10 Critical Questions for Asset Financing

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Before you look for a financing partner, you’ll need to assess what kind of financing partner will best answer your asset needs.

Last week, Monitordaily published a blog by Ray Ellingsen, Vice President of Syndication & Operations for AmeriQuest Transportation Services, titled “Financing Truck Fleets: One Size Doesn’t Fit All.” Ellingsen makes it clear that answering ten important questions should be the first step asset managers take before seeking the right financial partner, whether that be a bank, OEM, finance companies, or privately owned fleet optimization firm.

Among the questions to ask and answer are:
What is your business type? Private fleet or dedicated carrier?
What is the size of your fleet?
What finance/lease structures best support organizational financial goals?

Read the full blog to see all 10 questions, as well as a description of each type of finance partner.

Kate Freer

About Kate Freer

Kate Freer is Vice President of Marketing for AmeriQuest Business Services. In this role, Kate is responsible for AmeriQuest’s marketing and communications activities, including image and market development, corporate communications, media relations, brand management, advertising, and market research and analysis. She leads go-to-market strategy for AmeriQuest and its subsidiary companies.Prior to her current role, Ms. Freer served as Director of Marketing of AmeriQuest. She joined the company in 2004 as Marketing Manager, was promoted to Director in 2007, and subsequently promoted to Vice President of Marketing in 2012.Before joining AmeriQuest, Ms. Freer held various marketing, communications, and advertising roles in the publishing industry for Information Today, Inc. and the Courier-Post, a Gannett company.Ms. Freer holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Stockton University.

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