Badgerland Idealease Earns 2019 ONE ELITE Idealease Award for the 21st Consecutive Year!

Badgerland Idealease Earns Prestigious ONE Idealease Elite Award from Idealease, Inc.
 

Three Leasing & Rental Professionals Earn President’s Club Sales, Service and Management Awards

Milwaukee, Wisconsin—09/05/19 Idealease, Inc., North America’s premier full-service commercial truck leasing, rental and maintenance company, has awarded Badgerland Idealease located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with the prestigious ONE Idealease Elite award for 2019. Badgerland Idealease is one of 19 Idealease locations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico that received the prestigious One Idealease Elite award for 2019 at the 37th Idealease Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

 

The ONE Idealease recognition program measures performance of 12 standards that ensure consistency in branding, customer service, and product offerings. The ONE Idealease standards help make Idealease the most responsive, fully integrated transportation solutions provider in North America. ONE Idealease recognizes the locations that are dedicated to the Idealease core values of Expertise, Responsiveness, and Stability.
 

“Our 2019 ONE Idealease and ONE Idealease Elite locations are leaders in helping our customers improve their operational efficiency and vehicle uptime,” said Lance Bertram, Sr. Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Distribution for Idealease, Inc. “These high performing locations exemplify the Idealease Core Values of Expertise, Responsiveness and Stability. We salute them because they are committed to helping their customers’ businesses grow and they are dedicated to building positive brand recognition for Idealease.”

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“Our ONE Idealease award is the result of tireless effort by our Idealease employees who care for our loyal customers with the highest standards of professionalism and service,” said Bill Reilley Jr., Principal, Badgerland Idealease. “We also celebrate our employees, Kelsey Eaton, Account Manager, Andy Perman, Service Manager, and Peter Klein, General Manager for earning the Idealease President’s Club award, the highest sales, service and management award given to lease and rental professionals by Idealease, Inc. Additionally, Andy Perman won top Service Manager in the United States.”

 

About Badgerland Idealease

Badgerland Idealease is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lakeside International Trucks. Badgerland Idealease provides commercial truck full-service lease and rental, mobile and dedicated maintenance services, and a complete portfolio of support services including, 24/7 roadside assistance, safety and compliance information and training, fuel tax reporting, licensing and permitting, and more Badgerland Idealease operates and maintains a fleet of more than 600 vehicles from eight locations in Wisconsin and Illinois. Additional information can be found at www.lakesidetrucks.com.
 

About Idealease, Inc.

For companies across North America, Idealease offers a safe, cost-effective and efficient alternative to commercial truck ownership through our comprehensive truck leasing, truck rental and dedicated maintenance solutions. Idealease is the leader in comprehensive safety and compliance seminars for private fleets. We are the industry experts at seamlessly transitioning businesses from truck ownership to full-service leasing. Idealease is a fully integrated transportation solutions provider that delivers expertise, responsiveness and stability to the truck transportation industry. The Idealease distribution network is affiliated with International® Truck dealerships in more than 430 community-based locations. We support a fleet of more than 45,000 trucks, tractors and trailers with the most proficient, manufacturer-certified technicians, a vast parts inventory and the latest diagnostic equipment. Idealease employs the most seasoned and tenured truck leasing and rental professionals who have the expertise to create transportation solutions that can help reduce the risk and costs associated with commercial truck operations and fleet management. Additional information is available at www.idealease.com.

Lakeside International Trucks Earns Prestigious Presidential Award

Lakeside International Trucks, a local International Truck commercial dealership, has received the prestigious International Truck Presidential Award. The Presidential Award, introduced in 2018, honors the top eight percent of International Truck dealerships that achieve the highest level of performance in terms of operating and financial standards, market representation, and most importantly, customer satisfaction.  

Brake Training Education - Madison

Lakeside is hosting Brake Training Education nights from 5PM-8PM on select days in March, presented by Rick Wilson, Master Trainer. The training topics will include air brake systems and troubleshooting, hydraulic brake systems, foundation brake systems and ABS, RSD brake linking and laws and DOT certifications! Food and beverages provided. Be sure to RSVP as space is limited! Online Registration.

Brake Training Education - Rockford

Lakeside is hosting Brake Training Education nights from 5PM-8PM on select days in March, presented by Rick Wilson, Master Trainer. The training topics will include air brake systems and troubleshooting, hydraulic brake systems, foundation brake systems and ABS, RSD brake linking and laws and DOT certifications! Food and beverages provided. Be sure to RSVP as space is limited! Online Registration.

Brake Training Education - Milwaukee

Lakeside is hosting Brake Training Education nights from 5PM-8PM on select days in March, presented by Rick Wilson, Master Trainer. The training topics will include air brake systems and troubleshooting, hydraulic brake systems, foundation brake systems and ABS, RSD brake linking and laws and DOT certifications! Food and beverages provided. Be sure to RSVP as space is limited! Online Registration.

Lakeside International Trucks Celebrates 35th Anniversary

To help celebrate the 35th anniversary, Lakeside created its “35 for 35 Pay it Forward Program” to give back to the communities served by the dealership in two very tangible ways. First, Lakeside will contribute $35 for every employee to its 2019 Community Fund to support local organizations or charities—for a total of more than $12,000. Second, Lakeside will provide 35 hours of paid “volunteer time off” to each dealership location—for a total of 280 volunteer hours for all Lakeside locations. 

