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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

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

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 (, 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

PacLease introduces PacToll automatic billing program

PACCAR Leasing (PacLease) is now offering its lease and rental customers automatic toll billing and collecting through its PacToll program. Developed in partnership with Bestpass, the system covers all major toll roads and bridges in the United States. PacLease says it is the first leasing company to make toll management available at the national level.

PacLease adds ten new locations

In response to increase demand for rental and leasing services, PacLease has added ten new locations. The leasing and rental company, which offers the full line of Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks, now has 454 locations in the United States and Canada. “PacLease had another strong year and we’re finding increased demand for those wanting to

Peterbilt adds PacLease trucks to Red Oval used truck program

Peterbilt’s Red Oval certified pre-owned truck program now includes PacLease trucks with the complimentary Red Oval Assurance Warranty that provides engine and aftertreatment coverage for vehicles up to five model years or 550,000 miles, Peterbilt Motors Co. recently announced. Buyers of qualified pre-leased PacLease trucks receive the full lineup of Red Oval benefits, including comprehensive

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Vetting vendors: Top tips for selecting your service providers

There’s no shortage of service providers in the trucking industry. To ensure that you select the right service for your fleet, we polled our panel of service provider professionals to ensure you ask the right questions. “The vetting process for outside providers is fairly simply but does take time to properly understand, ‘Who do you

Velociti Inc. technology support and maintenance services
How fleets can take advantage of outsourced service offerings

Today’s trucking industry moves at a rapid pace, bringing new technology, new spec’ing options and new data points to delve into. That means more strain on your maintenance service operations. While some fleets prefer to keep service in-house, many fleets need a helping maintenance hand. Equipment complexity, difficulty diagnosing issues and a shortage of technicians

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PacLease offers free safety course to Kenworth, Peterbilt lease customers

PacLease’s recently introduced safety course program, PacTrainer, is now being offered as a complimentary one-year service when national account customers lease new Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks through PacLease. PacTrainer was developed in partnership with J.J. Keller and allows PacLease customers to take advantage of more than 360 online courses and video tutorials that can help

Three reasons to lease your trucks

Ever-evolving truck technology. Increasing efficiency requirements and goals. Meeting uptime demands. Maintaining proper maintenance procedures. There are a myriad of gears turning in a fleet manager’s world. Any cog in the fleet management machine left unchecked, unintegrated and unoptimized can mean the difference between fleet success and failure. When faced with such a daunting task