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TRALA Founding Chairman Passes Away

The Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA) announced the passing of its founding Chairman, Harris Saunders Jr., who passed away on May 6

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Penske Exec Named Truck Renting and Leasing Association Board Chairman

The Truck Renting and Leasing Association named Penske's Michael Duff its 2018-19 Chairman of the Board at its annual meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Should Fleets Own or Lease Trucks?

More fleets are looking more closely at all their options, from outright ownership to finance leasing to full-service leasing, even opting to own some trucks while leasing others.

Tax Changes and the Truck Leasing Decision

Fleets need to be aware of 2018 tax changes, because the way they procure their equipment can have a significant impact to their overall business, bottom line and financial performance. One leasing company explains how some of these changes affect the lease-vs.-own decision.

Delivery Fleet Leases Hybrid Step Vans from Ryder

W.B. Mason, the nation’s second-largest privately owned office products dealer, has taken delivery of several Workhorse E-Gen electrified, range-extended step vans on leases from Ryder System, Inc., the company announced.

Whole Lotta Leasin' Goin' On

Anyone who knows trucking knows an awful lot of the trucks running around this big country are not owned by the company whose name is stenciled on the truck’s door or emblazoned, logo and all, along the side. Maybe even more than you think, says David Cullen in his latest Passing Zone blog post.

New Accounting Standards Will Affect Lease Reporting

For companies that lease vehicles – finance and full-service – new accounting standards will impact their financial reporting, but result in little change to their operations.

Attorneys: Don't Restructure Yet Based on Graves Amendment Case

Although a recent court decision appears to strike a blow to fleet corporate structures where a separate company owns the equipment and leases it to the motor carrier or driver/owner-operators, one trucking-specialist attorney's firm says don't start restructuring just yet.

New Generation of PacLease Telematics Solution

PacLease says the next generation of PacTrac Fleet Management telematics system offers improved communication with drivers and more real-time diagnostic data from vehicles, among other features.

Landstar, OOIDA Settle 'Truth-in-Leasing' Litigation

Landstar System and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association announced the end of their decade-long litigation over federal truth-in-leasing regulations, with the Florida-based carrier saying its leases were proven valid and the association saying the lawsuit helped further clarify the regulations