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Penske Logistics has announced the 24 recipients of its 2022 Freight Management Carrier Awards program. This year the event took place at an awards ceremony in Phoenix. Category winners were selected from among Penske’s 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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Penske Logistics has released a new guide to warehouse planning to aid companies in evaluating and determining the ideal warehouse strategy for their business.

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As a transportation and logistics industry leader, Penske and its vehicles cover vast distances in pursuit of their destinations. Remarkably, some of our people do, too. This year, supported by their colleagues and families, three associates from three unique corners of the world reached new destinations by becoming U.S. citizens.

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Penske Transportation Solutions has received a 2023 Military-Friendly Employer designation from VIQTORY, the publisher of the G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse publications. Organizations that received this distinction were culled from public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. In excess of 1,000 companies completed the survey.

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Penske Logistics has earned entry onto the 2022 Top Food Chain Providers listing, as announced by Food Chain Digest, the official publication of the Food Shippers of America.

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On Oct. 4, Penske Transportation Solutions had the honor of furthering its partnership with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) when a Penske Logistics location in Lumberton, New Jersey, hosted the Freedom Drivers Project (FDP) Trailer.

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Penske Logistics has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay program as a High Performer in a pair of clean transportation categories. Penske earned the listing in the Truck Carrier Carbon Metrics and Logistics Freight Management categories.

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Jamie Rigot, vice president of dedicated contract carriage operations for Penske Logistics, has been named among the winners of Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 2022 Women in Supply Chain Award. The award honors female supply chain leaders whose accomplishments and mentorship set a strong foundation for women at all levels of a company’s supply chain.

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Throughout 2021, surging demand, tight capacity, supply chain disruptions and inflation kept intense pressures on the logistics sector, but a stuttering rebalancing of demand and supply is currently underway as the economy has slowed. However, those within the logistics industry should continue to expect the unexpected and focus on collaboration and contingency planning within their operations as they work towards greater stability.

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While the past year has brought some stability back to selected areas of the supply chain, global businesses continue to face volatility and uncertainty. Even supply chains that are well-equipped with talent, technologies, and financial resources have experienced significant challenges, and the quality of relationships between third-party logistics providers, and shippers, is a vital component of overall supply chain success.

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In today’s world, nearly every aspect of daily life is made possible because a truck driver delivered the goods and resources people need. And as our world faced unprecedented challenges throughout the coronavirus pandemic, it was our resilient and committed truck drivers who kept our businesses, grocery stories and hospitals stocked with the essential items needed to keep us safe.

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As the world faced unprecedented and uncertain times over the past two years, truck drivers helped hospitals, medical offices and stores stay stocked with the essentials needed to stay healthy and safe.
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The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual EDGE conference takes place soon and Penske Logistics will have a major presence there. The company will serve as an exhibitor, top event sponsor, and feature three company officers offering their knowledge at educational sessions.

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Like many college students, Michaela Rosenberger searched for an internship that could provide real-world experience and a culture that would embrace professional development.

Rosenberger, a rising junior at West Chester University, said she found that and more as part of the Penske Corporate Summer Internship Program. “From my very first day, everyone was so welcoming,” said Rosenberger, an intern with Penske Logistics. “I can’t imagine having a better first internship.”

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Penske Logistics has been named a 2022 Great Supply Chain Partner by SupplyChainBrain, a leading industry information resource. Penske is one of 100 organizations that made the list.

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Penske Logistics was named Partner of the Year by Nissan North America. Penske was honored in the Part Logistics U.S. Market category at Nissan’s recent Annual Supplier Conference.

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Penske Logistics is the recipient of a Global Supplier Alliance Award from customer Novelis, Inc. Penske received the accolade during a recent Novelis ceremony in Atlanta. The Novelis awards recognize companies for quality performance and outstanding partnership that spurs sustainable innovation and supports supply chain resiliency.

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Surging demand, tight capacity, supply chain disruptions and inflation kept intense pressures on the entire logistics sector throughout 2021, and 2022 seems to be offering little respite as uncertainties linger. Shippers are increasingly seeking the assistance of third-party logistics providers in navigating supply chain complexity, service disruptions and surging customer demands.

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The yearly Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) State of Logistics Report will return to an in-person presentation on June 21. Presented by Penske Logistics and authored by Kearney, this study will be unveiled at its traditional home, the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. CSCMP members can tune in via a livestream.

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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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