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Penske Logistics is seeking your support in the upcoming election. Voting is now open for the Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards. Each year, in its July issue, Inbound Logistics magazine publishes a comprehensive resource on third-party logistics and the outsourced logistics market.

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Advancements and updates in technology have added distractions to virtually every aspect of modern life, but they have become increasingly troublesome to drivers. And while 48 states have enacted texting bans to prevent dangerous and deadly consequences on the road, drivers continue to use their smartphones behind the wheel.

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In 2019 Penske Logistics truck driver Jerry Wood was just one of eight Penske associates to earn induction into the Driver Wall of Fame (reserved for company drivers who have reached the milestone of 20 years of consecutive safe driving). This week, he was named the 2020 Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA) Driver of the Year.

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Penske Logistics is seeking input from supply chain professionals to participate in the 2022 Third-Party Logistics Study: The State of Logistics Outsourcing. The survey is now live and will close on July 16. Click here to get started.

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Penske Logistics, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and Korn Ferry are seeking young professionals working in the supply chain and logistics field to complete a survey. The goal is to find out what young professionals think about working in the supply chain field, why they are attracted to the business, and what are they looking for in a career? Access the survey here. It is open until April 30.

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A Penske Logistics executive has been honored for his leadership. Supply & Demand Chain Executive has named Jeff Jackson, Penske Logistics senior vice president of operations – dedicated contract carriage, a recipient of a 2021 Pro to Know Award.

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The lifeblood of a strong dedicated contract carriage operation for a third-party logistics company lies in the quality of its truck drivers. At Penske Logistics, our 10,500-plus professional truck drivers not only pick up and deliver goods and services that are consumed daily by the general public, but he or she also performs vital customer service roles when interacting with our customers.

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Penske Logistics today announced the Class of 2020 Driver Wall of Fame inductees and members of the Platinum, Gold and Silver classes as part of the company's Premier Driver Recognition Program for its professional truck drivers in the United States and Canada.

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The driver shortage remains a critical concern within the trucking industry. Penske has more than 10,000 drivers, and Jeff Jackson, senior vice president of operations, dedicated contract carriage for Penske Logistics, said shippers are increasingly turning to third-party logistics operators for their expertise in driver hiring.

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Penske Logistics announced the 23 recipients of the inaugural Freight Management Trucking Carrier Awards program. The event was recently held virtually.

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The past year was filled with disruption, but the lessons learned throughout 2020 will continue to drive supply chain optimization and investments as companies work to mitigate risk and avoid delays.

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Putting the right distribution network in place is critical for performance, especially as complexity and uncertainty increase. Supply chain network design — the process of determining a supply chain's physical configuration and infrastructure — is a powerful, strategic tool that executives can use to optimize a supply chain's functionality.

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Some of society's most vulnerable, already facing the challenges of a hard life, are often exploited by human traffickers who force their victims into a cycle of physical and sexual abuse.

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Penske Logistics is taking part in a Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) webinar, 2021: The Road Ahead, on January 27. Andy Moses, senior vice president of sales and solutions, will join a panel of experts that examines challenges facing 2021 supply chains and discuss current industry trends.

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Penske Logistics has successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of Black Horse Carriers, Inc., a privately held logistics company based in Chicago.

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Penske Logistics has added new end-to-end mobile automation tools to its freight brokerage solutions for increased shipment visibility. With the addition of the Trucker Tools load tracking solution, Penske customers, and its carrier network, are provided with intelligent smartphone and ELD solutions.

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Penske Logistics today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Chicago-based trucking company Black Horse Carriers, Inc. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Penske Truck Leasing has put a battery electric eM2 from the Freightliner Innovation Fleet into service with Temco Logistics, a premier final-mile, white glove solutions provider delivering and installing appliances and home goods.

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Penske Logistics is the recipient of a 2020 SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The company is being honored for its best-in-class sustainability practices in the Truck Carrier category. This is the fifth such honor this decade and the fourth consecutive win for the organization.

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On November 10, Penske Transportation Solutions will participate in a Reuters Event webinar, Intelligent Asset Management throughout Supply Chain Transportation. Bill Combs, vice president connected vehicles strategy and experimentation, will be the Penske expert.

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