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

Reading, writing, and really big trucks

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California high school launches truck-driving course. Strategy

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Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Facility in Zelienople, Pennsylvania

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Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the opening of its new facility in Zelienople, Pennsylvania. Penske News Truck Leasing Truck Rental commercial truck rental fleet maintenance onboard telematics Penske Penske Truck Leasing truck leasing truck rental

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.

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.

Trump visits Pennsylvania lift truck dealership

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Lift TrucksPresident promotes tax plan in tour of UniCarriers forklift dealer H&K Equipment.

California truck leasing firm orders 50 Tesla Semis

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TCI will lease trucks for routes within 300- to 500-mile range. Transportation

FMCSA Grants 90-day ELD Waiver for Short-Term Rental Trucks

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Read the FMCSA letter granting the 90-day waiver from the ELD mandate for short-term rental trucks here. Penske Truck Leasing is a top TRALA member and it is among the largest providers of full-service truck leasing and commercial truck rental with a fleet of more than 266,000 vehicles.

Penske Truck Leasing Digitizes Truck Fleet Preventive Maintenance Processes

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Penske Truck Leasing has implemented fully digital and voice-directed truck fleet preventive maintenance processes for its fleet of more than 266,000 vehicles.

EnerSys adds models to line of lift truck batteries

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Fast-charging batteries can drive counterbalance trucks, reach trucks, pallet trucks, and AGVs, firm says. Material Handling

Penske Truck Rental Reveals Top Moving Destinations of 2017

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For the eighth consecutive year, Atlanta, Georgia, has topped Penske Truck Rental’s list of Top Moving Destinations. Cementing its spot at No. 1, Georgia’s “The Big Peach” is the ninth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country, and the region grew by 1.6

Amazon pushes dedicated truck operation; will it suck oxygen out of the driver room?

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E-tailer eyeing partnerships with fleets of three or more trucks to haul between DCs. Transportation

Truck Drivers in Store for Super Lunar Eclipse Treat

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For many drivers – including Penske ’s cross-country movers and professional truck drivers – the early morning sky on Wednesday will offer a rare visual treat: a “supermoon” lunar eclipse, turning the moon crimson as it passes through the earth’s shadow.

African-American Mobile Truck Tour Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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Our truck has continued to travel around the country throughout the year visiting school districts, colleges and universities, churches, African-American festivals and events showcasing our history in a very novel way,” Reynolds said.

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.

Penske Truck Leasing Completes 1 Millionth Voice-Directed Preventive Maintenance Inspection

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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.

FedEx orders 20 Tesla Semi electric trucks

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Vehicles will reduce transport costs through fuel savings, improved safety, FedEx says. Green Logistics

Toyota Forklifts introduces new heavy-duty trucks

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New adjustable wheelbase forklifts can lift 15,000 to 80,000 pounds, adds safety and confidence when handling large, bulky, and oddly shaped loads like machinery, the company says. Material Handling

Penske Truck Leasing Returns as a Top Sponsor of National Private Truck Council Expo

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Penske Truck Leasing is once again a platinum sponsor for this year’s National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition from April 29 to May 1, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Penske Truck Leasing will exhibit in booth 400 and showcase its full range of capabilities for private truck fleets including: full-service leasing, commercial truck rentals, connected fleet technology solutions, preventive maintenance, remote diagnostics, mobile apps, and more.

Big Game Drives Business for Commercial Truck Rentals

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For many of these businesses, it will mean securing rental trucks from Penske Truck Rental’s Roseville, Minnesota, location, which began preparing four months ago for the crush of commercial truck rental business. How high is demand for trucks serving the big game? Paul Business Journal estimated more than 100,000 trucks are likely needed to transport products into and out of the metro area for the game. Huddling Up to Meet Truck Rental Demand.

VW Truck & Bus partners with Hino Motors

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Germany’s Volkswagen Truck & Bus and Hino Motors of Japan, the Toyota division that makes trucks, buses and light commercial vehicles, have signed an agreement to cooperate in a range of fields including procurement, technology, logistics and transport.

Seegrid: Demand for autonomous lift trucks set to rise in 2018

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Lift TrucksStrong activity last year to continue through 2018, firm says.

Anheuser-Busch orders up to 800 hydrogen-electric Nikola semi-trucks

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Beer giant to replace all diesel trucks in U.S. dedicated fleet by 2025. Transportation

Penske Truck Leasing Expands Facility in Laredo, Texas

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Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the opening of its new facility in Laredo, Texas, with a grand opening event. The building will offer 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, on-board cameras, etc.). “We’ve

FMCSA Posts ELD Waiver for Rental Trucks Online

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The Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA) reported over the weekend that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) listed its 90-day waiver from the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate, for rental trucks on its website.

