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The Problem Solver

Jeff Bell and his team at Key Equipment Finance were some of the earliest adopters of data analytics for use in sales. He expands on some the advantages analytics bring to the table and why they can be so useful for sales reps.... read more

Checking Up: Healthcare Trends in 2019 and What’s Ahead in 2020

At $3.6 trillion, healthcare spending in the U.S. is larger than the GDP of several small countries (and some medium-sized ones). A number of demographic and treatment trends point to many opportunities for equipment financiers and lessors to support this large and growing industry in the coming year.... read more

Predictions for IT Financing in 2020

Digital technology continues to advance as a way for equipment financiers and lessors to enhance their businesses. Kristine Snow examines some of the trends Cisco Capital has observed over the last few years and predicts where 2020 might be headed.... read more

The Road Ahead: Materials Handling Could Face a Sluggish 2020

Pacific Rim Capital continued to enjoy its record-breaking MHE originations in 2019. But, as Dave Mirsky writes, a less than optimistic economic forecast could mean a slower start to 2020.... read more

Keep on Trucking: The North American Commercial Truck Industry Forecast

Though the trucking industry has seen its fair share of volatility recently, Steve Latin-Kasper views 2020 with some optimism, expecting truck sales to the e-commerce and municipal segments will likely to rise.... read more

Constructing a Plan: Nine Economic Signs to Keep an Eye on in 2020

A slowing growth rate and continued economic expansion are not necessarily contradictory. Despite some uncertainty entering into the new year, both trends have held steady. Jim Heron recommends keeping an eye on nine different economic signs before deciding to change or forging ahead with any business plans in 2020.... read more

Flying High: Business Aviation Moves Toward a Sustainable Future

Some of the most interesting developments in aviation this past year have come not from headline-grabbing incidents but from the industry’s vigorous focus on environmental sustainability. Ed Bolen highlights some of the major moves that make the aviation business more sustainable.... read more

Walking a Mile in Two Asset Manager’s Shoes

Technology can transform the daily processes of asset managers. To illustrate the dramatic difference it can make, Kevin Sensenbrenner and Martín Klotzman take us through a typical day in the life of two asset managers.... read more

‘Sweating Assets’ Can Put Pressure on the Bottom Line

Many businesses squeeze every drop of useful life from an asset to cut costs, but Katerina Jones says this practice often causes downward pressure on financial results. Since older trucks have a higher total cost of ownership, operating them often costs more than replacing them with newer models.... read more

Dispatches From the Trenches

Ken Weinberg revisits his thoughts on the Uniform Commercial Code and finds new clarity for its provisions relating to equipment finance in light of a recent decision by the Appellate Court in In re I80 Equipment Leasing, LLC.... read more

What’s Next in Equipment Finance’s Digital Journey?

The first decade or so of digital transformation in equipment leasing and financing companies has happened in bespoke fits and starts. But as that work continues into the next ten years, digital coordination with vendors and different industry partners will become even more important.... read more

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