Penske Logistics has been awarded the contract to be the operational manager of the BMW of North America parts distribution center in Nazareth, Pa.
Under the agreement, Penske Logistics, a subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing, will provide a trained labor force for the aftersales warehousing and fulfillment facility that currently supplies automotive parts, motorcycle parts and lifestyle items for distribution to BMW Group dealerships in North America. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.
The supply chain management company will begin operational management of the 875,000 square foot facility on July 1. Employment continuity will be offered to the employees at the facility. In addition, Penske has worked with both BMW NA and UAW Local 2326 leadership to reach a labor agreement for the unionized workforce at the site and a transition plan for the workers.