Performance Team adds EV charging stations in Southern California

Performance Team adds EV charging stations in Southern California

  • Energy infrastructure supports electric truck fleet
  • Charging stations integrated into warehouse

El Segundo, California – press release – November 15, 2022 – Performance Team announces the installation and operation of two new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations In Los Angeles County. These stations will serve the current fleet of 24 EV trucks and 36 by the end of year. The Class 8 Volvo Electric trucks will be used in Southern California for short-haul warehouse and distribution center operations.

The new stations have been installed at Performance Team’s Santa Fe Springs,…

Performance Team deploys first deliveries of Volvo VNR Electric trucks in Southern California

Performance Team deploys first deliveries of Volvo VNR Electric trucks in Southern California

  •  Electric truck fleet expansion targets customers looking to accelerate decarbonization efforts in their supply chains.

  • Volvo Trucks is lead partner for Performance Team’s Electric Vehicle (EV) fleet with first deliveries in operation since Q3 2022.

  • California Air Resources Board (CARB) regulations require diesel trucks to transition to zero emissions by 2030.

El Segundo, California – October 6, 2022 – press release – Performance Team has deployed its first Class 8 battery-electric trucks from Volvo Trucks North America…

Performance Team – a Maersk Company announces new cold chain facility in Charleston, South Carolina

Performance Team – a Maersk Company announces new cold chain facility in Charleston, South Carolina

Investment will add more capacity to improve cold chain efficiency and enhance supply chain competitiveness.

El Segundo, California USA – August 8, 2022 – press release – Performance Team – A Maersk Company continues to integrate end-to-end cold chains with the announcement of a new cold storage facility planned for Charleston, South Carolina to serve imports and exports, opening in Q1 2023.

“We have been evaluating South Atlantic cold chain market opportunities for the past three years – and…

The Next Time You Visit Your Favorite Retail Store

While most of the world has been sheltering in place for the first half of 2020, retail stores have been hard at work changing the look, feel and design of their respective properties. It is safe to say that brick and mortar will look very different as they re-open. Wharton Professor Thomas Robertson, has referred to the current environment as a time of “creative destruction” within the retail industry. What will be different? Let’s examine five changes many retail stores are in the process of making.

#1 — Contactless payment will become the primary way of paying for…

Interview with Sonya Medlin, Director of Operations at Performance Team

Sonya Medlin has been working in the logistics industry for over thirty years. Sonya and her team were recently awarded the 2019 American Honda Premier Partner Award which was a momentous achievement in her career. Sonya shares her thoughts on women in supply chain, such as what it takes to excel in the industry and why she loves working for PT.

Q – Tell us about your time in college at Louisiana State University.

Sonya: To be perfectly honest, I was an art major and had a scholarship in art to attend Louisiana State University. Logistics was…

Performance Team’s Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

EL SEGUNDO, CA, MARCH 13, 2020 – Performance Team has been closely monitoring the coronavirus (or COVID-19) outbreak and its impact on our operations and our customers’ businesses. We are presently maintaining normal operations across our facilities and are committed to meeting all customer requirements to the greatest extent possible.

We have activated our Emergency Response Plan due to the risks associated with the virus, our obligation to our employees’ health and safety, and in an effort to do all that we can to help contain the spread of the virus and mitigate its impact on all of us. This involves sanitary…

Performance Team to join the global A.P. Moller – Maersk family of companies to operate their combined US distribution and logistics services.

Thanks to customers like you, we have had a remarkable track record over the last 30+ years as an independent company. Now, we have made the decision to leverage our success and expertise, expand our services, and bring our solutions and capabilities to a company that has the same passion for bringing logistics solutions to their customers. That is why, today, we have announced our agreement with Maersk to combine our capabilities in the third-party distribution and logistics sector together with their domestic transportation operations and global container logistics services. This will strengthen our ability to deliver products and…

2019 Holiday Season in Review

The 2019 holiday season broke records and closed the decade with a stronger consumer economy than predicted. Neither early winter storms, a late Thanksgiving holiday, concerns about tariffs, nor challenges at various ports across the United States could prevent a 4.1% year over year increase in holiday retail sales. While six days shorter than 2018 (and the shortest in the past seven years), the holiday season was wildly successful and builds positive momentum as we roll into 2020. The growth in retail sales was more than double the increase from 2017 to 2018. Cyber Monday broke all records…

Supply Chain Data & Analytics Can No Longer Be Ignored

Data and analytics are becoming a new gold currency in businesses around the globe. This is no different within the supply chain. Supply chain analytics represent the ability to make data-driven decisions based on a summary of relevant, trusted data, often using visualization in the form of graphs, charts, and other means. Supply chain analytics provide statistical methods to new and existing data sources while creating insights that can improve decision making. Improvements can be seen in front line operations and in strategic choices.

Warehousing is a segment of the business that is littered with data and analytical opportunities…

Interview with Jason Walker, VP of Operations at Performance Team

Jason Walker has been a member of the Performance Team family for more than nine years. He received his Bachelor of Science from Southern Illinois University and his Masters in Global Supply Chain Management from the University of Southern California. Jason is currently PT’s Vice President of Operations. We asked Jason how he got his start in the industry and the future direction of the logistics industry.

1) How did you get your start in the supply chain & logistics industry?
My first job in supply chain was with UPS. UPS funded my undergraduate education in…