FMCSA, Penske Support Programs to Place Veterans in Commercial Truck Driver Positions

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has awarded $2.3 million in grants to 13 technical and community colleges across the country to help train veterans and their families for jobs as commercial bus and … [Read more...]

FMCSA, Industry Stakeholders Look for Ways to Improve Driver Health

Offering Wellness Programs Can Encourage Improved Health During the recent Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and Medical Review Board meeting, Brian Morris, associate corporate medical director at … [Read more...]

Penske Logistics to Review Hottest Food Supply Chain Trends

The Food Logistics magazine webcast, Hottest Food Supply Chain Trends in 2016, will feature Tom Scollard, vice president of dedicated contract carriage for Penske Logistics. It will be held on December 9 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT. Click here to … [Read more...]

FMCSA: Electronic Logging Device Rule, CSA Among Top Priorities

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Administrator Scott Darling has outlined the top five priorities he would like to see carried out by year’s end. Among the key priorities is a rule that would … [Read more...]

The Supply Chain: Innovation in Delivery’s Final Mile

The final mile is an area of competition within the overall portfolio of logistics services, and shippers are demanding innovative solutions and timely deliveries. To ensure success within the final mile, providers are utilizing route optimization, … [Read more...]

Weather Impacts Panama Canal Capabilities

Shippers have always had to be concerned about potential supply chain disruptions. Now a drought is altering the size of ships that can pass through the Panama Canal, which could alter shipping patterns and transportation needs. Since January 1, … [Read more...]

Penske to Take Part in Webcast Highlighting Food Industry Technology

Tom McKenna, senior vice president of engineering and technology for Penske Logistics, will be among a group of speakers for a November 4 Food Logistics magazine webcast, Software & Technology Part II: Wringing out Costs and Elevating ROI. The … [Read more...]

Sleep Apnea Diagnosis, Treatment Crucial to Improving Driver Safety

Proper sleep is vital for professional drivers, and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) — a condition where the upper airway closes or narrows during sleep, leading to sleep disturbances and poor sleep — is one of the major contributors to daytime … [Read more...]

Penske to Exhibit at National Beer Wholesalers Association Event

Penske Truck Leasing will be an exhibitor at the National Beer Wholesalers Association Annual Convention and Trade Show, taking place October 11 to October 14, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Visit the company’s booth (913) where Penske leasing, … [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Honored as Special Supplier by Whirlpool Corporation

Penske Logistics has been designated as a 2014 Special Services Supplier of the Year by Whirlpool Corporation for its ability to provide exemplary contributions to Whirlpool’s integrated supply chain. “This award is confirmation of the excellent … [Read more...]