Asset Alliance Group’s support takes hire company to new heights

Plant and equipment specialists Enable Hire and Enable Welfare have doubled the size of their combined fleet with funding support from the Asset Finance team at Asset Alliance Group. The sister businesses, both based in Lingfield, Surrey, have acquired more than 40 new assets on hire purchase, including lighting equipment, vehicles and welfare cabins, allowing…


New appointments drive expansion in Asset Alliance Group’s Bus & Coach Division

Commercial vehicle specialist Asset Alliance Group continues to strengthen its team making two new appointments in its bus and coach division. Scott Burke, who has supported funding in the bus and coach sector for 15 years, has been appointed National Sales Manager with a remit that covers strategic sales and unlocking new opportunities. His previous…


Exceptional service means trolley maintenance specialists no longer shop around

Access to high-quality vehicles and outstanding customer service has meant trolley repair, maintenance and refurbishment specialist TMS is exclusively working with Asset Alliance Group for all its fleet needs, including acquiring another two Don-Bur double-deck tail lift box van trailers. The business, based in Glasgow, runs a 42-strong fleet comprising two 18 tonne rigids, two…


New Business Development Manager for Asset Alliance Group’s Vendor Finance division

Commercial vehicle specialist Asset Alliance Group has appointed Ian Tranter as Business Development Manager for Vendor Finance – a division dedicated to providing an alternative and competitive source of finance for commercial vehicle dealers, manufacturers and vehicle solution specialists. Tranter brings more than 25 years of automotive asset finance industry experience to Asset Alliance Group,…


Davis Trackhire uses Asset Alliance Group to fund multi-million pound investments

Asset Alliance Group has financed 2,000 portable aluminium trackway panels worth more than £2m for Davis Trackhire, after first securing a deal to supply two new Scania drawbar outfits. The ground protection specialist based in Newmains, Scotland, first approached Asset Alliance Group about extending its 10-strong truck fleet with three new vehicles and agreed a…


Asset Alliance Group invests £100 million in new vehicles

Commercial vehicle finance specialist, Asset Alliance Group, is acquiring more than 1,400 new vehicles worth more than £100 million this year in pursuit of its ambition to have the youngest contract hire and leasing fleet in the UK. The significant confirmed order includes 935 tractor units and rigids, 400 trailers and 60 light commercial vehicles…


Asset Alliance Group’s superior service secures repeat order from Woody’s Express

Long-standing Asset Alliance Group customer Woody’s Express has returned to the commercial vehicle specialist for its latest fleet refresh after being impressed by the quality of service experienced since 2018. Its latest three-year contract hire deal, arranged by Business Development Manager Dougie Bennett, comprises four MAN TGX 26.510 6×2 tractor units with a mix of…


Inverdell turns to Asset Alliance Group to keep up with Christmas rush

Asset Alliance Group has supplied Scottish family-owned haulier Inverdell with a new DAF XF FTG.480 6×2 tractor unit on a three-year full-service contract hire deal, enabling the operator to respond to increasing demand for general and temperature-controlled freight. The new vehicle will be in operation six days a week, carrying out the company’s general haulage…


Asset Alliance Group focuses on funding with dedicated Vendor Finance team

Asset Alliance Group has created a new Vendor Finance team to focus on providing competitive contract hire and leasing funding rates to partners, manufacturers, franchise dealers and independent dealers to support their customers. The team is headed up by Anthony Jones, who joins the business as Head of Vendor Finance and Key Accounts, and whose…


Bullet Express shoots praise at Asset Alliance Group after latest major order

Expansion at global import and export specialists Bullet Express has resulted in an order for 11 new vehicles from Asset Alliance Group – a team they describe as ‘an extension of our own’. The latest contract hire agreement is a three-year deal comprising five 18-tonne IVECO Eurocargo 4×2 curtainsiders and six DAF XF 480 6×2…


Asset Alliance Group’s superior service seals the deal for Currie Solutions

Asset Alliance Group has won a competitive tender to supply logistics specialists Currie Solutions with 23 DAF XF 480 6×2 tractor units after providing outstanding personal sales support and a strong commitment to after-sales. The new 44-tonne trucks replace existing vehicles in the 150-strong fleet and have been provided on a five-year contract hire deal.…


New appointments strengthen Asset Alliance Group’s fleet management team

One of Asset Alliance Group’s longest-serving team members, Ian Padley, is once more leading its fleet management function, joined by nine new members of support and engineering staff taking the team to 37 colleagues in total. It’s a return to the position of Group Fleet Director for Padley, who is based in Wolverhampton and has…


Asset Alliance Group expands trailer stock with multi-million-pound reefer investment

Commercial vehicle specialist Asset Alliance Group has ordered 100 mono-temp and multi-temp trailers worth £5.5 million from CHEREAU, Schmitz Cargobull and SOR, now available for purchase, lease, contract hire and rental. The significant investment underlines Asset Alliance Group’s continued confidence in the market and is likely to be followed by similar sized equipment orders throughout…


