The Official Blog of Penske Transportation Solutions

Logistics

The survey is now live for the 2021 Third-Party Logistics Study: The State of Logistics Outsourcing, and we are seeking input from supply chain professionals. Please use this link to take the survey that closes on July 31.

[Read more...] Show less

After a solid 2019, the logistics industry was initially traumatized after the COVID-19 pandemic took hold across the globe. However, the logistics industry has demonstrated resilience, and it is already adapting to new market demands.

[Read more...] Show less

Visibility is increasingly vital in the supply chain, but even more so when there is a risk of disruption or during a recovery. Visibility allows those within the supply chain to get ahead of an interruption, potentially mitigating problems before they occur. It also enables a rapid response and correction to keep operations moving when issues do arise.

[Read more...] Show less

Across the supply chain, powered industrial trucks – more commonly known as forklifts – play a central role in helping to move millions of pounds of freight each year.

[Read more...] Show less

The State of Logistics Report this year will make its debut virtually on June 23 by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP). The report is researched and prepared by global consulting firm Kearney and presented by Penske Logistics.

[Read more...] Show less

Consumers are continuing to turn online for purchases, and speed is a critical factor in helping retailers capture e-commerce market share. Retailers are decentralizing their distribution and fulfillment networks to bring inventory closer to consumers, which is changing the average length of haul in the trucking industry and the equipment used to make deliveries.

[Read more...] Show less

Penske Vehicle Services, a Penske Logistics subsidiary headquartered in Troy, Michigan, is the recipient of a $28,000 COVID-19 Mobility Solutions Grant from PlanetM, the mobility initiative of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

[Read more...] Show less

No matter the size of your business, supply chain networks can change quickly, and you must be able to react just as fast. Time-sensitive deliveries, lean supply chains, increased demand uncertainties and shorter product lifecycles all necessitate the ability to adjust operations when change arises. Having an agile supply chain can give you a strategic advantage over your competition and allow you to handle disruptions or take advantage of new opportunities.

[Read more...] Show less

The time has once again arrived and we are asking for your support. 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.

[Read more...] Show less

As businesses adjust to new demands in their daily operations and supply chains, Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics can help with a variety of solutions to meet your fleet and logistics needs including: rental trucks, leases, used trucks and logistics services.

[Read more...] Show less

With just a month before the start of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season, the spotlight is on preparation. Take steps now to help keep yourself and your property safe.

[Read more...] Show less

COVID-19 has stressed the supply chain, exposed vulnerabilities, and provided valuable insights into the role a trusted supply chain partner can play during times of crisis. Those within Penske's dedicated contract carriage division have helped customers smooth out the supply chain and are working with them on the next phase as the country reopens and supply chains are affected once again.

[Read more...] Show less

Penske Transportation Solutions recently launched its Never Stop Moving™ podcast series to offer a behind-the-scenes look at one of the world's largest truck fleets.

[Read more...] Show less

Penske Logistics senior vice president of global sales Joe Carlier will join a panel of experts in a May 21 webinar hosted by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) on the 2020 Third-Party Logistics Study. Please click here to register.

[Read more...] Show less

For more than two decades, the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) has designated one week each spring as National Work Zone Awareness Week; and Monday, April 20, marks the beginning of this year's campaign.

[Read more...] Show less

Amy Ilyes, vice president of logistics engineering at Penske Logistics, has been named as one of the Women in Trucking Association's (WIT) 2020 Top Women to Watch in Transportation.

[Read more...] Show less

In recognition of Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April, Penske wants to provide professional truck drivers with guidance and a few helpful tips on how they can help ensure our roadways are safe for everyone – including themselves.

[Read more...] Show less

In light of recent events regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), we wanted to take a moment to share what we are doing to protect you during your next visit to a Penske facility. Our number one priority is the health and safety of our associates, customers and communities.

[Read more...] Show less

To Our Valued Customers,

We are in unprecedented times. Like every company, Penske has been closely monitoring developments related to coronavirus (COVID-19), including updates from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization, public officials and other leading health experts.

[Read more...] Show less

Editor's Note: In recognition of Women's History Month, the "Move Ahead" blog will feature profiles of Penske associates who help to move our company and the trucking industry forward.

Like most young children, Tierra Snell was fascinated by the large, imposing emergency vehicles parked in firehouses. Yet unlike most, she was able to see them up close and personal.

[Read more...] Show less
Loading posts...