Forest Asset Finance funds coaches

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 […]

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Steve Stanton to steer new traffic management division at Asset Alliance

Asset Alliance has appointed Steve Stanton, 58, as Head of Sales for its new Total Traffic Management division, with responsibility for one of the most comprehensive traffic management vehicle fleets in the country. Stanton brings a wealth of experience within the commercial vehicle contract hire and leasing sector to the new role, joining Asset Alliance […]

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Forest Asset Finance helps social enterprise HCT Group secure coveted TfL bus routes

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 […]

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Asset Alliance invests £3m in new Total Traffic Management division

Asset Alliance has entered the traffic management vehicle hire market with a £3m investment to acquire more than 170 specialist vehicles leased to customers by Hull-based bodybuilder Martin Williams. The deal sees Asset Alliance launch a new ‘Total Traffic Management’ division – giving operators access to a modern fleet of predominantly 3.5, 7.5, 18 and […]

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Asset Alliance helps furniture retailer Steinhoff significantly boost fleet efficiency

A de-mountable truck body system supplied by Asset Alliance is helping Steinhoff, which owns Bensons for Beds and Harveys, transform warehouse efficiency and streamline deliveries. The furniture retailer ordered 67 new DAF trucks with Martin Williams de-mountable bodies from Asset Alliance on a five-year full service agreement, as well as 71 spare de-mount boxes, as […]

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Forest Asset Finance appoints Alan Dale as Corporate Development Manager

Forest Asset Finance has appointed Alan Dale as Corporate Development Manager, to extend its competitive and flexible finance offer to a wider cross-section of bus and coach operators throughout the UK. Alan, who has most recently been Commercial Director for Arriva Bus & Coach, has more than 20 years’ experience which includes truck and van […]

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Asset Alliance wraps up JHP Transport 10th anniversary trailer deal

Lanark-based haulier JHP Transport has marked a decade in business by expanding its fleet with a pair of eye-catching anniversary edition SOR refrigerated trailers, supplied by Asset Alliance on a five-year hire purchase deal. The custom-wrapped tri-axle reefers are the first SOR-manufactured imports delivered by Asset Alliance under a new agreement that sees parent company […]

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Asset Alliance driving up safety standards by building high spec curtainsiders as standard for its rental fleet

CV Show, NEC, Birmingham, Hall 3, Stand 3D90, 25-27 April 2017 Asset Alliance will showcase a new generation of curtainside rental vehicles at this year’s CV Show as part of its commitment to raise safety standards in the truck rental market. The independent asset finance company has worked with rigid body manufacturer Montracon to build […]

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ATE Truck & Trailer Sales appoints Tony Allenza as Business Development Manager

ATE Truck & Trailer Sales has appointed Tony Allenza as Business Development Manager, supporting the specialist retailer’s goal of making commercial vehicle finance as easy to access as its stock of new and used trucks and trailers. Allenza brings more than 28 years’ experience in the commercial vehicle industry to the role, and will focus […]

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Asset Alliance wins first order from Scotland’s XS Transport on dealer recommendation

Falkirk-based distribution and warehousing specialist XS Transport has placed its first order with Asset Alliance, taking delivery of a Mercedes-Benz Actros 2545LS 6×2 tractor unit on a three-year full-service contract hire agreement. Key to securing the order for Asset Alliance, part of the Asset Alliance Group and a specialist in commercial vehicle contract hire, finance, […]

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