XTRA Lease News

  • Red truck reefer

    Leased Reefers and FSMA–What’s the Link?

    There are advantages to using newer refrigerated trailers and leasing is a great way to add youth to your fleet without a major capital investment.
  • Nuisance Fees: Fair Treatment When You Turn in A Trailer?

    Sometimes bills for damage can seem like a thinly veiled attempt to squeeze a few more cents out of a customer. Does your equipment provider do a thorough outbound inspection? Have a no-nuisance-fees policy? Find out before you rent or lease!
  • 2020 Model dry van interior view

    Specs That Reduce Maintenance Headaches

    Specs that reduce maintenance make your trailers damage-resistant and help them endure the rough-and-tumble of over-the-road work. Poorly spec’d trailers can wreak havoc in a fleet.
  • Cost of Running Spring Ride_Hero

    The Real Cost of Running Spring-Rides and Air-Rides

    What’s the difference in repair cost between spring-rides and air-rides? A growing freight carrier out of Tucson, Diamondback Systems, gathered some numbers and came to some conclusions that surprised them. Here’s their real-life example.
  • Why Spring-Ride?

    Here are a few things you may not know about trailer suspensions. The type of suspension on your semi-trailer has an impact on your bottom line. It can affect the safety of your shipments, your fleet utilization, your driver’s job satisfaction and the long-term profitability of your business.