Penske Logistics was recently honored by Ford MotorCompany with a World Excellence Award for outstanding performance as its LeadLogistics Provider (LLP). This is Penske’s fourth World Excellence Award forits automotive logistics and supply chain solutions.
“I am proud of our associates as their superiorperformance delivered solid results for our customer and earned thisprestigious award,” said Penske Logistics President Marc Althen. “Wesincerely appreciate this recognition from Ford as well as their collaborationaround the world.”
Fifty-one awards were presented this year. Gold andsilver awards were presented to supplier manufacturing sites that demonstratedsuperior quality, delivery and cost performance in 2013. Penske Logisticsreceived a silver award meaning the company’s performance ranked in the top 15percent of all qualifying suppliers.
“Congratulations to all of our supplier partners,who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence as we together work to achievemutual growth,” said Mark Fields, Ford Chief Operating Officer. “Oursuppliers are key to the success of our One Ford plan, including our commitmentto accelerate our pace of progress and deliver even more of the great productsand innovations that will create even more growth and define our company goingforward.”
Penske Logistics provides a wide range of supply chainservices to Ford Motor Company including serving as its North American leadlogistics provider for its assembly, powertrain and stamping operations. InSouth America, Penske supports Ford by operating parts distribution centers andthrough the delivery of parts to Ford dealerships in Brazil. Penske managesexpedited transportation services for service parts across Europe.
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of PenskeTruck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe andAsia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics servicesto leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value throughits design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freightmanagement. To learn more visit www.PenskeLogistics.com.Connect with Penske Logistics on social media: Move Ahead Blog, Facebook,Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+and YouTube.