The Official Blog of Penske Transportation Solutions

Los Angeles, Calif. – December 20, 2018 – Today, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) delivered the first vehicle in its Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet – a Freightliner eM2 – to Penske Truck Leasing, fulfilling its promise to put an electric commercial truck in customer hands in 2018. This delivery marks a key milestone in the real-world application of battery-electric commercial vehicles, as well as an important step towards emissions-free mobility.

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READING, Pa., Nov. 27, 2018Penske Truck Leasing is joining the TechForce Foundation's efforts to recruit the next generation of truck fleet maintenance technicians by serving as an early adopter in the foundation's FutureTech Success campaign.

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Reading, Pa., November 13, 2018 – The Penske Driver™ app just added a major upgrade to benefit truck drivers ahead of the busy holiday freight season. Deliveries are always time critical but around the holidays, freight such as food, beverages, retail shipments, and e-commerce gift parcels of toys and electronics are at peak seasonal demand.

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Reading, Pa., Nov. 8, 2018Penske Logistics has inducted 15 of its safest truck drivers into the 2018 Driver Wall of Fame. In the second year of the company's Premier Driver Recognition Program, these associates were enshrined into the second Penske Diamond Class, which celebrates 20 years of consecutive safe driving.

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Reading, Pa., November 6, 2018Penske Logistics is a recipient of the 2018 Freight Carrier Excellence Award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) SmartWay program. The company was just one of 40 organizations to receive this distinction, representing the best environmental performers of SmartWay's 3,700 program participants. Penske Logistics was also given a SmartWay Excellence Award in 2017.

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Reading, Pa., October 9, 2018 – Penske Logistics introduced a new guide simplifying the process for shippers to evaluate dedicated contract carriage services. The handy and free 15-page publication serves as a how-to guide on selecting the right dedicated transportation partner.

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Nashville, Tenn., October 1, 2018 – In an era where technology is continuing to migrate consumer spending habits online and away from brick-and-mortar stores, the newly released 2019 Third-Party Logistics Study (#3PLStudy) highlights how supply chains are also going digital and using science to keep pace.

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READING, Pa., Sept. 26, 2018Penske Truck Leasing has introduced a state-of-the-art facility in Tallahassee, Florida. With an address of 4765 Capital Circle NW, it has full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental, contract truck fleet maintenance and connected fleet solutions, a value-added resource to help customers address issues and options related to onboard technology systems (ELDs, telematics, onboard cameras, etc.).

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READING, Pa., Sept. 14, 2018 – Penske Logistics recently honored 221 of its truck drivers for outstanding safety milestones at its locations across North America. The company recently debuted the next phase of its truck driver safety recognition program by naming the first-ever Platinum and Gold classes.

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READING, Pa., Sept. 7, 2018 – Today, Penske Truck Leasing announced the opening of the company’s newest location, in Bryan, Texas. The state-of-the-art facility, at 1650 Independence Ave., offers full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental, contract truck fleet maintenance and connected fleet solutions, a value-added resource to help customers address issues and options related to onboard technology systems (ELDs, telematics, onboard cameras, etc.).

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READING, Pa., August 29, 2018Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new facility in Ogden, Utah. Penske's new location in Ogden is the fourth new facility announcement in Penske’s western region this summer and marks the company's eighth new facility announcement this year.

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READING, PA, August 13, 2018 – Penske Truck Leasing today announced it has joined the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN), a worldwide industry alliance focused on promoting Combined Charging System (CCS) as the global standard for charging electric vehicles (EVs) of all types. Penske will focus its attention on helping to promote electric vehicle charging standards for commercial vehicles in North America by participating with the group's "High Power Charging for Commercial Vehicles Task Force" (HPCCV Task Force). Penske Truck Leasing is the first in its industry to join the CharIN organization.

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READING, Pa., August 1, 2018 – Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new facility in Kapolei, Hawaii. It’s the company’s second location in Hawaii and provides Penske customers and prospects with a convenient location on the west side of Oahu. Penske also has a facility in Honolulu.

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READING, Pa., July 25, 2018 – Penske Truck Leasing has announced a new location in Grand Junction, Colorado. Strategically positioned between Denver, Colorado, and Salt Lake City, Utah, Penske’s new facility offers full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial, contract truck fleet maintenance and connected fleet solutions, a value-added resource to help customers address issues and options related to onboard technology systems (ELDs, telematics, on-board cameras, etc.).

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READING, Pa., July 17, 2018 – Penske Truck Leasing has outgrown its previous facility in Evansville, Indiana, and has relocated to a new, larger, state-of-the-art building at 15631 Neeley Street in Evansville. The new location offers customers convenient access to Interstate 64 and Highway 41.

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READING, Pa., June 22, 2018 – Penske Used Trucks, a business unit of Penske Truck Leasing, is now offering discounts to members of the National Association of Independent Truckers (NAIT).

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LOMBARD, ILL., June 19, 2018 – The Annual State of Logistics Report, unveiled today by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), offered insights into a stronger U.S. economy. The supply chain study is produced by management consulting firm A.T. Kearney and presented by Penske Logistics (hashtag #SofL).

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READING, Pa., June 13, 2018 – Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new facility in Coburg, Oregon. Located in the Coburg Industrial Park, the state-of-the-art facility offers full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial, contract truck fleet maintenance and connected fleet solutions, a value-added resource to help customers address issues and options related to onboard technology systems (ELDs, telematics, on-board cameras, etc.).

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READING, Pa., June 5, 2018 – Penske Truck Leasing announces the launch of Fleet Insight™, a proprietary website designed exclusively for Penske customers to save them time and provide visibility and control. Fleet Insight is part of Penske’s overall connected fleet suite of products, offering customers a connected, streamlined, and customizable home for their data.

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READING, Pa., May 30, 2018 – North Houston is home to a new Penske Truck Leasing facility offering full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental, contract truck fleet maintenance services and connected fleet solutions, a value-added resource to help customers address issues and options related to onboard technology systems (ELDs, telematics, on-board cameras, etc.).

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