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Penske Transportation Solutions has received a 2023 Military-Friendly Employer designation from VIQTORY, the publisher of the G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse publications. Organizations that received this distinction were culled from public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. In excess of 1,000 companies completed the survey.

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Penske Truck Leasing has recently opened a state-of-the-art facility in Akron, Ohio. Located at 937 E Waterloo Road this new facility is Penske’s first-ever, full-service rental and leasing facility that is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified, highlighting Penske’s environmentally sustainable building design, construction and operation.

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Penske Truck Leasing announced today it has introduced a new truck maintenance on-site guide, Shipper’s Guide to Outsourcing On-Site Fleet Maintenance, which is now available at no cost. The three-part guide provides detailed information on how businesses can implement on-site maintenance to navigate the obstacles of operating a vehicle maintenance facility.

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Penske Truck Leasing has recently opened a brand-new, state-of-the-art facility in Cranbury, New Jersey. Located at 2682 US 130 North, near exit 8 and 8A of the N.J. Turnpike and U.S. Route 1, it is the first-ever, ground-up build in its South Plainfield District.

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Penske Truck Leasing has recently opened a brand-new facility in Everett, Washington. Located at 2140 Railway Avenue, it is the first new build by the company in the state of Washington. The new facility serves a much greater capacity within its existing market and offers competitive rates and exceptional personalized service.

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Penske Truck Leasing has constructed a new state-of-the-art facility in Fontana, California. Located at 15436 Valley Boulevard, it is the second full-service company location in the Fontana area. The new location will allow the transportation company to better serve its existing customer base in the area, as well as provide capacity to serve new customers.

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Penske Truck Leasing recently opened a new facility in Tampa, Florida. Located at 7140 East Martin Luther King Boulevard, the new location will allow the transportation services company to upgrade the service it provides to existing customers in the area, as well as the ability to add-on new customers. This is the second recent investment Penske has made in the local Tampa market.

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Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new facility in Morgantown, West Virginia. Located at 2080 Rail Street, conveniently near I-79 and I-68, this full-service location is the first of its kind in the Morgantown area. The new facility will allow the transportation company to expand and better serve its existing northern West Virginia customer base and offer employment opportunities in the area.

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The National Private Truck Council 2021 Benchmarking Survey Report provides fleets with new industry standards to evaluate performance and identify opportunities for improvement.

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For the past 17 years, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has released its yearly report on the top issues facing the transportation industry.

The annual report is based on ATRI's vigorous surveying system, a cumulation of responses from truck drivers, motor carriers and other industry stakeholders. Each respondent ranks their top three concerns from a list of 30 pre-determined topics – along with their top three preferred approaches to address each main issue head on.

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Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new full-service location in West Fargo, North Dakota, located at 830 7th Street NE. The facility is 14,520-square-feet and is located on 4.3 acres. It has three truck service bays, wash bay and a self-service fuel island. This Penske location provides easy access to both I-94 and I-29.

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Penske Truck Leasing has extended their contract with Bridgestone Americas, to test, develop and deploy Bridgestone advanced fleet technology and mobility solutions. As part of the agreement, Penske will also remain a preferred customer of Bridgestone commercial tires and Bandag retread tires.

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Penske Truck Leasing recently held a dedication ceremony at Lincoln Tech in Columbia, Maryland, as the company branded a 1,000-square-foot multipurpose classroom at the school. The space will mainly be utilized during Lincoln's Driving Your Performance course, which introduces students to various topics such as vehicle and engine systems, industry certifications and career opportunities in the industry.

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Penske Truck Leasing has ushered in the next generation of truck maintenance technician training using augmented reality to instruct a portion of its workforce virtually. The company is employing a state-of-the-art interactive classroom concept already in practice by Design Interactive, an Orlando, Florida-based human factors engineering firm, whose clients include the U.S. military, the U.S. Department of Transportation and Fortune 500 corporations.

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Since opening a gleaming new Dallas facility last June (pictured above), Penske Truck Leasing has experienced success with growing its business operations in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, market. It is ideally situated near Interstate 20 and Interstate 45.

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Penske Truck Leasing customers operating fleets in Canada, or crossing into Canada from the United States, need to be aware that the country will begin a soft enforcement of its electronic logging device (ELD) mandate on June 12. Motor carriers are expected to have ELDs installed and switch from paper daily logs.

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A little over a year and a half ago, hurricanes Harvey and Irma struck the southeastern parts of the country, leaving behind home and business wreckage, as well as displaced residents.

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Penske Truck Leasing has introduced a free mobile app, “Penske Fleet™” to benefit its full-service truck leasing and contract maintenance customers. The mobile app enables Penske’s customers to:

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