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 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 Truck Rental Supporter of Veterans Wheelchair Games

Penske Truck Rental - 2014 NVWG 3Penske Truck Rental is a proud supporter and sponsor of the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, presented by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Paralyzed Veterans of America. The 34th annual event kicked off on Tuesday night with opening ceremonies at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia (see PVA’s video below). [Read more...]

Penske Truck Rental and uShip Team Up for Specialized Shipments

uShip stock imagePenske Truck Rental is now working with uShip to provide do-it-yourself movers with a strong network to affordably ship items such as large cars, boats, motorcycles and other types of special care freight. Penske customers can save up to 50 percent via PenskeTruckRental.com. [Read more...]

Montoya Returns to Sprint Cup Series for Penske Truck Rental

JPM Penske Truck Rental No. 12 Ford Fusion car front viewDriving the No. 12 Penske Truck Rental Ford Fusion, Team Penske driver Juan Pablo Montoya makes a temporary appearance in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend, competing in the Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Speedway race. [Read more...]

Infographic: How to Pack a Penske Moving Truck

Penske Pack Moving Truck Infographic TeaserPenske Truck Rental and Simple Moving Labor created this easy-to-understand infographic to show you how to pack a Penske moving truck, employing the tried-and-true I-formation. Remember, we’re here to help you #NeverStopMoving whenever you need a rental truck. Read more to view the infographic. [Read more...]

Penske Helps Honor Military Spouses

20140509_095205Penske recently joined Support Military Spouses and dozens of other organizations to honor spouses on Military Spouse Appreciation Day May 9 at the Shoeboxes for Military Spouses event at Cross Creek Mall, Fayetteville, North Carolina. More than 1,200 military spouses received gift boxes filled with thank you letters from children and gifts. [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 Introduces Natural Gas Trucks for Rent in Select Markets

Penske CNG Rental Semi-TractorPenske Truck Rental has 85 compressed natural gas (CNG) Freightliner Cascadia tractors available for commercial rental use in select markets. These day cab tractors are equipped with Cummins Westport 12-liter engines. CNG tractors from Penske are currently in-stock and ready to rent in select markets including: Southern California, Northern California, Phoenix, Denver, Salt Lake City, Dallas-Fort Worth, Atlanta and Baltimore. [Read more...]