ELFA Releases Takeaways from Monthly Leasing and Finance Index Results From 2021

According to a list of takeaways from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s recent webinar covering a summary of the findings of its Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) reports from 2021, metrics from the index in 2021 were positive overall. read more

CLFP Foundation Hires Vinson as Director of Academies

The Certified Lease & Finance Professional Foundation appointed Melissa Vinson, CLFP, to the role of director of academies. read more

ELFA Releases Agenda for 2022 Women’s Leadership Forum

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released the agenda for the 2022 ELFA Women’s Leadership Forum, which will be held April 11 and April 12 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago. read more

AACFB Announces Scholarship Winner

The American Association of Commercial Finance Brokers announced that Kyla Rangaard, a high school senior in Canby, MN, is the winner of its 2022 educational scholarship. Rangaard will be the second recipient of the scholarship and will receive an award of $500. read more

ELFF Now Accepting Applications for Scholarship Program for 2022-2023 Academic Year

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation is accepting applications for its scholarship program for the 2022-2023 academic year. Up to five scholarships of $5,000 each will be awarded to students interested in pursuing a career in the equipment finance industry. read more

ELFA: New Business Volume for 2021 Increases 9% Compared with 2020

According to the ELFA’s Monthly Leasing and Finance Index, overall new business volume for December 2021 was $11.8 billion, down 3% year over year from new business volume in December 2020. However, cumulative new business volume for 2021 was up almost 9% compared with 2020. read more

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 1% in December

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1% in December after rising 0.5% in November. In December, the index equaled 114.7 (2015=100) compared with 113.5 in November. read more

ELFA Equipment Management Conference Returns in Person in 2022

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association announced that its 2022 Equipment Management Conference & Exhibition will be held in person from Feb. 13 to Feb. 15 at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson, AZ. read more

ELFA Provides Details on Financial Disclosure Requirements in California and New York

According to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, changes in commercial disclosure requirements in California and New York are expected to take effect in 2022 that will have a significant impact on the commercial equipment leasing and finance sector. read more

CLFP Foundation Adds 14 New CLFPs

The Certified Lease & Finance Professional Foundation reported that 14 individuals recently passed the eight-hour, online-proctored CLFP exam. There are currently 1,097 active CLFPs and associates in the United States (including Puerto Rico), Canada, India, Africa and Australia. read more

ELFA to Host Webinar Examining 2021 Monthly Leasing and Finance Index Results

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association will host a free webinar on Jan. 26 at 1 p.m. EST to present the 2021 year-end findings of its Monthly Leasing and Finance Index. read more

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

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