Penske Helps Deliver a Christmas Miracle for Military Spouses

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When Hurricane Florence swept through the Carolinas this fall, it brought devastation to many, including Support Military Spouses (SMS), a South. Carolina non-profit which provides holiday care packages to military families. It was the Christmas that almost wasn’t.

Penske Cited as 2019 Military-Friendly Employer

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Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics are 2019 Military-Friendly Employers. Jobs and Military Spouses magazines. Jobs, RecruitMilitary, Military Officers Association of America, VetCentral, Bradley-Morris, Inc., Penske News best practices military-friendly transportation

Tips for Your Next Military Move

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Moving can be a stressful time for everybody, especially for military families, and Penske Truck Rental is here to help make your next military move a hassle-free mission. With Permanent Change of Station (PCS) season around the corner, some military families may be looking for guidance on their Personally Procured Moves (PPM), formerly known as “do-it-yourself” (DITY) moves. Penske has a dedicated military call center ready to assist active and veteran members of the U.S.

Penske is 2018 Military-Friendly Employer

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Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics have earned the 2018 Military-Friendly Employers Silver Awards designation, scoring within 30 percent of the 10 th ranked organization in its respective category.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

data is indeed appropriate and devoid of bias-causing factors, e.g., PII and EEO data like gender, race, name, military status, etc. Building AI to Unlearn Bias in. Recruiting How to use AI and machine learning to ensure diversity in the.

Five Hidden Skills that Military Veterans Bring to Logistics

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Use your company’s military veterans and their five-hidden skill sets to make your company logistically successful. Central to the eventual Allied victory was not just General Patton, who swung his military units to attack in the opposite direction, but also a little-known logistical unit.

J.B. Hunt earns military friendly distinction for 12th consecutive year

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With one in five employees being military veterans, company has pledged to hire 10,000 veterans by 2020

Logistics companies honor veterans, active-duty military with services, celebrations

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UPS partners with Wounded Warriors Canada, Werner Enterprises hosts Veterans Day ceremonies, FedEx readies for Trees for Troops. Transportation

FMCSA announces under-21 military CDL pilot program

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FMCSA is requesting a 60-day public comment period to determine whether drivers under age 21 with military experience should operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate commerce.

From the military to commercial trucking

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Nomination deadline nears for America’s top rookie military veteran

Defining strategic competition – how logistics makes a military credible

Logistics in War

Recently Western militaries have contended that adversaries, real and potential, do not always distinguish peace and war. 1] Now these same Western militaries recognise they must act in times other than in armed conflict, offsetting the strengths of other nations or groups who have a very different interpretation of what defines war. The logistics systems which sustain nations and their military forces have always had a ‘deadly life’. [2] By David Beaumont.

Penske Logistics Manager Awarded Patriot Award for Military Support

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What about his training in preparation for his military assignment? Military- Friendly Employer. Both Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics are committed to hiring veterans and have been named 2018 Military-Friendly Employers by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I.

Penske Helps Bring Holiday Joy to Military Spouses

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Little boys and girls all over the world can’t wait for Christmas morning to arrive, but one non-profit group has been celebrating Christmas early by delivering presents to military families in North Carolina and South Carolina.

Military Experience Leads to Penske Logistics Role

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It is the job of military logisticians to help ensure much-needed supplies – including food, water and ammunition – reach those who need them, whether in training or on the battlefield. Logistics in the military is very much like logistics in the civilian world,” said Wagnon.

Using military bases for coal exports ‘harebrained’

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military bases or other federal properties to develop export terminals. The post Using military bases for coal exports ‘harebrained’ appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. U.S. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke has floated the idea of using.

Averitt Express named Military Friendly Company

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Averitt Express was recently recognized in a national survey as a Military Friendly Company for its commitment to military veterans. The Military Friendly Company survey was conducted by veteran-owned business Victory Media. According to its website

Military Service Laid Foundation for Penske Logistics Roles

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With the din of his military Humvee echoing off the sunbaked Iraqi desert floor, Zeneido Gonzales, a young Army First Sergeant, was busy keeping count: One unit, 141 people, nine Abrams tanks and 13 Bradley Fighting Vehicles. Gonzales’ military career began soon after he graduated from high school. “I Throughout his 27-year military career, Gonzales found himself on the front lines of the Global War On Terrorism.

