ATA Projects 28% Increase in Freight Tonnage by 2032

According to its latest forecast, the American Trucking Associations expect total freight tonnage to grow from an estimated 15.1 billion tons in 2021 to 19.3 billion tons in 2032, marking a 28% increase. read more

ELFA Unveils 2022 Business and Professional Development Events Lineup

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released its 2022 calendar of events, which includes multiple in-person conferences and workshops as well as multiple virtual webinars and roundtables. Continuing education credits are available for many of the offerings. read more

ELFA Launches Knowledge Hub to Enhance Member Access to Research

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association launched its Knowledge Hub, an online library that provides access to a range of industry research and information. read more

GAMA Names 2022 Executive Committee Leadership Team

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association named the newest members of its executive committee leadership team, including Michael Amalfitano, president and CEO of Embraer Executive Jets, who will serve as chair of the association’s board of directors. read more

ELFF Projects 3.5% US GDP Growth in 2022, 4.6% Equipment Investment Growth

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation released its Q1/22 Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Snapshot. According to the snapshot, the U.S. economy will grow by 3.5% in 2022 and equipment investment will grow at a 4.6% pace. read more

ELFA Releases Compensation Report for Small/Medium Equipment Finance Businesses

According to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s 2021 Small and Medium Enterprise Compensation Survey, the five highest paid positions are CEO/president, head of sales, CFO, senior sales representative and manager of asset management remarketing. read more

Ivory Consulting’s Klotzman to Chair the ELFA’s Emerging Talent Advisory Council

Martin Klotzman, senior manager of marketing and product management at Ivory Consulting, was named chair of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Emerging Talent Advisory Council. read more

NEFA to Award $20K in Grants Through Chris Walker Education Fund

The board of trustees of the National Equipment Finance Association’s Chris Walker Education Fund is accepting grant requests until the application deadline of Feb. 28. The fund will award a total of $20,000 in grants to be distributed by the end of February. read more

ELFF Elects Officers, Names Pistorio First Woman to Chair Board of Trustees

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation elected the officers of its board of trustees for 2022, naming Nancy Pistorio, president of Madison Capital, to the role of chair, making her and the first woman to hold the position. read more

ELFA Announces Members of 2022 Business Council Steering Committees

Following its business council steering committee elections, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association named the individuals who will serve on the committees covering the bank, captive and vendor finance, independent, service provider and small-ticket sectors in 2022. read more

ELFF: Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Rises in November

According to the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation’s November 2021 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI), overall confidence in the equipment finance market is 64.6, an increase from the October index of 61.1.   read more

Fleet Advantage Exhibits at Women in Trucking Conference in Dallas

Fleet Advantage is exhibiting at booth No. 702 at the Women in Trucking Accelerate! Conference and Expo in Dallas that began on Nov. 7 and will continue through Nov. 9. Attendees can stop by the booth and receive a complementary fleet analysis. read more

ELFA Appoints Holben and Gajda of ENGS to Committee Roles

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association selected Steven Holben of ENGS Commercial Finance to join its Emerging Talent Advisory Council and re-elected Roman Gajda of ENGS to serve on its Independent Business Council Steering Committee. read more

Hull to Serve as Senior Advisor to the GARP’s Financial Risk Manager Advisory Committee

Finance expert John Hull will serve as senior advisor to the Global Association of Risk Professionals’ Financial Risk Manager (FRM) advisory committee. In the role, Hull will help ensure the coverage, completeness and relevance of the FRM program. read more

ELFA Announces New Board of Directors, DiCecco Named Chair

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced its new board of directors and officers during its 60th Annual Convention in San Antonio this week. Michael DiCecco of Huntington Asset Finance will be the association’s new board chair and Robert Neagle of Finova Capital is now chair-elect. read more

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