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    Trailcon moving into new Calgary facility

    June 27, 2019 2:07PM by Truck News

    CALGARY, Alta. – Trailcon Leasing will celebrate the opening of its new Calgary location July 2. The new facility is 20,000 sq.-ft., with another 5,000 sq.-ft. available for future expansion. It features eight trailer bays, with room for three more.

  • Canvec acquires Location RP assets

    December 4, 2018 11:55AM by

    MONTREAL, Que. — Canvec Leasing has acquired the assets of Location RP, a Montreal-based business that specialized in renting semi-trailers and container chassis. In the process, Canvec increases its fleet by more than 50%. Most of Location RP’s clients were

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    PacLease achieves record year

    January 11, 2018 7:02AM by Truck News

    BELLEVUE, Wash. – PacLease has reported 2017 was a record year for the company, growing its lease and rental fleet by 30% and adding eight new locations. “The overall market in truck sales in the U.S. and Canada was relatively

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    Penske Truck Leasing opens Windsor location

    June 19, 2017 6:40AM by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont. – Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new location in Windsor, offering full-service truck leasing and commercial truck rental, as well as contract truck fleet maintenance services. The new facility is located at 4505 Fourth St. It features

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    PacLease adds three B.C. locations

    December 29, 2016 9:16AM by Truck News

    DELTA, B.C. – PacLease has added 10 new locations, including three in B.C. Its dealer network now includes 454 locations in the US and Canada. The new Canadian locations are: Inland PacLease, West Kelowna, B.C.; Peterbilt Pacific Leasing, Lantzville, B.C.;

  • Ryder offers new flexible maintenance packages

    May 24, 2016 7:42AM by Truck News

    MIAMI, Fla. — Ryder System has introduced what it claims to be the industry’s most flexible leasing and maintenance solutions, Ryder ChoiceLease. The new offerings include two new lease products, designed to provide more flexibility, choice and control for fleet

  • Mack grows lease network

    April 28, 2016 2:55PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack Leasing System added 19 dealers to its network in 2015, expanding its number of locations to 210 full-service Mack Trucks dealers. These dealers offer leasing in addition to traditional sales, parts and service, the company announced.

  • Transcourt expands US presence

    March 30, 2016 7:59AM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. — Transcourt Tank Leasing has advanced its push into the US market, by exhibiting at the M-PACT 2016 show in Indianapolis. The show is the largest of its kind in the Midwest for energy and convenience industry users,

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    Tallman Group acquires lease portfolio

    January 7, 2016 7:57AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Tallman Group has announced its purchase of the assets of Tandet NationaLease’s lease portfolio. The deal was closed Dec. 31, 2015 and makes Tallman Idealease one of Canada’s largest privately-owned truck leasing firms, the company claims. “I

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    NationaLease presents awards to top Canadian members, supplier

    December 16, 2015 11:47AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. — TFI Holdings of Montreal and VEL NationaLease of Hartland, N.B. were recently recognized with Most Valuable Performance awards from NationaLease. The awards recognized NationaLease members who have had outstanding performance in the areas of business growth, member

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    With Alberta in a rut, Transcourt turns attention to US expansion

    August 18, 2015 9:00AM by Jim Bray

    OAKVILLE, Ont. — Tank trailer leasing and long-term rental firm Transcourt is looking to grow its business in the US, as market conditions and the overall economy deteriorate in Western Canada. Transcourt president Bruce Daccord said in a recent interview

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    Pricier trucks won’t hurt leasing and financing markets: Frost & Sullivan

    December 12, 2014 9:38AM by Truck News

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — The rising costs of new trucks will not affect the viability of the North American Class 8 truck leasing and financing market, according to new research from Frost & Sullivan. Instead, researchers suggested, the market will


    October 27, 2014 8:21PM by James Menzies

    Getting back to the C.A.T. announcement that it will be deploying 100 natural gas trucks out of Montreal, it’s interesting to note this will be a full-service lease arrangement with Ryder. I had the chance to catch up with Scott

  • Q&A: Ryder’s Scott Perry on natural gas, its maintenance requirements and why leasing makes sense

    October 24, 2014 3:05PM by James Menzies

    Why Ryder’s doubling down on natural gas and the benefits of a full-service lease

  • Trailcon Leasing looking to grow

    July 24, 2014 2:08PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — An executive hire made by Trailcon Leasing in April is paying dividends, the company announced. Transportation industry specialist Paul Merryweather was named Trailcon’s vice-president, service and operations in the spring. “Paul arrived at just the right time,”