazil, Gilberto is […]