Penske Truck Leasing, Co., L.P. (PTL) Completes $1.7 Billion Debt and Equity Transactions
In an age where people can post their thoughts to the world on social media platforms via their smartphones while waiting in line for a morning coffee, Penske Truck Rental has responded by creating a team to help connect with and respond to customers in these forums.
Formed last summer, the Penske Cares team observes and responds to online social network discussions via Twitter, Facebook, blogs and other forums from Penske’s headquarters in Reading, Pa., in an effort to assist current and potential consumer truck rental customers. The team is part of the company’s central reservations call center and collaborates very closely with the company’s 24/7 roadside assistance call center, and corporate communications as well.
Penske Truck Leasing will exhibit at theNational Private Truck Council (NPTC) Annual Education Management Conference & Exhibition, from April 29 to May 1 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It will once again take place at the Duke Energy Convention Center and Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel.
Penske will participate in two Milicruit online careers fairs during the month of May.Milicruit is a website devoted to pairing U.S. military veterans with prospective employers through online employment fairs.
In an effort to recognize Earth Day on Sunday,Penske Truck Leasing, Penske Truck Rental and Penske Logistics encourages everyone in the transportation and logistics sectors to consider joining the EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership to help further reduce fuel consumption needs and emissions.
Penske Truck Leasing, headquartered in Reading, Pa., was last night honored for its local philanthropic work. The United Way of Berks County gave the company the Tradition in Caring and Eagle awards at its annual dinner.
An important, yet sometimes overlooked component of the do-it-yourself move is including the needs of children. For the family’s youngest members – who may only know one place as home – a move can be scary and upsetting.
Industry analysts expect diesel prices to increase in the next six months and remain volatile throughout 2012 and into 2013. They also expect to see a wide range of prices throughout the U.S., driven primarily by demand within the U.S. and abroad.
It has been almost two years since the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) launched the new safety protocol Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA), but motor carriers and the third-party companies that hire those carriers are still working to better understand the program and decipher how it applies to them.