Baby Dino’s Road Trip Saved from Brink of Extinction

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Little Draven was all set for his first road trip from his home in New York to Virginia, where he was about to appear at a fundraising gala in Fredericksburg.

Excitement was tempered with uncertainty after his transportation arrangements fell through at the last minute. What’s a 20-foot-long, 240-pound “baby” Tyrannosaurus Rex to do?

Just in the nick of time, a Good Samaritan came forward to donate a Penske rental truck to transport Draven to the fundraiser benefitting the Institute for the Performing Arts, organizers of “Travel Through Time,” an educational, interactive stage show featuring Draven. [Read more…]

Paralyzed Veterans of America to Honor Penske Truck Rental

MissionABLE Awards logo 2015Penske Truck Rental is proud to announce that Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) has selected the organization to receive the Achieve: ABLE Award, for its continued financial support of PVA’s mission to ensure disabled veterans have access to health care, benefits and jobs. The award will be presented to Penske Truck Rental at the 2015 Mission: ABLE Awards that take place October 6, 2015.

“We’re proud to honor Penske Truck Rental for all the support they’ve provided to our organization,” said Al Kovach, Jr. national president of Paralyzed Veterans of America. “This award is just one way to say thank you for their continued commitment to our mission of ensuring that disabled veterans have all the resources they need to thrive after serious injury.” [Read more…]

Moving? Leave Your Hazardous Materials Behind

Paint Cans_SmallWhen packing for a move, it’s important to be mindful of what you are putting inside your boxes – and what you are loading into your Penske rental truck. [Read more…]

Penske Expands Branding Efforts with New Video Ads

Revised logosLast week, Penske released three new video ads supporting its ongoing enterprise advertising and branding campaign that launched last March for its truck rental, full-service truck leasing and logistics businesses. The humorous digital ad campaign was recently featured in Advertising Age (3.16.15) and AdWeek (5.20.15) for its unique marketing and creative approach. View the three new videos below. [Read more…]

Penske Assists Veterans Group

Face of America Cover ShotThe hum of bicycles, handcycles and recumbent bicycles echoed along picturesque country roads as hundreds of riders made the two-day trek from the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, to historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, as part of the Face of America ride. [Read more…]

Moving Season: Take Care When Moving with Pets

Moving with PetsMoving can be stressful for your four-legged friends, who rely on you to keep them safe and comfortable along the way.  When planning a move, taking care of your pets’ needs can make for a smoother trip for everyone. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Rental and Simple Moving Labor at Worldwide ERC

37210xxx_554x403_Penske_TruckPenske Truck Rental, a leading provider of rental trucks as well as corporate employee relocation solutions will team up with Simple Moving Labor in a joint expo booth at the upcoming 2015 Worldwide ERC Relocation Conference from May 6 – 8 in Las Vegas in booth 302. Penske Truck Rental collaborates with moving partners like Simple Moving Labor to provide a range of moving options from do-it-yourself moves with optional labor assistance to a white glove moving experience. [Read more…]

Penske Associates Recognized by PVA

PVA Award winnersThe Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) recently recognized six Central Reservations associates at an awards ceremony for being the highest fundraisers through Penske Truck Rental’s #OneWay4PVA fundraising effort to benefit PVA’s Mission: ABLE campaign. [Read more…]

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…]

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…]