Penske Logistics Welcomes CSCMP to Philly

As a key sponsor, Penske Logistics will help welcome thousands of logistics and supply chain professionals, leading academics, and logistics students to the upcoming Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Global Conference.  This year’s conference takes place October 2 – 5 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in the City of Brotherly Love – Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.A. [Read more…]

Penske Named to Top 100 Motor Carriers List by Inbound Logistics

Penske Logistics has been named to the Top 100 Motor Carriers list by Inbound Logistics magazine.

According to the trade magazine, the list is compiled to highlight companies that meet and surpass the industry’s freight transportation needs. [Read more…]

DOT Aims to Increase Safety with Cell Phone Restrictions

The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is currently reviewing comments on its proposed safety regulation that would prohibit interstate commercial truck and bus drivers from using handheld cell phones while operating a commercial motor vehicle. 

FMCSA already bans text messaging for all drivers operating a commercial motor vehicle.  That rule took effect late last year, and in March DOT’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration issued a final rule banning texting for intrastate haulers carrying hazardous materials. [Read more…]

Penske Hosting Career Fairs

Penske Truck Leasing is hosting career fairs at schools nationwide for various employment opportunities. [Read more…]

NPTC Survey: Private Fleets Focus on Customer Service, Outbound Freight

Private fleets constitute a $300 billion-a-year business and operate more than three out of the four million medium and heavy-duty commercial trucks on the road.  They travel more than 50 percent of all truck miles and represent the largest sector of the trucking industry.

Companies rely on private fleets for a variety of reasons, but the most recent survey by the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) shows that customer service and increased efficiency top the list. 

In the annual survey in which NPTC asks why companies operate a private fleet, 88 percent of respondents reported the primary reason is because it provides better customer service to key customers than is available using alternative transportation solutions—a two percent increase compared to last year.  [Read more…]

Penske Executive Encourages United Way Support

Mike Duff, Penske Truck Leasing’s senior vice president general counsel, and his wife Diane, are serving as co-chairs for the United Way of Berks County fundraising campaign currently underway in Pennsylvania.

As Penske’s senior attorney, Mike has spent over 20 years at the company’s global headquarters in Reading, Pa., managing the company’s legal and government affairs activity.

Mike and Diane are on the local United Way’s board of directors and they are loyal contributors. [Read more…]

Penske Hiring Truck Drivers Nationwide

Would you like to join a driving team that has an industry-leading safety record?

Penske’s professional drivers demonstrate their commitment to safety and service while making on-time deliveries to meet customers’ needs. With 200,000 Penske trucks on the road and a truck driver in each one, Penske understands what keeps drivers happy. [Read more…]

Penske Extends InformationWeek 500 Winning Streak in 2011

For the 11th consecutive year Penske has earned a spot in the InformationWeek 500, placing 53rd, the company’s fifth top 100 appearance during the streak. 

InformationWeek, according to a news release, “identifies and honors the nation’s most innovative users of information technology with its annual 500 listing, and also tracks the technology, strategies, investment and administrative practices of America’s best-known companies.” [Read more…]

Penske Logistics Truck Drivers Deliver Excellence

Penske Logistics truck drivers are among the 3.2 million truck drivers nationwide who make sure the goods you want are available every day when you need them. Penske Logistics joins the American Trucking Associations (ATA) in recognizing and thanking our truck drivers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 11 – 17.

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Penske Supports Transportation Industry Truck Safety Via IFDA Sponsorship

Penske Truck Leasing once again is championing safety in the transportation industry through its support of the 25th Annual International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) Food Industry Truck Driving Championships.  Penske is the leading sponsor and primary vehicle provider. 

The event will take place at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort from Sept. 23-25 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. [Read more…]