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Penske opens four new facilities

By: | at 08:00 PM | Intermodal  

Penske Truck Leasing announced the opening of state-of-the-art facilities in West Haven, CT, Elk Grove, IL and Cranston, RI.

Penske has also introduced a new structure in West Babylon, NY.

These one-story locations offer commercial and consumer truck rental services, full-service truck leasing and contract maintenance.’ A wireless technology component allows Penske service technicians to integrate various vehicle diagnostic and repair software.’ GE light bulbs using 50% less energy have been installed in each of these buildings.

The West Haven, CT eight-acre location is 13,000 square feet, employs 14 associates and maintains over 250 vehicles on-site and serves nearly 50 customers. It has three service bays, a truck wash bay and a three-lane fuel island.’ It replaces an older New Haven facility.

Located in suburban Chicago, the Elk Grove Ill. building is 24,000 square feet and housed on 7.5 acres.’ It employs 60 associates and provides services to nearly 180 customers and maintains over 1,200 vehicles.’ It has five service bays, an automated truck washing bay and a three-lane fuel island. An outdated Penske facility located just down the street in Elk Grove was closed.

The Cranston, RI location is just outside Providence. It is 21,000 square feet and employs nearly 40 associates.’ The 8.5-acre property maintains over 650 vehicles and provides services to over 125 customers.’ It has four service bays, a truck wash bay and a three-lane fuel island. Previously, the company operated two out-of-date structures within a five-mile radius, in Cranston and Warwick.

The West Babylon, NY 15,000-square-foot building represents a new market for Penske in Long Island. aThe four-acre property maintains over 200 vehicles and features seven service bays.