Value of high quality, well-equipped three and four-year-old company cars with less than 50,000 miles on the clock will continue to rise, according to remarketing company Manheim.
Contract hire pricing. It’s not the sexiest of topics, is it? When compared with some other parts of the organisation, pricing tends to be positively tame.
One in four fleets is either currently changing their leasing provider or has switched in the past year, according to industry research.
Ford topped the fleet registrations table last year with 157,269 units, followed by Vauxhall (136,819) and Volkswagen (101,788) – the only three manufacturers to hit six figures.
Fleet finance and vehicle leasing have experienced some turbulent times. After the banking crisis of 2007/8, the market underwent some funding trauma as the number of available lenders shrunk dramatically and the cost of funding rose significantly.
Fleet managers have set out some of the key attributes they look for in a leasing company.
Triggers for reviewing funding suppliers tend to fall into two broad categories – immediate requirement and long term influence.
Business analysts often warn that a company which stands still is effectively going backwards, so even in the harshest economic conditions, growth must be a key priority.
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