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...]

Penske Truck Rental Upgrades Website

PenskeTruckRental.com Enhanced HomepagePenske Truck Rental has introduced an improved version of PenskeTruckRental.com for a better online experience.

“We’ve redesigned this site so that our customers can enjoy a better online experience when reserving trucks and purchasing moving supplies,” said Don Mikes, Penske’s senior vice president of rental. [Read more...]

Authors Take Scenic Route in Penske Truck

Go Girl collageTwo Arizona-based authors recently teamed up with Penske Truck Rental  for a two-week promotional tour across the U.S.  The Go! Girl Guides (GGG) founder and editor-in-chief Kelly Lewis and GGG author Erica Arvizu embarked on a road trip from Arizona to Pennsylvania in their Penske truck, visiting book stores in 11 cities to promote their women’s guides to traveling. [Read more...]

Transportation Carriers Work to Mitigate Cargo Theft

Warehouse loading dockCargo theft continues to increase throughout the U.S. and carriers are responding by training drivers, embracing tracking technology and sharing information to protect valuable loads. [Read more...]

Penske Truck Rental Ahead of Schedule with LED Headlight Retrofit


Penske Truck Rental is ahead of schedule with its planned retrofitting of 5,000 commercial semi-tractors with cutting edge custom LED headlights from Truck-Lite, an initiative it announced in late November of 2012. Penske Truck Rental is the first company to offer these LED headlights. [Read more...]

Industry, Government Continue to Look at Truck Size and Weight

Highway photoFor years, the trucking industry has advocated for increased truck size and weight, and now the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is investigating the effect on safety and infrastructure if vehicle weights up to 97,000 pounds are allowed. [Read more...]

Penske Truck Rental Top 10 Moving Destinations for 2012

Penske Truck Rental 2012 Top Moving DestinationsIt is time once again for Penske Truck Rental’s yearly list of top moving destinations within the United States. This is the third straight year the Reading, Pa.,-based company has released the list. [Read more...]

National Mover Rate Up After Record Low in 2011

Today, the U.S. Census Bureau announced the nation’s overall mover rate increased from a record low of 11.6 percent in 2011 to 12.0 percent in 2012. About 36.5 million people 1 year and older moved, an increase from the 2011 estimate of 35.1 million. In 2012, the majority of people, who lived at a different residence 1 year ago moved within the same county (64.4 percent). [Read more...]

Penske Installing Truck-Lite LED headlights on 5,000 Rental Semi-Trucks

Penske Truck Leasing is retrofitting 5,000 of its 2012 and 2013 semi-tractors currently within its commercial truck rental fleet with new, cutting-edge LED headlights from Truck-Lite. Penske is the first and only commercial truck rental operation to currently offer this innovative headlamp option within its fleet. [Read more...]