Aluminum manufacturer Novelis faced an intriguing business challenge: how do you provide a continuous supply of aluminum to support production of a highly-anticipated pickup truck at plants located hundreds of miles away -- all while ensuring safety and sustainability, optimizing capital investment, and providing efficiency, flexibility and visibility into shipments?
Shuttling around-the-clock between upstate New York and Michigan, custom-spec’d Penske Logistics trucks and trailers haul huge aluminum coils used for stamping to manufacture pickup trucks for a leading automotive manufacturer.
Joe Carlier, Penske Logistics senior sales leader.
The first full day of the 2014Automotive Logistics Global Conference in Detroit brought together car makers, their suppliers and third-party logistics providers to discuss a host of impactful issues. Informative panels filled with experts highlighted the importance of the supply chain, the necessity of Just-in-Time production practices and the ability of 3PLs like Penske Logistics to work with a car manufacturer’s myriad roster of suppliers to bring completed vehicles to the consumer.
is once again among the major gold sponsors of the Automotive Logistics Global Conference taking place September 24-26, 2013 at the MGM Grand Hotel in Detroit. This year’s conference theme is: Made in America - Re-shoring, Mexico and the opportunities within tomorrow’s supply chain.
Penske Logistics Executive Joins Panel