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Yamaha Partners with White Clarke Group for Captive Wholesale Finance Launch

June 21, 2018, 07:15 AM
Filed Under: Finance News

In 2017 Yamaha Motor Finance Corp., USA announced plans to bring its floorplan financing in-house, with a vision to provide a complete range of finance company services. Yamaha has chosen to partner with White Clarke Group, selecting the CALMS Compass Floorplan Finance Software to support their efforts.

Already successfully live in Yamaha Motor Finance Canada, CALMS Compass has provided a high level of dealer adoption and satisfaction as well as supporting the growth and smooth transition to their new captive finance business. The CALMS Compass solution is due to go-live in the fourth quarter 2018.

“White Clarke Group is thrilled to partner with Yamaha Motor Finance Corp, USA, by offering industry proven technology while fully supporting the launch of their new wholesale finance program. As always, the timing and smooth delivery is crucial for this project as both companies focus on the Yamaha dealer experience during this transition,” said Kurt A. Ruhlin, Chief Operating Officer Americas at White Clarke Group.

“We went through a detailed software evaluation process and decided to partner with White Clarke Group. The CALMS Compass software is able to offer our business true supply chain integration and exceptional operational efficiency, while giving our dealers the power to manage their own wholesale accounts and support a complete set of competitive wholesale financing options,” said Brian Hinchman, Vice President, Yamaha Motor Finance, who is leading the captive’s new wholesale finance division.

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