Asset Alliance Group has strengthened its presence in the bus and coach sector by acquiring Valley Finance, with owner and Director Tim Thornton joining the bus and coach division’s senior team. Thornton has more than 30 years’ experience in asset finance, including providing funding for some of the UK’s major bus and coach operators. He […]
Whether you’re a manufacturer or supplier, getting your product to market on time every time helps to grow your customer base and allows business partners to trust you. Knowing the various types of trucks and commercial vehicles, and deciding how best to deploy them, is crucial to the profitability of your business.
Asset finance is a concern for most UK companies that run a fleet. Replacing assets can put the healthiest of budgets under strain – ever more so in a climate of economic uncertainty. Asset finance is an important part of fleet management that gives you access to assets while posing minimum risk to your business. […]
Contract hire and leasing of commercial vehicles has many operational, administrative and financial benefits for businesses. Discover how to access the latest vehicles and technology, and the expertise of experienced professionals, without jeopardizing your company’s liquidity. […]
Healthy cash flow is vital for business success. Here are some ways to boost yours, including how to purchase capital through hire purchase and lease agreements, which have a minimal impact on cash flow. […]
No matter what the nature of your business is, as a manufacturer or supplier you need to get your product to market on time, every time. It is your ability to do this efficiently and consistently that allows your customers or business partners to trust you, and it’s on trust that profitable long-term business relationships are built. Outsourcing your vital fleet management functions can help you to achieve this, and a number of other benefits besides.
Commercial vehicle specialists Asset Alliance Group has almost doubled its Asset Based Lending (ABL) facility to £145 million, after extending its existing funding as well as securing backing from two more banks. The Group first obtained a £75m revolving ABL deal in 2016, led by NatWest and supported by HSBC. It has now extended that […]
The majority of UK fleets predict business will grow this year and next in spite of challenges including Brexit, new environmental legislation and driver shortages, according to exclusive new research published by Asset Alliance Group at the Commercial Vehicle Show. The in-depth Asset Alliance Group Industry Monitor (available on stand 3D79 at the CV Show […]
Forest Asset Finance has funded two single-deck Alexander Dennis (ADL) Enviro200 buses with Scottish operator Whitelaws Coaches, building on an earlier deal for four of the vehicles. Supplied on a four-year operating lease, the two new coaches join a fleet of 40 buses at the Lanarkshire company. Whitelaws Coaches’ managing director Sandra Whitelaw said: “We’re […]
A fleet of environmentally-friendly buses funded by Forest Asset Finance has helped social enterprise HCT Group fend off the nation’s biggest firms and secure coveted London bus routes in a competitive tender process. The 53 single-deck low-carbon-emission and 47 double-deck hybrid Alexander Dennis (ADL) buses all meet Euro VI emission standards and have joined HCT […]