Penske Applauds Drivers during Appreciation Week

ntdaw-logoYour daughter’s “must-have” backpack. Your new 60-inch TV for watching your favorite football team. Your favorite foods. You can thank America’s 3.1 million professional truck drivers who are instrumental in delivering your favorite essential and non-essential goods all year long.

Penske Logistics is joining the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and other organizations in thanking and recognizing America’s dedicated truck drivers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 15-21. [Read more...]

ATRI Report: Trucking Operational Costs Dip Slightly

Freightliner_blueYesterday, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released the findings of its 2013 update to the operational costs of trucking. According to a news release, the ATRI’s research tracks trucking costs from 2008 through 2012. Fleets participating in the study provide the data. This includes their financial and operational data. The report provides carriers with an important high-level benchmarking tool and government agencies with real-world data for future infrastructure improvement analyses. [Read more...]

Penske Truck Leasing Exhibiting at NBWA Annual Convention

Convention Logo 2013 JPGPenske Truck Leasing will be exhibiting at the National Beer Wholesalers Association 76th Annual Convention & Trade Show. The event takes place Sept. 29 – Oct. 2, 2013 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Visit Penske Truck Leasing in booth 1109 to discuss your truck fleet needs. [Read more...]

Penske Logistics Honored as Food Logistics Magazine Top 100 3PL

Food Logistics 3PL 100 2013 logoFor the second time this week, Penske Logistics has announced placement to another Top 100 3PL (Third-Party Logistics) list, this one for Food Logistics magazine. [Read more...]

Penske Supporting ATA Driving Championships

ATA No Text_rgbPenske is supporting the upcoming American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) by providing two day cabs and two 26-foot straight trucks. [Read more...]

Penske Truck Leasing Orders 100 Compressed Natural Gas Tractors

Penske NGV announcement photoPenske Truck Leasing today announced it has ordered 100 compressed natural gas (CNG) Freightliner Cascadia tractors equipped with Cummins Westport 12-liter engines. The natural gas tractors will be used by Penske’s full-service truck leasing and commercial truck rental customers at various locations across the United States. [Read more...]

Penske Presents: 2013 CSCMP State of Logistics Report (Video)


The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) released its 24th annual “State of Logistics Report®,” presented by Penske Logistics, at a June 19, 2013, press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The report revealed that total U.S. business logistics costs rose in 2012 to $1.33 trillion, a 3.4 percent increase from the previous year, remaining at 8.5 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP). Here, report author Rosalyn Wilson officially presents the findings. [Read more...]

Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Davenport, Iowa, Location

Penske Davenport Ribbon-Cutting PhotoThere was a grand opening event today in Davenport, Iowa, as Penske Truck Leasing unveiled a $4.2 million state-of-the-art location in the Eastern Iowa Industrial Center. [Read more...]

Alpha Baking Selects Penske to Maintain Alternative Fuel Truck Fleet

Penske-Alpha Baking-ROUSH Cleantech-Propane TrucksPenske Truck Leasing is providing commercial truck fleet maintenance services for 22 Ford 2013 E-450 liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)-powered bread delivery trucks owned by Alpha Baking Company, Inc., a national bakery products distributor and home to the iconic S. Rosen’s brand. Operating in the Chicago-metro area, these vehicles are fueled by ROUSH CleanTech clean-burning, domestically produced and affordable propane autogas. [Read more...]

Penske Makes Truck-Lite LED Headlights Standard for Freightliner Cascadia Tractors

Penske-Truck-Rental-Truck-Lite-Custom-LED-HeadlightsPenske Truck Leasing announced it will make Truck-Lite custom LED headlights its standard spec on the Freightliner Cascadia tractors it offers for full-service lease. [Read more...]