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…]

Improving Your Move with Social Media

Moving couple using a tabletCompleting a move can be a stressful experience. Fears about cost or mechanical issues can run rampant. Luckily, there are a plethora of tools available to help ease your mind and take much of the stress out of your move. In the past few years, social media has emerged as an invaluable source of knowledge and reassurance for the anxious mover. [Read more…]

Penske’s Open Road Sweepstakes Marks 15 Years with AAA

Penske Open Road AAA Sweeps imageThe year 2014 marks a milestone for Penske Truck Rental and AAA – 15 years of a successful collaboration. To celebrate, Penske Truck Rental is kicking off its new, Open Road Sweepstakes. Penske is giving away 15 truck rentals per month all year long in the United States. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Rental’s 2013 Top Moving Destinations List

Penske Truck Rental 2012 Top Moving DestinationsOver the last four years, Penske Truck Rental has produced an annual list of its top moving destinations in the United States. Once again, the Atlanta metro area remained No. 1 for the fourth consecutive year. [Read more…]

Keep Your Dog Safe When Moving

Kurgo dog harnessDuring a move, your four-legged friends are just as precious as your belongings. That’s why Penske has teamed with Kurgo to keep dogs safely secured with a harness while traveling in a Penske rental truck. [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 & Alvernia Team Up for MBA

Alvernia UniversityPenske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics are partnering with Alvernia University to offer a Master of Business Administration degree. Alvernia, a 3,000-student, 121-acre private institution in Reading, Pa., is bringing its MBA professors to Penske’s global headquarters in Reading, Pa., for a program that begins Oct. 23. The two campuses are separated by 4.3 miles. [Read more…]

Penske Social Media Practices Honored by Customer Service Industry

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Penske Truck Rental’s customer service practices through social media have been recognized by the industry as an inaugural recipient of the CRMXcellence award. The company’s dedicated social media group, known as Penske Cares, was a winner in the Best Use of Social Media category. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Rental Expands Employee Relocation Service Offerings

Penske-Truck-RentalPenske Truck Rental has introduced a new suite of moving services for companies seeking to relocate their employees, or to place new hires, within the United States or Canada via www.employeemoves.com.

As Dave Baptisti, director of national consumer sales and programs for Penske explained, there two types of scenarios for employees on the move. [Read more…]

Penske to Appear in NASCAR Nationwide Series to Ride for Veterans

Sam Hornish PTR Nationwide Series car with #OneWay4PVAPenske Racing NASCAR driver Sam Hornish Jr., will pilot the No. 12 Penske Truck Rental Ford Mustang in a pair of Nationwide Series races in August, to help Penske Truck Rental support their campaign with the Paralyzed Veterans of America. Hornish will compete on August 3 and August 10 with the Twitter hashtag #OneWay4PVA on the car’s rear bumper. [Read more…]