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

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

New Efficiency Goals Set for Tractors, Engines

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Increasing stringent standards are coming in 2021, 2024, and 2027 in regards to fuel economy and new trucks. The goal is to tighten greenhouse gas emissions. The EPA and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration would phase the standards in. The new proposal will follow the 2014 efficiency standards that are scheduled to get tighter in 2017. The new proposal is phase 2 of these standards. The proposed cut in carbon dioxide emissions for new trucks is as much as 24% by … Read More

More Fleets Turn to Leasing

posted in: Equipment, Market News

Bolstered by increases in both purchase prices and the cost of maintenance, more fleets are turning from ownership to lease. NationaLease as a whole expects to grow its truck fleet by 10%. Also adding incentive is the challenge of finding and retaining good technicians. In the June 22, 2015 issue of Transport Topics, the Truck Renting and Leasing Association estimates that at least 35% of the class 3-8 market is now leased or rented. Customers are looking to use their … Read More

Is Your Fleet Ready for the Holiday Rush?

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Is your fleet ready to handle the holiday season rush? Many businesses face a spike in demand during this time period which requires a short term need for equipment. Kris-Way Truck Leasing has a modern fleet of rental vehicles that can help. The Kris-Way rental fleet offers: Tandem axle sleeper tractors Tandem axle day tractors Single axle day tractors 18 ‘ – 26’ refrigerated trucks 14,500 GVW – 52,000 GVW 18’ – 26’ straight trucks 14,500 GVW – 52,000 GVW … Read More

Diamler Trucks Presents Tips for Fuel Economy to NationaLease

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Daimler Trucks North America recently presented a seminar to NationaLease on achieving maximum fuel economy. Each of the factors that have an effect on fuel economy were covered. Gearing, aerodynamics, maintenance, weather, and driver behavior were all dissected and solutions to each were provided. For more information on how to have Kris-Way provide you with modern fuel efficient equipment please contact Evan Keefer at 603 518 5334.

Kenworth T680 ATD Heavy Truck of the Year

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Kenworth Truck Co. captured the American Truck Delear’s heavy duty truck of the year with the T680 76″ sleeper. The T680 has been described by Kenworth as their most aerdynamic model. In addition, the truck was designed to provide an enhanced work environment with best in class visibility, reduced noise, and improved storage space and amenities. The other 2013 nominees were the Freightliner Cascadia Evolution, the Peterbilt 579, and the Wester Star 4700SF. The Hino 195h took the class 3-7 … Read More

Kenworth Launches T880

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The T880 is a vocational truck that was recently launched at the Mid America Truck Show. Key features include more interior room and better visibility. The T880 is available in 116.5 BBC and 122.5 BBC. I can accomodate the Paccar MX engine as well as the Cummins ISX in the 122.5 BBC.  

Kenworth Now Offers T680 52″ Sleeper

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Kenworth now offers a 52″ raised roof and mid-roof sleeper option for the T680. The mid-roof is a good option for tanker and flatbed fleets. Both models were put on display at the Mid America Truck Show.  

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