Penske to be Included in EPA SmartWay Webinar

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAPenske vice president of fuels and environmental affairs Drew Cullen will participate in a webinar hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay program on August 27 at 2:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. CT/11:30 a.m. PT, “Anticipatory Supply Chains.” The complimentary webinar will also include the president and CEO of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Rick Blasgen, and Beau Gentry, director of transportation for Menlo Logistics. [Read more...]

Ten Ways Transportation Management Drives Competitive Advantage

Busy highway travelTransportation management is no longer just about moving freight and doing it at the lowest possible cost. Companies are using it as a competitive advantage tool, in the ever-challenging economic and commercial landscape. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Hosting Webcast on State of Logistics Report Impact

supermarket stock photoRosalyn Wilson, author of the annual Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) State of Logistics Report, will co-host a Food Logistics magazine webcast, along with Joe Carlier, Penske Logistics senior vice president of sales, to highlight the report’s impact on the food and beverage industry. The complimentary webcast takes place on August 19 at 2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. CT/11 a.m. PT. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Presence at Center for Automotive Research Seminar

CAR SeminarPenske Logistics will have a major presence at the upcoming Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminar in Traverse City, Michigan. Being held August 4-7, Penske is a seminar sponsor while also sponsoring a session, “Onward and Upwards? The Sales Forecast Workshop.” [Read more...]

Ten Tips to Running a Safer Distribution Center

Warehouse stock photoPenske Logistics is a leader in warehousing and distribution center optimization. The company safely manages over 19 million square feet of warehousing space for market-leading companies around the world. Eric Hepburn, vice president of distribution center management for Penske Logistics, offers these tips, in no particular order, gleaned from personal experiences over the last 15 years: [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Joins CargoNet to Strengthen Supply Chain Security

CargoNet Command CenterPenske Logistics has added another tool to improve an already robust freight management security program by joining CargoNet. This new initiative will aid Penske customers by decreasing cargo theft and improving recovery rates by plugging into the company’s expansive network. [Read more...]

SupplyChainBrain Readers Name Penske Great Supply Chain Partner

SCB Partners Logo 2014SupplyChainBrain magazine has named Penske Logistics a 2014 Great Supply Chain Partner. This is the magazine’s 12th year of releasing this list and the 10th year Penske Logistics has been named to the list. [Read more...]

Tune in to DC Velocity Webcast Discussing State of Logistics Report

2014 SofLPenske Logistics is sponsoring a complimentary webcast on July 29, beginning at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT, where DC Velocity magazine will discuss the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) State of Logistics Report. The report, which is also sponsored by Penske Logistics, will feature author Rosalyn Wilson’s thoughts on a bullish 2014, despite the current inconsistent economic climate. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Placed on Food Logistics Top Green Providers List

Grocery store stock photoPenske Logistics has gained entry to the 2014 Top Green Providers list that is published by Food Logistics magazine. According to the publication, the list focuses on sustainability in the global food supply chain with profiles of companies who are exceeding industry standards in their sector. [Read more...]

Logistics Outlook Strong for 2014

Roz Wilson 2014 SofL ReportThe logistics industry has continued on a path of slow growth over the last several years as it has worked through the Great Recession. While 2013 was more of the same, the data for 2014 indicate a more bullish outlook as the sector is showing its strongest freight performance since 2009.

“This will the best year we have experienced in the last eight years,” said Rosalyn Wilson (in photo on right), author of the 25th Annual State of Logistics Report, which was introduced by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and Penske Logistics last month. “The first five months of 2014 have been the strongest since the end of the Great Recession.” [Read more...]