leasing

Penske opens new facility in Lafayette, La.

The new facility offers three service bays, a wash bay and a diesel fuel island.

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POLL: Your first contact with your current leasing/employing carrier?

Leased/company drivers, where did your first awareness/contact of the company you're leased to or work for today come? Were you referred by a friend or a fellow driver with the company, catch an online advertisement that spurred further action, or something else?

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Is the ELD mandate’s pre-2000 exemption simply delaying the inevitable?

Is the ELD mandate's pre-2000 exemption simply delaying the inevitable?

At least one analyst says yes, within 24 months of the ELD mandate going into effect, “nearly everyone will need an ELD, whether they like it or not, purely from a market standpoint.” That's not a universally held viewpoint, however.

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Peterbilt ‘Red Oval’ used certification to include PacLease trucks

Peterbilt 'Red Oval' used certification to include PacLease trucks

In addition to long warranty coverage, buyers of qualified pre-leased PacLease trucks receive the full lineup of Red Oval benefits, including comprehensive vehicle inspections, preferred financing and parts discounts.

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ClearPath Financial: Evolution after 10 years

ClearPath Financial: Evolution after 10 years

After beginning as a general equipment leasing business in 2006, ClearPath evolved into a specialization in financing both heavy construction equipment and commercial trucks, tailoring financing to owners' needs.

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Ryder’s ChoiceLease flexible leasing options

Ryder's ChoiceLease flexible leasing options

While full-service leasing has been a mainstay among small private fleets, it's growing as an option explored by owners of for-hire fleets large and small, Ryder says. ChoiceLease allows truckers to structure lease deals in three different ways.

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Buyers’ market: The truck-purchasing landscape for owner-operators

Buyers' market: The truck-purchasing landscape for owner-operators

With the credit market loosened and late-model used truck prices looking better, it’s a good time to trade, but watch out for problems with emissions systems -- results from Overdrive's 2015 Truck Purchase and Lease Survey.

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POLL: New, used, leased: How did you buy your last truck?

New, used or glider? Lease-purchase or straight lease? What best describes your most recent truck purchase?

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Partners in Business: Choosing a Trailer

Partners in Business: Choosing a Trailer

According to Overdrive research, most independent owner-operators already own their own trailers, as do around half of leased owner-operators.

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POLL: What’s the longest you’ve stayed with one carrier?

If you've ever leased to or driven for another carrier, how long was your longest consecutive tenure with one. Tell us in this poll.

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