The Official Blog of Penske Transportation Solutions

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.

[Read more...] Show less

Penske Logistics’ warehouse associates play an important role to help keep our supply chains – and world – moving.

[Read more...] Show less

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.

[Read more...] Show less

Penske Logistics will take part later this month in a brand-new event being hosted by the National Retail Federation, the Supply Chain 360 conference and expo, taking place June 20-21 in Cleveland. Penske will be an exhibitor and speak on a panel.

[Read more...] Show less

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.

[Read more...] Show less

Commercial motor vehicle inspectors will be out in force May 17-19 across North America as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck. This year’s focus is on wheel ends.

[Read more...] Show less

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.

[Read more...] Show less

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.

[Read more...] Show less

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.

[Read more...] Show less

Röhlig Logistics and Penske Logistics today announced the formation of a new contract logistics joint venture company called Rohlig Penske Logistics GmbH, operating primarily in Germany and the Netherlands.

[Read more...] Show less

2022 Supply Chain Outlook

Globally this past year, supply chains and shipments slowed down which subsequently caused material shortages and impacted our growing consumer consumption of literally everything. These disruptions emphasized just how interconnected we are worldwide.

[Read more...] Show less

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

[Read more...] Show less

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.

[Read more...] Show less

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.

[Read more...] Show less

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.

[Read more...] Show less

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.

[Read more...] Show less

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.

[Read more...] Show less

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.

[Read more...] Show less

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.

[Read more...] Show less

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.

[Read more...] Show less