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Penske has tips and resources available to help truck fleet operators prepare for a hurricane and guidance on where to go in the event you need assistance after the storm.

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Penske Logistics Named to 2024 Food Logistics Top 3PL and Cold Storage Providers List

Penske Logistics is a recipient of the Food Logistics 2024 Top 3PL (Third-Party Logistics) & Cold Storage Providers Award. The honor shines a spotlight on industry-leading 3PLs and cold storage providers in the food and beverage space.

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The 2024 State of Logistics Report revealed that U.S. supply chains pressured by global economic volatility -- including inflation, climate change and geopolitical conflicts -- are enhancing their capabilities by investing in supply chain technologies to accelerate resilience, agility and flexibility to navigate current and future disruption.

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Penske is celebrating more than 5,400 of its warehouse workers during Warehouse Associate Appreciation Week from June 9-15. Please join us in recognizing the dedicated work of our warehouse team and impact they make.

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Penske Transportation Solutions is taking part in this year’s Home Delivery World USA 2024 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia June 5 and 6 as a Platinum Sponsor and exhibitor.

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The forward-looking 2025 Third-Party Logistics Study survey is now live, and we are seeking input from supply chain professionals.

The forward-looking 2025 Third-Party Logistics Study survey is now live, and we are seeking input from supply chain professionals. Please click here if you would like to participate. This year’s main topics include artificial intelligence (AI) and the supply chain; change management; and the evolution of direct-to-consumer service expectations. The study will also provide continuing the conversation updates and allow for further context on current industry trends.

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A record number of travelers are expected to drive to Memorial Day holiday destinations to celebrate the unofficial start to summer.

Joining them will be thousands of do-it-yourself movers heading to new hometowns and professional truck drivers, working hard to keep the supply chain moving.

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With the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season just a month away, now is the time to get ready for potential storms, as preparation is key to keeping you and your property safe.

National Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 5-11, provides an opportunity to review your safety plans and make any changes long before a storm arrives.

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Orange cones marking a work zone on the street.

Road construction and maintenance projects are the keys to maintaining healthy roadways. Yet, these work zones can provide challenges to drivers.

New speed limits, traffic patterns and rights of way, as well as worker and vehicle movement, can all impact work zone safety.

National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 15-19, shines a spotlight on ways drivers can keep themselves as well as work zone workers safe.

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For millions of drivers – including many Penske DIY movers and professional truck drivers, anticipation is building for Monday’s first visible total solar eclipse in the U.S. in seven years.

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Temperatures are not the only things expected to rise this spring and summer. Soon, more do-it-yourself movers will begin to share the road with professional truck drivers.

The added vehicles on the roadway are among the distractions all drivers face and challenge their ability to remain safe when behind the wheel.

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Penske Logistics is aware that criminals are utilizing fraudulent Penske email addresses, including but not limited to, @penskelogisticsllc, to fraudulently solicit business for its operations. Please disregard these emails. Only emails ending in @penske.com are considered legitimate messages from Penske Logistics.

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2024 award

Penske Logistics is pleased to announce that Amy Ilyes, vice president of Logistics Engineering has been honored with the 2024 Pros to Know Award by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. This recognition is in the Lifetime Achievement category.

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Penske Logistics is utilizing machine learning technology to further automate the process for customer goods that are being handled at a distribution center. Penske is the first Blue Yonder customer to employ their innovative Yard Management solution.

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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 tractor-trailer backed up to a loading dock.

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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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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