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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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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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Leasing for Tanker Truck Operations

Leasing for Tanker Truck Operations

September 26, 2018

When it comes to leasing there are many benefits to consider, and when you are in a complex industry such as tank operations, the benefits of leasing can help drive critical business efficiencies....

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