Penske to be Included in EPA SmartWay Webinar

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAPenske vice president of fuels and environmental affairs Drew Cullen will participate in a webinar hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay program on August 27 at 2:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. CT/11:30 a.m. PT, “Anticipatory Supply Chains.” The complimentary webinar will also include the president and CEO of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Rick Blasgen, and Beau Gentry, director of transportation for Menlo Logistics. [Read more...]

Penske Truck Rental and uShip Team Up for Specialized Shipments

uShip stock imagePenske Truck Rental is now working with uShip to provide do-it-yourself movers with a strong network to affordably ship items such as large cars, boats, motorcycles and other types of special care freight. Penske customers can save up to 50 percent via PenskeTruckRental.com. [Read more...]

Ten Tips to Running a Safer Distribution Center

Warehouse stock photoPenske Logistics is a leader in warehousing and distribution center optimization. The company safely manages over 19 million square feet of warehousing space for market-leading companies around the world. Eric Hepburn, vice president of distribution center management for Penske Logistics, offers these tips, in no particular order, gleaned from personal experiences over the last 15 years: [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Joins CargoNet to Strengthen Supply Chain Security

CargoNet Command CenterPenske Logistics has added another tool to improve an already robust freight management security program by joining CargoNet. This new initiative will aid Penske customers by decreasing cargo theft and improving recovery rates by plugging into the company’s expansive network. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Placed on Food Logistics Top Green Providers List

Grocery store stock photoPenske Logistics has gained entry to the 2014 Top Green Providers list that is published by Food Logistics magazine. According to the publication, the list focuses on sustainability in the global food supply chain with profiles of companies who are exceeding industry standards in their sector. [Read more...]

Infographic: How to Pack a Penske Moving Truck

Penske Pack Moving Truck Infographic TeaserPenske Truck Rental and Simple Moving Labor created this easy-to-understand infographic to show you how to pack a Penske moving truck, employing the tried-and-true I-formation. Remember, we’re here to help you #NeverStopMoving whenever you need a rental truck. Read more to view the infographic. [Read more...]

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...]

Interconnectedness of Mexico-U.S. Business Explored at Conference

United States and MexicoConnections. That was the theme of the day at the Mexican Connection Conference today in Chicago, an event co-hosted by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) local roundtable and the United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce. It was sponsored by Penske Logistics. [Read more...]

Penske Truck Rental Exhibiting at National Relocation Conference

Penske-Truck-RentalPenske Truck Rental will be an exhibitor at the National Relocation Conference hosted by the Worldwide ERC, the workforce mobility association. It will take place May 7-9, at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, Florida. [Read more...]

Guest Editorial: Third-Party Logistics Outsourcing Tips

Logistics stock photoPrior to beginning a third-party logistics outsourcing arrangement it is important to take a critical look at what is going on in your business and its supply chain network. These 10 tips can help you and your logistics partner collaborate better and achieve your desired savings, efficiency gains and process improvements. [Read more...]