ABOUT UNION LEASING
At Union Leasing we are focused on customer services and adding value to your business needs! To do that we stay in
touch within our industry and yours, participating in a number of organizations to help us better understand your
needs. That is why we take great pride in our chosen affiliations making sure that our focus stays on our customers.
There is no Union without U.
Automative Fleet Leasing Association - AFLA
In its 35+ years since its founding, the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association has emerged as a dynamic organization that promotes growth, expansion and professionalism within the fleet industry by providing education, research, technical standards, representation and advancement of member interests.
AFLA has brought unity to an industry so fragmented in 1969 that it had no networking forum for fleet buyers and sellers to exchange reliable industry information or education. Today AFLA has more than 300 member companies representing all industry segments, including: fleet managers and buyers; auto manufacturers and dealers; remarketers; fleet lease; management; maintenance and repair companies; safety, transporting, upfitting and many other specialized suppliers.
AFLA works with member companies to address key issues facing the entire industry and deliver leading-edge programs,
on everything from advanced vehicle design to telematics and remarketing, that advance their skills and enhance the
environment in which they sell products and services.
Equipment Leasing Association - ELA
Organized in 1961, the Equipment Leasing Association (ELA)
is a non-profit association that represents companies involved in the dynamic equipment leasing and
finance industry to the business community, government and media. ELA's diverse membership consists of independent
leasing companies, banks, captives, financial services corporations, broker/packagers and investment banks, as well as
service providers like accountants, consultants, equipment managers, executive recruiters, insurance companies, lawyers,
publishers, and software providers. ELA promotes the leasing industry as a major source of funds for capital investment
in the U.S and other countries. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, ELA is a national organization with nearly 850 member
companies and a staff of 25 professionals. Equipment leasing is estimated to be a $220 billion industry.
The Independent Armored Car Operators Association - IACOA
IACOA was founded in 1971 to provide an association for the growing number of privately owned armored car companies and to establish high standards of operation and insurance.
Over the years, the organization has grown to include companies throughout the United States, and the world. These companies, while independent, and sometimes in competition with one another, work together in areas of security and insurance to guarantee their customers the best service available
Many companies using armored car service prefer the Independents, knowing that they will receive the highest degree of attention to their needs at a fair price.
Independent operators have been innovators in the industry, and are the largest armored transport companies in a
number of major markets in the United States.
International Automotive Remarketers Alliance - IARA
It is the mission of the International Automotive Remarketers
Alliance to assist, educate, and share knowledge with one another and our industry partners, so that each member
may be empowered to achieve the fullest efficiency and most continued improvement attainable in the commerce of selling
vehicles through the marketplace.
National Automatic Merchandising Association - NAMA
NAMA is the national trade association of the food and refreshment vending, coffee service and foodservice management industries including on-site, commissary, catering and mobile. Its membership is comprised of service companies, equipment manufacturers and suppliers of products and services to operating service companies. The basic mission of the association, to collectively advance and promote the automatic merchandising and coffee service industries, still guides NAMA today as it did in 1936, the year of the organization's founding.
NAMA supports, with administrative, logistical and financial assistance, a network of 30+affiliated State
Councils encompassing 36 States, where the vending and coffee service industries focus on local issues and concerns
as well as gathering frequently for networking opportunities.
National Association of Fleet Administrators - NAFA
The National Association of Fleet Administrators, Inc.
is a not-for-profit, individual membership professional society serving the needs of Members who manage fleets of
automobiles, SUVs, trucks, vans, and a wide range of specialized mobile equipment for organizations in the United
States and Canada. NAFA provides its Members a full range of products and services, including statistical research,
monthly and annual publications, regional chapter meetings, government representation, annual conferences and trade
shows, educational seminars and more.
National Vehicle Leasing Association - NVLA
The National Vehicle Leasing Association is a member-based organization representing many facets of the vehicle leasing industry - from automobile dealerships to independent vehicle leasing companies, to banks and suppliers.
The NVLA's members, officers and directors are the voice of the vehicle leasing industry.
The NVLA hosts educational programs and annual conferences, produces informative publications and represents the
vehicle leasing industry through legislative advocacy. The NVLA is also a forum for members to discuss vehicle leasing
ideas and information and for collaborating with industry experts.
Wholesale Florist & Florist Supplier Association - WFFSA
The Wholesale Florist & Florist Supplier Association is a dynamic business organization uniquely positioned to provide members with the information, services and support they need to remain competitive in today's constantly changing market. Their current roster includes wholesaler-distributors, hardgoods manufacturers, domestic growers and shippers, hardgoods importers, fresh floral product importers, transportation providers, sales representatives and other service companies.