The Official Blog of Penske Transportation Solutions

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) delivered the first vehicle in its Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet – a Freightliner eM2 – to Penske Truck Leasing today, fulfilling its promise to put an electric commercial truck in customer hands in 2018.

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Food safety compliance is paramount at Penske Logistics, whose associates are responsible for handling food product for thousands of customers in the food and beverage industry.

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Penske 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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Summer is a popular time for household and business moves, and with Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s important to note that Penske prohibits carrying or hauling hazardous cargo, like fireworks, into any of their rental trucks.

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With technology evolving at a rapid pace in the transportation industry, a growing number of fleet operators are looking for telematics and onboard technology solutions that help increase visibility into their daily operations, with hopes of identifying and correcting any fleet inefficiencies.

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Around this time of year, countless college students – from freshmen to seniors – are wrapping up their final exams and getting ready for a much-anticipated summer break.

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The annual Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Long Beach, California, will once again feature a strong presence by Penske Truck Leasing. The company will appear on multiple panels, serve as Presenting Sponsor and be an exhibitor. The industry-leading event takes place at the Long Beach Convention Center beginning on April 30.

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Penske Logistics has enhanced its industry-leading safety practices with the introduction of a video-based program. The company has installed SmartDrive event-triggered onboard cameras that face inside the truck cab, and outwards to the road, to complement ongoing driver safety coaching.

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Penske Logistics is making a renewed emphasis on associate wellness in the workplace, and they’re utilizing a model that keeps athletes in peak condition to achieve that goal.

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay program has named Penske Logistics a 2017 Excellence Award winner. Penske is among the program’s top 1 to 2 percent of partners that display environmental best practices.

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Along with driving directions and snacks for the road, Penske consumer truck renters should also pack a few safety tips for the journey.

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Penske Logistics is now in compliance with another component of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act, the pillar regarding sanitary transportation of human and animal food.

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Spring, with its sun-kissed days and warmer temperatures, also signals the beginning of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane season, featuring storms with the potential to inflict significant personal injury and property damage.

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Penske Truck Leasing today announced the launch of its new connected fleet solutions. Using a proprietary, device-neutral data platform, Penske Truck Leasing can now connect its systems with virtually any truck and engine configuration or telematics service provider.

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Penske Truck Leasing has established an onboard technology consulting group within its existing operations. The group was created as a value-added service to help Penske’s customers to address the proliferation of technology choices and questions fleet operators have about selecting, evaluating, implementing, and using onboard systems. Penske takes a device-neutral approach when helping its customers evaluate on-board systems.

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Since the economic upturn began post-recession, overall warehouse demand within the supply chain has outpaced supply. Many industry insiders believe that supply is beginning to catch up with demand. Yet managing inventory, warehouse space and transportation remains important.

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Following an exhaustive restoration process Team Penske has unveiled one of the most unique pieces of its history, a customized 1972 International Fleetstar truck known in the racing circles as The Blue Hilton. Penske Truck Leasing played a key role in the restoration process.

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