Asset Alliance Group proves an easy choice for hard-to-reach customers

Asset Alliance Group has won a competitive tender to supply a new Isuzu Grafter to building materials supplier Pearsons of Duns to support deliveries to customers with difficult access. Supplied on a hire purchase basis, the 3.5 tonne truck will be used for the supply and delivery of home heating fuels to customers across the…


Asset Alliance Group delivers the complete package for Law Distribution

A combination of competitive pricing, exceptional customer service and quality support services has seen Law Distribution return to Asset Alliance Group to upgrade its fleet. The deal to supply five new DAF XF 530 tractors with Super Space Cabs on a two-year full maintenance contract hire basis, was part of a competitive tender issued by…


Asset Alliance Group ensures new fleet upgrades arrive fast for facilities management specialists

Richard Irvin FM Limited, a leading technical facilities management services business based in Scotland, has rapidly upgraded part of its fleet to fuel efficient vans with a contract hire deal for 91 light commercial vehicles from Asset Alliance Group. The business approached the commercial vehicle specialist on word-of-mouth recommendation and awarded them the deal based…


Asset Alliance Group finalises new ownership

The sale of Asset Alliance Group to private and commercial bank Arbuthnot Latham & Co., Ltd has completed, following Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) approval. The deal, which was finalised and takes effect today, means the Group can confidently pursue its ambition to provide the most competitive finance and outstanding service packages in the sector. CEO…


Another significant DAF deal from Asset Alliance Group reflects market resilience

Asset Alliance Group has confirmed an order for 200 DAF tractor units, worth over £17million, ensuring its customers have access to modern, fuel efficient vehicles as the sector confidently emerges from the pandemic. The assets, which include 4×2 and 6×2 tractor units with a range of cab sizes, will be delivered between April and August…


Asset Alliance Group upgrades its northern base

Commercial vehicle specialist Asset Alliance Group has moved its northern England depot from Leeds to Manchester, to provide an improved hub for sales, rental, leasing and finance customers. The new eight-acre site, shared with Romac Logistics, is on the popular Stakehill Industrial Estate in Middleton and offers easy access to the M60 and M62. Asset…


Asset Alliance Group ‘miles ahead’ on expertise, aftermarket support and price

Asset Alliance Group has secured a major deal delivering 23 DAF XF 530 Super Space Cab 6×2 tractor units for distribution specialist, Bunzl Retail Supplies, after demonstrating superior knowledge, service and rates during a competitive tender process. The Manchester-based firm has taken the DAF XF 530 tractor units on a two-year full-service contract hire agreement…


Asset Alliance Group develops unique software to streamline and scale

Back office systems at Asset Alliance Group have been transformed with a £1.2 million investment in bespoke software that has significantly streamlined processes and upgraded customer service. The system, which took 18 months to build, unites the company’s financial, administrative, sales and operational teams by connecting existing tools including CL, r2c online, FinancialForce and Conga…


JHP Transport chooses Asset Alliance Group to grow and upgrade its fleet

Asset Alliance Group has supplied JHP Transport with ten new DAF XF 530 tractor units, extending its relationship with the Lanarkshire-based haulier. Five of the trucks are replacements for older models previously provided by Asset Alliance Group, and five are new additions to the fleet to support increasing customer demand. All ten will be in…


Asset Alliance Group strengthens national customer focus with additional dedicated role

Simon Bird has been appointed as National Account Manager for Asset Alliance Group as the business expands its team and reinforces its commitment to nationwide fleets. Bird brings more than 30 years’ experience to the business, having worked at Ryder for 15 years, most recently as Account Director, as well as roles at BRS Automotive,…


Asset Alliance Group attracts new investment

Asset Alliance Group has announced its intention to sell its shareholding to private and commercial bank Arbuthnot Latham and Co and in doing so bring major new funding into the business. The acquisition, which is now subject to regulatory approval, will replace existing funding and comes as a major boost for the business as it…


Quality service and competitive pricing sees Asset Alliance Group work with Trans Haul

Asset Alliance Group has won a deal to supply eight new DAF XF530 tractor units to Trans Haul after impressing the Dunstable-based logistics specialists by providing value and attention-to-detail. The new vehicles, which replace older models, are being supplied on a four-year full-service contract hire agreement and join a 50-strong fleet transporting a range of…


Asset Alliance Group expands its footprint with new base in the north

Commercial vehicle specialist, Asset Alliance Group, has opened its fourth retail and finance depot near Leeds to better meet the needs of existing customers and prospects. The new two-acre site on Pheasant Drive, Birstall in Batley, is close to the M62 and M621 motorways, and hosts a range of stock for leasing, contract hire and…