September 2013

BenchMark participated in the Global Wholesale Floorplanning Summit & Expo 2013 hosted by SWORD APAK, at The Tower of London in the United Kingdom. The event provided a forum for Senior business and IT professionals from all over the world to discuss latest trends. Peter Jobst, Global Managing Director of BenchMark Consulting, spoke about the
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July 2013

BenchMark is proud that it regular semi-annual Truck Flash BenchMark study focused on risk ratios and developments continues to generate strong interest. The participating international captives decided to add Czech Republic as the 11th market to the study in addition to France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

June 2013

Peter Jobst, Global Managing Director of BenchMark Consulting International, acted as Chairman during day 1 of ENG’s Senior Executive Summit Automotive Finance, which was held in Frankfurt, Germany. BenchMark Consulting is a regular speaker and sponsor of this pan-European automotive finance event since its start in 2008.

December 2012 – February 2013

BenchMark Consulting conducted a market study about Collateral Insurance product needs and market practices in the US. The study differentiated between captives, banks, and finance companies, and included in total 16 players, hereof 8 of the top 10 and 12 of the top 20 lenders (based on Big Wheels report 2012). The assessment included 25
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Jan 2013

In the UK we were able to assist a client with pricing model development including capital allocation structures over their retail products, closing with a workshop of senior managers and Directors to review and set the future direction.

September – November 2012

BenchMark Consulting undertook a major research project into the financial services market in Construction Equipment in the UK and German markets. Areas covered included the wholesale floorplanning products as well as retail financing products for customers. The output was reviewed with each major player in the segment who participated by supplying information to the research
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June 2012

A global captive operation wished to evaluate the potential for centralisation of their wholesale floorplanning administration within Europe. Conducting business in multiple markets, the need was to evaluate feasibility, potential roadblocks and ways to address these and to identify the appropriate market in which to centralise the operations. BenchMark Consulting was able to affirm the
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May 2012

George Halloran, NA Program Director, presented the results of the annual Below-Prime Indirect Automotive Finance Survey at the 2012 NAF Annual Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. BenchMark Consulting runs the survey on behalf of The NAF Association since 2006. Mr. Halloran presented a summary version of the full report highlighting year-over-year comparison of key metrics
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May 2012

The BenchMark UK team worked with an international automotive captive operation in developing a robust RFP process for the selection of a vendor to provide a collections system for a retail financing operation. We were able to develop the structure and detail of the RFP, working with the client team to identify critical and non-critical
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