Southeast Toyota Distributors is the world’s largest independent distributor of Toyotas. The company was established in 1968 when Jim Moran partnered with Toyota Motor Sales to help expand the automaker’s presence in the U.S. market. Today, Southeast Toyota distributes vehicles, parts and accessories to 177 independent Toyota dealerships in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Vehicles manufactured in North America and Japan are processed at the company’s facilities in Jacksonville, Fla., and Commerce, Ga. Southeast Toyota also supports dealers through regional sales and marketing, customer service, accessory development and sales, Fleet sales, and transportation and logistics.
Fast Fact: SET dealers sell 23.9 percent of all Toyotas sold in the country (retail and fleet) in 2018; Southeast Transportation Systems, SET’s trucking division, transported 179,208 Toyotas to dealers in 2017.
JM&A Group is one of the largest independent providers of finance and insurance (F&I) products in the automotive industry. For 40 years, the company has helped automobile dealers achieve unsurpassed levels of performance. The group of four companies provides more than 3,800 dealerships with a variety of products and services, such as new and used vehicle protection plans, pre-paid maintenance plans and GAP protection programs. Among JM&A Group’s competitive advantages is its robust training and consulting services for F&I professionals. JM&A’s Performance Development Center trains more than 6,100 dealership associates every year, helping them master industry regulations and maximize sales opportunities.
Fast Fact:Approximately one in ten vehicles in the U.S. includes a JM&A product.
JM Lexus, located in Margate, Fla., is the only Lexus Plus dealership in the southeastern United States offering guests a dedicated consultant and negotiation-free pricing in both sales and service. JM Lexus maintains state-of-the-art Service and Parts departments, as well as one of only a few Lexus Certified Collision Centers in the country.
Fast Fact:JM Lexus is the first Lexus Plus dealership in the southeast region.
Southeast Toyota Finance is the captive finance company for 177 Toyota dealers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. The company offers a broad range of products and services to automotive dealer and consumers. Southeast Toyota Finance is part of World Omni Financial Corp., as is DataScan, a global leader in wholesale floorplan accounting and risk management systems.
Fast Fact:Southeast Toyota Finance services more than 700,000 finance and lease accounts.
Home Franchise Concepts (HFC) is one of the world’s largest franchising systems in the home improvement goods and services space, among the world’s largest franchise businesses and a recognized leader in franchisee-franchisor relationships. HFC’s four brands including Budget Blinds®, Tailored Living®, Concrete Craft® and AdvantaClean® are consistently rated at the top of their categories and supported by nearly 1,700 franchise territories in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Fast Fact: Budget Blinds is the largest retailer of custom window coverings in North America.