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LLP, 4PL, TMS and control towers…where does it all end? Am I the only one who finds that these terms need a lot more clarity? I have to admit each time I see a photo of an air traffic control center in a logistics advertisement I roll my eyes. As the … [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Europe Uses Solar Panels to Energize Warehouse

Penske Logistics Europe Solar Panels

Penske 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 

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Matt 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 … [Read more...]

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

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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 … [Read more...]

Penske Receiving $1.1 Million in Texas Sustainability Grants

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Penske 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 … [Read more...]

Penske Logistics South America Honored by Beauty Maker Natura

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Penske 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 … [Read more...]

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

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Penske 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 … [Read more...]

Penske Logistics DCM Leader to Present at Warehousing Conference

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Eric 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

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For 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 … [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Discusses Supply Chain Technology on Webcast

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Tom 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 … [Read more...]