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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.

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READING, Pa., Nov. 6, 2014 — Penske Truck Leasing will be featured at the upcoming Natural Gas Vehicle Conference and Expo in Kansas City, Missouri, November 11-14, at the Kansas City Convention Center. Penske is a gold sponsor of the event and will be located in expo booth 810. Penske's booth will feature a compressed natural gas (CNG) semi-tractor from its commercial truck rental fleet.

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READING, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 — Penske Truck Leasing is an Affiliate in the Canada SmartWay Transport Partnership. Created by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the SmartWay program is administered by Natural Resources Canada.

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The 19th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study Suggests Innovation Lies Ahead but Industry Must Catch up With Expectations

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SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 22, 2014 – Today, the 21st Annual Surveys of Third-Party Logistics Provider CEOs, sponsored by Penske Logistics, revealed that 3PL CEOs are confident about the current state and future revenue growth of their companies and the regional 3PL industries. The annual surveys, which this year included the CEOs of 27 of the world's largest 3PLs, found that approximately 75 percent of the companies involved in the surveys were profitable in 2013. North American and Asian-Pacific CEOs forecasted three-year company growth of 10.77 percent and 16.2 percent, respectively. European CEOs forecasted 8.33 percent growth over the same period.

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READING, Pa., August 12, 2014 – Brisbane, Australia-based Penske Commercial Vehicles has announced a new venture with U.S.-based Penske Truck Leasing, Co., L.P. to offer commercial truck rental services in Australia. The venture, Penske Commercial Leasing Australia will operate under the brand name Penske Truck Rental.

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READING, Pa., August 1, 2014 – Penske Truck Rental has teamed up with uShip to provide do-it-yourself movers with a strong network to affordably ship items such as large cars, boats, motorcycles and other types of special care freight. Penske customers can save up to 50 percent via PenskeTruckRental.com.

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READING, Pa., July 30, 2014Penske Used Trucks has opened a commercial truck dealership in Phoenix, at 2219 South 2nd Place. Used light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks, trailers and related equipment will be sold from this 2.3 acre facility. The center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For local sales inquiries call 1-855-527-2320.

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READING, Pa., June 16, 2014 – Penske Logistics has joined CargoNet to enhance its existing freight management security practices for its shipper customers. CargoNet helps prevent cargo theft and improves recovery rates through secure and controlled information sharing among theft victims, their business partners and law enforcement officials. CargoNet uses a national database and information-sharing system managed by crime analysts and subject-matter experts. CargoNet is a division of Verisk Crime Analytics (Nasdaq: VRSK).

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READING, Pa., July 15, 2014SupplyChainBrain magazine announced that Penske Logistics is a 2014 Great Supply Chain Partner. This is the magazine's 12th year of releasing this list and the 10th year Penske Logistics has been named to the list.

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READING, Pa., June 26, 2014Penske Logistics was recently awarded additional business with Ford Motor Company. Penske Logistics now operates a new warehousing and cross-dock facility in Coldwater, Michigan, adding 70 new jobs to the area. The facility began operation on June 2nd.

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LOMBARD, Ill. (June 17, 2014) – The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) released its 25th Annual "State of Logistics Report®", presented by Penske Logistics, at a press conference today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The report reveals that total U.S. business logistics costs in 2013 rose to $1.39 trillion, a 2.3 percent increase from the previous year. Logistics as a percent of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) declined for the second year in a row, indicating that the logistics sector is not keeping pace with the growth in the overall economy. (hashtag #SofL14)

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READING, Pa., June 6, 2014Penske Logistics was recently honored by Ford Motor Company with a World Excellence Award for outstanding performance as its Lead Logistics Provider (LLP). This is Penske's fourth World Excellence Award for its automotive logistics and supply chain solutions.

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READING, Pa., May 23, 2014 – Penske Truck Rental is proud to announce it has extended its #OneWay4PVA fundraising effort to benefit Paralyzed Veterans of America's Mission: ABLE campaign for a second year.

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READING, Pa., May 8, 2014Penske Truck Rental has 85 compressed natural gas (CNG) Freightliner Cascadia tractors available for commercial rental use in select markets. These day cab tractors are equipped with Cummins Westport 12-liter engines.

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READING, Pa., May 7, 2014 –Today, at the Alternative Clean Energy (ACT) Expo, Penske Truck Leasing announced it was awarded grants totaling $525,000 from the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) in Diamond, Bar, Calif. The grants will help offset the company's costs to modify its existing locations in Southern California and enable it to provide maintenance services on trucks with engines that run on natural gas.

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READING, Pa., May 1, 2014 – Penske Truck Rental will be an exhibitor at the National Relocation Conference hosted by the Worldwide ERC, the workforce mobility association. It will take place May 7-9, at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, Fla.

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READING, Pa., April. 24, 2014Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics will serve as both an exhibitor and thought leader at the 2014 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, Calif. Penske is a platinum sponsor for the event that will take place at the Long Beach Convention Center, May 5-8.

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READING, Pa., April. 22, 2014Penske Truck Leasing has been named a back-to-back winner of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award. One of 10 companies to win in 2014, Penske was also named a top honoree, cited for its strong marketing efforts.

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READING, Pa., April. 14, 2014Penske Truck Rental today announced the formation of a specialized call center to assist active and veteran members of the U.S. military and their families with do-it-yourself moves. In the armed services these are known as Permanent Change of Station (PCS) and Personally Procured Moves (PPM). Penske offers an array of tools and savings that can total 20 percent.

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