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READING, Pa., Oct. 9, 2019 – For the fourth time this decade, Penske Logistics has been honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its sustainability efforts, collecting a 2019 SmartWay Excellence Award in the Truck Carrier category. Penske Logistics also attained SmartWay awards in 2018, 2017 and 2013.

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READING, Pa., Oct. 7, 2019 – The Penske Logistics Premier Driver Recognition Program honored 44 safe truck drivers in the United States and Canada as part of the 2019 Platinum and Gold classes.

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READING, Pa., October 2, 2019 – Penske Truck Leasing is growing its electric vehicle fleet with the addition of the Kalmar Ottawa Electric Terminal Tractor (T2E). The introduction of these new all-electric commercial vehicles into Penske’s fleet is another in a series of recent moves the company has undertaken to test and showcase innovative electric vehicles and help bring them to market.

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READING, Pa., September 25, 2019 – A new Penske Truck Leasing location has opened for business in Sterling, Virginia. Located at 22675 Executive Drive, the new building sits on 5.5 acres and is 17,694 -square-feet. Penske will offer full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental and contract truck fleet maintenance at the new facility.

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Anaheim, Calif., September 16, 2019 – The modern supply chain is complex and in order for the world's leading companies to deliver their goods and services in an expedient, cost-conscious and environmentally friendly fashion, they are increasingly turning to third-party logistics companies to achieve these goals. These are among the themes of the 2020 Third-Party Logistics Study, released today at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) EDGE conference.

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READING, Pa., August 13, 2019 – Penske Truck Leasing has expanded its presence in Phoenix, Arizona, with a new state-of-the-art facility located at 1100 N. 43rd Ave. Situated on 15.4 acres and spanning 29,615-square-feet, this is the largest facility Penske has built to date.

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READING, Pa., July 8, 2019 – Penske Logistics was recently recognized by Novelis with a supplier excellence award for logistics solutions. Penske is a leading provider of dedicated transportation to Novelis North America and it is an integral part of its closed-loop aluminum supply chain serving top automakers.

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READING, Pa., June 26, 2019 – Penske Logistics was awarded a 2019 Nissan Supplier Excellence Award at the automaker's annual supply chain logistics conference. Penske was recognized for its advanced use of transportation management technology (TMS) within its ClearChain® technology suite.

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READING, Pa., June 21, 2019 – Penske Truck Leasing is the first-ever company to receive I-CAR's Gold Class® designation for the repair of heavy-duty trucks, at a pair of Georgia Penske truck collision repair facilities, in Norcross and Lithia Springs. I-CAR has been a leader in providing automotive collision repair knowledge and training for 40 years.

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READING, Pa., June 20, 2019 – Penske Truck Leasing in Spartanburg, South Carolina, has rebuilt and officially reopened for business after a tornado struck its maintenance and rental buildings in October 2017.

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LOMBARD, IL., June 18, 2019 – The State of Logistics Report was introduced this morning at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) celebrated a milestone with the issuance of its 30th annual publication. The logistics study is written by A.T. Kearney and presented by Penske Logistics.

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READING, Pa., June 4, 2019 – Penske Logistics celebrated the grand opening of its new 606,000-square-foot build to suit standard freezer/cooler distribution center in Romulus, Michigan, June 4, 2019. Penske's new facility is responsible for bringing more than 400 new jobs to the region and was opened to serve the food distribution needs of its customer, The Kroger Co. of Michigan.

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READING, Pa., May 30, 2019 – Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental and contract truck fleet maintenance facility at 5650 Wattsburg Road in Erie, Pennsylvania.

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READING, Pa., May 20, 2019 – Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new facility in Statesville, North Carolina, in order to better serve its growing customer base in the region.

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READING, Pa., May 1, 2019 – In an industry first, Penske Truck Leasing announced it has joined the Partners for Automated Vehicle Education (PAVE) coalition. The move is an effort by the company that aligns with its mobility strategies around connected, automated, shared, and electric commercial vehicles.

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READING, Pa., April 25, 2019 – Penske Truck Leasing has announced the relocation of its Dubuque, Iowa facility. To accommodate a growing customer-base, Penske built a new state-of-the-art facility that 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., April 24, 2019 – Delivering on its commitment to develop electric vehicle charging infrastructure at its facilities, Penske Truck Leasing has opened commercial heavy-duty electric vehicle charging stations with 14 high-speed chargers at four of its existing facilities in Southern California. The company's near term plan includes adding at least six more chargers, bringing the total number to 20. Penske believes these are the first DC fast charging stations in the U.S. designed specifically for heavy-duty commercial electric vehicles.

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