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 to Exhibit at National Private Truck Council Conference

Penske Truck Leasing will exhibit at the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Annual Education Management Conference & Exhibition, from April 29 to May 1 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  It will once again take place at the Duke Energy Convention Center and Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel. [Read more…]

Charting a Path to Success in Sales with Penske

Emily Yoder began working for Penske Truck Leasing as a part-time telesales representative in the company’s corporate central reservations department while still in college. As she will tell you, Yoder’s “grown-up in the company.”

Today, Yoder (photo right) is a first-time entrant to Penske’s elite sales group known as the Winner’s Circle, as a lease sales representative (LSR) in the company’s Mid-Atlantic region. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Leasing Facility Debuts in Garner, N.C.

The newest Penske Truck Leasing facility officially opened its doors in Garner, N.C. this afternoon as part of a grand opening event.

Located in North Carolina’s Triangle region, near Raleigh, the state-of-the-art 12,000 square-foot building was constructed at a cost of $3.3 million.  It sits on 8.5 acres and offers full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental and contract maintenance services.  [Read more…]

Penske Truck Leasing Introduces New Fuel Card Program

Penske Truck Leasing is currently implementing a new fuel card program, designed to provide our fuel card customers with improved security, visibility and controls.  The new fuel card program operates through a secure website and enables your company’s designated administrator to: [Read more…]

Higher Fuel Prices Persist

Last January, “Move Ahead” posted a piece titled As Diesel Prices Rise Truck Fleets Seek Solutions.  At that time we speculated a diesel price déjà vu scenario may be developing.  Since our original post prices for on-highway diesel fuel and gasoline have continued to rise. [Read more…]

Businesses Turn to Penske for High-Quality Used Trucks

Hank Pittman needed something larger than a van to deliver over 800,000 direct mail pieces to the post office each month, to keep up with the demands of his small business.  He owns Pittman Printing, a small commercial printer outside Kansas City, Mo.

Already a Penske Truck Rental customer, Pittman quickly found what he needed, working with the Kansas City Penske office and the company’s used trucks call center.  He purchased a 2004 Freightliner M2 medium-duty truck with around 200,000 miles on the odometer. [Read more…]

Penske Committed to Complete Construction and Open Garner, N.C. Facility

The first new Penske Truck Leasing facility of 2011 is nearing an opening over the next several weeks.

A state-of-the-art 12,000-square-foot commercial truck leasing, commercial and consumer truck rental and contract maintenance building on 8.5 acres in Garner, N.C. (near North Carolina’s capital city of Raleigh) is set to open its doors for business in the Greenfield South Business Park following an August 2010 groundbreaking ceremony. [Read more…]

As Diesel Prices Rise Truck Fleets Seek Solutions

While the trucking and logistics sectors continue to spring back from the Great Freight Recession it looks like a diesel price déjà vu scenario may be developing. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration on-highway diesel prices have continued to climb and some trucking industry experts expect the fuel prices to stay that way. [Read more…]

Discovery Forum Concludes Next Week in Ontario

The final stop on the Penske Truck Leasing Discovery Forum 2010 tour will take place on Dec. 14 in Mississauga, Ontario.

Located near Toronto, Mississauga is Canada’s sixth largest city, with a population nearing 730,000. [Read more…]