Penske Truck Leasing Opens Tallahassee, Florida, Location

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Penske Truck Leasing has introduced a state-of-the-art facility in Tallahassee, Florida. Penske Truck Leasing has introduced a state-of-the-art facility in Tallahassee, Florida. It contains four truck bays and a wash bay.

Hurricane Florence Update – Penske Truck Leasing Facilities

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Consumer Truck Rental Reservations: 1-888-996-5415. Commercial Truck Rental Reservations: 1-800-736-7531. Top off truck fuel tanks. Move trucks to higher ground if in a flood-prone area.

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How Technology is Effecting Truck Drivers

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There have been many new developments that have helped make truck drivers lives easier. New truck driver technology consists of electronic logging devices, GPS tracking, mobile apps and voice activation. Technology Trucker truck driver

Volvo Trucks, FedEx test platooning truck technology

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between a transport company, truck maker. First such demo in U.S. Transportation

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Penske Truck Leasing Expands Into Houston

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Brian Hard, Penske Truck Leasing president and CEO, spoke of the company’s history and its capabilities in the marketplace. ” North Houston is home to a new Penske Truck Leasing facility; It’s the company’s largest in the Houston market.

Big truck brings big smiles to autistic kids

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Teamsters organize truck tour to promote autism awareness. Transportation

Video: How to Transport a 54 Meter Blade by Truck

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Last week I came across a video of 3 trucks, each transporting a 54 meter long blades up a mountain in China. The post Video: How to Transport a 54 Meter Blade by Truck appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER. Blog Logistics Transportation Trucking Video

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Penske Truck Leasing Expands Presence in Utah

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Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new facility in Ogden, Utah. acres and is 7,629-square-feet with six truck bays. For a list of open Penske Truck Leasing positions, visit gopenske.com/careers.

Women in Trucking 2018

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We profile nine women who have found success in trucking -- and helped make transportation companies successful

Is the Future of Electric Trucks Now?

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Electric trucks have been in the news a lot lately, especially as Tesla has made multiple announcements regarding the highly anticipated release of its Class 8 semi-truck. However, the state of Tesla’s supply chain, along with the skepticism regarding the design of the truck, had the public wondering if it would actually come to fruition. But Tesla is clearly not the only company working to get an electric truck to the market. Transportation electric trucks

How Many Truck Drivers Are There?

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A few weeks ago, I revisited the age-old driver shortage question (see Truck Driver Shortage: Getting Better, Worse, or No Problem at All? ). Speaking of data, let’s start with a basic question: How many truck drivers are there in the United States? Number of Truck Drivers: The ATA vs. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The American Trucking Association says there are 3.5 The report, “Truck Driving Jobs: Are They Headed for Rapid Elimination?” I am so confused.

Truck Platooning: A Driving Force to Efficiency

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Experts on transportation supply chain and logistics say that truck platooning may help drive efficiency in today’s demanding market. In their article, truck platooning is referred to as the ‘next big step’. Autonomous Trucking. While consumers are favouring the integration of innovative ways to travel, the self-driving truck market is also progressing. According to Market Watch : Global Autonomous Trucks Market is growing at 15.6% The Rise of Truck Platooning.

Rising Concern Over Trucking Shortage and Tariffs

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The growing shortage in the trucking industry is also becoming a more significant problem. The growing shortage in the trucking industry is also becoming a more significant problem. Half of the Federal Reserve districts have cited the shortage of trucking capacity.

Why the World Needs Truck Drivers

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As the demand for products and goods continues to grow, so does the world’s need for truck drivers. Truck Drivers TruckersTechnology has completely taken over today’s world.

Penske Logistics Honors Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

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Professional truck drivers do more than shepherd deliveries on the open road. They are the face of the trucking industry, making an impression at every stage of their day. Penske Logistics’ nearly 5,000 professional truck drivers in the U.S. The transportation industry will pause this week, during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW), to recognize the contributions of the nation’s 3.5 We join with you in celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.

Raymond's reach-fork trucks feature new technology

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The trucks now include a 7-inch multifunction color display with touch-screen functionality and an intuitive interface. Lift Trucks

Penske Truck Leasing Opens Second Location in Hawaii

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Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the opening a new facility in Kapolei, Hawaii. With three truck bays and one wash bay, the new facility is 11,048-square-feet and is situated on 4 acres. Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the grand opening of a new facility in Kapolei, Hawaii.

Penske Logistics Honors its Truck Drivers During Canada’s National Trucking Week

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Despite the challenges of driving on the open road, millions of professional truck drivers keep the North American economy moving, one load at a time. Professional truck drivers in Canada and the U.S. and will be sponsored by the American Trucking Associations.

NFI joins Volvo Trucks' LIGHTS project

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3PL will operate Volvo's electric truck demonstration units as part of a California project to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Transportation

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Trucks to attention

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In April 2016, a fleet of trucks – some of which had driven almost 2,000km – arrived in the Dutch port of Maasvlakte and made modest headlines around the world. seconds, our platooning trucks transmit braking signals to the vehicles behind in less than 0.1

3 Ways the ELD Mandate Has Impacted Trucking

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The ELD (electronic logging device) mandate is quite possibly the biggest change seen by the trucking industry in over 50 years, and one that many people have mixed feelings about. Industry ELD mandate ELD Mandate Trucking 2018 Transporation Trucker Truck Drivers Truckers HOS ELD Compliance

Trucking Delays are Coming … is Your Company Ready?

