Penske Logistics is Repeat Quest for Quality Award Winner

LM Quest for Quality 2014 award logoFor the second straight year Penske Logistics is a recipient of the Quest for Quality award given by Logistics Management magazine. Late last month as part of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual global conference in San Antonio, Penske was honored in the 3PL: value added warehousing and distribution solutions category at a stand-alone gala event. [Read more...]

Transportation Survey Finds Onboard Technology Use on the Rise

Highway stock photoThe National Private Truck Council (NPTC) recently published its annual benchmarking survey of private fleets, where 95 percent of respondents reported adopting onboard technology. This high percentage shows that for the vast majority of private fleets, this technology is expected to make a significant business impact. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics is a Top 100 Third-Party Logistics Provider

il_top100_3pl_logo_2014_vectorPenske Logistics has been named an Inbound Logistics magazine 2014 Top 100 Third-Party Logistics Provider. Each year, editors select the best transportation providers by carefully evaluating submitted information, conducting personal interviews and online research, and comparing that data to their readers’ burgeoning motor freight and logistics challenges. [Read more...]

Surveys Finds Global 3PL Leaders Remain Profitable and Optimistic

Stock image - growth on blackboardGlobal third-party logistics providers are optimistic about the current state of the industry along with the future revenue growth of both their individual companies and the regional 3PL industry as a whole. Among service providers in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, e-commerce and near shoring are among the factors contributing to the most significant growth. [Read more...]

Collaboration, Technology Allows 3PLs to Cut Costs, Improve Service

2015 3PL Study Report CoverThird-party logistics providers and the shippers doing business with them are continuing to collaborate and strengthen their relationships. That collaboration is contributing to the positive results they are experiencing from their partnerships, and a majority of shippers—92 percent—reported that their relationships with 3PLs generally have been successful. Among 3PLs, that number increased to 98 percent.

The findings are part of the 19th Annual Third Party Logistics Study: The State of Logistics Outsourcing. [Read more...]

Auto Logistics Conference Highlights Mexico’s Automotive Capabilities

Penske_AL_Blog_Day 2During the last day of the 2014 Automotive Logistics Global Conference at the MGM Grand in Detroit there were multiple sessions about the impact of Mexico’s economic growth. A Penske Logistics senior leader appeared on one panel, while another session saw a presentation from the governor of the Mexican state of Guanajuato. [Read more...]

Automotive Logistics Global Conference Chock Full of Insights

Penske_AL_Blog_Day1The first full day of the 2014 Automotive Logistics Global Conference in Detroit brought together car makers, their suppliers and third-party logistics providers to discuss a host of impactful issues. Informative panels filled with experts highlighted the importance of the supply chain, the necessity of Just-in-Time production practices and the ability of 3PLs like Penske Logistics to work with a car manufacturer’s myriad roster of suppliers to bring completed vehicles to the consumer. [Read more...]

Penske Seeking Supply Chain Professionals

penske logistics, peoplePenske Logistics is recruiting qualified candidates for its Supply Chain Leadership Program (SCLP) at the following campuses to discuss the SCLP with students and alumni: Sept. 17 at University of Texas, Arlington, Texas, and Sept. 18 at University of North Texas, Denton, Texas. [Read more...]

Penske Leader to Discuss Food Cold Chain on Industry Webcast

Food perishables stock photoBob Bos, a leading strategic account executive for Penske Logistics, will lend his expertise to next week’s complimentary webcast, “Perishables on the Move: Road, Rail, Ocean and Air.” It will be hosted by Food Logistics magazine and takes place on September 10 (1 p.m. ET/noon CT/10 a.m. PT). Click here to learn more and register. [Read more...]

Conference Highlights Automotive Logistics Trends

Automotive-Logistics-Magazine-Global-ConferenceThe automotive supply chain is highly complex and constantly evolving. This month executives from around the industry will gather at the Automotive Logistics Global Conference in Detroit to discuss many of the auto industry’s top issues. [Read more...]