Penske Logistics Europe Uses Solar Panels to Energize Warehouse

Penske Logistics Europe Solar PanelsPenske Logistics Europe has installed nearly 800 solar panels atop its multi-client warehouse that goes a long way in powering the building’s operations. The 200,000 square-foot building is located in Roosendaal, The Netherlands. [Read more…]

Penske Alternative Fuels Leader to Appear at Promotional Events 

Penske CNG tractor stock imageMatt Krasney, director of alternative fuels for Penske Truck Leasing, will serve as keynote speaker at next week’s Louisiana Alternative Fuels Conference and Expo (LAF) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He will also talk at a pair of regional open houses in Georgia to promote the Peach State’s natural gas commercial vehicle tax incentive program. [Read more…]

Penske Accepting $400,000 U.S. Department of Energy Grant

Penske CNG tractor - full side view The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Penske Truck Leasing a $400,000 grant for the company’s Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Demonstration and Enhanced Driver Experience Project, to be administered by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Penske will utilize the funds to further introduce alternative fuel vehicles to its customer base. [Read more…]

Penske Receiving $1.1 Million in Texas Sustainability Grants

Texas stock photoPenske Truck Leasing is the recipient of four grants totaling $1.1 million from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) through the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP). It is expected the company will utilize the grants to subsidize the purchase of natural gas Freightliner Cascadia tractors equipped with Cummins Westport 12-liter engines. [Read more…]

Penske Logistics South America Honored by Beauty Maker Natura

Penske Logistics South America 2015 Natura awardPenske Logistics South America has been given the 2014 QLICAR Award by Natura, a leading Brazilian manufacturer of skin care, cosmetics, perfume, hair care and other beauty products. The award, which recognizes top suppliers, is an acronym that roughly translates from Portuguese to: quality; logistics; innovation; cost/contract; treatment; and relationship. [Read more…]

Penske Wins First-Ever U.S. EPA Clean Air Excellence Award

USEPA Photo by Eric Vance. Public domain imagePenske Truck Leasing has been given the Clean Air Excellence Award, in the Clear Air Technology category, by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As one of seven 2015 winners Penske is the only corporation; the other recipients are government-related organizations. This is the first time Penske Truck Leasing has received this award. [Read more…]

Penske Logistics DCM Leader to Present at Warehousing Conference

Warehouse worker pushing pallet truck with cardboard boxesEric Hepburn, Penske Logistics vice president of distribution center management, will conduct a solo presentation at the upcoming Warehouse Education and Research Council (WERC) annual conference, taking place in Orlando, Florida, May 3 to May 6. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Leasing Winner of SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award

2015 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award LogoFor the third straight year Penske Truck Leasing has been honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award winner. Penske is one of seven organizations across the United States to be given the award today at the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) Capital Ideas and Exhibition Conference in Orlando, Florida. [Read more…]

Penske Logistics Discusses Supply Chain Technology on Webcast

supermarket stock photoTom McKenna, senior vice president of logistics engineering and technology for Penske Logistics, will be a speaker on a March 18 Food Logistics webcast, 3PLs (Third-Party Logistics Providers). The complimentary event begins at 1 p.m. ET/noon CT/10 a.m. PT. Click here to register. [Read more…]

Selecting the Right Dedicated Contract Carriage Provider

Penske-DedicatedWhen shippers are seeking to turn over a substantial portion of their transportation to a dedicated contract carriage provider, there some vital components that the dedicated carrier needs to possess. I will outline a few of them here. [Read more…]