The Official Blog of Penske Transportation Solutions

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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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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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 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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Penske Logistics was named Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Supplier of the Year in the Logistics Services Suppliers category during the virtual 2020 North America Annual Supplier Conference and Awards program held on October 23.

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Penske Logistics supported the United Way of Westchester and Putnam with complimentary dedicated contract carriage transportation services after the New York City metro charity received a nearly $5 million donation of duvets, blankets and pillows from Delta Air Lines.

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Penske Logistics announced it was awarded a new contract with BMW Manufacturing Co., for Lead Logistics Provider (LLP) services at the South Carolina plant.

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Penske Logistics has been recognized by Wayne Farms with a 2020 Outstanding Service Award for dedicated contract carriage services. Penske transports processed poultry throughout the Southeast United States for the company.

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Penske Logistics has released a new freight management buyer's guide to aid companies in improving their freight management capabilities. The complimentary publication will advise businesses towards making an important decision: Continue insourcing the management of their freight transportation, or whether to partially or fully outsource the function? Click here to download the guide.

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Supply & Demand Chain Executive has launched a new award designed specifically for women leaders in the supply chain industry and Penske Logistics' own Stacy Schlachter, vice president of sales and enterprise accounts, is included on the inaugural list.

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The 2021 25th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study shows that shippers and their third-party logistics providers are working together to create positive relationships as well as a competitive advantage. Additionally, shippers have high expectations of what they need from logistics providers, and 3PLs are responding with increased technological and digital capabilities, improved service levels and greater efficiency.

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Market demands brought on by COVID-19 are creating new challenges, and opportunities, for third-party logistics providers and the shippers that rely on them as they work to meet increasing customer expectations and minimize supply chain disruptions.

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Penske Logistics today announced that it has earned the Cold Carrier Certification, the first certification of its kind focused on excellence in refrigerated transportation through the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA), a trade association for the cold chain industry working to grow the industry and lead the cold chain.

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Increased consumer demand for food and other goods during the coronavirus pandemic has forced retailers to turn to warehouses – and warehouse associates – to help replenish store shelves.

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Inbound Logistics magazine has added Penske Logistics to the 2020 Top 100 Truckers list. Several hundred companies submitted credentials this year, presenting a difficult challenge for the publication to construct the list.

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