READING, Pa., June 17, 2011 - Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new $3.3 million state-of-the-art facility in Garner, N.C., located at 100 Laurensfield Court, in the Greenfield South Business Park. Housed on 8.5 acres, the 12,000 square-foot building offers full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental and contract maintenance services.
"With new business opportunities currently developing in the southeastern section of Wake County, we are very pleased to open a new location in Garner," said John Crockett, Senior Vice President – Southeast Region, Penske Truck Leasing. "Strategically this location allows for access to the major entry points in the Raleigh market. Some of our largest customers in the food and newspaper industries are now within close proximity."
There are six service bays, a two-lane fuel island and a wash bay. Expected to employ 15 associates initially, the maintenance shop also uses leading-edge wireless technology that enables Penske's service technicians to automatically connect vehicles for service with diagnostic and analytic software.
For additional information about leasing and contract maintenance services, please call 919-779-5150. Rental hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. For service inquiries, please call 919-861-8586.
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.