Penske Truck Rental Named a Supplier of the Year by Coca-Cola Bottlers Sales and Services

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Penske Truck Rental was named “Supply Tower Supplier of the Year” by Coca-Cola Bottlers Sales and Services LLC (CCBSS). Penske is the primary truck rental provider throughout the Coca-Cola Bottler System. Call 1-800-PENSKE-1 to rent a commercial truck.

Furnishing a New Start One Penske Truck at a Time

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Every Wednesday night – for the past 10 years – volunteers have loaded up a Penske rental truck with furniture and other household goods for delivery to help individuals and families start new lives in Ottawa. The relationship with Penske began when the rental company which had loaned them a truck went bankrupt. They make sure I am safe every Wednesday night and that I have a great truck,” she said.

Third Generation Professional Truck Driver Finds Joy in Her Role

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She credits both as her inspiration to become a professional truck driver. A third-generation truck driver – like her father and grandfather before her – Hollan spends the week driving through America’s heartland, delivering products for some of the country’s top brands. As part of Women’s History Month , Penske Logistics is celebrating the contribution of women professional truck drivers who help to move the world forward. “My Your life is in the truck.

Penske Logistics Honors Elite Professional Truck Drivers

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Growing up in Arkansas, a 10-year-old Louis Patton III would be mesmerized as he watched professional truck drivers navigate tractor-trailers on the open road. “I

Penske Truck Leasing Showcasing at 2018 NAFA Institute & Expo

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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. A global leader in transportation services, Penske Truck Leasing operates more than 270,000 vehicles and offers leasing, comprehensive fleet maintenance, truck rental, and logistics services with more than 1,000 locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Rental Trucks Help Fleets Deliver for the Holidays

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Many retailers and parcel delivery companies will turn to Penske Truck Rental to provide the much-needed additional commercial trucks to help meet the holiday demand. “We We work closely with some of the largest companies in the world to make sure they are able to get packages to their customers,” said Zac Bugay, manager of national rental accounts for Penske Truck Rental. So, don’t be surprised if a Penske truck shows up to your door to deliver your holiday packages. “I

Penske Truck Leasing Facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Partially Reopens – Updated

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A Penske Truck Leasing location in Spartanburg, South Carolina, that was damaged in an October 23 tornado is offering limited services: consumer and commercial truck rental. Consumer truck rental reservations: 1-888-996-5415. Commercial truck rental reservations: 1-800-736-7531. Penske News Truck Leasing Truck Rental commercial truck leasing commercial truck rental consumer truck rental full service truck leasing maintenance transportation

Top trucking executives say tough conditions for shippers to persist

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At NASSTRAC, executives weave narrative of tight capacity, high rates for foreseeable future. Transportation

Louisiana Love's adds truck parking and more

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New truck stop opening in central Lousiana off I-49

Penske Professional Truck Driver Charts Path to Rewarding Career

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As a child, Cathryn “Cat” Cain would slip into the driver’s seat of her father’s commercial truck, grasp the steering wheel, and see the world as a professional truck driver. Those early lessons led Cain, now a professional truck driver for Penske Logistics , to become one of four siblings to follow their father’s example and become professional truck drivers. “He For Cain, the road to becoming a professional truck driver had a pit stop.

Truckers, Self-Driving Trucks Aren’t That Bad

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Self-driving trucks have been the topic of the year for 2018 so far. With last year’s announcement of the Tesla Truck, it has only grown in hype. Uber and Tesla have been front running the autonomous market for some time and are in competition to have the first truck on the market. The concept of a self-driving truck has been around for years, so why all the commotion about it now?

Where’s my truck?

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Where’s my truck? The post Where’s my truck? Related Articles. Talking Trade with Rebecca Dye.

Trucking Industry Keeps the Bloom on Valentine’s Day Flower Deliveries

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Heart-shaped holidays, like Valentine’s Day, are busy times for the floral industry, which depends on trucking companies, including Penske Logistics and Penske Truck Rental , to help ensure perishables like flowers and candy arrive in top condition. Trucking companies and their drivers play a big role in helping to make that happen.”. Since airplanes are not refrigerated, trucks are the obvious choice for transporting fresh flowers,” he said.

Tax reform and trucking

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Yet on balance good things are spooling up for trucking A lot of analysis and interpretation of the changes made last year to the tax code remains to be conducted.

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.