Kris-Way Adds New Service Trucks to Fleet

posted in: Customer Service, Equipment

  Kris-Way has recently added 2 new mobile service vehicles to the fleet. One will be located in Waterville, Maine and the other has been designated to Concord, NH. The service vehicles are fully outfitted to perform maintenance at customer locations or on the road. As part of Kris-Way’s 24 hour road service and on-site maintenance programs these mobile “shops” help keep customer equipment on the road.     Each Kris-Way service location in Maine and New Hampshire is equipped … Read More

Rental and Leasing Continues to Expand Market Share

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Rental and Leasing continues to grow at a strong pace. Both financial and operational needs are given as reasons for companies turning to leasing. The complexity of today’s equipment, the cost of maintenance, and increased safety concerns are all factors. Truck Rental & Leasing to Expand at CAGR of 5.4% from 2019 to 2025  

Rising Transportation Costs – Time to Try a New Approach?

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With the costs of running and maintaining a fleet consistently rising, when does it make sense to look at a new approach? The average cost per mile increased 7.7% in 2018 for motor carriers. The cost of equipment continues to rise. Trucks get more and more complex due to both regulation and safety each year. They become more difficult to diagnose and repair. The industry also faces a shortage of qualified technicians and the cost of maintenance is rising. The … Read More

It Comes Down to Service

Companies lease trucks so that they can rely on the expertise of the leasing company. Leasing companies provide technical knowledge, leverage with the manufacturers, extended service hours, and so much more. Competitive financing, substitute equipment, and regulatory support are just a few of the other services a leasing company can provide. But in the end it really comes down to providing superior customer service. This allows customers to focus on their core business and not on the day to day issues … Read More

Sip of Sunshine

Kris-Way partner Creative Imaging installed the decals on a new Vacationland Distributors truck today. Vacationland distributes Lawson’s Finest Liquids in Maine and New Hampshire. Kris-Way provides the truck, service, and regulatory support which allows Vacationland to bring the beer to you. Customers are realizing that trucks are rolling billboards for their products. A well maintained  and clean vehicle helps promote the image Kris-Way customers want. They make the effort to come up with creative and eye catching decals for their … Read More

New Rental Refrigerated Straight Trucks – Available Now

posted in: Equipment, Refrigeration

Kris-Way continues to upgrade our rental fleet to keep pace with customer demand. We offer everything from 16′ 14,500 GVW cabovers to 26′ tandem axle dual temp trucks. Our aggressive maintenance program keeps our rental equipment in good shape and ready to go. Whether it’s a seasonal, long term, or short term rental need Kris-Way has the latest and greatest. We welcome you to come see what we have to offer and take a look at the equipment first hand. … Read More

Beverage Distributors Turn to Kris-Way

posted in: Equipment, Kris-Way Customers

Kris-Way Truck Leasing has a long history of catering to both beer distributors and brewers. In Maine and NH we serve 9 distributors and 8 local breweries. Our expertise comes in handy when customers look to spec out a truck that will fit their exact needs. Kris-Way can help determine the proper body setup, the correct liftgate, and if needed proper refrigeration. We also have flexible terms and get to know each customer’s business so that we may create a … Read More

Kris-Way Cares

posted in: Community

Kris-way organized a crayon drive to help elementary kids in the Portland area fill their school bags with supplies they might not have started the school year with. Kris-Way employees took it upon themselves to expand it to more than just crayons and donated markers, pencils, glue sticks and more. The supplies were delivered to an area school the day before school started and were handed out to the kids the first day. Our generous employees donated more than 225 Crayola … Read More

Leasing Increasing as Percentage of Truck Market

posted in: Market News

According to a new industry survey released by The Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA), members purchased 29% of all Class 2 through 7 commercial trucks in the U.S. and purchased more than 23% of all Class 8 tractors in 2016. The overall percentage total of Class 2-8 over the road trucks and tractors was 27.6% in 2016, which is a significant increase compared to less than a decade ago. As the cost of ownership increases along with the complexity … Read More

New Logo Looks to the Future

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Kris-Way is changing our look. After over 30 years with the same logo we’re making a change. It reflects both our growth as a company and us embracing the future. As we invest, upgrade our capabilities, and embrace new technologies our logo and branding should keep pace with a modern theme. What won’t change is our consistency of service, people, and philosophy. It’s been our calling card for over 30 years. We remain the employer of choice in the markets … Read More

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