Fuel Card Solutions

We have all been hit hard by rising fuel prices. When your business takes you and your employees out on the road, it’s important to find ways to save money wherever you can. At Jim Peplinski Leasing, we partner with Shell to provide the Shell Fleet Navigator® Card program, offering a premium fuel discount and much more. This revolutionary program supports every vehicle, every route, every driver, and most importantly…every budget. That means you can streamline your fleet management and o

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Is your $5k vehicle worth $10k?

If you have been paying attention to the automotive industry in the past year, you are aware that significant supply chain issues have led to extremely low inventory when it comes to new vehicles across the board. What you may not realize though, is this is the STRONGEST used vehicle market we have seen in recent history. What does that mean for you? We will get to that shortly… Low new vehicle inventory is the result of reduced manufacturing capacity. Sold out inventory banks for numerous

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Truck and Van Market Reality

To say 2021 has been a difficult year for global automotive supply chains would be a massive understatement. Local dealers, leasing companies, upfitters, etc. have not been immune to these impacts…in fact, they have borne the brunt of it with their customers. It’s not uncommon to drive by empty vehicle lots and see models that are typically plentiful that don’t exist at this point. Gone are the days of buying dealer stock, and factory ordering is harder now than ever. If you are lucky enou

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Proactive Ordering

Ordering vehicles at the beginning of the model year is more important now than ever. If you aren’t proactive in your acquisition approach, there is a good chance you will miss out when it comes to adding specific vehicles to your fleet. What started as an international microchip shortage has forced automakers to slow down on production, creating a high demand for a range of models. Shortages now include tow packages, wheel well liners, sunroofs, and more. Gone are the days when you could c

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Registration Renewals

In the best of times, admin tasks are always a nuisance. In the past year we have experienced, just trying to keep your doors open is enough to require your full attention. That’s why Jim Peplinski Leasing doesn’t just lease you a vehicle, we become your full leasing partner. You focus on running your company and let us take care of the little things… License plate renewals can be a hassle with a fleet of any size, but we are here to help! We take care of the administrative process on y

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Luxury Tax

With the recent unveiling of the Liberal budget that could take effect at the start of 2022, came about a proposed “luxury tax” for higher-end vehicles. To push forward environmental sustaining initiatives, this would also provide a continued tax break for those vehicles dubbed “green”. So, what does that all mean? Let’s look at the implications if passed: About the Luxury Tax: This tax would apply to vehicles that are priced over $100,000 before taxes. The cost will be 10 percen

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