Roger Penske Inducted into The Automotive Hall of Fame

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Roger Penske, Founder and Chairman of Penske Corporation, was recently inducted into The Automotive Hall of Fame along with automaker Elwood Haynes, former Ferrari Chairman Luca di Montezemolo, and industrialist Ratan N. Tata. … [Read more...]

Penske Opens News Full-Service Location in Alabaster, Alabama

Penske Truck Leasing held a grand opening in Alabaster, Alabama. Posing for a ribbon-cutting photo, from left: Alabaster city manager George Henry and mayor Marty Handlon. From Penske: Chip Jensen, senior vice president; Keith Kelley, district manager; Jim Lager, senior vice president of sales; and Jason Harvell, district business development manager.

Penske Truck Leasing hosted a grand opening today for a full-service facility in the Birmingham suburb of Alabaster, Alabama. Located at 185 Airpark Industrial Road, in the Interstate Commerce Park, the state-of-the-art facility provides full-service … [Read more...]

Supply Chain and Logistics Experience Banner Year

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In 2014, the supply chain industry experienced one of its strongest years in recent history. The transportation sector grew by 3.6 percent due to stronger shipment volumes and consumers, which had been the element missing from the country’s financial … [Read more...]

Penske Expands Branding Efforts with New Video Ads

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Last week, Penske released three new video ads supporting its ongoing enterprise advertising and branding campaign that launched last March for its truck rental, full-service truck leasing and logistics businesses. The humorous digital ad campaign … [Read more...]

CSCMP State of Logistics Report Panelists Announced

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On June 23, the 26th Annual State of Logistics Report will be unveiled at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. It is sponsored by Penske Logistics and introduced by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP). Industry analyst … [Read more...]

Cargo Securement to Be the Focus of 2015 International Roadcheck

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Inspectors will be out in force in early June as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's (CVSA) 28th annual International Roadcheck, reviewing driver information and inspecting vehicles.  … [Read more...]

Penske Alternative Fuels Leader to Appear at Promotional Events 

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Matt Krasney, director of alternative fuels for Penske Truck Leasing, will serve as keynote speaker at next week’s Louisiana Alternative Fuels Conference and Expo (LAF) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He will also talk at a pair of regional open houses in … [Read more...]

Penske Participating in Hiring Our Heroes Program

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Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics have committed to hiring several hundred U.S. military veterans and their spouses into their workforce over the next several years as part of the Hiring Our Heroes program. “Penske is experiencing strong … [Read more...]

Penske Accepting $400,000 U.S. Department of Energy Grant

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The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Penske Truck Leasing a $400,000 grant for the company’s Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Demonstration and Enhanced Driver Experience Project, to be administered by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable … [Read more...]

Penske Receiving $1.1 Million in Texas Sustainability Grants

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Penske Truck Leasing is the recipient of four grants totaling $1.1 million from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) through the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP). It is expected the company will utilize the grants to subsidize … [Read more...]