Penske Logistics has been again named to the 2017 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list by Food Logistics magazine. The annual award serves as a resource guide of third-party logistics and cold storage providers whose products and services are critical for companies in the global food and beverage supply chain. Penske Logistics currently manages more than 21 million square feet of warehousing space as well as an extensive refrigerated dedicated contract carriage fleet for its diverse base of customers that include leading food and beverage companies such as grocers, convenience stores, and quick-service restaurants.
“The global food supply chain is faced with unprecedented challenges, from consolidation and M&A in the grocery sector to the impact of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), among others,” remarked Lara L. Sowinski, editorial director, Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive, “Companies that earned a spot on Food Logistics’ 2017 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list are critical to supporting the agricultural community, importers/exporters, food manufacturers, grocery retailers, food-service distributors and others that depend on them to support the growing complexities of the global food supply chain.”
Penske Logistics has been named to the 2017 Top Green Providers List by Food Logistics magazine. The annual award recognizes companies whose products, services or exemplary environmental stewardship is promoting sustainability within the food and beverage industry.
New regulations, e-commerce, and increasing customer preferences for fresh, wholesome foods are all having a sweeping impact on the food supply chains of leading grocers, convenience stores, quick serve restaurants, retailers, and foodservice distributors. Penske Logistics and Food Logistics Magazine have teamed up with several leading experts to produce a special digital edition of the magazine that addresses many of the food industry's top industry trends, including: Food Safety Modernization Act, omni-channel fulfillment, fresh channel strategies, the state of the logistic industry, and much more.
Penske and Western Star Trucks donated use of a truck to transport Sundancer -- a solar car run by a team of U.S. high school students -- for a race in Australia.
Some businesses will go the extra mile to provide good service. Penske Truck Rental Australia recently went an extra 4,300 miles for a team of U.S. high school students participating in a solar-powered vehicle trek across the Outback. But since this is Australia, perhaps it would be better to say Penske went an extra 6,900 kilometres.
Tom McKenna, senior vice president of engineering and technology for Penske Logistics, will be among a group of speakers for a November 4 Food Logistics magazine webcast, Software & Technology Part II: Wringing out Costs and Elevating ROI. The complimentary webcast begins at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT.Click here to register.
The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA)Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will affect the entire supply chain, bringing sweeping changes to everyone from growers to warehouse operators and motor carriers. The FDA is required to begin issuing its final rules related to the act in August, with each requirement taking effect one year from its publication.
Food Logistics magazine recently namedPenske Logistics to its 2014 Top 3PL and Cold Storage Providers list. Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to global supply chain solutions for the food and beverage industry. The Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers serves as a resource third-party logistics and cold storage providers whose products and services are critical for companies in the global food and beverage supply chain.
Earlier today, Penske vice presidents Drew Cullen and Tom Scollard conducted a webinar with the editor ofFood Logistics magazine titled “The Greening of Food Fleets: Becoming Better Environmental Stewards.”