Archives for February 2011

Penske’s Over-the-Road Coordinators Keep Truck Fleets Rolling 24/7

This is part two of a series.  Please click here to read part one, an in-depth look at the Penske emergency roadside assistance center. Although Penske Truck Leasing’s over-the-road (OTR) coordinator Scott Brightbill was hundreds – even thousands … [Read more...]

Penske’s 24/7 Roadside Assistance Team is Always On Call

This is part one of a two-part series.  Please click here to read part two, a profile on Penske over-the-road coordinator Scott Brightbill. Rain?  No problem.  Snow?  Still here.  Sleet and freezing rain? Bring it on. Sunshine? Let the phones … [Read more...]

Penske Holding Career Fairs for Pa. Jobs Feb. 22 and Feb. 24

Penske Truck Leasing is hosting a pair of career fairs to fill over 30 full-time and seasonal customer service jobs, to support truck rental reservations and 24/7 emergency roadside operations at the company’s global headquarters in Reading, Pa.  … [Read more...]

Penske Employee Recognized by Florida Times-Union

Lajoi Ford, a Penske Logistics operations manager in Jacksonville, Fla., recently received the I Deliver award from customer Florida Times-Union, a daily newspaper. The Times-Union employees nominate their peers to receive this monthly award, … [Read more...]

DOT Hosting Hours-of-Service Listening Session

On February 17, 2011, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will host a public listening session on a proposed rule revising hours-of-service (HOS) requirements for commercial truck drivers. The public can participate in-person, online, or … [Read more...]

Businesses Turn to Penske for High-Quality Used Trucks

Hank Pittman needed something larger than a van to deliver over 800,000 direct mail pieces to the post office each month, to keep up with the demands of his small business.  He owns Pittman Printing, a small commercial printer outside Kansas City, … [Read more...]

Penske Truck Rental’s Sweethearts Move Ahead to New Life

Consider it a positive that Debra Luna can sometimes be impulsive. Otherwise, it is highly unlikely she would have agreed to sit in a yellow Penske moving truck to make an 18-hour trip with someone she had just met in person.  Good thing it turned … [Read more...]

Get Dependable Trucks, Fast with Penske’s Rental Express

There are only so many hours in the day. To free up some time, we offer a fast, convenient rental process for businesses. When you enroll in our Rental Express program, you are pre-qualified, so one call and your truck will be ready every … [Read more...]

Making Supply Chain and Logistics Collaboration Work

Collaboration. Supply chain.  The two concepts should only appear together in the same sentence if companies are prepared to fundamentally change their way of thinking. Trusting the right partners, and selecting the right process for … [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Thought Leaders Featured in Logistics Quarterly Magazine

As part of their Top North American Third-Party Logistics Provider Executive Interview Series for the current issue of Logistics Quarterly magazine, LQ published a question and answer session with Joe Gallick, senior vice president of sales for … [Read more...]