Ben Van Zee

About Ben Van Zee

Ben is the president of Commonwealth Capital, LLC.

Northern Minnesota Trucking Company Finds Local Factoring

Commonwealth Capital, a factoring company for trucking companies, is happy to announce that it has provided factoring services to a growing trucking company in northern Minnesota. The trucking company was looking for a Minnesota-based factoring company where they’d be known by their first name, not just their MC number. By factoring with Commonwealth Capital, they […]

By |December 16th, 2014|Trucking|

Ben Van Zee elected Treasurer of CFA’s Minnesota Chapter

I was asked to be treasurer of the local chapter of the Commercial Finance Association recently. What an honor! The Commercial Finance Association is a group of asset-based lenders, equipment financing companies, private equity groups, and, of course, invoice factoring companies in Minnesota.

The CFA is younger and smaller than some of the other organizations I’m […]

By |October 29th, 2014|Blog|

Minnesota’s Small Truckers Choose Commonwealth For Factoring

Commonwealth Capital, an invoice factoring company based in Minnesota, is happy to announce that it recently provided invoice factoring to three trucking companies in Minnesota, expanding its freight factoring services in Minnesota and beyond. All three trucking companies are operating a single truck and  were looking for a factoring company where they’d be known by […]

By |September 15th, 2014|Deal, Trucking|

Action Sports Company Catches Funding Wave

Commonwealth Capital, an invoice factoring company based in Minnesota, announced that it recently provided a $150,000 factoring facility to a company that sells action sports equipment. The company’s product lines include skateboards, skis, standup paddle boards, and soft goods. These products are sold through a network of dealers and big-box retailers throughout the United States.

The […]

By |August 29th, 2014|Deal|

Ben Van Zee Joins Board of Risk Management Association Minnesota Chapter

Our owner and president, Ben Van Zee, was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Risk Management Association Minnesota Chapter, a Minnesota banking association. Ben is proud to serve as the organizations Communications Committee chair and an ex-officio board member. As the chair of the Communications Committee, Ben will be responsible […]

By |August 18th, 2014|Blog|

From Trucker to Minnesota Twin

Many people have worked in a wide variety of jobs throughout their life. Not too many people, though, have had as large of a career shift as quickly as the newest pitchers for the Minnesota Twins, Brandon Poulson.

The Star Tribune has the story of the truck driver turned professional baseball pitcher. The first paragraph of […]

By |August 4th, 2014|Trucking|

Minnesota Trucker Sentenced for His Yard

It’s not easy being a trucker. The demands of living and working on the road are physically demanding. So it’s easy to think that when you’re home you deserve a little R&R. But R&R will be the last thing that you’ll get if you’re locked up in the county workhouse. And that’s exactly what happened […]

By |July 28th, 2014|Trucking|