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In Case of an Emergency: First Aid & Preparedness Kit Preparations

In Case of an Emergency: First Aid & Preparedness Kit Preparations

December 01, 2020

You can never be too prepared. Disaster can happen anywhere and anytime. From unexpected road closures, to severe weather, and everything in between. No matter the season, it is important to make sure you replenish your preparedness kit at least once a year. In an instant, a natural disaster can occur giving you little to no time to prepare....

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PacLease Location Spotlight - Spec’ing for Ag in the “Salad Bowl of the World”

PacLease Location Spotlight - Spec’ing for Ag in the “Salad Bowl of the World”

November 17, 2020

The United States Department of Agriculture states that the agricultural sector accounts for an estimated 1% of the nation’s GDP. The Salinas Valley is the largest region in Monterey County and one of the most productive agriculture valleys in California. Considered the “Salad Bowl of the World”, it is estimated that roughly 70% of the U.S. produce is grown in the Salinas Valley. To keep the world’s largest “salad bowl” moving, we at PacLease help to run and maintain the transportation and logistics of the agriculture industry in Salinas – partnering with our customers to help them maximize their uptime and meet deadlines. Coast Counties Peterbilt PacLease in the Salinas Valley is home to one of our flagship franchises that has been in business since 1949. Coast Counties Peterbilt PacLease has been able to assist companies in the Salinas Valley agriculture industry to feed America....

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Productivity: It’s all in the Specs

Productivity: It’s all in the Specs

November 05, 2020

We have a saying at PacLease, and it’s pretty straightforward: “We’re focused on improving your service to your customer.” If we do that, we know we’re doing our job. The simplicity in that statement says a lot. It says we understand that in order for us to be successful as a service partner we have to make our customers successful. And, we do that by understanding your company and understanding your transportation ‘pain points.' We also outline your payloads and routes and see how specs can reduce weight, improve fuel economy, and increase driver satisfaction. Once we have a clear picture of your operation, we go to work to properly spec a truck that can improve your operation....

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Electric Fleets are Coming, and the Time to Prepare is Now

Electric Fleets are Coming, and the Time to Prepare is Now

October 13, 2020

While development and manufacture of modern electric vehicles (EVs) has been ongoing for several years, it wasn’t until fairly recently that widespread adoption has become a matter of ‘when’ rather than ‘if.’ A recent article in the Wall Street Journal notes that businesses across the U.S. are now beginning to seriously consider electrifying their fleets. Public commitments are serving as an announcement to the rest of the U.S. economy, and fleet owners in particular: EVs are here, and the time to get ready is now....

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Disinfecting and Protecting Your Cab Interior

Disinfecting and Protecting Your Cab Interior

October 01, 2020

Help stop the spread of COVID-19 and prepare for cold and flu season by regularly disinfecting your truck cab. PacLease locations disinfect truck cabs after every service to help reduce the spread of germs. Protect your interior components by following the research of the PACCAR Technical Center (PTC)....

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