Archives for July 2011

Staples Selects Penske to Maintain Electric Truck Fleet

Staples, the world’s largest office products company, has contracted with Penske Truck Leasing to provide commercial truck fleet maintenance services to its 53 all-electric, class six trucks. The all-electric trucks can reach 55 mph and are most … [Read more...]

ATRI Updates Truck Idling Regulation List

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has recently updated its comprehensive list of idling regulations for U.S. states. You may access and download the full list as well as a foldable cab card for free by clicking here. The ATRI is a … [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Named to “2011 Great Supply Chain Partner” List

Penske Logistics has been selected by SupplyChainBrain and its readers as a 2011 Great Supply Chain Partner. SupplyChainBrain’s 9th annual list of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners is the result of a six-month on-line poll in which supply chain … [Read more...]

Existing Penske Truck Leasing Fuel Cards Deactivated July 31

Penske Truck Leasing reminds customers that its new fuel card program goes into effect this month. As a result of this new fuel card program, all existing Penske fuel cards will be deactivated and rendered unusable effective July 31, 2011. It is … [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Sponsors CSCMP Global Conference

Underscoring its commitment to encouraging industry thought leadership Penske Logistics is once again sponsoring the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Global Conference.  This year’s conference takes place October 2 - 5 at the … [Read more...]

Penske Used Trucks Focused on Service Excellence

Successfully competing in the red-hot used commercial trucks market takes service, dedication and great people to make it happen.  Penske Used Trucks has been gradually growing its national call center team to help meet the uptick in demand for used … [Read more...]

Penske’s New Mobile Site Makes Truck Rental Easy

In an effort to make consumer truck rentals an easier on-the-go process, Penske Truck Rental has introduced a mobile version of its site,, which is accessible via nearly any smartphone.* “We have decided to … [Read more...]

Penske Customer East Penn Manufacturing Receives Historic Transmission from Allison

Longtime Penske Truck Leasing customer East Penn Manufacturing of Lyon Station, Pa. now has in its fleet a Freightliner truck containing the one millionth 3000 series transmission from Allison Transmission Inc. … [Read more...]

Cross-Border Regulations Require Advanced Planning

In 2010, over 790,000 shipments crossed over the Canadian and Mexican borders into the United States, and those numbers are on the rise. According to the latest Department of Transportation (DOT) figures, surface transportation trade among the U.S., … [Read more...]

Guest Blog: Opportunity Knocks for 3PLs and Shippers. Will They Answer?

If I put myself in the shoes of a 3PL and read the recently published Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) 22nd Annual State of Logistics Report®, my overall takeaway is this: Opportunity knocks. Manufacturers and retailers … [Read more...]