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…


New Sales Director appointed for Asset Alliance Group’s Used Truck and Trailer sales division

Commercial vehicle specialist Asset Alliance Group has appointed Brian Kempson as Sales Director to maximise opportunities and extract the full value from every truck and trailer. Kempson brings more than two decades of industry expertise to Asset Alliance Group, having been Managing Director of Mercedes-Benz dealer Road Range Ltd for 18 years, before merging the…


Leading brick distributor builds relationship with Asset Alliance Group

Glasgow Brickyard has leased a new 26-tonne flatbed Mercedes-Benz Arocs 5 from its preferred supplier Asset Alliance Group as part of a five-year deal. The new truck, which is equipped with an Atlas A135.A11 Crane and Kinshoffer KM331 Grab, will be in operation five days a week distributing brick works to commercial and domestic customers…


Northseal Scaffolding reaches new heights with vehicle from Asset Alliance Group

Asset Alliance Group’s flexible approach and excellent customer service have been hailed by Northseal Scaffolding following a competitive four-way tender to supply the scaffolding company with the latest addition to its fleet. The new 26-tonne DAF CF rigid, with HMF 2820-K Crane and Space Cab, which has been supplied on a four-year contract hire basis,…


Grampian Truck Show makes its comeback in aid of good causes

Scottish trucking favourite, the Grampian Truck Show, is returning after a 13-year hiatus – this time as a not-for-profit event, raising money for local charities – Charlie House and STV Children’s Appeal. The event, which was last held in 2007, will take place on Saturday 18th April at the Thainstone Agricultural Centre and is being…


Poundstretcher spends with flexible and well-reputed Asset Alliance Group

Asset Alliance Group has secured its first full-service contract hire deal with popular high street store, Poundstretcher, supplying 10 new 26-tonne DAF CF rigids featuring rear-steering axles and Space Cabs, following a competitive tender. The discount retailer shortlisted Asset Alliance Group after a recommendation from an existing customer and awarded the contract to the commercial…


Southgate & Finchley Coaches refreshes fleet with Asset Alliance Group

Asset Alliance Group has funded seven new Volvo coaches with MCV bodywork for London-based Southgate & Finchley Coaches Ltd. The new arrivals, which can seat up to 53 passengers, will be used seven days a week for school contracts and private hire. The new B11R coaches with eVoTor bodywork, supplied on a hire purchase, are…


Tool specialist City Hire upgrades entire fleet with Asset Alliance Group

Asset Alliance Group has delivered 15 new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3.5 tonne light commercial vehicles with dropside bodies and tail-lifts to City Hire on a full-service contract hire basis, after impressing the team with its personal and transparent service. The vehicles, which will operate in and around London from the company’s Southall headquarters, will be used…


Asset Alliance Group supports further fleet expansion by PJH

Asset Alliance Group has supplied two new DAF XF 530 tractor units and eight 3.5 tonne Renault Maxi Low Loaders to bathroom and kitchen specialist PJH, as part of continued support to help the business modernise and grow. The new contract hire agreement follows last year’s multi-million pound investment by PJH in 63 new Euro…


DCP Haulage looks to Asset Alliance Group to provide latest fleet innovation from Mercedes-Benz

Asset Alliance Group has extended its relationship with DCP Haulage after supplying the Southampton-based business with a 2019 Mercedes-Benz Actros. The flagship 44-tonne tractor, supplied on a 36-month contract hire agreement, is fitted with MirrorCam, which replaces the traditional exterior rear-view mirrors, projecting footage from external mounted cameras on two 15-inch displays inside the cab.…


Law Distribution expands fleet with Asset Alliance Group

A combination of competitive pricing, fast delivery times and quality service levels has seen Asset Alliance Group win a competitive tender with logistics specialist Law Distribution. The deal for six new DAF XF tractor units will be supplied by Asset Alliance Group on a two-year full-service contract hire agreement. The commercial vehicle specialist was awarded…


Valley Finance acquisition expands Asset Alliance Group’s Bus and Coach Division

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…


Hanbury Riverside relocates in response to customer demand

Premium used commercial vehicle specialist, Hanbury Riverside, has extended its reach by moving to a two-acre site near Ipswich to manage increasing demand for high spec, low mileage stock. The business, which was acquired by Asset Alliance Group last year, has a new sales office, an improved workshop and four times as much land at…


Asset Alliance Group helps pioneer alternative fuel for public transport

A fleet of bio-methane gas buses, funded by Asset Alliance Group, has significantly reduced carbon emissions in Bristol and is setting the trend for providing a sustainable way to travel. The m1 route, operated by HCT Group, under its British Community Transport (BCT) banner, uses a fleet run entirely on bio-methane gas generated from food…


Asset Alliance Group secures additional £20m, taking total fund to £175 million

Commercial vehicle specialist, Asset Alliance Group, has won fresh backing from Allied Irish Bank (GB) which has added £20 million to the company’s Asset Based Lending (ABL) facility. Asset Alliance Group first obtained a £75 million revolving ABL deal in 2016, led by NatWest and supported by HSBC. Further funds were awarded by the Clydesdale…


Reed Boardall grows double-deck fleet with Asset Alliance Group

Asset Alliance Group has won a new contract worth £3 million for 32 new double-deck refrigerated trailers with Reed Boardall, which operates one of the largest double-deck fleets in the country. Operating out of its Boroughbridge site, twelve 13.6 metre tri-axle double-deck Gray & Adams reefers join a 300-strong trailer fleet, with an additional order…


Cross Transport’s Amazon fleet supported by new order with Asset Alliance Group

Asset Alliance Group has delivered a fleet of 56 new tractor units to Cross Transport, for operation on its contract with leading e-commerce business, Amazon. The full-service contract hire deal, valued at approximately £4.5 million, sees the supply of a new fleet of DAF XF tractors with Super Space Cabs, replacing older assets. Dean Cross,…