Penske Logistics has earnedWhirlpool Corporation’s Finished Goods Warehousing Provider of the Year Award. Penske earned the award for its excellence in boosting year-over-year productivity, cost savings, safety improvements and other innovations to benefit the leading appliance manufacturer’s supply chain network.
“We are honored to receive this award from Whirlpool and we truly value their close collaboration,” said Penske Logistics president Marc Althen. “I also congratulate and thank our many associates for their efforts in making these warehouse efficiency and productivity gains possible for our customer.”
Penske Logistics currently manages and optimizes a combined network of 10 major warehousing and distribution centers for Whirlpool across the U.S. These facilities encompass approximately 9 million square feet of warehousing space and accommodate more than 43 million units of finished goods annually.
“Penske’s investment in a collaborative relationship and continuous improvement culture continues to pay dividends for both Whirlpool and Penske,” says Dan Iddings, director of Whirlpool Corporation’s North America distribution operations “All of our Penske-managed sites have achieved excellent performance while providing top level of customer service.”
Posing for an awards photo, from left: Narendra Carambiah and Dan Iddings, Whirlpool; Rick Dernulc, Penske; Paul Vanderboegh and Stan Dubbert, Whirlpool; Michael Ledbetter and Marc Althen, Penske; Michelle VanderMeer and Jim Keppler, Whirlpool; Lynn Warden Penske and Terry Miller, Penske.
By “Move Ahead” Staff