READING, Pa., Nov. 15, 2012 – Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics have for the second consecutive year been named to the G.I. Jobs magazine Top 100 Military Friendly Employers® list. Penske placed ninth in the transportation sector, and 94th overall.
According to G.I. Jobs, companies that are considered for list inclusion are examined for their quality of military recruiting campaigns, percentage of new hires who have served in the U.S. military and for company retention and National Guard and Reserve service policies.
"Our company greatly benefits from the core values, outstanding work ethic and leadership skills of veterans," explained Ken Hurley, Penske's Senior Vice President of Human Resources. "We're pleased to once again be included on the G.I. Jobs list."
To date, over 11 percent of Penske's 2012 new hires were veterans, and the company is taking part in the 10,000 Jobs Challenge. Visit careers to view current job openings across North America.
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pa., is a joint venture of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and General Electric Capital Corporation. 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.