• June 23, 2023

    The Advantages of Leasing a Semi Truck in 2023

    While some truckers are determined to carry on with their job and explore ways to increase their earnings, many others are opting to leave the industry due to unfavorable market conditions, high fuel prices, and concerns about the future (such as EV costs and driverless trucks).

    Additionally, the majority of those who had once aspired to become owner-operators are now completely abandoning that idea for these exact reasons. However, if you still dream of being your own boss on the road, we have some encouraging news for you: Despite the current challenges, choosing to lease a semi truck now can prove to be a brilliant long-term investment with numerous benefits and pros! Here’s why…

    When the Market Is Bad, Leasing Prices Are Low

    The basic laws of supply and demand are not rocket science. It’s relatively easy to understand that due to current challenges that trouble the trucking industry, the cost of leasing a semi truck is comparatively lower than in the past few years. Thus, instead of dreading the future of trucking, it might be worth seizing the opportunity to lease a semi truck at a more favorable price now

    Furthermore, if you choose to delay leasing until the conditions in the freight market improve, you might find yourself unable to negotiate better prices, as it is the lessors who will have the upper hand in dictating the terms.

    It’s Less Risky than Purchasing a Truck

    We definitely don’t want to discourage you from entering the trucking industry. However, if you are a beginner, it would be wiser to start by leasing a semi truck rather than purchasing one outright. This approach allows you to familiarize yourself with the industry and gain a closer understanding of the financial aspects without taking on excessive risk. 

    If it turns out to be the right decision, you can always choose to buy out the truck later and become independent (which has its own set of pros and cons).

    There’s a Variety of Options

    The best thing about deciding to lease a semi truck is the great flexibility and an abundance of options. Lease type, contract terms, truck models, insurance, possible upgrades - all of those things can now be negotiated with the lessors and tailored to your needs.

    With Our Lease 2 Own Program, There’s No Room for Mistake

    At AAA Freight, Inc., we prioritize driver satisfaction, ensuring that crises are never a concern. This is primarily due to our exceptional Lease 2 Own program, which offers truckers the flexibility to choose a leasing option that aligns with their financial needs and personal preferences. 

    Through our program, you can lease a semi truck at a reasonable price, enjoy the freedom of the open road with unwavering support from our dedicated team, and ultimately achieve independence as your own boss. Lower initial costs and predictable monthly payments provide a worry-free experience, allowing you to hit the road with confidence and without any headaches.

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    Team Trucking as a Couple: Is It Worth It?

    If you have been reading AAA Freight’s blogs lately, you’ve had the opportunity to learn a lot about team trucking. We recently wrote about the benefits of teaming up and interviewed one of our best trucking partnerships, and both pieces gained a lot of attention from fellow truckers. Building on this momentum, we're shifting gears […]

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    How to Maximize Your Fuel Efficiency

    Due to unfavorable economic conditions in the trucking industry, fleets are doing everything in their power to increase their fuel efficiency. Whether you’re a trucker or a fleet owner, these tips we compiled might help you save up on fuel expenses and become more efficient! Heavy loads exert significant strain on your engine, causing your […]

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