This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Penske Truck Leasing Names Winners Of 2012-2013 National Technical Challenge

READING, Pa., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Truck Leasing has announced the winners of its 2012-2013 National Technical Challenge. The Tech Challenge is a company event that will be held every other year to test the skillsets of its truck maintenance technician workforce via hands-on and written assessments.

To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/60149-penske-truck-leasing-names-national-technical-challenge-winners

There were two types of entries: a two-person vehicle systems team and individual competitors in the preventive maintenance (PM) event.

The vehicle systems competition mainly measured knowledge of electrical and diagnostics systems. The PM event tested that a truck's operations were running correctly and that various parts were still functioning properly.

Bob Shaw, 45, and John Crawford, 36, were winners of the vehicle systems event. Shaw is a Lead Technician who works at the company's Canton, Ohio, location, while Crawford, a Lead Technician, is employed in Oakwood, Ohio. The winner of the PM competition was 31-year-old Customer Service Representative 1 David Bridgeman who works in Portland, Ore.

The finals took place recently at a Penske facility in Winston-Salem, N.C. An awards banquet was held at Penske Racing headquarters in Mooresville, N.C., where the finalists were honored and received their prizes.

The 15 finalists were a part of a group of over 1,250 Penske associates who voluntarily took part in competitions dating back to last August. These associates progressed through district, area and regional events across North America.

"The competitive spirit of the Tech Challenge is quite a sight to behold," stated Bill Jacobelli, Penske Senior Vice President of Maintenance. "Some of our company's best truck technicians took part in this event, and I commend these outstanding gentlemen for their noteworthy achievements.

"The Tech Challenge serves as a vital training tool for our technicians," he said. "As a result, we are able to improve our truck maintenance processes that ultimately benefit our customers."

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,009.53 +30.40 0.18%
S&P 500 1,990.57 +4.06 0.20%
NASDAQ 4,528.0560 +1.5740 0.03%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs