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Commercial Vehicle Leasing – Frequently Asked Questions

Given the current economic conditions, preserving cash and managing cash flow are important steps in the sustainability and growth of your business. Vehicle leasing can be a valuable option for fleets of all sizes to help improve cash flow, manage a safe fleet of vehicles, while also lowering total fleet operating costs. That being said,

By |2020-11-17T11:46:28-08:00November 17th, 2020|Jim Pattison Lease|0 Comments

ELD Mandate – What should Fleets expect?

  The Canadian Transportation Ministry has mandated that, by June 12, 2021, ELDs (or electronic logging devices) will have to be used by all drivers that are currently required to maintain a logbook. An ELD is defined by Transport Canada as “a certified device that automatically records a driver’s driving time and facilitates the recording

By |2020-10-30T12:47:19-07:00September 30th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Can a Vehicle Sale/Leaseback Help my Business?

Definition Vehicle Sale/Leaseback – A sale/leaseback is a service where a fleet management company purchases your company vehicles for a pre-determined amount and leases it back to your company. Sale/leasebacks can be done with either company owned vehicles or vehicles that are currently leased or financed through another lessor/lender. Overview These days, managing cash flow

By |2020-10-30T12:51:11-07:00July 9th, 2020|Jim Pattison Lease|0 Comments

Closed-End Leases During Uncertain Times

Overview Vehicle leasing provides a significant cash flow advantage to a business over purchasing, as the lower lease payment reflects the expected usage of the vehicle. In essence, you only pay for what you use. A Closed-End (operating lease) is a type of lease that offers flexible terms and kilometre allowances while eliminating residual risk

By |2020-10-30T12:51:23-07:00May 14th, 2020|Jim Pattison Lease|0 Comments

COVID-19 Economic Support

The federal and provincial governments have announced financial aid to help support businesses and individuals who have been impacted by COVID-19. Some of the federal financial assistance available to businesses include: Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) provides up to a 75% wage subsidy to eligible employers for up to 12 weeks. For more detailed

By |2020-10-30T12:51:37-07:00April 17th, 2020|News|0 Comments

COVID-19 – Update

March 18, 2020 UPDATE   To Our Valued Customers: Jim Pattison Lease is taking the Coronavirus outbreak seriously and is respectful of its employees, suppliers, and customers. We understand that these are certainly unprecedented times and that the situation we face is serious.  We are committed to support our customers’ urgent vehicle requirements during this

By |2020-10-30T12:51:47-07:00March 13th, 2020|Jim Pattison Lease, News|0 Comments

Charged-Up About EVs: A “Car Guy’s” EV (Electric Vehicle) Experience

In the first chapter of our new blog series "Charged-Up About EVs", Randy explains what it's like to drive the Tesla Model S for the first time after being in the automotive industry for over 33 years. Meet Randy McMahon, the Prairies Region Remarketing Manager for Jim Pattison Lease. "Having been in the car business

By |2020-10-30T12:56:11-07:00October 8th, 2019|Charged Up About EV's|0 Comments

Jim Pattison Lease Announces the Purchase of Location Lacolle

Jim Pattison Lease is pleased to announce the purchase of Location D’Auto Lacolle located in Laval, QC. For more than 40 years, Location D’Auto Lacolle has been serving customers’ automotive needs throughout the province of Quebec under the leadership of the Fournier family. During this time, Location D’Auto Lacolle offered personalized and responsive services to

By |2020-10-30T12:57:21-07:00September 3rd, 2019|Jim Pattison Lease|0 Comments

Jim Pattison Lease Announces Partnership with Visa Truck Rentals and Leasing

Jim Pattison Lease is pleased to announce a new partnership with Visa Truck Rentals and Leasing based in Grande Prairie, AB. This new partnership will continue to operate the existing rental and leasing business that has been serving customers for over 40 years. Visa has locations throughout Western Canada offering quality vehicles for both short

By |2020-10-30T12:57:29-07:00September 3rd, 2019|Jim Pattison Lease|0 Comments