PacLease

Full-service leasing on the rise?

Combine rapidly developing and complicated truck technology with new-equipment cost pressures and the Millennial generation’s rising presence in trucking, and some watchers see full-service leasing being increasingly attractive to small fleets.

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Making the truck acquisition decision: To lease or purchase?

Rising equipment, maintenance costs drive closer looks at options old and new for acquiring a truck by purchase, lease-purchase or full-service lease deal.

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PacLease announces new online driver training program

The program offers more than 360 online courses and tutorials that aim to improve driving skills and compliance.

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PacLease opens rental locations

Truckers traveling in the Midwest and Pacific Northwest can now find seven new PacLease truck leasing companies on their routes. The new sites include franchises in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Washington State. The company fully maintains the trucks and meets CSA maintenance requirements with the full-service leasing option. Drivers have the opportunity to lease new Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks, says Neil Vonnahme, PacLease president. Visit the PacLease website for a detailed list of locations.  

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Big Idaho Potato Tour peels out behind T660 drives

More trucking news here emerging from the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl like a shoot from a half-pound baker left on the windowsill. You'll recall my post about the fine salute Women in Trucking delivered to the females of our industry during the televised contest -- and now, check out the giant re-creation of one of those half-pound Idaho symbols of pride, set on a trailer and pulled by a Kenworth T660 supplied by the Kenworth ...

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Paccar Leasing opens new facilities

Twenty-three new locations, 15 of which are in the United States, opened recently in North America, Paccar Leasing Co. announced. The Bellevue, Wash.-based company provides customized full-service leasing programs and truck rentals. PacLease President Bob Southern said that customers can custom spec medium- and heavy-duty trucks, as well as hybrid units. “PacLease also helps to improve fleet operations through on-board telematics, paperless fuel tax reporting, insurance and fuel purchasing programs,” Southern said. For a list of ...

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