12 Chosen in Search for Top Rookie Military-Veteran Driver 

Winner To Receive ‘Driving for Excellence Award’ –Kenworth T680 Next Gen  KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 1, 2022 – After receiving entries from a record number of nominators, FASTPORT recently announced its Top 12 finalists for “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence,” a program dedicated to finding America’s top rookie military veteran driver. The program recognizes professional drivers who have […]

Skagit Transportation relies on PacLease for trucks, top-carrier status

Like many successful trucking companies today, change and diversification drive the success of Skagit Transportation, headquartered in Mount Vernon, Wash. The company was originally started by Bud and Dode Egbers in the 1940s, hauling grain and hay on their four trailers for local farmers. That grew to hauling bulk foods and ag products throughout the […]

Arctic Glacier Keeps the Ice Flow Moving with Leased Trucks from PacLease

You might say Dan Laurencelle has ice running through his veins. He’s been working at Arctic Glacier Ice for 33 years and knows every aspect of the business. He’s seen the company grow from a small private operation in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to one that is now owned by a private equity firm – all while […]

PACCAR Parts Breaks Ground On New Parts Distribution Center

In spring 2021, PACCAR Parts broke ground on its new state-of-the-art parts distribution center (PDC) in Louisville, Kentucky to better serve Kenworth dealerships. The new 260,000 square foot PDC will increase parts availability for Kenworth dealers and customers in the central, mid-Atlantic and southeastern regions of the U.S. and provide parts capacity to support new […]

KeHe: Delivering Natural Foods with PacLease

As a company that started in 1952 as a local food distributor, the philosophies of founder Art Kehe are still found in all aspects of KeHE Distributors almost 70 years later. It begins with its mission: “We SERVE to make lives better.” That means: Remain employee-owned. Stay focused on meeting the ever-changing needs of retail […]

PacLease Introduces New Fuel Program Partnership with Personalized Planning

PacLease has announced a new fuel program partnership for its full-service lease and contract maintenance customers. PacLease has partnered with Multi Service Fuel Card for its Co-branded fuel card, called PacFuel. With Multi Service Fuel Card as the PacLease fuel card partner, PacFuel customers are provided custom one-on-one consulting to map out the best fuel strategies, and […]

Next Generation of PACCAR Parts eCommerce program, Online Parts Counter (OPC)

PACCAR Parts launched the next generation of its industry-leading eCommerce tool, Online Parts Counter (OPC) in 2020. Kenworth customers can conveniently order more than 1.4 million parts wherever they are with 24-hour access. The new tool features mobile-friendly designs, enhanced search and filtering capabilities, related and alternative parts recommendations and detailed product information. “PACCAR Parts […]

PACCAR Financial Enhances PACCAR MX Engine Rebate Program

Kenworth and PACCAR Financial (PFC) enhanced the existing bundled $3,000 rebate program for Class 8 PACCAR MX powered Kenworth trucks to include an option for a $3,500 rebate when you finance though PFC a new Class 8 Kenworth equipped with either PACCAR MX‐13 or PACCAR MX‐11 power along with the PACCAR Powertrain. AR 12-speed automated […]

Bendix Reaches Wingman Milestone

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has reached a 10-year milestone in collision-mitigation technology since the production of its Bendix Wingman ACB — Active Cruise with Braking in 2009. The latest generation of Wingman Fusion — whose radar, camera and brake system are linked to gather, share and confirm information and communicate with the brakes — is […]