READING, Pa., May 11, 2011 - Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new $7 million state-of-the-art facility in Cheektowaga, N,Y., a Buffalo suburb. Located at 3828 Broadway St., the 14,000 square-foot building is housed on eight acres and offers full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental and contract maintenance services.
"We're very pleased to make a sizable investment in the Buffalo market with this new Cheektowaga facility," said Dan O'Boyle, Senior Vice President - North Central Region, Penske Truck Leasing. "We're now more centrally located within a thriving business community, and this is where most of our customers and prospects are located."
This new location is expected to employ a total of 30 associates. It contains four service bays, a two-lane fuel island and an automated wash bay. The maintenance shop also uses leading-edge wireless technology that enables Penske's service technicians to automatically connect vehicles in for service with diagnostic and analytic software.
The rental office can be reached at 716-681-4106. For all other inquiries, please call 716-824-2244. Rental hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday. Service hours: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday through Friday and from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Since Penske has expanded into this new and upgraded facility, two smaller nearby facilities in Buffalo (3710 Milestrip Road) and Tonawanda (155 Woodward Ave. W.) will close along with a Rental Mart in Depew (3263 Walden Ave.). All Penske associates will be transferred to the new Cheektowaga location.
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pa., is a joint venture of 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, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management, and supply chain management solutions. To learn more about Penske's products and services please visit www.GoPenske.com and our "Move Ahead" blog.