Ford Motor Company has selected the logistics provider Penske Logistics at its Dearborn Truck Plant in Dearborn, Michigan, where the popular F-Series trucks are assembled.
The company will provide manufacturing support services for Ford, including sequencing, metering, repack, small-lot and container management services.
Penske Logistics President, Vince Hartnett, said of the agreement: “Ford Motor Company is a longstanding and valued customer.
“We’re pleased to service their needs in this new capacity,” he added.
Penske Logistics is a strategic supplier to Ford and is part of its Aligned Business Framework. The company performs lead logistics, as well as manufacturing support, dealer delivery, in-plant, material handling, warehouse and transportation management services across Ford product lines in the U.S., Canada, UK and Brazil.
A wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to major industrial and consumer companies worldwide.
The company has operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.
Based in Dearborn, Michigan, Ford Motor Company manufactures and distributes automobiles across six continents.
Its automotive brands include Ford, Mercury and Lincoln, and it employs about 159,000 people globally.
In addition, Ford Motor Credit Company offers financial services.
Edited by Chris Farnell