Penske Opens Truck Rental and Leasing Office in Melbourne, Australia

Penske Truck Leasing Australia FreightlinerPenske Truck Leasing (“Penske”) has opened a new truck rental and full-service truck leasing office in Melbourne, Australia, located at 488 Blackshaws Road, Altona North, Victoria 3025. The hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon. For truck rental and leasing information call 1-300-GO-PENSKE or visit www.pensketruckrental.com.au. The new office is co-located within the Penske Power Systems facility (formerly MTU Detroit Diesel), a subsidiary of Penske Automotive Group, Inc. [Read more…]

Penske Trucks to Trek Cross-Country on Golf’s LPGA Symetra Tour

Emily Talley during the second round of FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship at Battle Creek Country Club in Battle Creek, Mich.. on June 7, 2014.  ©2014 Scott A. MillerAs the official truck provider of the LPGA’s feeder Symetra Tour, Penske rental trucks will travel through much of the continental U.S. during the upcoming golf season and log 12,620 miles transporting golf balls, scoreboards, tee markers, standards and more. [Read more…]

Tips for Safer Winter Rental Truck Driving

Winter driving tipsDriving during the cold and icy winter months is something that causes concern for drivers. Snow and ice can make traveling more difficult and dangerous.

“Safety is always the primary concern when on the road,” explained Chuck Pagesy, director of safety at Penske. “When driving during the winter, taking precaution is key.” [Read more…]

Penske Hosted Girl Scouts for Business Skills Event

PWN Karyn TroxellThe woman leaders of today spent time preparing the leaders of tomorrow. The Penske Women’s Network (Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics employees) hosted the Girls Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania on Saturday at the company’s Reading, Pennsylvania, global headquarters. [Read more…]

Penske Adds Truck Rental to Existing Lowell, Arkansas, Location

Penske commercial rental truck Penske is now offering commercial truck rentals in Lowell, Arkansas, at 425 N. Bloomington St., with expanded hours. The location also provides full-service truck leasing, consumer rental as well as contract maintenance services for commercial truck fleets. [Read more…]

Penske Used Trucks Improves Online Shopping Experience

PenskeUsedTrucks.comPenskeUsedTrucks.com has introduced new functionalities to enhance the online shopping experience for its commercial truck customers. Visitors to the site can now save vehicle searches and particular parameters following the creation of a user profile. [Read more…]

Penske Used Trucks Opening Three Commercial Dealerships

Penske Used Truck stock imagePenske Used Trucks has doubled its commercial truck dealership footprint in North America, introducing centers in Dallas, metro Atlanta and in Canada. The company now has six locations including Phoenix; Torrance, California; and Charlotte, North Carolina.

Here are local details: [Read more…]

Are Supply Chain Executives Ready for Growth?

Growth ahead sign stock imageThe U.S. economic climate is on the rise. Growth is top priority in the C-Suite. Need evidence? You don’t have to look far. The gross domestic product just posted its best back-to-back quarters in a decade; freight is up; truck orders are up; and consumers are feeling good about their job prospects once again. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Leasing Awarded Pa. Grants for Natural Gas Trucks

Penske CNG truckPenske Truck Leasing has accepted $1.5 million in Act 13 grants from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to complement the purchase of compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks as part of its sustainability efforts. In all, the office of Gov. Tom Corbett dispensed $7.3 million this week to a variety of organizations. [Read more…]

Penske Opens Truck Collision Repair Center in Fairless Hills, PA

Penske Repair Center - Fairless Hills, PAPenske Truck Leasing has opened its second Pennsylvania truck collision repair center, and 18th in North America, in the Philadelphia suburb of Fairless Hills. The center does collision, box and trailer repairs, complete vehicle refinishing, and frame and alignment work for commercial trucks and vehicles. [Read more…]