Penske Logistics

By John D. Schulz · July 7, 2016
While it’s currently a shippers market, the authors of this year’s report contend that we’ve entered a “period of transition” that will usher in a realignment of capacity, lower inventories, economic growth and “moderately higher” rates. It’s time to tighten the ties that bind.
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By LM Staff · June 21, 2016
Time-sensitive deliveries, lean supply chains and shorter product life cycles demand that companies adapt quickly to changes within the supply chain, and today’s shippers have an increased expectation for supply chain partners to have processes in place so they can react as soon as change arises.
By John Schulz · June 21, 2016
It’s a buyer’s market for business logistics right now, but that is a fleeting condition subject to rapidly changing conditions in the $1.408 trillion U.S. freight sector, based on data in the 27th Annual State of Logistics Report released today at the National Press Club. The report is sponsored by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP).
By John D. Schulz · July 1, 2014
Rollercoaster demand levels and uneven freight volumes in 2013 created havoc in one of the more complicated years on record. In 2014, shippers will need to manage with all the savvy and experience that they can muster to get the capacity they need at a rate that’s fair.
By John D. Schulz · June 17, 2014
The highly anticipated 2013 "State of Logistics" report, compiled by analyst Rosalyn Wilson and presented by Penske and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), describes last year’s logistics environment as uneven. After a slow start to 2013, mid-year shipments were strong before a very deep dive at the end of the year with not much movement in freight rates across the modes.
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By George Kokoris · July 29, 2013
China and the wider Asia-Pacific market present an incredible opportunity for businesses seeking to manufacture their products, source suppliers or even to begin tapping into the end markets and selling products to consumers. A strategic business shift into China should be taken with great care and consideration especially when it comes to supply chain, warehousing and distribution decisions.
By Jeff Berman · June 14, 2012
Under the agreement, Penske Logistics manages the drivers, vehicles, and freight deliveries for Cardinal’s medical supply chain business serving hospitals.
By John D. Schulz · June 13, 2012
U.S. logistics costs rose 6.6 percent last year to $1.28 trillion, up $79 billion from 2010, according to the newest State of Logistics report.
By Patrick Burnson · May 31, 2012
A developing market like China requires an approach that differs from mature markets like Europe and the U.S
By Jeff Berman · January 26, 2012
Penske Logistics, a subsidiary of global transportation services provider Penske Corporation, recently announced it has expanded its European presence with a new office in Düsseldorf, Germany.
By Jeff Berman · September 30, 2010
Despite overall economic conditions being better than they were a year ago, third-party logistics (3PL) CEO’s are still indicating business conditions have a ways to go before things fully turn around, according to the results of the 17th Annual Survey of Third-Party Logistics Providers.
By Jeff Berman · September 3, 2010
Penske Logistics, a subsidiary of global transportation services provider Penske Corporation, announced it has opened up a new 110,000 square-foot square foot factory distribution center in Manaus, Brazil.
By Jeff Berman · July 16, 2010
Penske Truck Leasing, a subsidiary of global transportation services provider Penske Corporation, said this week it has opened up a new facility in Tijuana, Mexico.
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From the July 2016 Issue
While it’s currently a shippers market, the authors of this year’s report contend that we’ve entered a “period of transition” that will usher in a realignment of capacity, lower inventories, economic growth and “moderately higher” rates. It’s time to tighten the ties that bind.
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