Infographic: Leasing or Ownership?

LVO_featured_imageTo make a true comparison between leasing vehicles for your truck fleet or buying your own, you need a comprehensive list of points to consider so you can make an informed decision. Take a look at these considerations presented on this infographic from Penske Truck Leasing, and get a clearer picture of which option may be right for you. [Read more...]

Penske Exhibiting at IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference

Penske-DedicatedPenske Truck Leasing is exhibiting this week in booth 926 at the International Foodservice Distributors Association’s annual Distribution Solutions Conference. The conference takes place Oct. 21 – 23 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. In keeping with the wider organization’s its winning tradition at the Indy 500, Penske Truck Leasing will feature a branded IndyCar as a part of its tradeshow presence. [Read more...]

Operation Safe Driver Week Starts Oct. 19

on-the-roadTo raise driver awareness and increase road safety, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will kick off its annual Operation Safe Driver program Oct. 19, nationwide. [Read more...]

Transportation Survey Finds Onboard Technology Use on the Rise

Highway stock photoThe National Private Truck Council (NPTC) recently published its annual benchmarking survey of private fleets, where 95 percent of respondents reported adopting onboard technology. This high percentage shows that for the vast majority of private fleets, this technology is expected to make a significant business impact. [Read more...]

Penske Truck Leasing Now Canada SmartWay Transport Affiliate

Canada stock photoPenske Truck Leasing is the newest affiliate in the Canada SmartWay Transport Partnership. The SmartWay Transport Partnership is a joint U.S.-Canada network connecting over 3,000 companies with a shared goal of saving fuel and reducing emissions from their freight supply chain. With SmartWay, companies have access to free, standardized tools to help them benchmark their freight operations and find areas to improve their productivity and competitiveness. [Read more...]

Penske to be Included in EPA SmartWay Webinar

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAPenske vice president of fuels and environmental affairs Drew Cullen will participate in a webinar hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay program on August 27 at 2:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. CT/11:30 a.m. PT, “Anticipatory Supply Chains.” The complimentary webinar will also include the president and CEO of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Rick Blasgen, and Beau Gentry, director of transportation for Menlo Logistics. [Read more...]

Penske Opens First Truck Rental Location in Australia

Penske Australia - MAN truckPenske Commercial Vehicles, based in Brisbane, Australia, has announced a new venture with Penske Truck Leasing, Co., L.P. to offer commercial truck rental services in Australia. The venture, Penske Commercial Leasing Australia, will operate under the brand name Penske Truck Rental. [Read more...]

Penske Associate Gets Fleet Maintenance Manager of the Year Award

Lloyd De MerchantLloyd De Merchant, area maintenance manager for Penske in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, was named the Volvo Trucks Canada Fleet Maintenance Manager of the Year at the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Seminar June 18. [Read more...]

Penske Continues Support of Paralyzed Veterans of America

PVA-PhotoPenske Truck Rental marked the start of the Memorial Day weekend by recommitting itself to supporting Paralyzed Veterans of America.

Penske’s #OneWay4PVA fundraising effort that benefits Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Mission: ABLE campaign has been extended for a second year. Since its start a year ago, the fundraising effort has generated $403,104 for the organization.

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Penske Leader Elected Chair of ATMC Board of Directors

Penske - Holly GerkeHolly Gerke has been elected chair of the board of directors for the Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC). A director of technical training at Penske Truck Leasing, Gerke is the first-ever company employee to be elected chair (as well as the first to serve on its board, of which she gained entry in 2011). [Read more...]