Optimism for the year ahead

Wolverhampton, UK: Over 40% of Asset Alliance Group customers expect to add trucks to their fleet this year, according to a recent survey.

The survey revealed that almost 42% expect to add trucks to their fleets in 2021, while more than 50% are planning truck replacements based on a mix of new and used purchases and rental, leasing or contract hire.

More than a fifth (23%) of respondents said they expect to see a “significant” year-on-year improvement in business, while a third (35%) expect “slightly bette”’ results.

More than a third (35%) believe the sharpest recovery will come in the second quarter of 2021, while 30% believe the third quarter will be the most fruitful time. Just 14% believe it will take until 2022 for business to recover.

The results were gathered from a fundraising survey held in aid of Fare Share.

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