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What Your New Drivers Need to Know When Reporting Trip and Fuel Tax

What Your New Drivers Need to Know When Reporting Trip and Fuel Tax

September 23, 2022

As new truck drivers enter the industry, it is critical they understand what their responsibilities are before and after every trip they make. In addition to the pre-trip inspection, drivers must record their odometer at the beginning and the end of a trip, as well as any fuel they put into the vehicle. These data points should be recorded and eventually compiled to complete your company’s fuel taxation paperwork for all the states they drive in. Here some tips to consider if you are a new truck driver having to report on your trips and fuel:...

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Last Mile Delivery – The Last Stop in A Product’s Journey

Last Mile Delivery – The Last Stop in A Product’s Journey

December 14, 2021

In the race to finish the last mile, the winners will be the most efficient and those who take advantage of emerging technologies. It is the last stop in a product’s journey through the supply chain, but also the most expensive and most time-consuming. With the rise of e-commerce retail sales over the last several years, the final mile of a product’s journey is becoming the most important part. Maximizing this last mile of delivery is now creating a competitive advantage for organizations who can get it right....

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PacCentral Has You Covered 24/7

PacCentral Has You Covered 24/7

April 14, 2021

When your trip doesn’t go as planned, PacCentral is here for you. Established in May of 1999, PACCAR Parts opened the PACCAR Customer Center, also known as PacCentral, to PacLease customers. Located in Renton, Washington, the Customer Center operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Offering roadside assistance for all PACCAR customers – including Kenworth, Peterbilt and PacLease. The PACCAR Customer Center has the ability to assist with jump starts, tires, trailers, towing, out of fuel (roadside), mechanical repairs, preventive maintenance services and most other services to drive uptime for our customers....

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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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