Penske Alternative Fuels Leader to Appear at Promotional Events 

Penske CNG tractor stock imageMatt 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 Georgia to promote the Peach State’s natural gas commercial vehicle tax incentive program. [Read more…]

Penske Participating in Hiring Our Heroes Program

Hiring Our Heroes Stock ImagePenske 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 growth in 2015 and we are actively hiring truck drivers and diesel engine technicians across North America,” stated Jen Sockel, Penske senior vice president of human resources. [Read more…]

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

Penske CNG tractor - full side view 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 Energy. Penske will utilize the funds to further introduce alternative fuel vehicles to its customer base. [Read more…]

Penske Receiving $1.1 Million in Texas Sustainability Grants

Texas stock photoPenske 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 the purchase of natural gas Freightliner Cascadia tractors equipped with Cummins Westport 12-liter engines. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Leasing is No. 79 on InformationWeek Elite 100 List

Penske Truck Leasing Global HeadquartersPenske Truck Leasing is once again a member of the annual InformationWeek Elite 100 list, placing No. 79. For 16 straight years, the company has graced the InformationWeek 500 rankings, which highlights leading business technology innovators in the United States. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Leasing Exhibiting at National Private Truck Council Expo

Highway stock photoPenske Truck Leasing is a top exhibitor and sponsor of the 2015 National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Annual Education Management Conference & Exhibition in Cincinnati April 26 to April 28 at the Duke Energy Convention Center and Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel. [Read more…]

Penske Wins First-Ever U.S. EPA Clean Air Excellence Award

USEPA Photo by Eric Vance. Public domain imagePenske Truck Leasing has been given the Clean Air Excellence Award, in the Clear Air Technology category, by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As one of seven 2015 winners Penske is the only corporation; the other recipients are government-related organizations. This is the first time Penske Truck Leasing has received this award. [Read more…]

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…]