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Archives for 2018

As an ambitious 22-year-old with two bachelor’s degrees from California State University, Long Beach, Christina Darlak was ready to take on the real world. With an already impressive resume filled with her internship experience, Darlak felt prepared but was facing one dilemma – she didn’t have a job lined up after graduation.

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Penske values and emphasizes a strong workplace culture.

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Penske’s Senior Vice President of Procurement and Fleet Planning Paul Rosa is once again competing for top fundraiser of the Kiss-A-Pig contest and a chance to kiss a local pot-bellied pig – all to benefit the Olivet Boys & Girls Club in Reading, Pennsylvania.

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Growing up, Dawn Stern would dream of the day that she could slip into the driver’s seat – much like her father, a professional truck driver – and feel the sense of freedom that comes from driving on the open road.

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A chance CB radio conversation during a San Francisco traffic jam changed Donna Creekmore’s life when she encountered her then future husband Jim, who was a truck driver.

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced that this year’s International Roadcheck will take place June 5-7. The focus of this year’s Roadcheck is Hours of Service (HOS) compliance.

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Memorable first impressions form from the most ordinary gestures, like a warm, confident smile and a strong handshake.

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As a toddler, with her car seat strapped securely into the jump seat of her grandfather’s rig, Cindy Hollan experienced her first taste of the open road on trips to her family’s 50-acre farm in rural Pennsylvania.

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Moving can be a stressful time for everybody, especially for military families, and Penske Truck Rental is here to help make your next military move a hassle-free mission.

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Emerging technologies, fueled by advances in science, technology, engineering and math, have become a key ingredient in the evolution of logistics, shifting the focus from management to one more centered on technology.

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As a child, Cathryn “Cat” Cain would slip into the driver’s seat of her father’s commercial truck, grasp the steering wheel, and see the world as a professional truck driver.

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Spring is just around the corner, and 2018 is already shaping up to be a memorable year in trucking. Attending the Stifel Conference in February, I had the opportunity to hear several seasoned industry executives express that they had never seen a January like this past January in their entire careers. The general sentiment was: “If this is what January was like – I can’t imagine spring and summer.” This is when freight markets traditionally pick up more steam.

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Clocks and timepieces across the country are set to spring ahead at 2 a.m. on Sunday, ushering in daylight saving time, resulting in longer days and one less hour of precious sleep.

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The open road, with its promise of freedom and opportunity to experience touchstones of Americana, has traditionally been a draw for many seeking to become professional truck drivers. Women have increasingly made their mark in trucking, enjoying fulfilling careers as professional truck drivers.

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As the wind gently whispered outside his barracks, Cornelius J. was unmoved; he was on a new mission.

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Penske Truck Leasing has implemented fully digital and voice-directed truck fleet preventive maintenance processes for its fleet of more than 266,000 vehicles. Penske’s innovative digital preventive maintenance approach improves accuracy and consistency while also reducing and eliminating paperwork, and ensuring documentation and compliance with regulations.

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