Equipment Sector

Tom Toton

2019 Equipment Financing Predictions

Tom Toton

There are a record number of tractors and trailers on order for 2019, so next year is expected to be a banner year for truck manufacturers. All of those orders will also create a demand for equipment financing. It is... read more

Patrick Gaskins

How the Increased Pace of Change is Impacting New Equipment Financing

Patrick Gaskins

There is no arguing that the pace at which change is occurring is quicker than it has ever been before. It used to be that when new technology was introduced it was on the market for some time before it... read more

John Sparta

How Usage-Based Payment Models Can Improve the Standard of Care

John Sparta

For the past decade or so, “Triple Aim” has been a major focus in healthcare: improving patient experience, improving population health and reducing health costs. With non-profit and public hospital margins at their lowest point in ten years, some see... read more

Mike Sweeney

Shift to Digital Imperative as Competition Grows More Intense

Mike Sweeney

By and large, 2017 has been a positive year so far for the vendor equipment finance industry. We’re seeing solid year over year performance, as well as an optimism among industry leaders that hasn’t been felt for a number of... read more

Alexander Craig

Why Aircraft Finance Professionals Need to Pay Attention to January 1, 2020

Alexander Craig

What is ADS-B? Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS–B) is a surveillance technology in which an aircraft determines its position via satellite navigation and periodically broadcasts it, enabling it to be tracked. The information can be received by air traffic... read more

Patrick Gaskins

Funding the Future: Elections and the Highway Trust Fund

Patrick Gaskins

Election season shines the spotlight on a wide variety of issues as both parties lay out their platforms on everything from jobs and voting rights to education and national security. They also take positions on infrastructure and transportation, which is... read more

Scott Mishoe

Fleet Leasing: More Choices, More Control

Scott Mishoe

To own or to lease? That is the burning question many fleet operators face as their businesses begin to expand. A full service lease is the perfect fit for many, as it enables them to hand over the transportation reins... read more

Ray Ellingsen

Financing Truck Fleets: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Ray Ellingsen

You’ve decided it’s time to finance new trucks and trailers for your business. So how hard can it be? The truth is it’s easy to finance trucks. However, there’s a challenge, which is continually pursuing and competitively obtaining flexible financing... read more

Scott Mishoe

Softening Market Could Push Many to Leasing

Scott Mishoe

Over the past six months, the transportation markets have become less stable, leading to some significant issues, which are the result of worldwide economic issues that have contributed to a down U.S. stock market, impacting many public companies in terms... read more

Mike Hamilton

Age: It’s More Than A Number in Fleet Financing

Mike Hamilton

Given the competitiveness of the trucking industry, it’s more important than ever for fleets to have the right mix of trucks in operation. To maximize profitability, this winning combination would include the right types of trucks for a given application... read more

Dale Tower

Clouds Loom Over Used Truck Market

Dale Tower

The good news is that the sales volume of the used truck market, especially the Class 8 portion, is generally stable. The alarming news is the significant increase in the number of used trucks that are literally pouring into the... read more

Justin Tabone

The Shifting Landscape of Medical Equipment Financing

Justin Tabone

In the five years since the signing of the Affordable Care Act, the landscape of the medical financing industry has shifted from being primarily focused on physicians’ needs to now include the interests of financial decision makers. Meanwhile, lenders are... read more

Scott Mishoe

A Storm of Risk Is Brewing in Fleet Management

Scott Mishoe

If you’re in the transportation industry, you’re riding a sea of change. There’s change from federally-mandated emissions upgrades over the last 8 years, change from technology advancements and change from a roller coaster in fuel prices. Even our society has... read more

Patrick Gaskins

The Dangers of Letting Fuel Economy Dictate Your Trade Cycles

Patrick Gaskins

When you talk about asset trade cycles, fuel efficiency is typically one of the top considerations. As a result of recent gains in fuel economy, many fleets have started to base their trade cycles on fuel economy alone. And while... read more

Scott Mishoe

Leveraging Scale and Skill

Scott Mishoe

Newsflash: Prices are going up and there’s nothing you can do about it. It’s just the way of the world. However, there is a lot you can do to keep yourself competitive, especially when it comes to your private fleet.... read more

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