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2024 Supply Chain Outlook: Industry Experts Weigh in on Opportunities and Challenges

A new year can bring several unknowns, especially in transportation and logistics, which are navigating increased volatility and operational pressures. To help those within the industry prepare for the year ahead, we sat down with several industry experts to get their thoughts on capacity, operations, sustainability and how to prepare for 2024.

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Penske Logistics Appoints Industry Veteran Jeff Jackson as New President.

Penske Logistics today announced the appointment of Jeff Jackson as its new president in advance of the planned retirement of Marc Althen. Jackson is a longtime Penske leader with more than 28 years of experience in the transportation industry.

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Penske Truck Leasing has earned placement on the VIQTORY 2024 Top Military-Friendly Employers list, in the over $5 billion category. VIQTORY is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business that produces publications like Military Spouse and G.I. Jobs magazines.

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Penske Logistics professional truck driver Tom Warters is one of 36 finalists for the American Trucking Associations (ATA) America’s Road Team.

Penske Logistics professional truck driver Tom Warters is one of 36 finalists for the American Trucking Associations (ATA) America’s Road Team. PJ Singh is nearing completion of his two-year team representing Penske. America’s Road Team, a group of professional truck drivers with superior safety records, was created in 1986 to represent the trucking industry.

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Penske Logistics has been honored by Food Chain Digest, the official magazine of the Food Shippers of America, as a 2023 Top Food Chain Provider. Penske is one of only 25 honorees this year.

The program highlights third-party logistics companies and other providers that excel in capabilities and service to food transportation, logistics, distribution, and supply chain management. Food Chain Digest staff sifted through more than 6,000 tallied votes to reach this list of 25 honorees.

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Unlocking the Future: Young Professionals in Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management is often regarded as a dynamic and ever-evolving industry, but what's the perspective of the young professionals entering this field?

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Penske Logistics trucks parked at the loading dock of a warehouse

Volatility in supply chains remains, but an overall softening of freight has created opportunities for shippers to realign and reshuffle allocations of business as they focus on resilience, cost management and strong relationships.

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The 2024 Third-Party Logistics Study: Shippers, 3PLs Draw on the Power of Partnerships

Relationships and collaboration are essential to the success of end-to-end supply chains and remain at the center of today’s supply chains. Shippers and third-party logistics companies are forming strategic partnerships and working together to improve decision-making, manage costs and increase agility.

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Penske Logistics Honored with 2023 Cross Dock Award from Toyota North America

Penske Logistics has recently received the 2023 Cross Dock Award from Toyota North America at Toyota’s Annual Supplier Conference in Grapevine, Texas. Penske received this award for its highly rated service, unwavering commitment to safety and dedication to innovative Kaizen ideas.

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Penske Logistics Executive Receives 2023 Women in Supply Chain Award

Tracy Urbanski, vice president of sales for Penske Logistics, has received the 2023 Women in Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive and Food Logistics. The award honors female supply chain leaders who set a strong foundation for women at all levels of a company’s supply chain.

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Penske Logistics will once again take part in the upcoming Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) EDGE conference. Penske will be an exhibitor, topflight sponsor, and feature several experts during the conference educational sessions.

Penske Logistics will once again take part in the upcoming Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) EDGE conference. Penske will be an exhibitor, topflight sponsor, and feature several experts during the conference educational sessions.

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay program has named Penske Logistics a 2023 High Performer among mixed truck carriers in the carbon recognition category. Less than 10% of eligible fleets qualify for this designation.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay program has named Penske Logistics a 2023 High Performer among mixed truck carriers in the carbon recognition category. Less than 10% of eligible fleets qualify for this designation.

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Penske Celebrates Truck Drivers in September

As National Trucking Week (Sept. 3-9) celebrations come to a close in Canada, Penske continues celebrating our drivers – this time those based in the U.S. – with National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 10-16.

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Penske Logistics is a 2023 Quest for Quality Award recipient, in the Third-Party Logistics Provider (3PL) Value-Add category. Logistics Management magazine published that Penske was the leader in two areas of the Value-Add category: Order fulfillment and logistics information systems.

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hurricane update

As of Sept. 1, 2023, Penske Truck Leasing locations have resumed operations with regular business hours.

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With Hurricane Idalia expected to make landfall Wednesday in Florida, fleet operators are encouraged to take steps now to brace for the storm’s impact.

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The 2023 CSCMP State of Logistics Report, presented by Penske Logistics, was unveiled in June 2023.

Global volatility has continued to disrupt supply chains, and flexibility, efficiency and resilience are vital for companies throughout the logistics sector. Third-party logistics providers have played increasingly significant roles with shippers, providing data management, visibility and analytics that are helping to transform supply chain networks.

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Penske warehouse workers

Penske celebrates Warehouse Associate Appreciation Week from June 11-17. Please join us in recognizing the dedication and commitment of more than 5,000 Penske warehouse associates who keep the world moving forward.

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Penske Logistics is ramping up its freight brokerage capabilities this year with increased hiring and the opening of two new locations in the United States. Penske has introduced new offices in Chicago and Edison, New Jersey.

Penske Logistics is ramping up its freight brokerage capabilities this year with increased hiring and the opening of two new locations in the United States. Penske has introduced new offices in Chicago and Edison, New Jersey.

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