Fortna client, Penske Logistics, was recently awarded Whirlpool’s “Supplier of the Year” award based on the success of their labor management program that was piloted in Perris, CA. The announcement was published in the September 2010 issue of DC Velocity in the “Accolades” section:
“Clean Sweep. Whirlpool Corp. has honored Penske Logistics with its Supplier of the Year Award for Warehousing and Third-Party Logistics Services. Penske Logistics, which handles outbound distribution for all Whirlpool products in North America, earned the award by collaborating with the appliance maker to reduce costs, boost labor productivity, and improve inventory accuracy.”
Fortna partnered with Penske and Whirlpool to create and implement a comprehensive Organizational Excellence program. Labor productivity increases and cost reductions resulting from the program have been impressive. Congratulation Penske Logistics!