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The Case for Leasing During Unprecedented Times

The Case for Leasing During Unprecedented Times

July 19, 2022

Parts shortages, inflation, labor shortages, fuel prices, and now rising interest rates have all contributed to creating the perfect storm for all of us working in the supply chain. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, no one could have imagined the onslaught of challenges the industry would face and continue to face. But here we are....

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What’s Best for Your Fleet? Own, Lease or a Managed Maintenance Program

What’s Best for Your Fleet? Own, Lease or a Managed Maintenance Program

December 30, 2021

In a recent survey by the National Private Truck Council, there was an open-ended question that asked: “What is the primary reason your company operates a private fleet?” For most, the answer wasn’t surprising. More than 90% responded it was “customer service.” In the same survey, many respondents viewed their fleet as a core competency. This all means running reliable, top-notch equipment and hiring industry-best drivers. The question is, what’s the best way to make it all work?...

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Grant Money to Jump-Start Electric Vehicles

Grant Money to Jump-Start Electric Vehicles

October 11, 2021

As environmental impact has become a staple consideration of fleets across North America, battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are now the leading solution for zero emission deliveries. Federal and state organizations are using grants to help incentivize early adopters of these zero emission technologies....

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At PacLease, It Takes a Team

At PacLease, It Takes a Team

August 30, 2021

Bo Schembechler said it best in his legendary “The Team” speech back in 1983, “No man is more important than the Team.” This holds true today in our world of sales. You may have the greatest group of individual employees, but the organization won’t succeed if they don’t work together. If you don’t know “Bo,” he was the head football coach at the University of Michigan from 1969 to 1989 – compiling a career record of 234-65-8. While sports analogies can be overused in the field of sales, this sentiment seems to fit perfectly with Team Selling. Implementing Team Selling in your organization can increase your chances of closing a deal up to 258% compared to selling solo. So why don’t sales organizations promote the idea of collaboration and “The Team”? Well, at PacLease, problem solving is a team sport and “Team Selling” is at our core....

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PacLease Strategies to Mitigate the Truck Backlog Wait

PacLease Strategies to Mitigate the Truck Backlog Wait

May 18, 2021

This year, the economy is poised for a rebound. Freight volumes are increasing quickly and expected to stay strong. Truck OEM’s are working to expand manufacturing to keep up with new orders. However, each month as new truck demand grows, so too has the production backlog. So what’s a fleet to do to minimize the wait? At PacLease, there are options worth considering that may provide some relief to fleets needing trucks sooner… or now....

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