Local United Way Honors Penske Headquarters with Fundraising Award

united-way-lock-up-cmykThe United Way of Berks County, Pa., recently presented Penske Truck Leasing with an Eagle Award for the company’s support of the organization’s annual fundraising campaign.

During the 2013 United Way fundraising campaign, the company raised more than $500,000 and increased contributors by 41 percent through an incentive program. [Read more...]

Guest Editorial: Third-Party Logistics Outsourcing Tips

Logistics stock photoPrior to beginning a third-party logistics outsourcing arrangement it is important to take a critical look at what is going on in your business and its supply chain network. These 10 tips can help you and your logistics partner collaborate better and achieve your desired savings, efficiency gains and process improvements. [Read more...]

Penske Activated Dedicated Call Center for U.S. Military Moves

Penske Joe DezotellMilitary family moves are unlike traditional relocations, with active duty service members being shuttled between myriad U.S. bases. As a military-friendly company Penske Truck Rental has created a specialized military call center to ease the stress of a do-it-yourself move, which the Armed Services also refers to as a PCS (Permanent Change of Station) and PPM (Personally Procured Moves). [Read more...]

Penske Part of Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” (Video)

Captain America The Winter SoldierMarvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” opened in theaters on April 4 and is the latest superhero film from Marvel Studios to feature a yellow Penske rental truck. The film is the sequel to Marvel’s “Captain America: The First Avenger” and stars Chris Evans as Captain America, aka Steve Rogers.

The motion picture also features Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Emily VanCamp, Hayley Atwell with Robert Redford as Alexander Pierce and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury. [Read more...]

Penske Exhibiting at National Private Truck Council Conference

Penske facilityPenske Truck Leasing will be an exhibitor at the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Annual Education Management Conference & Exhibition, from April 13 to April 15 in Cincinnati. It will take place at the Duke Energy Convention Center and Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel. [Read more...]

Penske Truck Leasing Ranked on InformationWeek Elite 100

Penske FacilityPenske Truck Leasing earned placement on the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100 as a top business tech innovator at No. 93. This is IW’s 26th year identifying and honoring the nation’s most innovative users of information technology. Penske has earned a place in their rankings every year for the last 15 years. [Read more...]

Trucking Industry Awaits Final EOBR Rule

Highway stock photoThe trucking industry continues to await a final rule on electronic onboard recording (EOBR) devices—electronic devices that attach to a vehicle and record the amount of time a vehicle is being driven—from the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA). [Read more...]

Penske Room Dedicated at Universal Technical Institute Philadelphia

Penske - UTI Ribbon Cutting PhotoA dedication ceremony took place earlier today at Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Philadelphia in Exton, Pa., to commemorate a 1,900-square-foot multipurpose room that was funded by Penske Truck Leasing. The “Penske Room” will serve as a venue for student and staff activities: presentations, training seminars and student-peer tutoring sessions. It will become an active classroom and lab. [Read more...]

Shippers, Carriers Continue to Prepare for Panama Canal Expansion

Panama Canal LockPorts throughout the country are making changes as they prepare for larger container vessels that will travel through the Panama Canal once the multibillion-dollar widening of the waterway is complete, which is slated for December 2015. [Read more...]

Improving Your Move with Social Media

Moving couple using a tabletCompleting a move can be a stressful experience. Fears about cost or mechanical issues can run rampant. Luckily, there are a plethora of tools available to help ease your mind and take much of the stress out of your move. In the past few years, social media has emerged as an invaluable source of knowledge and reassurance for the anxious mover. [Read more...]