Operation Safe Driver Week Starts Oct. 19

on-the-roadTo raise driver awareness and increase road safety, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will kick off its annual Operation Safe Driver program Oct. 19, nationwide. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Leasing Now Canada SmartWay Transport Affiliate

Canada stock photoPenske Truck Leasing is the newest affiliate in the Canada SmartWay Transport Partnership. The SmartWay Transport Partnership is a joint U.S.-Canada network connecting over 3,000 companies with a shared goal of saving fuel and reducing emissions from their freight supply chain. With SmartWay, companies have access to free, standardized tools to help them benchmark their freight operations and find areas to improve their productivity and competitiveness. [Read more…]

Penske Logistics is a Top 100 Third-Party Logistics Provider

il_top100_3pl_logo_2014_vectorPenske Logistics has been named an Inbound Logistics magazine 2014 Top 100 Third-Party Logistics Provider. Each year, editors select the best transportation providers by carefully evaluating submitted information, conducting personal interviews and online research, and comparing that data to their readers’ burgeoning motor freight and logistics challenges. [Read more…]

Surveys Finds Global 3PL Leaders Remain Profitable and Optimistic

Stock image - growth on blackboardGlobal third-party logistics providers are optimistic about the current state of the industry along with the future revenue growth of both their individual companies and the regional 3PL industry as a whole. Among service providers in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, e-commerce and near shoring are among the factors contributing to the most significant growth. [Read more…]

Collaboration, Technology Allows 3PLs to Cut Costs, Improve Service

2015 3PL Study Report CoverThird-party logistics providers and the shippers doing business with them are continuing to collaborate and strengthen their relationships. That collaboration is contributing to the positive results they are experiencing from their partnerships, and a majority of shippers—92 percent—reported that their relationships with 3PLs generally have been successful. Among 3PLs, that number increased to 98 percent.

The findings are part of the 19th Annual Third Party Logistics Study: The State of Logistics Outsourcing. [Read more…]

Hot Supply Chain Topics for CSCMP 2014

2014-CSCMP-Conference-LogoThe Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Global Conference takes place in San Antonio, Texas, September 21 – 24 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Here are a few of the hot topics you will be hearing about during the event. [Read more…]

Penske Ranked Among Top Warehousing & Logistics Providers

Food Logistics 3PL Top 2014Food Logistics magazine recently named Penske Logistics to its 2014 Top 3PL and Cold Storage Providers list. Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to global supply chain solutions for the food and beverage industry. The Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers serves as a resource third-party logistics and cold storage providers whose products and services are critical for companies in the global food and beverage supply chain. [Read more…]

Penske Driver Nominated for America’s Road Team

Neil_Kirk_Every two years, America’s Road Team conducts a search for the nation’s best drivers. Penske Logistics driver Neil Kirk has been nominated to join this elite crew.

America’s Road Team is a national public outreach program that consists of professional truck drivers who share both superior driving skills and safety records. These drivers are nominated by their employers as ambassadors of safety on the highway. [Read more…]

Penske Honors Drivers during National Appreciation Week

ntdaw-logo (2)America’s 3.2 million professional truck drivers help keep this nation moving – every day, rain or shine – by transporting the goods and services that are important to us. Penske Logistics joins the American Trucking Associations (ATA) to honor these hard-working truck drivers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 14-20. [Read more…]

Penske Associates “Loaned” for United Way Fundraising Effort

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAGrowing up, Penske associate Aphrodite Felix experienced the positive impact of social service agencies like the ones in her native New York community.

“We were fortunate enough to be able to participate in programs, such as the Salvation Army, Toys for Tots and our local community centers that provided us with hot meals,” she said. [Read more…]