READING, Pa., September 29, 2015 — Penske Logistics has been designated as a 2014 Special Services Supplier of the Year by Whirlpool Corporation, for its ability to provide exemplary contributions to Whirlpool's integrated supply chain.
"This award is confirmation of the excellent service that our associates consistently deliver in support of Whirlpool's operations," stated Marc Althen, Penske Logistics President.
The criteria for this honor include: on-time pick up and on-time delivery of company components and products; innovation practices; accuracy of invoices; and the business flexibility to keep pace with the premier appliance maker.
"Penske is the model for a strategic partnership," said Jim Keppler, Vice President, Whirlpool Integration Supply Chain and Quality. "They provide us with the people, technology and services that consistently enable us to deliver our commitments to customers every day."
Whirlpool Corporation is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 100,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers throughout the world in 2014. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Consul, Maytag, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in more than 170 countries. Additional information about the company can be found at on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.
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 and YouTube.