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...]

Penske Logistics Operating New Facility in Coldwater, Michigan

PL Operations in Coldwater, MI -- ExteriorPenske Logistics has earned additional business with Ford Motor Company. Penske now operates a new warehousing and cross-dock facility in Coldwater, Michigan, adding 70 new jobs to the area. The facility began operation on June 2. [Read more...]

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...]

Penske Logistics Sponsors CSCMP Conference

2014 CSCMP Conference LogoPenske Logistics is pleased to announce its continued major sponsorship of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and its Annual Global Conference.

“CSCMP provides many benefits to advancing the thinking in our industry through its research, educational sessions and supply chain certification program,” said Marc Althen, president of Penske Logistics. “We value the long-time relationship we have with CSCMP and we’re pleased to continue our support.” [Read more...]