CoVar Transportation Drives their Business Forward with PacLease

CoVar Transportation Drives their Business Forward with PacLease

Pennsylvania-based trucking operation learns painful and expensive lesson in relying on used trucks to haul fertilizer. Company co-founder said had his company acquired Peterbilt trucks from Rush PacLease and Hunter Peterbilt PacLease through full-service leasing instead of buying used trucks, it would have been ahead by $200,000 in its first year of operation starting in 2014 instead of running into the red.

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Trans-West Carries the Load in a Non-Stop Operation

Trans-West Carries the Load in a Non-Stop Operation

As the Truckload Carrier Association’s second safest carrier in the 25 million to 49.99 million mile division in 2016 and one of Canada’s 50 best-managed companies for the past six years according to CIBC and Deloitte, Trans-West has set up a transportation system that hauls produce into Canada as quickly and efficiently as possible. The co-owner of the Lachine, Quebec-based company says full-service leasing from PacLease is a key part of the company’s strategy in maximizing fleet operation efficiency.

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PacLease Truck Rental Market Showing 20 Percent Growth

PacLease Truck Rental Market Showing 20 Percent Growth

PacLease has seen a 20 percent jump in Class 8 truck rentals nationwide and growth in the Class 6/7 medium-duty rental truck market during the third quarter even before the impact of hurricanes Harvey and Irma has been realized. The seasonal needs of the agricultural industry coupled with increases in freight volume in the spot market due to increased industrial output, home construction and moderate consumer spending have all driven up the market’s need for more rental trucks. Rental services available from PacLease feature late model Petertbilts and Kenworths from Class 6 to Class 8 to help meet that need.

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PacLease Launches New Web Site

PacLease Launches New Web Site

PacLease’s new website offers customers enhanced connectivity with pages that are displayed automatically optimized for their browsers or devices. The site also includes click-to-call functionality, a franchise locator to help customers find the nearest PacLease location, and an integrated social media presence with an enhanced news page to offer current and prospective customers greater visibility in to the company.

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PacLease Offers PacToll through Partnership with Bestpass

PacLease became the first leasing company to offer toll management at a national level to its lease and rental customers. PacLease is offering the automatic toll billing and collecting called PacToll through a partnership with Bestpass.

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PacLease Names Franchises of the Year

PacLease Names Franchises of the Year

PacLease named DSU Peterbilt PacLease and Southland Kenworth as its 2016 North American franchises of the year at its annual dinner during the annual TRALA meeting in Bonita Springs, Fllorida. Papé Kenworth PacLease and JX PacLease were named the U.S. franchises of the year. PacLease Edmonton Kenworth and Location de Camions Excellence PacLease were named as the Canadian franchises of the year.

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PacLease’s Emergency Road Service Continues Evolving to Increase Uptime

PacLease’s Emergency Road Service Continues Evolving to Increase Uptime

By leveraging remote diagnostics provided by Kenworth TruckTech+ and Peterbilt SmartLinq, PacLease’s emergency roadside assistance program can offer a response coordinated with the most appropriate service center to any roadside issues involving new PacLease units. The majority of roadside assistance requests have a secured response and plan of action within 20 minutes of the call. The call center can also be authorized to receive email notifications from the truck, which allows call center reps to be more proactive in contacting customers or their drivers.

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PacLease Adds Ten Locations; Offers 454 Locations Throughout U.S. and Canada

A recent study by the National Private Truck Council shows two-thirds of respondents expect to add trucks and hire more drivers over the next five years. PacLease says growth of its network of franchise locations, which recently added 10 new locations in the United States and Western Canada, should do well to help meet the expected demand in rental and leasing services.

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Ziron Environmental: Cleaning Up with PacLease

Ziron Environmental: Cleaning Up with PacLease

PacLease surprised the owner of an environmental clean-up company by setting up a full-service leasing program that provides custom Class 7 and 8 trucks with power-take offs and wet kits to operate the vacuum systems on 3,000- and 6,000-gallon tanks. The trucks, including one that hauled the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, offer the company and its drivers operational efficiency, optimum fuel economy and driver comfort.

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