Penske Supports IFDA Safety Mission via Sponsorship

READING, Pa., Sept. 9, 2010 - Penske Truck Leasing is a proud supporter of the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) and their commitment to safety, once again serving as the leading sponsor and primary vehicle provider for the 24th Annual IFDA Food Industry Truck Driving Championships. The event will take place at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort from Sept. 10-12 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

"We are very pleased to sponsor the IFDA Food Industry Truck Driving Championships for a fifth straight year," said Jim Molinaro, Senior Vice President – Sales, Penske Truck Leasing. "Both organizations share a passion for safety and a commitment to best practices within the industry. With the CSA 2010 changes affecting our industry, events like this take on an added importance."

Drivers representing foodservice distributors, foodservice manufacturers with private fleets, retail/wholesale distributors, self-distributing retail supermarket companies and other types of food companies across North America gather to compete each year in this important industry safety event.

The Food Industry Truck Driving Championship is the only international safety event that recognizes the hard work and safe driving food distribution drivers do daily.

The IFDA is a trade organization of foodservice distributors serving operations throughout the U.S., Canada, and other countries. IFDA members include broadline, system, and specialty distributors with operations ranging from regional to international scope.

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