Penske Opens New Truck Rental, Leasing and Maintenance Center in Harahan, Louisiana

READING, Pa., December 16, 2015Penske Truck Leasing has formally opened its new, expanded facility in the New Orleans suburb of Harahan, Louisiana. Located in the Elmwood Business Park at 149 Hord St., the center provides full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental and contract truck fleet maintenance.

The new facility replaced an older building on the six-acre site, enabling Penske to enlarge its service bays and add a fourth bay. The expanded building also includes a bigger wash bay with an automatic washing system, a new parts room, and more streamlined, spacious accommodations for customers and the team of 45 associates.

"We're excited to be able to welcome customers to our new facility in Jefferson Parish," said Terry Scott, Penske Truck Leasing Senior Vice President for the South Central Region. "This expanded center enables us to provide even better support to our customers in the New Orleans area. We've seen strong demand for lease and rental services, stemming from local businesses, the port and tourism industry."

The 16,674-square-foot facility includes:

  • Four truck service bays and a wash bay
  • Fuel island providing gas, diesel and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensing
  • Wireless technology to connect technicians to truck diagnostic and analytic software
Rental department hours: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  Saturday, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  Sunday, 8 a.m. to noon
Service department hours: Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  Saturday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Phone: 504-733-6500  

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group, General Electric Capital Corporation and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 226,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia 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. Visit to learn more. Penske Truck Leasing social media: Move Ahead Blog, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest, and Instagram.