PepsiCo Worldwide Flavours has honoured Penske Logistics with its 2011 Operational Excellence Award for transportation management services.
"Penske Logistics is a critical business partner of PepsiCo Worldwide Flavours North America and we're delighted to honour its exceptional work with this award," said Laszlo Molnar, Senior Director, Supply Chain, PepsiCo Worldwide Flavours. "Penske has always distinguished itself as an organisation dedicated to focus, passion and excellence, with both leadership and frontline expertise."
Utilising its best-in-class route management techniques and technologies, Penske Logistics manages the inbound supply chain for PepsiCo's four distribution centres in the U.S. and Canada that handle carbonated beverages, as well as a manufacturing plant in Arlington, Texas. Penske Logistics works to ensure the raw materials for carbonated beverage production reaches PepsiCo's plants on-time, while monitoring supply pick-up, transit and timely deliveries.
"We are very pleased to receive this award from our long-time customer PepsiCo," said Dennis Abruzzi, Senior Vice President Operations, East Region for Penske Logistics. "Our teams collaborate very closely to ensure PepsiCo's supply chain transportation network, in the US and Canada,
operate at peak performance."