Penske Hosting April Webcast on Greening of Supply Chain Food Fleets

Grocery store stock photoPenske vice presidents Drew Cullen and Tom Scollard will conduct a Food Logistics magazine April 16 (1 p.m. ET/noon CT/10 a.m. PT) webcast “The Greening of Food Fleets: Becoming Better Environmental Stewards.” They will highlight the merits of fleets in the food industry managing environmentally responsible fleets. Click here to enroll in this complimentary webcast. [Read more…]

Penske is Speaker for ACT Expo Alternative Fuel Vehicle Webinar

Penske CNG tractor photoDrew Cullen, Penske vice president of fuels and environmental affairs, is among the industry experts appearing on a March 26 (2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT) Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo webinar entitled “Alternative Fuel Vehicle Fleet Leasing.” Among the topics of discussion: selecting the proper mix of alternative fuel vehicles, refueling infrastructure and best maintenance practices. Click here to register for the complimentary event which is a part of their 2014 webinar series. [Read more…]

Motor Carriers: Do You Know Your Compliancy Deadlines?

Highway drivingMotor carriers have a number of deadlines they need to meet in order to stay compliant. To help stay current on upcoming dates between now and the middle of 2014, here’s an overview of industry dates that need to be met. [Read more…]

Penske Honored with ATMC Excellence in Maintenance Training Award

Penske Wins ATMC Maintenance Training AwardPenske Truck Leasing was given a 2013 National Excellence in Training Award by the Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC). One of seven companies to earn this honor, Penske was lauded for its heavy-duty and medium-duty truck preventive maintenance certification program for the 5,500 maintenance technicians and customer service representatives it employs across North America. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Leasing Opens Neenah, Wisc., Facility

Penske Truck Leasing Neenah, Wisc. new facilityPenske Truck Leasing has opened a state-of-the-art facility in Neenah, Wisc. Financial terms of the facility were not disclosed. Situated on 4 acres, the 11,000 square-foot structure provides full-service truck leasing, commercial truck rental and contract maintenance services. [Read more…]

Infographic: Tomatoes, Trucking and Harvest Time

How Penske Truck Rental Helps MorningstarFall is here. Days are shorter. Football is back. And, much like any good football game harvest time is an intense, time-critical period for agricultural businesses like the Morning Star Company. They are the world’s leading tomato processor. As Morning Star quickly works to harvest its crops at peak seasonal perfection, all its juicy, succulent tomatoes need to be quickly trucked for processing. Penske Truck Rental plays a key role in helping to make it happen.

“For more than 30 years, The Morning Star Company has rented trucks from Penske to transport tomatoes from our fields to our factories from July through October during each harvest season,” stated Morning Star’s Paul Pimentel. “Penske continues to rent us 100 quality trucks backed by professional customer service. All are critical to the success of our business.”

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Penske to Exhibit at IFDA Conference/Sponsor IFDA Truck Driving Event

penske-truck-leasing-sleeper-tractor-city-photoPenske will have a presence at two upcoming International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) events: sponsoring the Truck Driving Championships and exhibiting at the Distribution Solutions Conference. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Leasing Orders 100 Compressed Natural Gas Tractors

Penske NGV announcement photoPenske Truck Leasing today announced it has ordered 100 compressed natural gas (CNG) Freightliner Cascadia tractors equipped with Cummins Westport 12-liter engines. The natural gas tractors will be used by Penske’s full-service truck leasing and commercial truck rental customers at various locations across the United States. [Read more…]

Penske’s Top 5 Tips for Companies Incorporating Natural Gas Trucks

Natural gas signTaking that first step to introducing natural gas vehicles (NGVs) into a company’s truck fleet is by no means an easy decision with myriad dynamics to analyze when taking that next step.

“Natural gas vehicles have a growing place in the transportation industry,” explained Drew Cullen, Penske’s vice president of fuels and telecommunications. “Incorporating these vehicles into a fleet can contribute to sustainability goals because they run on cleaner burning fuel and the support infrastructure from a fueling and maintenance standpoint is growing rapidly.” [Read more…]

Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Phoenix Facility

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