The Official Blog of Penske Transportation Solutions

PGT Trucking, Inc., a multi-service transportation firm offering flatbed, dedicated, international and specialized services, announced that it selected Penske Truck Leasing as its provider of choice for comprehensive fleet maintenance solutions. This strategic move enables PGT to streamline its resources on driving innovative and sustainable solutions in the transportation industry.

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Penske Truck Leasing today announced it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Rochester, New York-based DeCarolis Truck Rental, Inc., a transportation company providing full-service truck leasing, rental, maintenance and repair services to a variety of customers primarily in the food processing and distribution, consumer distribution, and freight-hauling industries.

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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 required additional space to service its growing customer base in the Calgary region and has built a new state-of-the-art facility at 101 High Plains PL, Balzac, AB T4A 0W7. The new facility will supplement Penske's three additional facilities in the area.

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Penske Truck Leasing has introduced remote service check-in via its Penske Driver™ mobile app. The new feature of the Penske Driver App provides commercial truck drivers with greater convenience and speed and enables them to maximize social distancing by remotely checking-in their vehicles for scheduled preventive maintenance or repairs via the mobile app. The new in-app process enhances the company's existing in-person and kiosk processes.

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Penske Transportation Solutions recently launched its Never Stop Moving™ podcast series to offer a behind-the-scenes look at one of the world's largest truck fleets.

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Leasing or buying a truck: how do you choose?

It's a decision fleet managers have had to make for years, going back and forth with weighing the pros and cons associated with each of them. But the decision between the two doesn't have to be one or the other, says Penske Truck Leasing Senior Vice President of Sales Jim Lager.

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Penske Truck Leasing recently celebrated 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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Penske Truck Leasing will return to the NAFA 2019 Institute & Expo April 15-17 in Louisville, Kentucky. Presented by the NAFA Fleet Management Association, the expo is a comprehensive three-day event where fleet managers learn about innovations in process automation, mobility, connectivity and other emerging technologies.

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Each year, hot dogs and peanuts – classic staples of Americana – take center stage at festive celebrations such as family gatherings, holidays and even “Opening Day” baseball games.

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Penske Truck Leasing has successfully completed its 1 millionth voice-directed preventive maintenance inspection using its recently deployed innovative paperless technology.

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Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the opening of its new facility in Zelienople, Pennsylvania. Located at 204 Russell Road, the new Penske location offers 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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Penske Truck Leasing will exhibit at this year’s NAFA Institute & Expo (I&E) presented by the NAFA Fleet Management Association. I&E, one of the largest annual gatherings of fleet management professionals, will take place from April 24 to 27 in Anaheim, California.

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As a 10-year-old, John “Chips” Lemke would be fascinated with tractors that operated on tobacco farms near his home, often riding on the machines as they made their way across wide-open spaces.

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Penske Truck Leasing recently celebrated the opening of a new Chicagoland facility with a grand opening event. Strategically located in the Bedford Park community, the state-of-the art building will be home to former Penske Cicero and Chicago Ridge locations.

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Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the opening of its new facility in Laredo, Texas, with a grand opening event. Located at 8401 Killam Industrial Blvd, the new location is situated on 10 acres and offers customers easy access to Interstate 35 and Loop 20.

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