BMW to train technicians on US military base

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BMW of North America will next week become the first premium automotive manufacturer to start training technicians on a US military base, according to partner Universal Technical Institute. The post BMW to train technicians on US military base appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

CFI truck wraps honors military and women truckers

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CFI is rolling out tractor-trailer units with "True to the Troops" and "She Drives CFI" graphics

Four finalists named in search for top rookie military trucker

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‘Driving for Excellence Award’ winner to receive Kenworth T680

Military Veteran Leadership Drives Georgia Penske Location

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Deep in the combat zones in Afghanistan and Iraq, optimal working military vehicles are the key to survival for men and women on the battlefield. “In Far removed from life and death struggles, it is the job of Upshur and the technicians at the Norcross location– including a group of five military veterans – to make sure Penske units are repaired and made road-ready again. The military taught me about the importance of the mission,” said Upshur, who spent eight years in combat zones.

10 rookie military veteran truck driver finalists named before GATS

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Winner will receive a new Kenworth T680

A Logistics in War Primer: how we make a sustainable and balanced military force

Logistics in War

The T3R can be a misused measurement, but can be used to highlight trends in the force structure of militaries. ‘[N]o distinction in importance can be made between combat functions and logistics functions’ and that ‘no distinction should be drawn …. in establishing priorities (between them).’. James Huston, The Sinews of War , 1966.

Celebrating the Service and Sacrifice of Military Spouses

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For military families, deployment signals a call to serve not just for enlisted men and women but also for the spouses and children who love them. Care packages will be distributed to 500 military spouses tomorrow at Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Penske Supports Families of America’s Fallen Military Heroes

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Known as the “We Remember Ride” , the journey is part of Snowball Express , an annual four-day experience that brings together the families of America’s fallen military heroes. A group of motorcycle riders will travel approximately 1,400 miles over the course of seven days to help honor over 1,700 spouses and children who have lost loved ones during the post 9/11 conflicts.

Aspiring Military Freight Carriers: Don’t Miss SDDC’s Open Season


This is a chance for transportation professionals who would like to move military freight to kickstart their working relationship with the SDDC. Let’s look at the SDDC requirements for military freight carriers, and why this open season is something you can take advantage of. . Freight carriers who want to transport military cargo have two main options. The open season is an excellent opportunity to start working with the SDCC and enter military freight transportation.

Penn State program trains Marines on battlefield logistics

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Penn State offers MBA degree through military fellowship. Strategy

Penske is a Proud Supporter of the 38th Annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games

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Penske’s support toward military personnel doesn’t stop there. Jobs magazine also honored the company with a 2018 Military-Friendly Employers Silver Awards designation earlier this year for its commitment to recruiting and supporting veterans. Military and Veterans Discounts.

Army to develop autonomous logistics vehicles

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The army could soon be using autonomous logistics vehicles to deliver supplies to troops in war zones, under a £66 million project to fast-track military robotics projects. Military News Robotics and Innovation customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shippingThe aim would be to remove soldiers from dangerous resupply tasks so they could focus on combat roles. X2 unmanned ground vehicle. Other elements of the project include […].

Why logistics will be key to any US conflict with Russia and China

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This article by US geopolitical analyst Stratfor is a case in point, depicting the considerable supply chain challenges the US military would have were it to find itself waging war against a resurgent Russia or increasingly confident China: “The US benefits greatly from.

Supporting Our Deployed Associates

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Cornelius, a Penske Truck Leasing maintenance technician and a diesel mechanic in the Mississippi Army National Guard, recently traded civilian life for military fatigues. From Motorcycles to Military. The military helped me choose my profession,” he said.

Down to the wire

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New WMS helps military wire and cable supplier fill custom orders fast. Technology

SeaCube Container Leasing awarded US Transportation Command contract

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Company News Land Sea Military matters SeaCubeSeaCube Container Leasing International, one of the world’s leading container leasing companies, has been awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contracts for leasing and transportation of intermodal container equipment.

Penske Receives the Eagle Head Plaque Award

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Several Penske associates attended the event to accept the award, including Liz Reed, diversity and inclusion specialist; Carie Seymour, director of field human resources and diversity and inclusion; and Sean Wilkins, military recruiting manager. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. “We’re

Penske Veteran Moved By Call to Service

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The call to serve came early for Penske associate Craig Whisler when as a child he would listen to his mother recount stories of her father’s military service during World War II. Years later, as a high school senior, Whisler would begin to collect memories of his own service, as he enlisted in the Air Force and embarked on a 30-year military career. veterans for their service and sacrifice, our associates are reflecting on their military service and what it means to be a veteran.