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…]

Penske Truck Rental’s 2014 Top Moving Destinations List

2014 Penske Truck Rental Top Moving Destinations List ImageAmerica is on the move, folks, and it may not be where you would expect. According to data compiled by Penske Truck Rental, do-it-yourself movers continue to migrate to the warm and sunny areas of the Southeast and Southwest. Over the last five years, Penske Truck Rental’s Top 10 Moving Destinations list consistently finds Atlanta at the top. This year is no exception. Where is everyone else going? Read on to find out. [Read more…]

Penske Management Trainee Overcomes Adversity to Find Success

Junior BernardNewly hired Penske associate Junior Bernard had a more difficult childhood than most others.  Growing up in Haiti, he lived without running water or electricity, and faced the threat of starvation daily. When a devastating earthquake hit his nation in 2010, hundreds of thousands of people lost their lives. Bernard knew he needed a new start. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Rental’s Donation Helps Paralyzed Veterans of America

Penske - PVA check presentation photoPenske Truck Rental presented a check for $318,118 to the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) this morning at the charity’s offices in Washington, D.C. The funds were raised for paralyzed veterans during Penske Truck Rental’s #OneWay4PVA fundraising campaign. [Read more…]

Penske Helps Honor Military Spouses

20140509_095205Penske recently joined Support Military Spouses and dozens of other organizations to honor spouses on Military Spouse Appreciation Day May 9 at the Shoeboxes for Military Spouses event at Cross Creek Mall, Fayetteville, North Carolina. More than 1,200 military spouses received gift boxes filled with thank you letters from children and gifts. [Read more…]

Penske Continues Support of Paralyzed Veterans of America

PVA-PhotoPenske Truck Rental marked the start of the Memorial Day weekend by recommitting itself to supporting Paralyzed Veterans of America.

Penske’s #OneWay4PVA fundraising effort that benefits Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Mission: ABLE campaign has been extended for a second year. Since its start a year ago, the fundraising effort has generated $403,104 for the organization.

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Penske Joins Veterans Hiring Event

Military photoPenske will take part in an upcoming hiring and recruiting event exclusively for veterans seeking employment. The event is hosted by Veteran Recruiting. The career fair will take place entirely online June 4 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern. Veterans will have the opportunity to interact online with recruiters from Penske and other participating companies. Interested veterans should enroll at www.veteranrecruiting.com ahead of the event. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Rental Ad Campaign Earns Three Awards

Penske Truck Rental Ad CampaignPenske Truck Rental’s 2013 online advertising campaign aimed at boosting brand awareness among consumers recently picked up three awards in the Web Marketing Association’s Internet Advertising Competition.

The award-winning “For the love of your stuff …” ad campaign was a collaborative effort between teams from Penske Truck Leasing’s marketing department and The Martin Agency, which is the company’s ad agency of record. [Read more…]