Asset Alliance Group’s bus rental business leaps forward with new Hopper deal

A new Hopper shuttle bus service linking the towns of Goole and Howden has picked up its first passengers this month, after Asset Alliance Group supplied two Mercedes-Benz Mellor Stratas from its rental fleet. The new bus service is being operated by local firm Sweyne Coaches and funded by Goole Town Deal. It is part…


Asset Alliance Group delivers another eight trucks and trailers for Woody’s Express Parcels

Scottish haulage and courier firm, Woody’s Express Parcels, has hailed Asset Alliance Group’s impressive service after taking delivery of eight new tractor units, rigid trucks and trailers that will help the business manage new contracts. Building on several orders with Asset Alliance Group over the past year, the latest three-year contract hire deal includes three…


Welsh operator turns to Asset Alliance Group for bus rental as new service takes off

Tanat Valley Coaches is one of the first bus and coach firms to benefit from Asset Alliance Group’s new rental offering, after taking delivery of a 10.8m Volvo B8RLE MCV eVoRa single decker bus and a 9.7m Alexander Dennis Enviro200 midi-bus. Supplied on three-year rental agreements, the vehicles will be deployed on service routes around…


Asset Alliance Group appoints Chief Technology Officer to manage growth and innovation

Experienced organisational change expert, Amanda Figg, has joined the leadership team of Asset Alliance Group as Chief Technology Officer to support a programme of transformation across the business. Figg previously worked as an independent management consultant, supporting a number of organisations such as RBC Brewin Dolphin, Marsh, AXA UK and Hiscox. “Asset Alliance Group has…


Currie Solutions hails Asset Alliance Group service after order of 13 new trucks

Transport and logistics firm, Currie Solutions, has strengthened its long relationship with Asset Alliance Group after taking delivery of 13 Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks. The Dumfries-based company, which provides bespoke freight forwarding, transport distribution and pallet delivery services in the UK and Europe, had no hesitation in returning to the commercial vehicle specialist for its latest order to renew…


Asset Alliance Group hires Strategic Development Manager to steer decarbonisation plans

Experienced transport policy and public affairs specialist, Robert Gwynn, has been appointed as Strategic Development Manager at Asset Alliance Group. Gwynn joins the commercial vehicle specialist to support its plans to increase the number of alternatively fuelled vehicles across its fleet, as part of the company’s long-term commitment to serving customers’ changing needs. Joining from…


ASSET ALLIANCE GROUP PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR TRANSAID

The UK’s fastest growing commercial vehicle finance and sales company, Asset Alliance Group, has signed a three-year corporate partnership agreement with international development organisation Transaid. By becoming a corporate partner, Asset Alliance Group will contribute time, knowledge, and resources to support Transaid’s road safety and access to healthcare projects across sub-Saharan Africa, where it has…


Asset Alliance Group helps Ratho Coaches lead the charge with new electric vehicle

Ratho Coaches has become the first operator in the central belt of Scotland to put an electric coach into service, after taking delivery of a new Yutong TCe12 from Asset Alliance Group. The Edinburgh-based firm added the coach as part of its sustainability drive, and to ensure compliance with the existing Low Emission Zone (LEZ)…


New Trafford Park base bolsters Asset Alliance Group’s presence in Northern England

Asset Alliance Group has grown its UK footprint with the opening of a new site at Trafford Park in Manchester, which becomes the main base for its rapidly expanding Asset Management Division. Strategically placed close to the motorway network, Trafford Park will allow the commercial vehicle specialist to strengthen relationships with its customers in the…


New DAF order from Asset Alliance Group keeps the wheels turning at Keedwell Scotland

Logistics firm Keedwell Scotland has taken delivery of 11 new DAF LF 230 curtainsider rigids and two DAF XG 530 6×2 tractor units from Asset Alliance Group as part of a fleet renewal programme. The Glasgow-based company has a longstanding relationship with the commercial vehicle specialist and returned to the business again for its latest…


Asset Alliance Group off to a winning start with Walkers Transport

Walkers Transport has praised Asset Alliance Group for going “the extra mile” after taking delivery of eight new DAF XF 480 tractor units – featuring the manufacturer’s Digital Vision System which replaces the wing mirrors – as part of a fleet upgrade. The commercial vehicle specialist initially supplied used trucks to temporarily replace the haulage…


New Business Development Managers strengthen Asset Alliance Group Bus & Coach division

Experienced bus and coach specialists, Paul Fairbanks and Michael Gillen, have been appointed as Business Development Managers at Asset Alliance Group. The pair join the commercial vehicle specialist to support the ambitions of its Bus & Coach division, one of the company’s biggest growth areas. They will be responsible for securing new business, helping to…


