READING, Pa., Nov. 11, 2014 — Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics are listed on the 2015 Top 100 Military-Friendly Employer list for the fourth straight year by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines.
“Penske proudly hires and employs veterans and active National Guard and Reserve members to work in our operations,” stated Jennifer Sockel, Penske Senior Vice President of Human Resources. “We appreciate their service to our country and the values, work ethic and skills they bring to our teams. It is an honor to be recognized by Victory Media for placement on this list.”
In 2014 an estimated 13 percent of Penske's yearly new hires were veterans. The company's largest number of hires has been in the areas of truck maintenance technicians and supervisors, truck drivers and logistics operations roles. For more information, visit www.GoPenske.com/careers.
Criteria for the survey included a benchmark score across key programs and policies such as the strength of company military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention programs and company policies on National Guard and Reserve service.
Companies received consideration for this list via a data-driven survey of thousands of companies with resulting survey data independently tested by Ernst & Young LLP based upon the weightings and methodology established by Victory Media.
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and General Electric Capital Corporation. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 200,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. To learn more about Penske's products and services please visit GoPenske.com. Penske Truck Leasing on social media: Move Ahead Blog, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Pinterest.