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 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 Logistics Earns U.S. EPA SmartWay Excellence Award

Penske Logistics 2013 SmartWay Excellence photoPenske Logistics is a recipient of the 2013 SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The company was highlighted as an industry leader in freight supply chain performance energy and efficiency. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Wins Warehousing Excellence Award from Whirlpool

Penske 2013 Whirlpool Warehousing Award PhotoPenske Logistics has earned Whirlpool Corporation’s Finished Goods Warehousing Provider of the Year Award. Penske earned the award for its excellence in boosting year-over-year productivity, cost savings, safety improvements and other innovations to benefit the leading appliance manufacturer’s supply chain network. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Expanding Mexico Operations

Penske Logistics in MexicoAfter 17 years of serving various manufacturing customers in Mexico with supply chain and logistics solutions, Penske Logistics has established its in-country headquarters office in Saltillo. The company has similar type headquarters offices in the Netherlands, China and Brazil.

“Over the last several years, we have continued to experience growth with manufacturing customers in Mexico that until now we have managed from the U.S.,” said Marc Althen, President of Penske Logistics. “Our concentration and volume of business is now significant enough with several leading manufacturers to warrant a more-formalized and centralized leadership structure within Mexico.” [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Wins Kroger’s Indiana Distribution Center Business

Penske Logistics Kroger Indiana DCPenske Logistics has won the contract to operate and manage Kroger’s 600,000 square foot refrigerated food distribution facility located in West Shelbyville, Ind. Penske officially began operating the facility July 21. Penske Logistics has hired the 816 existing workers at the facility including those represented by Teamsters Local 135. [Read more...]

Guest Editorial: Walk Your Warehouse – Quit Driving the Desk

Warehouse loading dockMy wife goes for walks all the time for exercise – but these walks rarely generate cost savings initiatives that can reduce our family’s household expenses and improve our savings rate.

The good news is with a minimal time investment you will be well on your way to reducing your overall supply chain expenses and improving your warehouse. Plan to spend an hour a day and ask a lot of questions. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Discusses Packaging and the Supply Chain

Penske Logistics When it comes to shipping costs, many companies focus solely on the weight of the package, but to truly cut costs, they should also look at a package’s size and shape. A package’s density dictates its ease of handling, how easily it can stack within a trailer and how much room it takes up, which carriers all factor into their overall rates. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Wins Bid to Operate BMW Parts Distribution Center

X6_1025x475_exterior_9Penske Logistics recently announced it was awarded the contract to be the operational manager of the BMW of North America, LLC parts distribution center in Nazareth, Pa.

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Increased Supply Chain Awareness Protects Valuable Cargo

Cargo containersWith cargo theft on the rise, parties all across the supply chain are working together to protect goods by coordinating pick-up times, sharing information and embracing new technology.

While there isn’t a national source of theft data, several groups do collect and share information on cargo theft. [Read more...]