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…]

Penske Logistics Exec to Appear on Refrigerated Supply Chain Webcast

Perishables stock photoPenske Logistics leader Mark Smith will be a speaker for the complimentary Food Logistics magazine webcast for supply chain refrigerated goods best practices entitled, “The Reefer Box: From ‘Plain Old Cold’ to ‘Smart and Controlled.’” It will be held on March 13 (1 p.m. ET/noon CT/10 a.m. PT). Click here to register. [Read more…]

What Do You Love About Being a Freight Broker?

Penske Logistics trucksThe transportation industry has a wonderful legacy of entrepreneurs and innovators. However, not every legendary tale is of someone whose new business start-up became one of the household names we all know today. There are many lesser-known success stories out there including freight brokers.

These are folks who may have learned the business working for a larger carrier or broker and then set out on their own as a small business enterprise. [Read more…]

Northeastern’s Supply Chain Expo Canceled

CSCMP Penske LogisticsThe Supply Chain Networking Expo scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 22,  at Northeastern University, Boston, has been canceled because of the snow storm. [Read more…]