Penske Truck Leasing Ranked on InformationWeek Elite 100

Penske FacilityPenske Truck Leasing earned placement on the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100 as a top business tech innovator at No. 93. This is IW’s 26th year identifying and honoring the nation’s most innovative users of information technology. Penske has earned a place in their rankings every year for the last 15 years. [Read more...]

Trucking Industry Awaits Final EOBR Rule

Highway stock photoThe trucking industry continues to await a final rule on electronic onboard recording (EOBR) devices—electronic devices that attach to a vehicle and record the amount of time a vehicle is being driven—from the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA). [Read more...]

Penske Room Dedicated at Universal Technical Institute Philadelphia

Penske - UTI Ribbon Cutting PhotoA dedication ceremony took place earlier today at Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Philadelphia in Exton, Pa., to commemorate a 1,900-square-foot multipurpose room that was funded by Penske Truck Leasing. The “Penske Room” will serve as a venue for student and staff activities: presentations, training seminars and student-peer tutoring sessions. It will become an active classroom and lab. [Read more...]

Nominate Penske Logistics as a Great Supply Chain Partner

trucks-in-the-yardHas Penske Logistics helped your company become best in class by significantly improving your supply chain efficiency? If so, nominate Penske Logistics to be included on the annual list of “100 Great Supply Chain Partners.” SupplyChainBrain magazine has been recognizing the nation’s top supply chain providers for more than 10 years. Nominate Penske Logistics before April 25, 2014, by completing this brief nomination form.

By “Move Ahead” staff

 

FMCSA Receives Authority to Shut Down Carriers

Highway drivingThe Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has new authority to shut down motor carriers who display a pattern of egregious disregard for compliance with federal safety rules under a rule recently released. [Read more...]

Penske Seeking Diesel Technicians Nationwide

Penske Truck Leasing is participating in career fairs throughout April at these technical schools: WyoTech-Fremont, Texas State Technical College, Lincoln College of Technology in Houston and Denver, and UTI in Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Boston. [Read more...]

ACT Expo Alternative Fuels Webinar Replay Available Now

CNG-Truck-Photo-2014Drew Cullen, Penske Truck Leasing’s vice president of fuels and environmental affairs was among the industry experts appearing on a recent March 26 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo webinar titled Alternative Fuel Vehicle Fleet Leasing. Watch replay here. [Read more...]

Penske Truck Leasing: Stories that Move Us

Across the country millions of trucks run billions of miles, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It’s easy to forget that inside each one of these huge machines are the treasures that drive growth for industry, fill our cupboards and dinner tables, and stock our hospitals, showrooms, and grocery stores. As a leader in transportation and logistics, Penske Truck Leasing works behind the scenes helping tens of thousands of businesses across North America with truck fleets small and large. Here are a few of their stories. [Read more...]

Shippers, Carriers Continue to Prepare for Panama Canal Expansion

Panama Canal LockPorts throughout the country are making changes as they prepare for larger container vessels that will travel through the Panama Canal once the multibillion-dollar widening of the waterway is complete, which is slated for December 2015. [Read more...]

Improving Your Move with Social Media

Moving couple using a tabletCompleting a move can be a stressful experience. Fears about cost or mechanical issues can run rampant. Luckily, there are a plethora of tools available to help ease your mind and take much of the stress out of your move. In the past few years, social media has emerged as an invaluable source of knowledge and reassurance for the anxious mover. [Read more...]