CSCMP State of Logistics Report: Slow Rebound Continues

Rosalyn Wilson --- State of Logistics ReportToday at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) released its 25th Annual “State of Logistics Report®”, presented by Penske Logistics. The report reveals that total U.S. business logistics costs in 2013 rose to $1.39 trillion, a 2.3 percent increase from the previous year. [Read more…]

Penske Logistics Given Fourth Ford World Excellence Award

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAPenske Logistics, for the fourth time in company history, was recognized by Ford Motor Company with a World Excellence Award for outstanding performance as its Lead Logistics Provider (LLP). The company was honored for its automotive logistics and supply chain solutions. [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…]

Vote for Penske Logistics as a Top 3PL

Vote, Penske LogisticsIt’s that time of year again when you get to vote for your favorite third-party logistics provider in Inbound Logistics magazine’s 3PL Excellence Survey. Show your support for Penske Logistics by voting online today! Click to vote! The results of this year’s survey will be presented in the July 2014 issue of Inbound Logistics magazine.

Penske Sustainability Presence Strong at Upcoming ACT Expo

Penske NGV tractorPenske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics will serve as both an exhibitor and thought leader at the 2014 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, California. Penske is a platinum sponsor for the event that will take place at the Long Beach Convention Center, May 5-8. [Read more…]

Food Logistics Webinar Replay Available Now

CNG-Penske-TruckEarlier today, Penske vice presidents Drew Cullen and Tom Scollard conducted a webinar with the editor of Food Logistics magazine titled “The Greening of Food Fleets: Becoming Better Environmental Stewards.”

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During the discussion, Cullen and Scollard highlighted the EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership and shared practical tips, techniques and technologies used to improve the environmental performance of truck fleets. The Penske organization operates and maintains one of the largest commercial truck fleets in the industry with more than 200,000 vehicles. [Read more…]

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…]