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The fact that the trucking industry is short about 49,000 drivers right now is only exacerbating the situation, she says, as is the volume of larger shipments (more than 10,000 pounds) that are spilling over in the LTL segment. “On Industry News FTL land LTL truck

Employee Misclassification in The Trucking Industry

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Articles Articles 2018 INDUSTRY M&D Watch M&D Watch September 2018 Manufacturing and Distribution The Ledger The Ledger 2018 September/October Transportation Year 2018 employee classification Transportation and Logistics trucking worker classifications

Penske Opens New Truck Rental, Leasing and Maintenance Facility in Coburg, Oregon

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Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the grand opening of a new facility in Coburg, Oregon. Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the grand opening of a new facility in Coburg, Oregon. acres and is 13,220-square-feet with three truck bays, one wash bay and a two-lane fuel island.

Reading, writing, and really big trucks

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California high school launches truck-driving course. Strategy

Japan trials truck platooning

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Hino Motors, Isuzu Motors, Volvo group-owned UD Trucks and Daimler subsidiary Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus have begun highway testing of truck platooning in Japan, under a project backed by the government.

Hurricane Michael Updates: Penske Truck Leasing Facilities

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Penske Truck Leasing is well prepared ahead of Hurricane Michael. Consumer Truck Rental Reservations: 1-888-996-5415. Commercial Truck Rental Reservations: 1-800-736-7531. Top off truck fuel tanks. Move trucks to higher ground if in a flood-prone area.

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5th Annual United Way Human Truck Pull

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5th Annual United Way Human Truck Pull. Carter Express & Logistics is excited to announce that Saturday, September the 8th at 10:00 am we will be the Presenting Sponsor and Event Sponsor this year at the 5th Annual United Way Human Truck Pull. Blog Topics.

Collaborate with Carriers to Face the Truck Capacity Crunch

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As the truck capacity pinch grows tighter and tighter, you may have found yourself in a role reversal with your carriers. They’re struggling to contend with a worsening driver shortage compounded by regulations like HOS and ELD, which has led to an overall reduction in billable miles per truck – as much as 25%. Freight transport is now largely a seller’s market and, as a shipper, you may find yourself vying to be a “shipper of choice” among carriers with limited capacity.

Truck Driver Shortage: Getting Better, Worse, or No Problem at All?

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This past October, the American Trucking Associations warned that the trucking industry could be short 50,000 drivers by the end of 2017. Regardless of the statistics, what can the trucking industry do to attract, hire, and retain more drivers?

North American lift truck sales broke records last year, ITA says

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Lift TrucksSales surpassed 250,000 in a year for first time in history, group says.

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Penske Truck Leasing Renovates and Expands Evansville, Indiana, Facility

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Penske Truck Leasing has outgrown its previous facility in Evansville, Indiana, and has relocated to a new, larger, state-of-the-art building at 15631 Neeley Street in Evansville. We now have four truck bays, an automatic wash bay and a fuel island.” We have expanded from a 3 acre lot to 7 acres and boast 16,000-square-feet of office and truck maintenance space.”.

Penske Truck Leasing Moves into Loveland, Colorado

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Penske Truck Leasing recently marked the opening of a new state-of-the-art facility in Loveland, Colorado, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new facility. Penske Truck Leasing held a grand opening celebration in Loveland, Colorado.

Penske Truck Leasing Has a New Bryan, Texas, Facility Now Available

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Penske Truck Leasing announced the opening of the company’s newest location, in Bryan, Texas. Penske Truck Leasing opened the company’s newest location, in Bryan, Texas. The state-of-the-art facility, at 1650 Independence Ave.,

Thoughts on 2017 Truck Driver Appreciation Week

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There was a terrific piece in Transport Topics recently on National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (Sept. Truck Drivers10-16). The writer, Dan Bearth, pointed out that companies do an excellent job celebrating drivers – during this designated week. What’s needed, Dan states, is a year-long appreciation of the value drivers add.

Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Location in Grand Junction, Colorado

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Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new location in Grand Junction, Colorado. Strategically positioned between Denver, Colorado, and Salt Lake City, Utah, Penske’s new facility 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.).

IT: driving new trends in trucking and brokerage

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Trucking by app? Technology giants and startups alike are rocking the trucking industry boat, for the better. Innovations like apps are a notable trend in trucking, a very atomized industry. In the US for example, 93% of it is represented by carriers with 6 trucks or less.

New industrial trucks give Bonide's DC operations a lift

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New lift trucks and a warehouse redesign changed all that. Lift TrucksAs sales boomed, pesticide manufacturer Bonide found itself struggling to keep up with orders.

MAN in new autonomous truck trial

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Germany’s MAN Truck & Bus is continuing to test driverless lorries on the country’s motorways. The Hamburg Truck Pilot will work out customers’ exact requirements and integrate autonomously driven trucks into the automatic container handling process, said HHLA.

What Is The Current Status Of Trucking Capacity?

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According to the American Trucking Association’s’ (ATA’s) Truck volume leaped 7.1 The Effect of Disasters on Trucking. The devastation left in the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma is also having a significant impact on the trucking industry.