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…]

Diversity & Inclusion Symposium at Penske a Success

Diversity & Inclusion Symposium at PenskeMore than 40 diversity and inclusion practitioners recently attended the first Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Symposium at Penske’s headquarters in Green Hills, Pennsylvania, to network and explore issues of diversity and inclusion that impact their businesses. The event was hosted by Penske and Wawa. [Read more…]

Penske Opens First Truck Rental Location in Australia

Penske Australia - MAN truckPenske Commercial Vehicles, based in Brisbane, Australia, has announced a new venture with Penske Truck Leasing, Co., L.P. to offer commercial truck rental services in Australia. The venture, Penske Commercial Leasing Australia, will operate under the brand name Penske Truck Rental. [Read more…]

Penske Used Trucks Opens Phoenix Dealership

PenskeUsedTrucks.comPenske Used Trucks has opened a commercial truck dealership in Phoenix. Used light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks, trailers and related equipment will be sold from this 2.3 acre facility, at 2219 South 2nd Place. The center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For local sales inquiries call 1-855-527-2320. [Read more…]

Montoya Returns to Sprint Cup Series for Penske Truck Rental

JPM Penske Truck Rental No. 12 Ford Fusion car front viewDriving the No. 12 Penske Truck Rental Ford Fusion, Team Penske driver Juan Pablo Montoya makes a temporary appearance in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend, competing in the Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Speedway race. [Read more…]