According toBloomberg/BusinessWeek, America’s truck fleet is the oldest it has been in more than 30 years. The good news is demand for new trucks is on the rise. The bad news is the cost to buy a new commercial truck has jumped more than 30 percent for heavy-duty and medium-duty trucks over the last few years due to new emission system technologies.
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Jack Mitchell notes that the market for used commercial truck sales in the U.S. is strong right now and expects it to continue through 2012.
A leading transportation economist predicts a U.S. holiday season that is “a little bit better off this year than last year” but remains concerned as to how the recovery is taking shape.
Running your business is tough enough. I bet you can think of all the to-do’s you’ve spent time on today, but can you think of a task that actually took less time than expected? If not, read on.
There is still time to register for Discovery Forum 2010, a series of educational open houses for commercial fleet owners and fleet managers thatPenske Truck Leasing is hosting. Here are the remaining dates:
Old Man Winter is soon coming back, so it’s important to prepare for the season’s hazardous conditions and review some basic commercial truck driving winter safety tips.
As residents of Haiti continue rebuilding their lives almost 11 months after a massive earthquake struck near Port-au-Prince,Penske’s $1 million worth of donated trucks continue to help those hit hardest by the devastating quake.
Did you know that Penske Truck Leasing offers a customer website designed to help commercial truck fleet managers run their businesses more efficiently and effectively?
We all love to win. For AAA members, when you rent a truck now through December 31, 2010, you can enter for achance to win a free Penske truck rental up to $500. To enter, simply rent your Penske truck and then complete the registration form. Be sure to fill out all the required fields.
Supply and Demand Chain Executive magazine has given Penske Logistics its 2010 Green Supply Chain award. The magazine noted they “recognized companies that are making green sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy.”
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