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

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

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.

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.

Surviving your time as a military logistician

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Our success as military logisticians rests directly with our ability to quickly and decisively understand the needs and requirements of our commanders. The military logistician must also clearly identify risks and threats to ensure that orders/instructions are made on an informed basis. The delivery of military logistics support is not achieved without the expenditure of resources – time, people, money, etc. by Hayden Marshall.

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 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.

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.

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.

Defining strategic competition – how logistics makes a military credible

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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 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.

From the military to commercial trucking

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Nomination deadline nears for America’s top rookie military veteran

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Four finalists named in search for top rookie military trucker

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‘Driving for Excellence Award’ winner to receive Kenworth T680

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.

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

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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.

10 rookie military veteran truck driver finalists named before GATS

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Winner will receive a new Kenworth T680

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 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.

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.

Down to the wire

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

Penske Honors Veterans for Service and Sacrifice

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It was the first of many ‘thank you’s’ as Penske hosted its Fifth Annual Veterans Day Recognition Program, held at the company’s headquarters in Reading, Pennsylvania , to honor the company’s more than 1,500 military veterans. veterans for their service and sacrifice, chief among them their own military veterans who play a vital role in the success of the company. Jobs and Military Spouses magazines.

FAA drops proposed limits on operations in Afghanistan

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Air Loadstar leads Recommends Afghanistan FAA Military matters US US freighter airlinesThe US plans to impose additional limitations on US carriers – most of which are freighter operators – operating in and over Afghanistan have been withdrawn.

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.

Penske Honors Veterans with Fourth Annual Veterans Day Recognition Event

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Afterward, several people took to the microphone, including Mark Gillen of the Berks Military History Museum, to share what Veterans Day means to them, as well as tell a few stories and messages that inspired the crowd. Penske News 3PL berks military history museum transportation Veterans Da

Penske’s #OneWay4PVA Campaign Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

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The transition from military to civilian life can be difficult for service men and women but even more so for veterans experiencing spinal cord injury or disease.

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PX, I love you

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When the military expanded its online PX shopping privileges last fall, eager customers flooded its website with orders. New warehouse software and automated equipment helped its DCs cope with the deluge. Technology

Multifunctional Rugged Tablets

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DT Research has introduced the DT372AP and DT370CR rugged, military-grade tablets that include information capture and wireless communications for indoor-outdoor workflow

‘The furthest, the weakest’ – how logistics creates national power

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Theorists, writers, military professionals and many others are looking for indicators of strategic activity, some obvious and some not so conspicuous. It is unsurprising to see that military capability forms one of eight measures of power used in an outstanding statistical reference produced recently by the Lowy Institute – the Asia Power Index. The Lowy Institute is certainly not alone in analysing the nature of military power. By David Beaumont.

Logistics and the strangling of strategy

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Writers in strategic theory have long known this, although few read works of military theory beyond the most appealing components. This is occurring at the same time militaries are becoming greater consumers, and harder to keep combat effective in the field. By David Beaumont.

The historical Roots of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

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computers), has its “professional” roots in the military and in particular in the military of ancient Rome. ( [link] ). ( [link] ). This underlines the importance of the logistics corps within the military because without it not a single soldier would be able to perform his or her job.

Is logistics the ultimate conventional deterrent?

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Nations are naturally competitive, and one of the principle roles for standing militaries is to deter others from undertaking military action within this competition. Recently Western militaries have contended that adversaries, real and potential, do not always distinguish peace and war. Deterrence, afforded by a range of military capabilities, is a core strategy taken within this offsetting. Distance, once again, became important to the military mind.

The value of a moment – logistics and the acceleration of war

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Maintaining military advantage, if not the relevance of military forces, purportedly requires new ways of thinking about warfighting. Threats, such as cyber, will strike at vulnerabilities often outside of the military’s purview. By David Beaumont.

The White House Is Getting Aggressive to Answer the Call for More Qualified Truck Drivers


military equivalent of a commercial driver’s license (CDL) to operate large trucks in interstate commerce. Department of Transportation will launch a pilot program to permit 18-to-20-year-olds who possess the U.S. The Trucking industry has been struggling to meet driver demand for the last 20 years. Transportation News Industry Trends Big Data

Kenworth shows off T680 to transitioning service members

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Service personnel and their spouses participated in career development programs and learned more about post-military career opportunities at Hiring Our Heroes Transition Summits recently hosted by Naval Air Station Pensacola and Eglin Air Force Base in Florida