The Official Blog of Penske Transportation Solutions

Sept. 19-24 marks the American Trucking Associations' second annual National Technician Appreciation Week. Penske is proud to join the trucking industry this week to recognize the significant and essential contributions of technicians and customer service representatives.

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Professional truck drivers have faced the challenges of the pandemic with strength and resilience as they worked to keep the global supply chain moving.

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The next few weeks will mark the most dangerous and active period of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, making hurricane preparation even more vital for fleet managers and others.

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With the SkillsUSA Championships moving to Atlanta in 2022, this summer was the perfect time for the organization to pack up its competition warehouse and head to Georgia.

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has teamed up with roadside inspectors across North America to promote brake health and safety.

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Penske Truck Leasing is teaming up with ROUSH CleanTech and Proterra Inc in a new collaboration to advance the development of its next-generation Ford F-650 all-electric commercial truck.

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Penske Truck Leasing has debuted a facility in Romulus, Michigan, near the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. With an address of 37750 Northline Road, the location offers full-service truck leasing and contract truck fleet maintenance services.

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Powered industrial trucks – such as clamp trucks, electric power jacks and forklifts, play a central role in helping to move millions of pounds of freight each year across the global supply chain.

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Penske Truck Leasing recently took delivery of two VNR Electrics from Volvo Trucks North America, expanding its fleet of battery-electric Class 8 models available in Southern California. Its first Volvo VNR Electrics will be used by two consumer retail companies, enabling both customers to gain firsthand insight into the many benefits of battery-electric trucks, the ease of recharging, and the ideal routes to deploy additional units in the future.

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Memorial Day travel skyrocketed as nearly 43 million Americans journeyed to their destination in 2019. Nearing record-breaking numbers, the surge came to a halt in 2020 as COVID-19 swept through the nation.

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The second annual State of Sustainable Fleets report is now available for review and download at no cost via www.StateofSustainableFleets.com. Site visitors can sign up for the live virtual launch event today, which will also be available for later viewing.

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Sam Thompson, director of customer success for Penske Transportation Solutions, will discuss the company's connected fleet solutions during an upcoming webinar. On May 26, at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT, she will join other experts in the Spring into Action with Assured Telematics Online event, jointly hosted by Assured Telematics and Geotab.

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Regina the T-Rex – Reggie to her friends – was recently in need of transportation from her home at the TAG Art Company in Indiana to an event in Dublin, Ohio.

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A year after the pandemic forced Support Military Families (SMF) to cancel its annual Military Spouse Appreciation Day (MSAD) event, the charity will host a socially distant celebration today at three military installations across North Carolina.

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Work zones help to maintain the health of the nation's highways through a combination of construction and maintenance projects, yet the zones can provide challenges for drivers.

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Penske Truck Leasing customers that are operating their fleet telematics systems with 3G hardware are advised to begin making arrangements to transfer over to 4G or 5G hardware before the start of 2022.

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The lifeblood of a strong dedicated contract carriage operation for a third-party logistics company lies in the quality of its truck drivers. At Penske Logistics, our 10,500-plus professional truck drivers not only pick up and deliver goods and services that are consumed daily by the general public, but he or she also performs vital customer service roles when interacting with our customers.

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A great way to upgrade a fleet is to ascertain the worth of its existing units. Utilizing multiple market intelligence sources, and Penske's proprietary data collected over years of selling and maintaining all types of vehicles, Penske can provide a detailed and accurate evaluation of the vehicles.

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As he sat in a Biloxi, Mississippi, church, his feet dangling from the pew, four-year-old Andrew Nolen was captivated by the young Alabama minister who stopped by to preach.

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