CSCMP State of Logistics Report: Slow Rebound Continues

Rosalyn Wilson --- State of Logistics ReportToday at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) released its 25th Annual “State of Logistics Report®”, presented by Penske Logistics. The report reveals that total U.S. business logistics costs in 2013 rose to $1.39 trillion, a 2.3 percent increase from the previous year. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Given Fourth Ford World Excellence Award

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAPenske Logistics, for the fourth time in company history, was recognized by Ford Motor Company with a World Excellence Award for outstanding performance as its Lead Logistics Provider (LLP). The company was honored for its automotive logistics and supply chain solutions. [Read more...]

Penske Helps Honor Military Spouses

20140509_095205Penske recently joined Support Military Spouses and dozens of other organizations to honor spouses on Military Spouse Appreciation Day May 9 at the Shoeboxes for Military Spouses event at Cross Creek Mall, Fayetteville, North Carolina. More than 1,200 military spouses received gift boxes filled with thank you letters from children and gifts. [Read more...]

Penske Continues Support of Paralyzed Veterans of America

PVA-PhotoPenske Truck Rental marked the start of the Memorial Day weekend by recommitting itself to supporting Paralyzed Veterans of America.

Penske’s #OneWay4PVA fundraising effort that benefits Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Mission: ABLE campaign has been extended for a second year. Since its start a year ago, the fundraising effort has generated $403,104 for the organization.

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Penske Leader Elected Chair of ATMC Board of Directors

Penske - Holly GerkeHolly Gerke has been elected chair of the board of directors for the Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC). A director of technical training at Penske Truck Leasing, Gerke is the first-ever company employee to be elected chair (as well as the first to serve on its board, of which she gained entry in 2011). [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Sponsors CSCMP Conference

2014 CSCMP Conference LogoPenske Logistics is pleased to announce its continued major sponsorship of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and its Annual Global Conference.

“CSCMP provides many benefits to advancing the thinking in our industry through its research, educational sessions and supply chain certification program,” said Marc Althen, president of Penske Logistics. “We value the long-time relationship we have with CSCMP and we’re pleased to continue our support.” [Read more...]

Expert Panel to Discuss CSCMP State of Logistics Report

Rosalyn Wilson --- State of Logistics ReportThe 25th Annual State of Logistics Report®, sponsored by Penske Logistics and introduced by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), takes place June 17 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. [Read more...]

Penske Introduces Natural Gas Trucks for Rent in Select Markets

Penske CNG Rental Semi-TractorPenske Truck Rental has 85 compressed natural gas (CNG) Freightliner Cascadia tractors available for commercial rental use in select markets. These day cab tractors are equipped with Cummins Westport 12-liter engines. CNG tractors from Penske are currently in-stock and ready to rent in select markets including: Southern California, Northern California, Phoenix, Denver, Salt Lake City, Dallas-Fort Worth, Atlanta and Baltimore. [Read more...]

Penske Gets Grants to Retrofit SoCal Facilities for NGV Maintenance

Penske CNG truckPenske Truck Leasing announced today at the Alternative Clean Energy (ACT) Expo that it was awarded grants totaling $525,000 from the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) in Diamond, Bar, California. The grants will help offset the company’s costs to modify its existing locations in Southern California and enable it to provide maintenance services on trucks with engines that run on natural gas. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics to Present at Penn State Supply Chain Event

Penske Logistics truck 2012Penske Logistics will present at the Aligning Supply Chain Organizations program May 5 at The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania. [Read more...]