Penske Logistics Named Inbound Logistics Green Supply Chain Partner
READING, Pa., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Logistics has been named an Inbound Logistics Green Supply Chain Partner for the second consecutive year.
The 2013 Inbound Logistics' G75 list is comprised of 75 leading supply chain management and logistics companies who provide and implement proven solutions in supply chain sustainability. Companies are selected based on criteria such as measurable green results and sustainability innovation.
Penske Logistics was recognized for its continuous sustainability efforts. Nearly 75 percent of carriers used by the company are partners of the EPA SmartWay program. Additionally, the company's dedicated fleet has reduced CO2 emissions by 32 percent from 2011 to 2012. This reduction is equivalent to removing more than 16,000 passenger vehicles using 8.8 million gallons of gasoline annually from the road.
"We are honored to have been recognized by Inbound Logistics for our sustainability efforts," said Drew Cullen, Penske Vice President of Fuels and Telecommunications. "We continue to be committed to reducing our environmental impact through our programs and our partners."
Penske is a SmartWay trucking carrier and logistics partner. Its parent company, Penske Truck Leasing, was recently named winner of the 2013 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award.
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. To learn more visit www.PenskeLogistics.com. Connect with Penske Logistics on social media: Move Ahead Blog, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube.
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