Moving Season: Self-Storage FAQs from SpareFoot

PackingYourTruckHopefully, the last bit of snow melting quietly in the corner of your local mall parking lot is a sure sign spring has sprung in your hometown. Spring is an ideal time to think about cleaning up around your house, apartment or condo — especially if you prepare to move on to bigger and better things this summer.

Moving and self-storage go hand-in-hand and Penske Truck Rental’s self-storage moving partner over at SpareFoot has just compiled a great infographic that tackles the top FAQs about self storage. Remember, as you’re cleaning up and cleaning out, consider donating unwanted items to local organizations like Goodwill Industries as you’ll save time, money and effort when moving or storing your belongings. Check out SpareFoot’s self-storage infographic. [Read more…]

Penske’s Military Call Center a Valuable Resource

Military Call CenterFor those in the military, moving often becomes a way of life. While packing up everything and shipping off to new locations can be stressful, employees of Penske Truck Rental’s specialized military call center are easing the anxiety of a do-it-yourself move. The Armed Services refers to these types of moves as a PCS (Permanent Change of Station). [Read more…]

Simon Pagenaud Racing in Penske Truck Rental IndyCar in 2015

Simon Pagenaud 2015 IndyCar, Penske Truck RentalSimon Pagenaud will drive the No. 22 Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet IndyCar in Penske Truck Rental colors for four races in the Verizon IndyCar Series this season, including opening weekend in St. Petersburg, Florida. [Read more…]

Tips for Military Moves

military_couple_blogIn observance of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Awareness Week, March 16-20, associates from Penske’s Military Call Center provided the below tips to aid in military moves. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Leasing Welcomes Mitsui as New Investor

Penske Truck Leasing Global HeadquartersPenske Truck Leasing Co., L.P. (“PTL”) today announced that Tokyo-based Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (“Mitsui”) has acquired a 20.0% limited partnership interest in PTL from General Electric Capital Corporation (“GECC”). Following Mitsui’s investment, GECC will continue to own a 29.9% limited partnership interest. The transaction will not have any impact on Penske Corporation’s management and control of the company as it will continue to own a 50.1% interest in PTL and control the General Partner. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Leasing Starts New National Ad Campaign (Videos)

Revised logosPenske Truck Leasing is “tipping off” a new ad campaign this month starting with ESPN.com during college basketball’s biggest month. The new campaign aims to highlight the breadth of the brand’s service offering to businesses and consumers in a unique and entertaining way. [Read more…]

Penske Opens Truck Rental and Leasing Office in Melbourne, Australia

Penske Truck Leasing Australia FreightlinerPenske Truck Leasing (“Penske”) has opened a new truck rental and full-service truck leasing office in Melbourne, Australia, located at 488 Blackshaws Road, Altona North, Victoria 3025. The hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon. For truck rental and leasing information call 1-300-GO-PENSKE or visit www.pensketruckrental.com.au. The new office is co-located within the Penske Power Systems facility (formerly MTU Detroit Diesel), a subsidiary of Penske Automotive Group, Inc. [Read more…]

Penske Moves Hollywood Movie History

HollywoodIn a modest studio outside of Reading, Pennsylvania, iconography from Hollywood’s golden era adorn a sea of mannequins as part of “Gene London’s Hollywood.”

The collection, some 60,000 strong, is the work of London, film fashion historian and former children’s television host who has been collecting the fashions for decades. [Read more…]

Penske Trucks to Trek Cross-Country on Golf’s LPGA Symetra Tour

Emily Talley during the second round of FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship at Battle Creek Country Club in Battle Creek, Mich.. on June 7, 2014.  ©2014 Scott A. MillerAs the official truck provider of the LPGA’s feeder Symetra Tour, Penske rental trucks will travel through much of the continental U.S. during the upcoming golf season and log 12,620 miles transporting golf balls, scoreboards, tee markers, standards and more. [Read more…]

Tips for Safer Winter Rental Truck Driving

Winter driving tipsDriving during the cold and icy winter months is something that causes concern for drivers. Snow and ice can make traveling more difficult and dangerous.

“Safety is always the primary concern when on the road,” explained Chuck Pagesy, director of safety at Penske. “When driving during the winter, taking precaution is key.” [Read more…]