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Skagit Transportation leverages leasing to maintain preferred status as a top carrier

Like many successful trucking companies today, change and diversification drive the success of Skagit Transportation, headquartered in Mount Vernon, Wash. The company was originally started by Bud and Dode Egbers in the 1940s, hauling grain and hay on their four trailers for local farmers. That grew to hauling bulk foods and ag products throughout the

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PacLease holds Service and Operations Summit

PacLease recently held its semi-annual Service and Operations Summit in Nashville. The two-day event featured topics and presentations to further strengthen the PacLease network with attendance that represented nearly 80% of franchise groups in the U.S. and Canada. PacLease has more than 460 full-service leasing and rental locations.  The meeting luded topics such as the

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PacLease names TLG Peterbilt PacLease as its North American Franchise of the Year

TLG Peterbilt PacLease, a PacLease franchise with eight leasing locations in six states, has been named the PacLease 2021 North American Franchise of the Year. Headquartered in Springfield, Mo., the franchise offers Peterbilt’s full line of medium- and heavy-duty trucks for lease and rental. According to Ken Roemer, president of PACCAR Leasing, TLG Peterbilt PacLease

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PacLease introduces new fuel program partnership with personalized planning

PacLease announced a partnership with Multi Service Fuel Card for its co-branded fuel card, called PacFuel. With Multi Service Fuel Card as the PacLease fuel card partner, PacFuel says that its full-service lease and contract maintenance customers are provided custom one-on-one consulting to map out the best fuel strategies, and potential savings, the company says.

Peterbilt, PacLease offer introductory lease financing for Model 220EV

Peterbilt is offering an introductory lease offer on the Peterbilt Model 220EV through PacLease. The six-year lease will feature a lower monthly payment for the first year and then transition to a regular payment for the remainder of the lease. This introductory lease offer can be used in conjunction with regional and state grants that

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PacLease celebrates 40th anniversary

PacLease is celebrating its 40th anniversary in full-service truck rental and leasing, having provided nearly 40,000 trucks being utilized in 570 locations throughout five countries. Starting in 1980, at the time of deregulation in the trucking industry, PacLease began with 17 locations. Through the years, the company has continued to add locations throughout the United

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PacLease expedites Kenworth, Peterbilt Trucks for lease customers

With truck sales strong, and backlogs growing, PacLease says those looking to get into new trucks right away can avoid the wait through a full-service lease with PacLease. “The trucking industry had the strongest sales in over a decade for Class 8 and medium-duty vehicles in the U.S. and Canada,” said Michelle Harry, PacLease’s director

PacLease added 17 new locations in 2018

PacLease reports a strong year in 2018, having opened 17 new leasing locations. According to Mike Willey, PACCAR Leasing’s assistant general manager, this past year saw PacLease grow its market share in the lease/rental market, adding 30% more medium- and heavy-duty units. A strong rental market indicates positive growth in 2019, the company added. “Seventeen new

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Finding benefits in leasing and outsourced truck maintenance services

Uptime is always driven by a strong maintenance program, notes Steve Zaborowski, senior vice president at XTRA Lease. “Our customers need to manage trucks, freight and drivers, so we’re focused on providing different types of services to keep them up and running,” he says. “Especially as we add trailers to our fleet, that means being

Nonstop operation: Trans-West Group meets the demands of a specialized market niche

Trans-West Group is in an enviable position. “We are growing with our customers, and sometimes the demand for our services actually outpaces the freight carrying capacity we can supply,” says André Boisvert, co-owner and vice president of technology and development. “That’s because we offer a highly specialized service. However, it takes a transportation system that

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PacLease reports 20 percent growth in truck rentals

PacLease has seen a 20% jump in Class 8 truck rentals across the U.S., reports Chachi Hernandez, PacLease’s national director of rental operations. According to Hernandez, the biggest increase came on the West Coast, which has seen a 25% jump. Hernandez added that medium-duty rentals have been strong as well. “Prior to the spike, there were

PacLease launches new website

PacLease has unveiled a new website (www.PacLease.com), which provides information on PacLease’s full-service leasing, rental and contract maintenance programs. PacLease offers medium- and heavy-duty Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks through its franchise network, which consists of more than 450 locations throughout the United States and Canada. “The site offers simplified navigation, with information on our full-service

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