Today, e-commerce is more prevalent than it has ever been. Whether it’s clothing, technology or tools and equipment, online shoppers want their purchases to arrive at their doorsteps sooner and quicker. And the same can be said about their groceries.
Penske Logistics Opens New Michigan Fresh Distribution Center in Romulus to Serve The Kroger Co. of Michigan
Penske Logistics celebrated the grand opening of its new 606,000-square-foot build-to-suit standard freezer/cooler distribution center in Romulus, Michigan, June 4, 2019. Penske’s new facility is responsible for bringing more than 400 new jobs to the region and was opened to serve the food distribution needs of its customer, The Kroger Co. of Michigan.
Penske Logistics has been recognized for its warehousing solutions with a Quest for Quality Award from Logistics Management magazine. Penske was honored, along with other leading third-party logistics providers, receiving high scores in several categories: customer service/value added services; order fulfillment; transportation/distribution; inventory management; and logistics information systems.
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.”
At next week’sWarehousing Education and Research Council’s (WERC) annual conference, Andy Moses and Shaun Hodges will co-present a session about warehousing. Penske Logistics is a Champion sponsor.
“Our company appreciates the recognition that Knoll has provided to Penske Logistics,” stated Marc Althen, Penske Logistics president.
Penske Logistics Warehouse Order Selectors (from left): Todd Hall, Melvin Robertson and Aumoir Garnett.