Deb’s Equipment Leasing Blog

Meet Zul!

What you see before you is a Calgary business owner confident in his ability to deliver a superior product because he creates, designs and prints on state of the art equipment. Working in the very competitive “print” industry, Zul understands that second rate, or obsolete equipment will not bring about …

Leasing and Falling Oil Prices

I’ve been asked lately, if I feel the price of oil is going to negatively affect my industry. Well having been in the leasing industry for 26 years and survived at least two recessions, I think I can give you a fairly accurate picture of the two camps that will …

Can you lease security?

Lease-able roll shutters

Having someone break into your business can leave you feeling angry and violated. I know this because it almost happened to us. Years ago, in our Flint Road location, someone broke into our building and was able to enter several businesses. Although they never actually broke into our suite, the …

But I found it on Kijiji!

Can you lease a piece of equipment you find on a website or at an auction such as Ritchie Brothers? What about equipment websites like Iron Planet?

This question often comes up. The answer is yes! However, here are a few thoughts to keep in mind. First you will have …

Why would the government lease equipment?

Equipment leasing for government and organizations

Recently I was asked to quote on a large order of fitness equipment for a local college.   Not only did the procurement officer want to see payments, he also asked what the benefits of leasing would be for a government entity.…

Is Paying Out Your Lease Early a Good Idea or Bad Idea?

Should you buy out your lease?

Leasing your equipment was a great idea. You got the new equipment you needed to work efficiently and out perform competitors. Leasing freed up your cash-flow which allowed you to operate from a power position. It’s been so successful that you now have extra cash on hand, so you can …

Sugar Shake Bakery and More

Monday, April 7, felt like the first real day of spring in Calgary so I celebrated with a trip  to Bragg Creek to meet a customer who had leased a cappuccino machine from us.

Last June, the SugarShake Bakery and More was under water as was many other businesses in …

Want to get more productivity out of your staff AND save money?

Here’s an interesting idea of how leasing technology can help free up cash.  I know for a fact that there are phone systems available that will work with your CRM so when a client calls, all of their pertinent information pops up on your screen.   Also, if you’re not at …

How can you stop theft from your work site?

Leasing Sea Containers can Stop Theft

If tools and equipment were from being stolen from your property or job site, how would you stop it?

A friend of mine who owns a construction company recently complained about tools being stolen from job sites. He was looking at hiring a 24 hour security company. An easier solution …

The Quick Quote and Other Fairy Tales

On many websites including ours, you will see the opportunity to get a “quick” quote. I apologize on behalf of all leasing companies because the chance of you getting the number you’re quoted are about 37%. Here’s why. A good equipment leasing agent will pepper you with questions just like …

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