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What to Look Out for When Buying a Used Truck

What to Look Out for When Buying a Used Truck

April 27, 2022

The market for used commercial trucks is moving quickly. You’re broadening your search and working with a number of vendors, but are there other things you can do to find the right used trucks for your business needs? Here are the top things to look out for while you are shopping for your next used truck....

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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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Five Things to Consider When Building a Fuel Management Program

Five Things to Consider When Building a Fuel Management Program

July 16, 2021

Putting a fuel management program in place can save you money and help your business grow. One of the leading operational expenses of a business that operates fleet vehicles is purchasing fuel. Fuel prices vary widely depending on where your fleet operates and the type of fuel that your fleet consumes. Fleet managers are constantly looking for ways to optimize fuel spend as they realize shaving a penny or two per gallon can offer the business tremendous savings quarter to quarter. Here are five things to consider when thinking about a quality fuel management program....

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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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Truck Spec’ing – Get the Most Out of Your Liquid Haul

Truck Spec’ing – Get the Most Out of Your Liquid Haul

June 30, 2020

Spec’ing vehicles is a very complicated process, especially in a liquid bulk application. With new and improved products being introduced on a regular basis it is important to look at your spec with a fresh eye. Repeating the same spec year after year will not allow you to be as efficient as you should be. Whenever the conversation turns to specs for liquid bulk carriers - weight is the hot topic. Every pound of payload is added profitability. The more you move – the more you make. However, it is important to spec a balance of lightweight, performance, drivability and durability. PACCAR products are designed and built with the ability spec customized lightweight applications with durability in mind....

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