Asset Alliance Group continues to hit the target for Bullet Express

Logistics, distribution and storage specialist, Bullet Express, has secured another 35 trucks and trailers from Asset Alliance Group to help with the rapid expansion of the business. The Glasgow-based company has taken delivery of 14 Mercedes-Benz rigids, seven MAN 6×2 tractor units, six tri-axle Tiger Trailers and eight Lawrence David double deck trailers from the…


Swanbrook secures Irizar i6 to extend long relationship with Asset Alliance Group

Family-run bus & coach operator, Swanbrook, has taken delivery of a high-end Irizar i6 coach from Asset Alliance Group, strengthening a working relationship that has spanned more than two decades. The Cheltenham firm, now run by the third generation of the Thomas family, added the used 55-seater as part of its fleet renewal programme. Swanbrook…


Asset Alliance Group scoops new business with Eden Farm Hulleys

Ice cream and frozen food specialist, Eden Farm Hulleys, has taken delivery of five New Generation DAF XF 480 tractor units and one Chereau refrigerated semi-trailer from Asset Alliance Group. Supplied on a three-year contract hire deal, the DAF trucks will join a fleet operating from the firm’s nine distribution depots, including Peterlee, Luton, Sheffield…


Major fleet refresh for Sykes Seafood is a big catch for Asset Alliance Group

Frozen fish and seafood supplier, Sykes Seafood, has taken delivery of 46 DAF trucks and six Gray & Adams fridge semi-trailers from Asset Alliance Group to manage its rapidly growing business. The Cheshire-based firm has refreshed its fleet with 40 DAF LF 290 rigids, fitted with Gray & Adams refrigerated bodies, and six New Generation…


Hollywood-backed Welsh coach firm teams up with Asset Alliance Group for fleet upgrade

Pats Coaches, the firm hired by Wrexham AFC’s Hollywood owners to stage the open-top bus parade following the club’s promotion to the Football League, has turned to Asset Alliance Group to update its fleet. The Wrexham-based business was behind the carefully planned operation that involved commissioning three double-decker buses, wrapping them in National League Champions…


Major deal for Asset Alliance Group as it helps logistics firm with 101-truck fleet renewal

Asset Alliance Group is providing The Green Group with 101 new Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks, in one of the commercial vehicle specialist’s most significant deals of the year to date. The Yorkshire-based logistics provider has sourced 86 Mercedes-Benz Actros BigSpace tractor units from Asset Alliance Group, with an additional 15 Actros GigaSpace trucks joining the fleet…


Logistics provider racks up deal with Asset Alliance Group to spur business growth

AMCO has turned to Asset Alliance Group to finance a significant order of pallet racking to aid expansion of its warehousing operations. The Worcestershire logistics provider completed the deal for the Link 51 adjustable pallet racking with Asset Alliance Group’s General Asset Finance division to optimise capacity at its new 140,000 sq ft warehouse in Coventry. Mark…


New Commercial Director appointed to supercharge Asset Alliance Group bus and coach division

Experienced finance specialist Martyn Bellis has been appointed as Commercial Director of Bus & Coach at Asset Alliance Group. In the newly-created role, Bellis, 55, is tasked with enhancing the company’s offering to existing customers, as well as seeking to secure new business and maximising opportunities in the electric bus and coach market. “Given the…


Asset Alliance Group helps Stewarts of Tayside freshen up its fleet with 20 new vehicles

Fresh produce supplier Stewarts of Tayside has added 10 DAF New Generation XF 480 6×2 tractor units and 10 Gray & Adams refrigerated trailers to its fleet from Asset Alliance Group to help manage the growth of its business. The 44-tonne trucks are supplied on a three-year contract hire deal, while the trailers with dual temperature fridges arrive…


Bus and coach sector funding passes £500 million for Asset Alliance Group

Asset Alliance Group’s bus and coach division has reached a major milestone in its history after exceeding £500 million in funding vehicles for the sector. The transport solutions specialist has financed more than 2,500 buses and coaches since Forest Asset Finance was acquired by Asset Alliance Group in 2015. Spearheaded by founding directors, Michael Bycroft…


Asset Alliance Group aids construction equipment firm’s cost-cutting drive

JMS Plant Hire has added two new DAF XF 530 Super Space Cab 6×2 tractor units and three new Nooteboom 3-axle stepframe trailers, supplied by Asset Alliance Group, to its growing commercial vehicle fleet. The North Lanarkshire company has taken delivery of the trucks on a three-year contract hire deal, while the trailers arrive on a…


3D Trans Ltd sees crystal clear results from new Scanias supplied by Asset Alliance Group

Cheshire haulage business, 3D Trans Ltd, has added five new Scania R500 6×4 tractor units to its fleet from Asset Alliance Group. Supplied on a three-year full-service contract hire deal, the Scanias join a mixed fleet at the Widnes-based storage and transportation services company – including 15 MAN and seven DAF trucks – that are…