August 6, 2007 10:45 AM, EDT

Penske to Manage European Supply Chain for Bombardier

Penske Logistics has been selected as the lead logistics provider for Bombardier Transportation’s European operations, the company said Monday.

Under the agreement, Penske will help coordinate and standardize all European supply chain and logistics processes for Berlin, Germany-based Bombardier Transportation, which manufactures vehicles and equipment for the rail industry.

Penske said it expects to begin providing lead logistics services to Bombardier in early 2008.

Penske Logistics is a division of Penske Truck Leasing Co., Reading, Pa., which ranks No. 7 on the Transport Topics 100 list of the largest U.S. and Canadian for-hire carriers.