Penske Hosting April Webcast on Greening of Supply Chain Food Fleets

Grocery store stock photoPenske vice presidents Drew Cullen and Tom Scollard will conduct a Food Logistics magazine April 16 (1 p.m. ET/noon CT/10 a.m. PT) webcast “The Greening of Food Fleets: Becoming Better Environmental Stewards.” They will highlight the merits of fleets in the food industry managing environmentally responsible fleets. Click here to enroll in this complimentary webcast. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Exec to Appear on Refrigerated Supply Chain Webcast

Perishables stock photoPenske Logistics leader Mark Smith will be a speaker for the complimentary Food Logistics magazine webcast for supply chain refrigerated goods best practices entitled, “The Reefer Box: From ‘Plain Old Cold’ to ‘Smart and Controlled.’” It will be held on March 13 (1 p.m. ET/noon CT/10 a.m. PT). Click here to register. [Read more...]

Guest Editorial: Is Right Person Running Your Warehouse?

Stock Warehouse Leader PhotoDo you have the proper person running your warehouse operation today that will launch you into the next level of service required for tomorrow’s customers? Each year the logistic warehousing industry sees leaner margins due to ever increasing cost down initiatives by their customers. [Read more...]

Guest Editorial: Small Changes Equal Big Paybacks

Warehouse Manager Counting InventoryWhen I’m working at home hanging pictures my wife can always spot a crooked picture from across the room. I usually have to pull out my iPhone and use the level function or grab a tape measure because it’s not centered on the wall.

I have an associate who is very adept at doing the same thing except he looks for waste. Not waste as in trash on the floor – but waste in motion, layout or process design. He can spot the problem from across the room. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics to Manage Ducati’s Brazil Logistics Operations

Ducati DIAVEL CARBONPenske Logistics South America has signed a contract with Italian motorcycle brand Ducati in Brazil to provide warehouse management services for a distribution center in Cajamar (SP). [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Earns U.S. EPA SmartWay Excellence Award

Penske Logistics 2013 SmartWay Excellence photoPenske Logistics is a recipient of the 2013 SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The company was highlighted as an industry leader in freight supply chain performance energy and efficiency. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Wins Warehousing Excellence Award from Whirlpool

Penske 2013 Whirlpool Warehousing Award PhotoPenske Logistics has earned Whirlpool Corporation’s Finished Goods Warehousing Provider of the Year Award. Penske earned the award for its excellence in boosting year-over-year productivity, cost savings, safety improvements and other innovations to benefit the leading appliance manufacturer’s supply chain network. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Expanding Mexico Operations

Penske Logistics in MexicoAfter 17 years of serving various manufacturing customers in Mexico with supply chain and logistics solutions, Penske Logistics has established its in-country headquarters office in Saltillo. The company has similar type headquarters offices in the Netherlands, China and Brazil.

“Over the last several years, we have continued to experience growth with manufacturing customers in Mexico that until now we have managed from the U.S.,” said Marc Althen, President of Penske Logistics. “Our concentration and volume of business is now significant enough with several leading manufacturers to warrant a more-formalized and centralized leadership structure within Mexico.” [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Honored as Food Logistics Magazine Top 100 3PL

Food Logistics 3PL 100 2013 logoFor the second time this week, Penske Logistics has announced placement to another Top 100 3PL (Third-Party Logistics) list, this one for Food Logistics magazine. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Wins Kroger’s Indiana Distribution Center Business

Penske Logistics Kroger Indiana DCPenske Logistics has won the contract to operate and manage Kroger’s 600,000 square foot refrigerated food distribution facility located in West Shelbyville, Ind. Penske officially began operating the facility July 21. Penske Logistics has hired the 816 existing workers at the facility including those represented by Teamsters Local 135. [Read more...]