Ford Werke GmbH and Penske Logistics win the European Award for Logistics Excellence 2012
25 Million Truck Kilometers Avoided Per Year on European Roads
Enabled by European Logistics Award-winning Concept of Ford and Penske
- Innovative: ‘Network Integrator’ logistics concept offers one distribution platform for many automotive manufacturers aimed at optimizing the supply chain
- Efficient: Transport avoidance through intelligent resource utilization
- Green: More than 10,000 tons or 17 per cent of CO2 reduction per year achieved, based on an assumption of 750,000 shipments annually
- Customer benefit: Highest service level with reduced CO2 backpack
The European Logistics Association (ELA) honored Penske Logistics and Ford Motor Company with this year’s European Award for Logistics Excellence 2012 award for the innovative Network Integrator concept developed by the two companies. The winning case study submission is a joint project of Ford’s European Customer Service Division (FCSD) and Penske Logistics to optimize spare-parts supply chain enabling collaboration for multiple car brands across Europe. The award ceremony today took place in Kiev, Ukraine.