Archives for March 2011

Penske Logistics Earns Ford Gold World Excellence Award

Penske Logistics has been awarded Ford Motor Company’s Gold World Excellence Award.  This is the third World Excellence Award Penske Logistics has earned from Ford and it is the second time the company has earned Gold. “We’re sincerely honored to … [Read more...]

Penske Refreshes and Expands Truck Rental Fleet in Response to Commercial and Consumer Demand

As Penske’s Paul Rosa sees it, an increase in truck rentals serves as a bullish barometer for the transportation industry. … [Read more...]

Fuel Costs, Regulatory Impacts and Economy Create Concern for Truck Capacity

Industry experts continue to predict that truck capacity will tighten.  This is due in large part to economic growth combined with industry-specific regulations like the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) new Compliance Safety … [Read more...]

New South America Penske Logistics Leader Named

Penske Logistics has named Paulo Sarti as managing director for South American operations.  Based in São Paulo, Brazil, he is responsible for the operations and growth of business in South America.  He is the first Brazilian to attain this leadership … [Read more...]

Are You Ready for CSA?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) new truck safety program, Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) is in full effect.  Understanding the entire program can be difficult, but there are many informational tools to grasp the … [Read more...]

Penske Growing Relationships with Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Businesses

Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics have been steadily growing and cultivating relationships with minority-owned and women-owned businesses for well over a decade.  The effort is a part of an ongoing initiative to promote diversity and … [Read more...]

Higher Fuel Prices Persist

Last January, “Move Ahead” posted a piece titled As Diesel Prices Rise Truck Fleets Seek Solutions.  At that time we speculated a diesel price déjà vu scenario may be developing.  Since our original post prices for on-highway diesel fuel and gasoline … [Read more...]

Being Safe When Renting a Moving Truck

The do-it-yourself move can appear a bit daunting at first, and since the average mover is unaccustomed to regularly driving a truck, we’re offering a few ease-of-mind tips to ensure that a safe move takes place in the iconic yellow Penske truck: … [Read more...]

Do-it-Yourself Moving Tips

Millions of Americans take on the task of moving every year, whether it’s for a job opportunity, to be closer to family, or to simply try out living in a new place.  Whatever the reason for your move, you can make the task more pleasant by planning … [Read more...]

Moving with pets? Take extra care

Your four-legged friends rely on you to be organized and well prepared for a safe, comfortable moving experience.  So, when you’re planning a big move remember they have special needs, too. While exotic pets require extra special attention during … [Read more...]