Penske Truck Leasing has been awarded a three-year fleet management and maintenance services contract valued at about $47 million to support the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

"We are very pleased to be servicing the fleet needs of the nation's largest local law enforcement agency," said Frank Mileto, senior vice president of New Business Ventures for Penske Truck Leasing.
Under the agreement, Penske will provide vehicle maintenance and body shop repair work for more than 4,600 units, which includes police cars, motorcycles, buses and other specialized equipment.
The vehicles will be serviced from 25 locations throughout the Los Angeles County area. Penske is hiring approximately 110 local employees to support this contract. The majority of the employees are being transferred from the existing services provider to Penske.
Penske Truck Leasing Co., headquartered in Reading, Pa., is a joint venture of Penske Corp. and General Electric. Penske operates more than 200,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Penske's Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, transportation and warehousing management, and supply chain management solutions.
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