Penske Named a Top 100 Military Friendly Employer
READING, Pa., Nov. 11, 2013 — For the third consecutive year Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics have earned placement on the Top 100 Military Friendly Employer® list as announced by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. Penske was 68th overall.
"We appreciate being recognized once again for our active support of the veteran community," stated Ken Hurley, Penske's Senior Vice President of Human Resources.
"Our company is hiring veterans for a wide variety of careers, including truck maintenance technicians and truck maintenance management personnel," he said. "We are also seeking truck drivers, sales and operations personnel."
To date, in excess of 13 percent of Penske's yearly new hires were veterans. For more information, visit careers.
Companies received consideration for this list via a data-driven survey of over 5,000 companies with resulting survey data independently tested by Ernst & Young LLP based upon the weightings and methodology established by Victory Media.
Criteria for the survey included a benchmark score across key programs and policies such as the strength of company military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention programs and company policies on National Guard and Reserve service.
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.