READING, Pa. - June 23, 2017 — Penske Logistics has been selected by PPG to be a recipient of the Pittsburgh-based company’s 2016 Excellent Supplier Award. Cited for superior performance, Penske Logistics is one of nine winners and the only supply chain company to be honored.
"I want to congratulate Penske Logistics on achieving the 2016 PPG Excellent Supplier Award," said Karen Barkac, PPG global director of logistics. "I also want to personally thank the entire Penske team – including the drivers, planners, managers and leadership team -- for working closely with our teams to keep PPG goods moving each day. The Penske partnership is instrumental in providing exceptional services to our customers and optimizing the PPG network."
Penske provides dedicated contract carriage services to PPG by delivering paint products from their Fairburn, Georgia, facility to retail locations and dealers across the Southeastern United States, among other services.
"Historically, there have been strong synergies between the Penske companies and PPG," stated Marc Althen, Penske Logistics president. "We appreciate the opportunity to have our dedicated contract carriage service offerings highlighted in this fashion."
At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $14.8 billion in 2016. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.
About Penske Logistics
Penske Logistics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. To learn more visit www.PenskeLogistics.com.