ALSR Insights

At ALSR, we believe that an important part of our role is to provide our clients with insights into current issues and best practices. To that end, we write articles, sponsor research, survey best practices and host industry events. Visit this section of our site regularly for updates.

Managing Risk: Understanding Your Providers' Insurance Coverages

Managing Risk: Understanding Your Service Providers’ Insurance Coverages

There are few actions that a lender takes that has more potential for legal claims than a vehicle or collateral repossession. Ensuring that your service providers have the right types and amounts of insurance coverage is critical to managing the risk.  While your contracts may be clear that the service provider indemnifies your institution in…

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who are the real bad guys

Who Are The Real Bad Guys; Banks, Forwarders, or Agents?

Article from: CU Collector Written by: Jeremy Cross International Recovery Systems   As we all know the state of the repossession industry has changed drastically in the last few years.  What was once a very lucrative industry for all who ran their businesses well has become one of distrust and infighting that is seeing costs…
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4 Factors Affecting the Repossession Industry

There are 4 factors that cause current and future constraints in the repossession industry that impacts auto lenders, repossession management companies, and recovery agents. Over the next decade, these factors will continue to put pressure on the industry. Increasing State and Federal Regulation: The repossession industry has undergone tremendous change over the last ten years…
equipment repossession

Equipment Repossession: 4 Steps to Picking the Right Agent

Initial Agent Vetting Anytime you have to repossess collateral, the lender assumes meaningful risk.  Courts have found repeatedly that lenders are responsible for the acts of their sub-contractors. This is why the initial agent vetting process is so important. As one of the top nationwide heavy equipment repossession management companies, we’ve vetted thousands of recovery…

CU Repo Plus – The Credit Union Repossession Services Solution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/11/2019 – CHARLOTTE, NC – ALS Resolvion, the nations’ leading CFPB compliant repossession forwarding, skip tracing and license plate recognition LPR) staging technology leader, has been providing best in the industry scorecards and results for the biggest lenders in the auto finance industry for many years. With the addition of ALS Resolvion’s…
personal property handling

Personal Property Handling: The Issues and Costs

Note:  The article was written by ALS Resolvion with the input and data provided by the American Recovery Association.   Over the past year, there has been a great deal of discussion about the fees related to the removal and storage of personal property. The issue has resulted in significant changes by most lenders as…
5 credit union best practices

5 Credit Union Repossession Best Practices

As one of the top repossession management firms in the country, we work with some of the largest credit unions.  Doing so has given us deep insight into the strategies deployed by many different lenders. With many leading credit unions, this strategy has been highly refined over the years and is constantly being adjusted to maximize…