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…]

Vote for Penske Logistics as a Top 3PL

Vote, Penske LogisticsIt’s that time of year again when you get to vote for your favorite third-party logistics provider in Inbound Logistics magazine’s 3PL Excellence Survey. Show your support for Penske Logistics by voting online today! Click to vote! The results of this year’s survey will be presented in the July 2014 issue of Inbound Logistics magazine.

Penske Donation Brightens Holidays for Paralyzed Veterans of America

Today, Penske Truck Rental donated $255,157 to the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA). The donation benefits PVA’s Mission: ABLE campaign. This mid-campaign donation is part of Penske’s year-long fundraising effort for the Paralyzed Veterans of America called #OneWay4PVA, which began Memorial Day 2013 and continues through Memorial Day 2014. Penske Truck Rental is a business unit of Reading, Pa.-based Penske Truck Leasing. [Read more…]

Penske Sponsors Detroit Automotive Logistics Conference

Automotive-Logistics-Magazine-Global-ConferencePenske Logistics is once again among the major gold sponsors of the Automotive Logistics Global Conference taking place September 24-26, 2013 at the MGM Grand Hotel in Detroit. This year’s conference theme is: Made in America – Re-shoring, Mexico and the opportunities within tomorrow’s supply chain.

Penske Logistics Executive Joins Panel

Hector Benavides, General Manager for Penske Logistics in Mexico will serve as a panelist Wed., Sept. 25, at 2 p.m. in Session 3 B titled: New North America Networks. The session will discuss how trends such as near-shoring and the development of manufacturing within Mexico are impacting automotive supply chains.

Attending the show? Stop by Penske Logistics booth 24 to discuss your automotive supply chain needs. [Read more…]

Fight High Fuel Prices with Fundamentals & SmartWay

The recent run-up in fuel prices for gasoline and diesel has commercial truck fleet managers and operators once again re-evaluating their fuel strategies and options. Last week, the Department of Energy reported diesel rose 5.3 cents to $4.157 a gallon — its fifth straight increase. This is highest price for diesel in about four-and-a-half years. Gasoline also rose significantly with nine consecutive increases and it has reached a high unseen since last October at $3.747. In periods like this it’s a good idea to focus on fundamentals when you are operating a fleet of trucks or even just one truck. [Read more…]

Space Shuttle Endeavour Flys Over Penske Truck Leasing Location

Earlier today, the space shuttle Endeavour made its final flight after 30 years of service. Penske associate Brandon Wade captured this incredible image as the shuttle passed over the company’s location in Carson, Calif. [Read more…]

Harley-Davidson Selects Penske Logistics in Brazil

As presented in a case study during the recent Institute of Logistics and Supply Chain (ILOS) Logistics Forum in Brazil, iconic motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson has selected Penske Logistics to manage its logistics processes in Brazil. [Read more…]

Penske Customer Advisory – Hurricane Irene

Penske advises customers that due to the pending hurricane expected to impact the East Coast please take the following measures before the storm arrives:

  • Top off truck fuel tanks
  • Move truck(s) to higher ground if in a flood-prone area
  • Stay tuned to local news stations for weather reports
  • Adhere to all travel and road advisories and restrictions issued by local emergency management officials
  • Delay travel into impacted areas when possible

While Penske has taken every possible step to ensure continued service there is some potential for delays at Penske Truck Leasing facilities or Penske Truck Rental agent locations due to local travel restrictions, weather conditions, flooding or power outages. We appreciate your continued cooperation and patience during this storm. [Read more…]

Staples Selects Penske to Maintain Electric Truck Fleet

Staples, the world’s largest office products company, has contracted with Penske Truck Leasing to provide commercial truck fleet maintenance services to its 53 all-electric, class six trucks.

The all-electric trucks can reach 55 mph and are most effective in large cities that require constant stop-and-go driving.  A single overnight charge is sufficient to power an all-electric truck through a typical day of deliveries. [Read more…]