Penske Logistics Driver Named America’s Road Team Finalist

Penske Logistics driver Neil Kirk is among the 32 truck drivers recently named as finalists in the selection process to become Captains for American Trucking Assocations’ 2012-2013 America’s Road Team. This group of professional truck drivers share superior driving skills and safety records, and help spread the word about safety on the highway. [Read more...]

Penske Truck Rental Ready Following Hurricane Sandy

Penske’s call centers for consumer and commercial truck rental reservations are fully operational following Hurricane Sandy. However, please note some local offices and truck rental agents may experience delays, closures or road restrictions due to the recent storm. [Read more...]

Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics Headquarters Update

Due to power restoration delays for non-critical business systems Penske will not open its Reading, Pa., (Green Hills) headquarters today. Associates working in 24/7 Roadside Assistance, Central Reservations, TMS, IT Service Desk, and Used Truck call centers will receive separate communications from their managers about staffing. We will provide updates as the situation progresses into tomorrow.

Penske 24/7 Roadside Assistance Center Ready for Hurricane Sandy

 At the global headquarters of Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics in Reading, Pa., the company’s 24/7 Roadside Assistance Center is hard at work, servicing customers during Hurricane Sandy. This photo was taken this morning. [Read more...]

Hurricane Sandy Advisory

Important Penske Information & Numbers

  • Penske Location and Fuel Finder Tool
  • 24/7 Roadside Assistance: 1-800-526-0798
  • Consumer Truck Rental Reservations: 1-888-996-5415
  • Commercial Truck Rental Reservations: 1-800-736-7531

While Penske has taken every possible step to ensure continued service there is some potential for delays or closures of Penske Truck Leasing facilities or Penske Truck Rental agent locations due to local travel restrictions, weather conditions, flooding, power outages, or a state of emergency.  We appreciate your continued cooperation and patience during this storm.

Penske advises its business and consumer customers to take the following measures before the storm arrives:

  • Top off truck fuel tanks
  • Move trucks to higher ground if in a flood-prone area
  • Stay tuned to local news stations for weather reports
  • Adhere to all travel, road advisories and restrictions
  •  Delay travel into impacted areas when possible

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 By “Move Ahead” Staff

Penske to Exhibit at IFDA Conference

Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics will be exhibitors at this year’s International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) Distribution Solutions Conference, Oct. 29 to Oct 31. It will take place at the Rio All-Suite Hotel in Las Vegas. [Read more...]

Penske 2011 and 2012 Freightliner Trucks Ready to Lease

Penske Truck Leasing is now offering a limited number of 2011 and 2012 Freightliner trucks for lease with low mileage. The vehicles provide the latest in cutting-edge specs and driver comfort, and feature quick delivery and short-term lease options at discounted rates. [Read more...]

Canada: Penske Used Trucks Now Listed on AutoTRADER.ca

Penske Used Trucks are now available for sale online through Canada’s largest classified website for new and used vehicles, autoTRADER.ca. Penske is now among autoTRADER’s largest commercial used truck sellers. [Read more...]

UTI Grads Find Career Success at Penske

After 10 years as a high school history and government teacher, Brendan Cotter (photo right) decided it was time for a change. While he enjoyed teaching, he was far less enamored with the politics that accompanied it. It was time to shake things up. So, Cotter enrolled at Universal Technical Institute in Los Angeles, to become a diesel truck maintenance technician. [Read more...]

Penske Truck Leasing closes $450 million asset-backed securitization

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P. (“PTL”) today announced that it completed an initial asset-backed bank conduit facility with a group of six banks for approximately $450 million. The available capacity of the facility is $750 million. PTL expects to use the net proceeds to repay borrowings on its credit facility from General Electric Capital Corporation (GECC). 

“This conduit facility continues the refinancing efforts we began earlier this year and provides PTL with an attractively priced source of pre-payable variable debt,” said Frank Cocuzza, Senior Vice President of Finance, Penske Truck Leasing. “We are pleased some of the leading financial institutions in the world have agreed to participate in this facility.”