Bill Combs, director of connected fleet for Penske Transportation Solutions, an $8.4 billion leader in transportation and logistics, will lend his expertise to the upcoming Fleet Forward Conference. Hosted by Bobit Business Media, the conference will take place in San Jose, California, from November 11-13, at The Forager.
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.
Penske Truck Leasing’s Director of Connected Fleet Services, Bill Combs, will speak at the third annual Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo August 7-8, 2019, in Durham, North Carolina. Combs will serve as a panelist during the “Fleets & Advanced mobility Solutions” session.
Editor’s note: This story is part of our “50 Stories of People Helping People” series. As we celebrate Penske’s 50th anniversary in 2019, we are spotlighting associates every Friday who are making a difference in their communities.
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Penske Truck Leasing will highlight its place as an emerging technology leader at this year’s Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Long Beach, California. ACT Expo will be April 23-26 at the Long Beach Convention Center. In addition to Penske’s electric vehicle fleet being on display – the Freightliner eM2 and FUSO eCanter – there will be several company leaders appearing on panels. Penske will be an exhibitor and is a Presenting Sponsor.
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.
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.
Penske Truck Leasing’s connected fleet solutions will take center stage at the upcoming Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo. The Connected Vehicle Technology Showcase, being held during the ACT Expo (April 30 through May 3 at the Long Beach Convention Center in California), will include timely workshops featuring industry and government stakeholders that are driving innovation, and an expo hall show floor that will provide hands-on access to connected fleet solutions.
Penske Logistics is recognized for its sustainability efforts and included on Inbound Logistics magazine’s list of Green Supply Chain Partners (G75). According to the outlet, its annual G75 is a carefully curated list of 75 companies that go above and beyond to ensure their global supply chains are sustainable, and that their operations are socially and environmentally friendly.
Penske Logistics has been named to the 2017 Top Green Providers List by Food Logistics magazine. The annual award recognizes companies whose products, services or exemplary environmental stewardship is promoting sustainability within the food and beverage industry.
Penske Truck Leasing will sponsor, display thought leadership, and be an exhibitor at this year’s Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Southern California. It will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California, starting May 1. Penske is a Presenting Sponsor and will be in booth 1145.
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Penske Truck Leasing will be an active participant in the 2016 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo. Running from May 2 to May 5, the conference returns to the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. Penske is the Presenting Sponsor and is sole sponsor for the first-ever ACT Expo Fleet Awards. Penske will have a Freightliner Cascadia compressed natural gas (CNG) tractor from its rental fleet on display in booth 1345.
Penske Truck Leasing is ringing in Earth Day 2016 with its fourth consecutive SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award. The company is one of seven organizations, and the only transportation corporation, being accorded with this designation by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is also an honoree.