Wisconsin Construction, Municipal & Lanscape Expo - WCMLE 2020 (Formerly ConEx)

Visit Lakeside at the Wisconsin Expo Center on February 5th and February 6th as we showcase our latest International Trucks. WCMLE, formerly ConEx, is a construction, municipal and landscape expo. If you have responsibility for construction, road maintenance, landscaping, building maintenance, property management safety, or environmental protection this Wisconsin industry trade show is for you!  See flyer for trade show times and location details. We'll be at booth #526 so mark your calendar and plan to stop by - rain, snow or shine we'll be inside waiting for you!

Lakeside Customer Holiday Luncheon

Join us for delicious food and a good time at your favorite Lakeside location! We will hold our annual Customer Appreciation Holiday Luncheons throughout the month of December at each one of our 8-locations! Click the link to find your location's date! All luncheons will be held from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Hosted by your friends at Lakeside and Badgerland Idealease. Please, join us for an afternoon of festive food, fun and free prizes! 

Badgerland Idealease Earns 2019 ONE ELITE Idealease Award for the 21st Consecutive Year!

Our Idealease has once again won the ONE Elite Idealease Award for the 12-standard program ensuring consistency in branding, customer service and product offerings. This is highest and most prestigious honor that an Idealease operation can receive. Read the full story now! 

2019 Lakeside Municipal Technology Conference

The Lakeside Municipal Technology Conference is intended for truck maintainers and those responsible for spec'ing, purchasing or making recommendations on truck equipment for state, county and city agencies. Learn from the experts what new technology is being introduced to improve driver safety, improve efficiencies and overall fleet operations.Lakeside will have the International HV and CV trucks featured this year and walk-around demonstrations will be available. SEE EVENT DETAILS

Customer Appreciation Luncheon - Rockford

Mark your calendars!  Join your friends at Lakeside - Rockford for a great lunch on Wednesday, August 14th.  We'll be serving up brats and burgers and all the summer time fix'ns! Raffles and giveaways too. Bring your appetite and friends and join us for a mid-day break.  Luncheon Invitation

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Badgerland Idealease 2019 Safety Seminar Official Press Release

This industry-leading seminar provides private truck fleet professionals with the most current industry safety rules and regulations. The one-day seminar helps fleet professionals manage fleet safety for all major areas scrutinized during state and federal compliance interventions and reviews. Virtually all aspects of commercial truck operation are covered including: applicability of federal and state safety regulations, driver qualifications, hours of service (drivers’ daily logs), drug and alcohol testing regulations, and vehicle maintenance and inspections. This seminar provides a step-by-step approach to help attendees maintain a safe fleet by reducing violations and accidents, and controlling liability exposures. Don't forget to register here

HVAC Training Night - Milwaukee

Lakeside is hosting HVAC Training Education nights from 3PM-4:30PM and 5PM-6:30PM on select days in May, presented by RedDOT. The training topics will include 609 Federal Certification. Effective 1/1/2018 new EPA regulations became active. More information on Section 609 Regulations can be found at www.epa.gov/mvac or www.macsw.org. Food and beverages provided. Be sure to RSVP as space is limited! Online Registration

HVAC Training Night - Janesville

Lakeside is hosting HVAC Training Education nights from 3PM-4:30PM and 5PM-6:30PM on select days in May, presented by RedDOT. The training topics will include 609 Federal Certification. Effective 1/1/2018 new EPA regulations became active. More information on Section 609 Regulations can be found at www.epa.gov/mvac or www.macsw.org. Food and beverages provided. Be sure to RSVP as space is limited! Online Registration

Idealease Mobile Service Fleet Expansion

Idealease is excited to announce significant growth in the Idealease Mobile Service fleet to more than 400 Vehicles in North America! 

Brake Training Education - Milwaukee

Lakeside is hosting Brake Training Education nights from 5PM-8PM on select days in May, presented by Rick Wilson, Master Trainer. The training topics will include air brake systems and troubleshooting, hydraulic brake systems, foundation brake systems and ABS, RSD brake linking and laws and DOT certifications! Food and beverages provided. Be sure to RSVP as space is limited! Online Registration

Brake Training Education - Madison

Lakeside is hosting Brake Training Education nights from 5PM-8PM on select days in May, presented by Rick Wilson, Master Trainer. The training topics will include air brake systems and troubleshooting, hydraulic brake systems, foundation brake systems and ABS, RSD brake linking and laws and DOT certifications! Food and beverages provided. Be sure to RSVP as space is limited! Online Registration

Brake Training Education - Rockford

Lakeside is hosting Brake Training Education nights from 5PM-8PM on select days in May, presented by Rick Wilson, Master Trainer. The training topics will include air brake systems and troubleshooting, hydraulic brake systems, foundation brake systems and ABS, RSD brake linking and laws and DOT certifications! Food and beverages provided. Be sure to RSVP as space is limited! Online Registration

2018 SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference

Another exciting year of SkillsUSA Annual State Leadership and Skills Conference has concluded. Read the summary to learn more details and the competition results! 

Idealease Safety Seminar 2019

Do you need help to manage fleet safety? The Idealsafe Safety Seminar can help. You can count on our responsive Idealsafe staff to provide expert training that will help you achieve a higher level of compliance with state, provincial, and federal regulations. Our one-day Idealsafe Safety Seminar, co-sponsored by the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) and hosted by Badgerland Idealease, can help you learn important risk control techniques to maintain insurability, control losses, and improve your bottom line. This year it will be held at the Majestic Cinema of Brookfield on May 23. 

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