Food Logistics Webinar Replay Available Now

CNG-Penske-TruckEarlier today, Penske vice presidents Drew Cullen and Tom Scollard conducted a webinar with the editor of Food Logistics magazine titled “The Greening of Food Fleets: Becoming Better Environmental Stewards.”

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During the discussion, Cullen and Scollard highlighted the EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership and shared practical tips, techniques and technologies used to improve the environmental performance of truck fleets. The Penske organization operates and maintains one of the largest commercial truck fleets in the industry with more than 200,000 vehicles. [Read more...]

Local United Way Honors Penske Headquarters with Fundraising Award

united-way-lock-up-cmykThe United Way of Berks County, Pa., recently presented Penske Truck Leasing with an Eagle Award for the company’s support of the organization’s annual fundraising campaign.

During the 2013 United Way fundraising campaign, the company raised more than $500,000 and increased contributors by 41 percent through an incentive program. [Read more...]

Penske Activated Dedicated Call Center for U.S. Military Moves

Penske Joe DezotellMilitary family moves are unlike traditional relocations, with active duty service members being shuttled between myriad U.S. bases. As a military-friendly company Penske Truck Rental has created a specialized military call center to ease the stress of a do-it-yourself move, which the Armed Services also refers to as a PCS (Permanent Change of Station) and PPM (Personally Procured Moves). [Read more...]

Penske Truck Rental Ad Campaign Earns Three Awards

Penske Truck Rental Ad CampaignPenske Truck Rental’s 2013 online advertising campaign aimed at boosting brand awareness among consumers recently picked up three awards in the Web Marketing Association’s Internet Advertising Competition.

The award-winning “For the love of your stuff …” ad campaign was a collaborative effort between teams from Penske Truck Leasing’s marketing department and The Martin Agency, which is the company’s ad agency of record. [Read more...]

Penske Part of Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” (Video)

Captain America The Winter SoldierMarvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” opened in theaters on April 4 and is the latest superhero film from Marvel Studios to feature a yellow Penske rental truck. The film is the sequel to Marvel’s “Captain America: The First Avenger” and stars Chris Evans as Captain America, aka Steve Rogers.

The motion picture also features Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Emily VanCamp, Hayley Atwell with Robert Redford as Alexander Pierce and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Driver Saves Pair Trapped in Overturned Vehicle

Penske Logistics Driver Rodney SimpsonPenske Logistics driver Rodney Simpson was returning from his last run on a recent Saturday morning – less than a half hour away from putting a period on what had been an uneventful day – when he noticed a car in front of him swerve from lane to lane and tumble down an embankment. [Read more...]

Penske Attending California State Career Fairs

Penske Rental RepresentativePenske will attend careers fairs at The California State University (CSU) campuses in Fullerton, Ca., April 9, and Bakersfield, Ca., April 16. [Read more...]

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...]

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