A. One size does not fit all when it comes to lease structures. Everything from accounting practices to capital availability, and even cash flow affects what will work best for you. A flexible structure that helps your company mitigate asset risk early in the lease is essential. Lifecycle management, how long you plan to run vehicles, is also something to consider when evaluating your choices. Additionally, you should have options including closed-end and open-ended leasing. Not all FMCs are flexible when it comes to leasing plans, so it is important to know up-front what plans are available when evaluating a partner.