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 receive this award but it would not have been possible without the close collaboration between the Ford and Penske teams,” said Marc Althen, Penske Logistics president.  “Thanks to all of our associates supporting the Ford business worldwide.” [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 Accountability (CSA) program, new hours-of-service (HOS) rules, and escalating fuel costs. [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 position.  [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 overall goal of the program and what is now expected from carriers.  [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 inclusion at both companies. [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 have continued to rise. [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 ahead and taking advantage of resources designed to make moving easier.

Whether you’re moving out of a just-the-basics apartment or a large family home, one of the tools you’ll probably need is a moving truck.  Because we’ve been serving customers on the move for more than 40 years, we have a few tips to get you started: [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 moves, the “Move Ahead” team is focusing on dogs and cats – the most common pets among Americans.  According to a recent study by the American Pet Products Association, 71 million homes have at least one pet.  Of those households, 45 million have dogs and 38 million have cats.  Nearly 11 million households move with their pets annually. [Read more…]