Penske Logistics Given Operational Excellence Award by Knoll, Inc.

Knoll, Inc., has bestowed upon Penske Logistics its 2015 Operational Excellence Award, to recognize the third-party logistics provider’s strong performance in the areas of cost, quality and service. … [Read more...]

Penske Customer Emerald Brand Switching to CNG Trucks

Emerald Brand, a maker of daily use disposable products that are sourced from sustainable and alternative materials, is introducing several Penske Truck Leasing compressed natural gas (CNG) fueled trucks into its fleet. The Syosset, New York-based … [Read more...]

Transportation-Related Food Safety Act Rule Expected Soon

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is slated to release its final rule under the Food Safety Modernization Act for the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food by March 31, 2016. The rule will prescribe sanitary transportation practices … [Read more...]

Food Logistics: Three Opportunities within Fresh Supply Chain

The fresh supply chain is evolving and consumers have more choices than ever when it comes to fresh foods. That shift is creating a number of opportunities within the fresh supply chain, said Andy Moses, senior vice president of global products for … [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Paneling at TPA Food and Beverage Conference

A pair of Penske Logistics senior leaders will be panelists for a leading food and beverage event taking place in New Orleans, the Trading Partner Alliance (TPA) Supply Chain Conference. Hosted by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the … [Read more...]

The Art of Plumbing Your Supply Chain

We’ve all had that occasion at home when the most important thing in the world was a visit from a good plumber. They show up with their tools and just like that -- life is back to normal. Sometimes little things in the supply chain make a huge … [Read more...]

Cargo Theft Risk Dependent on Where Truck Drivers Park

Cargo theft costs carriers and suppliers millions of dollars each year, and the latest theft report by the theft prevention and recovery services provider CargoNet has found that theft levels are closely tied to where drivers park. … [Read more...]

How Partnership and Information Sharing Makes or Breaks 3PL-Shipper Relationships

In successful third-party logistics (3PL)-shipper relationships, both parties work together as strategic partners, sharing data and implementing the technology and processes that achieve results. Relationships have become even more valuable as both … [Read more...]

Brakes, Tires Top Violations During CVSA Roadcheck

During the Commercial Vehicle Alliance’s 2015 annual Roadcheck inspection event, out-of-service (OOS) rates for commercial vehicles and drivers dropped to record lows. As part of the safety blitz, enforcement officers conducted 69,472 total … [Read more...]

Four Ways Changes to Medical Examiner Rules Will Affect Drivers

Medical examiners will now need to begin using new forms as part of the Medical Examiner’s Certification Integration rule, and the changes to the forms will have an impact on truck drivers. What follows are several changes the rule will bring. … [Read more...]