READING, Pa., July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Logistics has earned placement as a 2015 Top Green Provider by Food Logistics magazine. The list focuses on sustainability in the global food supply chain.
"Our company appreciates being spotlighted by Food Logistics magazine in this manner," said Mike Costanza, Penske Director of Environmental Services. "Our logistics company is operating natural gas vehicles for a leading grocery retail customer.
"We continue to refresh our fleet with newer model year vehicles and see year-over-year improvements in our average miles-per-gallon metrics," he said. "This along with our other internal initiatives related to energy reduction, support of clean energy generation, and waste recycling helped us earn placement on this list."
Penske Truck Leasing, the parent company of Penske Logistics, is a transportation industry leader in the areas of spec'ing, operating and maintaining fleets of traditionally-fueled vehicles as well as alternative-fueled vehicles that includes natural gas, propane, electric and diesel-electric hybrids.
Penske Truck Leasing is an affiliate partner in the U.S. EPA SmartWay program and Penske Logistics is a partner in the trucking carrier and logistics categories. For the third straight year, Penske Truck Leasing is a winner of the SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award, for recruiting customers to join the program and assist them with reporting tools.
"The 2015 Top Green Providers list is our largest ever, signaling the growing importance of sustainability throughout the global food and beverage supply chain," notes Lara L. Sowinski, Editor-in-Chief for Food Logistics.
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. Penske Logistics on social media: Move Ahead Blog, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube.
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