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Vehicle Availability in a Time of Uncertainty

If the last year has taught us anything it’s that nothing is certain and the same can be said for vehicle availability as it stands today. COVID-19 has impacted every industry imaginable and the vehicle manufacturing industry is no exception. Access to vehicle stock at local dealerships has been significantly impacted because of the various

By |2021-04-01T18:16:07-07:00March 5th, 2021|News|0 Comments

New Supplier – Wilsons Fuel

We are pleased to announce that Wilsons Fuel has been added to the Jim Pattison Lease vendor network, effective immediately. This new fuel supplier is based in the Maritimes and has 71 locations, with sites in all 4 provinces. They are branded Wilsons Gas Stops. Click here to find a location near you.

By |2021-04-01T18:20:39-07:00February 16th, 2021|Jim Pattison Lease, New Supplier, News|0 Comments

New Supplier – Continental General Tire

We are pleased to announce that Continental General Tire has decided to initially enter the fleet management market with Jim Pattison Lease.  This will be Continental General Tire’s initial foray into the market. Effective January 4, 2021, they have been accepting our Jim Pattison Lease fleet card for tire and serviced related transactions. Transactions will

By |2021-03-31T19:09:49-07:00January 11th, 2021|Jim Pattison Lease, New Supplier, News|0 Comments

Jim Pattison Lease Acquires Manchester Leasing Services

Jim Pattison Lease is pleased to announce it has acquired Manchester Leasing Services based in Urbandale, Iowa. With additional offices in Chesterfield, MO and Melbourne, FL, Manchester Leasing Services is a fleet management company with a portfolio of vehicles operating across 19 states through the U.S. With a history dating back to 1951, the Manchester Leasing

By |2021-03-31T19:08:15-07:00January 5th, 2021|Jim Pattison Lease, News|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 |2021-03-31T18:52:40-07:00September 30th, 2020|News|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

Canadian ELD Mandate Announced

On June 13, 2019, Transport Canada published Canada’s long-awaited ELD (electronic logging device) rule in an effort to increase safety and compliance in the trucking industry. In 2 years (by June 2021), ELDs will have to be used by all drivers that are currently required to maintain a logbook. The rules themselves will not be

By |2020-10-30T13:06:32-07:00June 13th, 2019|News, Technology|0 Comments