The National Private Truck Council 2021 Benchmarking Survey Report provides fleets with new industry standards to evaluate performance and identify opportunities for improvement.

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For the past 17 years, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has released its yearly report on the top issues facing the transportation industry.

The annual report is based on ATRI's vigorous surveying system, a cumulation of responses from truck drivers, motor carriers and other industry stakeholders. Each respondent ranks their top three concerns from a list of 30 pre-determined topics – along with their top three preferred approaches to address each main issue head on.

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Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new full-service location in West Fargo, North Dakota, located at 830 7th Street NE. The facility is 14,520-square-feet and is located on 4.3 acres. It has three truck service bays, wash bay and a self-service fuel island. This Penske location provides easy access to both I-94 and I-29.

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Penske Truck Leasing has extended their contract with Bridgestone Americas, to test, develop and deploy Bridgestone advanced fleet technology and mobility solutions. As part of the agreement, Penske will also remain a preferred customer of Bridgestone commercial tires and Bandag retread tires.

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Penske Truck Leasing recently held a dedication ceremony at Lincoln Tech in Columbia, Maryland, as the company branded a 1,000-square-foot multipurpose classroom at the school. The space will mainly be utilized during Lincoln's Driving Your Performance course, which introduces students to various topics such as vehicle and engine systems, industry certifications and career opportunities in the industry.

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Penske Truck Leasing has ushered in the next generation of truck maintenance technician training using augmented reality to instruct a portion of its workforce virtually. The company is employing a state-of-the-art interactive classroom concept already in practice by Design Interactive, an Orlando, Florida-based human factors engineering firm, whose clients include the U.S. military, the U.S. Department of Transportation and Fortune 500 corporations.

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Since opening a gleaming new Dallas facility last June (pictured above), Penske Truck Leasing has experienced success with growing its business operations in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, market. It is ideally situated near Interstate 20 and Interstate 45.

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Penske Truck Leasing customers operating fleets in Canada, or crossing into Canada from the United States, need to be aware that the country will begin a soft enforcement of its electronic logging device (ELD) mandate on June 12. Motor carriers are expected to have ELDs installed and switch from paper daily logs.

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A little over a year and a half ago, hurricanes Harvey and Irma struck the southeastern parts of the country, leaving behind home and business wreckage, as well as displaced residents.

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Starting June 4 through June 6 the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will hold its annual Roadcheck event. This year's Roadcheck places a special focus on enforcement of traffic law violations (e.g., speeding, unsafe lane changes, etc.) in addition to inspections. Truck drivers and fleet operators may download the free CVSA checklist.

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READING, PA (May 13, 2005) - Penske Truck Leasing announced today that it opened a new facility at 1930 Lasalle Avenue, Lancaster, Pa. that will offer full service leasing, contract maintenance and commercial and consumer truck rental services.

The 17,800 square foot facility was built on nine acres of land and will employ approximately 45 associates from in and around the Lancaster area. It can effectively handle maintenance on over 1,000 vehicles and has a two-lane fuel service island that provides diesel and gasoline. The facility replaces two smaller lease facilities that were located in East Hemfield township.

"Our new Lancaster facility gives us more working space and state-of-the-art equipment that will enable us to serve our customers more effectively," said Jack Gallagher, Area Vice President. "Additionally, by consolidating two facilities into one, the company will benefit from reduced facility costs."

Location hours for rental services at Penske's new location are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday. Maintenance services are available from 5 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on weekdays and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.

For additional information about the facility and the services available, contact Don Metcalf, Corporate Communications Manager, at (610) 775-6001 or don.metcalf@penske.com.

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pa., is a joint venture of Penske Corporation and General Electric. A leading global transportation services provider, the company operates more than 200,000 vehicles and serves customers from nearly 1,000 locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America, and Europe. Product lines include full-service leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, transportation and warehousing management, and supply chain management solutions. Penske Truck Leasing's annual revenue is approximately US $3.7 billion. The company can be reached at www.pensketruckleasing.com.