Frequently Asked Questions

The Most Frequently Asked Questions.

Below are the most common questions we receive when approaching conversations will potential clients that want to know how Vanguard Dealer Services can help create better profitability for their dealership.

How many F&I vendor relationships does Vanguard currently have in place2023-12-19T18:43:58+00:00

Vanguard has over 50 F&I vendor relationships currently in place. This allows us to tailor a menu of products that is best suited for your dealership and your customers. At Vanguard, we understand that one size does not fit all. Vanguard is proud to represent only the finest quality products in the industry.

Does the staff at Vanguard make themselves available for sales events, service drives, and internal dealership meetings?2023-12-19T18:43:28+00:00

Yes! Our staff is an extension of your dealership team. We are always available to be present for internal meetings and sales events, if desired.

Does Vanguard provide training for dealership accounting staff for remittance submittals?2023-12-19T18:43:01+00:00

Yes! Our staff will fully train any administrative staff in all necessary areas required by each product provider.

Are the F&I products offered backed by insurance companies?2023-12-19T18:42:26+00:00

Yes! All of our products are backed by top-rated domestic insurance companies. All products have federal and state approvals, as well as lender approvals, to insure timely payment of the dealer’s finance contracts.

Does Vanguard assist in recruiting key personal such as General Managers, General Sales Managers, Sales Managers, and F&I Managers?2023-12-19T18:41:49+00:00

Yes!  Vanguard will assist our dealers in finding the right people for key positions. Due to our large network of dealerships, Vanguard will refer potential candidates for the dealer to interview, run a background check on selected candidates, and hire if the dealer so chooses. Vanguard is not an employment agency and receives no fees for referring top-rated candidates to your dealership.

Does Vanguard provide on-site training and coaching?2023-12-19T18:41:06+00:00

Yes! Our trained experts will implement a comprehensive F&I training and accountability plan through weekly meetings, training sessions, and implementation of performance-based compensation plans designed for the dealership’s maximum profitability.

Does Vanguard provide compliance reviews?2023-12-19T18:39:06+00:00

Yes! You can elect to have the Vanguard representatives, who are equipped with up-to-date knowledge of changing F&I regulations, complete compliance reviews on a regular basis to protect your dealership from any violations. Vanguard will also get your dealership compliance certified to insure the highest level of compliance by all employees.

Does Vanguard provide performance reporting for customers?2023-12-19T18:35:25+00:00

Yes! We provide many different reports for managing your F&I departments on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. We offer integrated reporting systems, as well as business development reports provided by our F&I specialists, detailing specific F&I manager activity and training results.

Does a reinsured dealer have access to his reserves now?2023-12-19T18:34:49+00:00

YES! We offer programs where the dealer can access unearned premium right away and have use of the money today rather than waiting years for it to earn out.

Does Vanguard provide Reinsurance programs?2023-12-19T18:33:27+00:00

YES! Vanguard specializes in all areas of reinsurance structures. We offer complete formation, renewal, tax preparation, and risk management for both Controlled Foreign Corporations (CFCs) and Non-Controlled Foreign Corporations (NCFCs).

Does Vanguard provide Cash Advances to dealerships?2023-12-19T18:32:30+00:00

Yes! Vanguard can arrange cash advances from $100,000 to $1,000,000! Advances are based on volume and term. Vanguard will build a customized advance plan for your dealership.

Does Vanguard provide F&I Specialists to fill in at the dealership in the event of their F&I Manager’s absence?2023-12-19T18:30:51+00:00

Yes! And at NO CHARGE! Vanguard’s F&I Specialists are made available to our customers. Specialists are provided based on availability. However, in an emergency we will do everything we can to get someone in your store ASAP.

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