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Penske Logistics is requesting insights from supply chain professionals to participate in the 2023 Third-Party Logistics Study. The survey is now live and will close on June 29. Please click here to begin.

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In the third annual State of Sustainable Fleets Market Brief, released today and available at no cost, transportation fleets continued to report a resounding trend — their use of clean fuels and advanced vehicle technologies is rapidly progressing. Report title sponsors are Daimler Truck North America, Penske Transportation Solutions, and Shell Oil Company. Cummins, Inc. is a supply chain sponsor of the report.

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Sustainability takes a strong corporate commitment and an integrated team approach to make it happen. At Penske, we are dedicated to readying our businesses for the future of electrification, decarbonization, and enhancing our overall sustainability as responsible corporate citizens.

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Penske Logistics’ work in the automotive sector has been recognized by long-time customer General Motors, with a pair of 2021 Supplier of the Year awards, at GM’s recent Phoenix awards ceremony. Penske took home the hardware in the Lead Logistics Provider (LLP) category for services provided in Mexico, and for Dedicated Delivery Service (DDS) efforts to transport service parts to GM dealerships in the United States.

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Cristy Sinclair, the first-ever Penske Logistics director of food safety, has been recognized as a 2022 Rock Star of the Supply Chain by Food Logistics magazine. The honor recognizes influential individuals whose achievements, hard work and vision have helped shape the cold food supply chain.

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Penske Logistics professional truck driver PJ Singh was named a member of the prestigious 2022-2023 American Trucking Associations (ATA) America’s Road Team. Singh is the fourth ATA Road Team Captain in the company’s history. Based in Stockton, California, he services regional food and beverage accounts.

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Retailers are expecting a record number of holiday shoppers on Thanksgiving weekend placing parcel delivery companies in the spotlight to meet consumers' holiday expectations.

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Penske Logistics was recently recognized with a North America Supplier award from Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling. As a leading provider of dedicated transportation to Novelis North America, Penske is an essential component of its closed-loop aluminum supply chain serving top automakers.

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Catalytic converter theft has skyrocketed in recent months as organized groups of thieves continue to illegally cut these devices out of cars, SUVs, and rental trucks at an increasingly alarming rate.

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Penske Logistics is proud to recognize and welcome 22 drivers into its 2020 and 2021 Diamond Classes, the highest level of safety recognition at the company. The inductees have achieved 20 consecutive years of preventable incident- and injury-free driving, an accomplishment that less than 1 percent of Penske drivers achieve.

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A pair of Penske Logistics professional truck drivers are finalists for the 2022-2023 American Trucking Associations (ATA) America's Road Team. PJ Singh and Scott Wood are among the 36 finalists announced this week by the ATA. Singh and Wood have a combined 50 years of industry-leading safe driving experience.

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As a child, Michael Kegerise marveled as adults recalled his family's legacy of military service, which predated the Civil War.

"I always knew I would regret not serving in the military, so I enlisted while in college," said Kegerise, enterprise facility services project engineer at Penske's corporate office in Reading, Pennsylvania.

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Penske Logistics customer Cardinal Health has been employing a pair of Kalmar T2E electric truck yard tractors at its Riverside, California, facility for the last year. The overarching goal is to assess how implementation of electric vehicles can establish more efficient and sustainable operations.

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Penske Logistics celebrated 22 winners virtually today during its second annual Freight Management Carrier Awards program. Category winners were selected from among Penske's expansive base of trucking carriers operating within its freight management operations. There are several award qualifications: A Penske Logistics enterprise scorecard combined with customer, operations and sourcing feedback.

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has honored Penske Logistics with a 2021 SmartWay Excellence Award in the Mixed Carrier category, marking the fifth consecutive time the Reading, Pennsylvania-based company has been accorded with this sustainability distinction.

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Young professionals are seeking out roles in the supply chain to help make a difference, take advantage of a variety of opportunities, and experience the fast pace and challenges of keeping supply chains running on time.

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Resilience, innovation and a focus on strategic relationships are helping logisticians navigate challenging conditions that started last year and continue to disrupt supply chains globally.

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Shippers and their third-party logistics providers are working together to navigate fluctuating demand, capacity problems and uncertainties in the market. The majority of both groups report that their relationships are successful.

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LeAnne Coulter, vice president of freight management for Penske Logistics, has been named among the winners of Supply & Demand Chain Executive's 2021 Women in Supply Chain Award. The award honors female supply chain leaders and executives who set a strong foundation for women at all levels of a company's supply chain network.

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Penske Logistics will once again be a Global Sponsor of the upcoming Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) EDGE conference in Atlanta, September 19-22. In addition, Penske executives will lend their expertise to a trio of educational sessions at the Georgia World Congress Center.

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