READING, Pa., December 10, 2008 - Penske Truck Leasing today hosted the grand opening of its newest facility, a state-of-the-art structure in Greenville, S.C., located at 1116 White Horse Road. Offering full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance and commercial and consumer truck rental services, the nearly 18,000 square-foot facility is housed on 12.4 acres.
Featuring Penske's new facility design elements, it houses three service bays, an automated wash bay and three-lane high speed fuel island, all designed to enhance the customer experience.
To save energy and improve the environment, special light bulbs with ballasts using 50 percent less energy have been installed. Wireless technology at the facility enables Penske service technicians to integrate various vehicle diagnostic and repair software.
Penske previously operated a facility at 2701 White Horse Road in Greenville.
"After nearly 25 years, the time had arrived for a new Greenville facility," stated John Crockett, Senior Vice President – Southeast Region, Penske Truck Leasing. "We simply outgrew our previous location. "Being located in the upstate of South Carolina's transportation hub, it was important to make a continued long-term investment to our customers. Penske is confident that an expected increase in business will result in the hiring of additional associates in 2009."
For more information, please call 864-295-2870. The rental department is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon, and from 10 a.m. to noon on Sunday. The service department operates from 6 a.m. to midnight Monday through Friday, and on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pa., is a joint venture among Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and General Electric. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 200,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, transportation and warehousing management, and supply chain management solutions. Visit www.GoPenske.com to learn more about the company and its products and services.