Penske Truck Leasing Winner of SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award

2015 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award LogoFor the third straight year Penske Truck Leasing has been honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award winner. Penske is one of seven organizations across the United States to be given the award today at the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) Capital Ideas and Exhibition Conference in Orlando, Florida. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Leasing Starts New National Ad Campaign (Videos)

Revised logosPenske Truck Leasing is “tipping off” a new ad campaign this month starting with ESPN.com during college basketball’s biggest month. The new campaign aims to highlight the breadth of the brand’s service offering to businesses and consumers in a unique and entertaining way. [Read more…]

Selecting the Right Dedicated Contract Carriage Provider

Penske-DedicatedWhen shippers are seeking to turn over a substantial portion of their transportation to a dedicated contract carriage provider, there some vital components that the dedicated carrier needs to possess. I will outline a few of them here. [Read more…]

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 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 Appeals to Supreme Court Over Truck Driver Rules

Today, Penske Logistics filed a petition seeking to have the United States Supreme Court review the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in the matter of Dilts et al. v. Penske Logistics LLC and Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P.

The crux of the case is whether a long-standing federal transportation law that seeks to promote lower rates and better service by ensuring that rates and services are determined by competitive market forces rather than a patchwork of varying state laws preempts California’s state laws requiring mandatory meal and rest breaks. [Read more…]

Penske Logistics Hiring Truck Drivers in Michigan

Penske Truck DriverPenske recruiters will be seeking dynamic truck driver candidates at a career fair to be held from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at Chapps Landing  Sunoco Truck Stop, 35777 S. Huron Road, New Boston, Michigan. [Read more…]

Penske Recruiting Truck Drivers at PA Driver Recruitment Event

Penske Logistics trucksThe Penske Logistics human resources team will be meeting with prospective truck drivers on Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center (2300 N. Cameron St.) in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, from 8 a.m. to noon. The event is being hosted by Driver Recruitment Events. [Read more…]

Neil Kirk Readies for ATA America’s Road Team Nomination Process

Neil Kirk alternate photoNeil Kirk will be the first to say you can’t keep a good man down for too long. For the second time in his career, the experienced Penske Logistics semi-truck driver is one of 32 finalists for the American Trucking Associations America’s Road Team, which is a national outreach program consisting of professional truck drivers who share superior driving skills and safety records. Kirk was a bit overwhelmed with the vetting process the first time through two years ago but he is making certain it won’t happen again. [Read more…]

Infographic: Leasing or Ownership?

LVO_featured_imageTo make a true comparison between leasing vehicles for your truck fleet or buying your own, you need a comprehensive list of points to consider so you can make an informed decision. Take a look at these considerations presented on this infographic from Penske Truck Leasing, and get a clearer picture of which option may be right for you. [Read more…]