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...]

Penske Logistics Driver Saves Pair Trapped in Overturned Vehicle

Penske Logistics Driver Rodney SimpsonPenske Logistics driver Rodney Simpson was returning from his last run on a recent Saturday morning – less than a half hour away from putting a period on what had been an uneventful day – when he noticed a car in front of him swerve from lane to lane and tumble down an embankment. [Read more...]

Penske Truck Leasing Ranked on InformationWeek Elite 100

Penske FacilityPenske Truck Leasing earned placement on the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100 as a top business tech innovator at No. 93. This is IW’s 26th year identifying and honoring the nation’s most innovative users of information technology. Penske has earned a place in their rankings every year for the last 15 years. [Read more...]

Trucking Industry Awaits Final EOBR Rule

Highway stock photoThe trucking industry continues to await a final rule on electronic onboard recording (EOBR) devices—electronic devices that attach to a vehicle and record the amount of time a vehicle is being driven—from the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA). [Read more...]

Penske Room Dedicated at Universal Technical Institute Philadelphia

Penske - UTI Ribbon Cutting PhotoA dedication ceremony took place earlier today at Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Philadelphia in Exton, Pa., to commemorate a 1,900-square-foot multipurpose room that was funded by Penske Truck Leasing. The “Penske Room” will serve as a venue for student and staff activities: presentations, training seminars and student-peer tutoring sessions. It will become an active classroom and lab. [Read more...]

Nominate Penske Logistics as a Great Supply Chain Partner

trucks-in-the-yardHas Penske Logistics helped your company become best in class by significantly improving your supply chain efficiency? If so, nominate Penske Logistics to be included on the annual list of “100 Great Supply Chain Partners.” SupplyChainBrain magazine has been recognizing the nation’s top supply chain providers for more than 10 years. Nominate Penske Logistics before April 25, 2014, by completing this brief nomination form.

By “Move Ahead” staff

 

Penske Truck Leasing: Stories that Move Us

Across the country millions of trucks run billions of miles, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It’s easy to forget that inside each one of these huge machines are the treasures that drive growth for industry, fill our cupboards and dinner tables, and stock our hospitals, showrooms, and grocery stores. As a leader in transportation and logistics, Penske Truck Leasing works behind the scenes helping tens of thousands of businesses across North America with truck fleets small and large. Here are a few of their stories. [Read more...]

Shippers, Carriers Continue to Prepare for Panama Canal Expansion

Panama Canal LockPorts throughout the country are making changes as they prepare for larger container vessels that will travel through the Panama Canal once the multibillion-dollar widening of the waterway is complete, which is slated for December 2015. [Read more...]

Penske Hosting April Webcast on Greening of Supply Chain Food Fleets

Grocery store stock photoPenske vice presidents Drew Cullen and Tom Scollard will conduct a Food Logistics magazine April 16 (1 p.m. ET/noon CT/10 a.m. PT) webcast “The Greening of Food Fleets: Becoming Better Environmental Stewards.” They will highlight the merits of fleets in the food industry managing environmentally responsible fleets. Click here to enroll in this complimentary webcast. [Read more...]

New Penske Logistics Mexico Sales Leader Announced

Penske Logistics Mexico sales leader Pedro SanchezPedro Sanchez is the new sales director for Penske Logistics Mexico. Responsible for strategic business development that extends into new verticals, he will be based in Saltillo, Mexico. [Read more...]