Amidst today’s highly logistical landscape where operational excellence is necessary, an ever-increasing number of fleet managers are actively pursuing telematics solutions. These solutions lead to elevating fleet operations and improving efficiency, safety, and cost-effectiveness. When choosing a telematics provider to reach these goals, there are some specific needs fleet managers should focus on in order
I recently made a 2,000km round road trip which started at the Jim Pattison Lease Burnaby office to our Calgary office, including a quick stop at our Kelowna office along the way. This is a trip that I have taken a total of 25 times over the past 5 years in gas-powered cars - until
In today's highly competitive market, small and medium-sized businesses with fleets of pickup trucks and work vans need every advantage they can get. This is where the power of predictive analytics comes in. The ability to analyze current and historical data to make predictions about future events has become an essential tool for fleet
Technology has improved our present lives in many ways from smartphones to cars. With cars, technology has advanced to such an extent that ADAS (advanced driver assistance systems) microchips and sensors are installed in and directly behind windshields to ensure the vehicle's safety. These sensors help in keeping the car stable on the road and
Managing your vehicle fleet's fuel economy is important because it can save costs, reduce environmental impact, ensure compliance, increase efficiency, and enhance safety. Efficient fuel management can greatly help you make informed decisions about purchasing new vehicles and maintaining existing ones, which can positively impact the long-term success of your business. Here are our
Winter in Canada means it's time to bundle up, sip some hot cocoa, and… worry about your electric vehicles range? In the chilly northern winter, an electric vehicles range can take a serious hit due to the lower temperatures. At -19℃, you might as well wave goodbye to your range as it can drop
An enormous amount of data on fleet spending and operations is created each year. Discovering how to analyse this data in a way that can be easy to read and interpret is crucial for efficient fleet management. Learning how to harness your fleet's data can help unlock important and actionable insights to improve operations.
Jim Pattison Lease has announced it has partnered with ChargePoint to offer their commercial customers electric vehicle charging and infrastructure solutions “For over 61 years, Jim Pattison Lease has prided itself on providing industry leading leasing and fleet management solutions. This partnership is an important step as we guide our customers to a more
EV’s best practices can be different from how drivers are used to with traditional gas vehicles or Internal combustion engines - ICE. Battery life is the biggest concern of new EV buyers. We at Jim Pattison Lease prepared these great tips to help maximize the life of your EV battery.
No matter the fleet size, looking at telematics is one of the top methods available to save between 15 to 20% each month on fuel costs. Fleet operating costs commonly report that fuel coverage accounts for 60%, making it the number one operating expense. What Is Telematics? Telematics is an