Calif. — Alliance Inspection Management Inc. (AiM) struck an an agreement with
Ford Motor Credit Company to takeover floorplan audits at dealerships with wholesale
financing from the captive lender. The vehicle inspection company will also
conduct lease-end inspections of vehicles financed by the captive finance company.
Ford Credit employees previously handled these functions.
As part of
the agreement, approximately 110 current Ford Credit employees will be offered
fulltime positions with AiM later this summer. The influx of new workers will
increase AiM's total number of employees to more than 625. Both current AiM
employees and the new hires will be cross-trained to work on all AiM accounts.
are very pleased that Ford Credit has selected AiM for these very important
activities," said Jim Yates, president & CEO, AiM. "They align
nicely with our existing business and give us the unique opportunity to add
experienced employees who will make AiM stronger for all of our clients."
Ford Credit's employees will be merged into the overall AiM workforce along
with the culture they'll bring from their Ford experience. AiM management
believes both groups can learn from each other and make the combined workforce
smarter, more efficient and more capable.
vision for AiM is to be an industry-wide partnership that allows all of our
customers and partners to better manage their portfolios as positive
contributors to bottom line profits," said Yates.
conducted more than 50-million vehicle inspections since it was founded in