Finding the Open Door When Banks Won’t Lend

Finding the Open Door When Banks Won’t Lend

If you’re a small business owner and your bank has turned you down for a loan, don’t feel bad: you have lots of company. While banks are now making more loans of $1 million or over than they did before the Great Recession, the number of smaller loans—to smaller businesses—has dropped significantly.

What’s New in Waste-Hauling Trucks and Equipment

What’s New in Waste-Hauling Trucks and Equipment

Galbreath M6-250 Series Roll-off Trailer: Galbreath, a Wastequip brand, now offers a lightweight, powerful trailer designed to handle roll-offs with heavy loads, like scrap and construction materials. The M6-250 weighs just 15,650 pounds, has a shorter overall length for greater maneuverability, and a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 72,500 pounds.

Powering Big Trucks Through the Cold

Powering Big Trucks Through the Cold

Dead batteries, gelatinous fuel, failed thermostats and frozen door locks. These are just a few of the ailments that can strike tow trucks, waste haulers and diesel-powered work trucks in severely cold weather.

Transportation Finance Sector Still Ripe with Opportunity

Transportation Finance Sector Still Ripe with Opportunity

Transportation finance is an enormous asset category with numerous sub-sectors and nuances, but the consensus on the subject at the 2014 ELFA Convention in San Diego was solid and sweeping: growth opportunities in this sector abound and are available across the board. Whether discussing trucking, specialty vehicles, corporate aircraft or rail cars, panelists at the “Trends in Transportation Finance” special session agreed that we all face similar opportunities—and similar challenges.