October 24, 2011 // Franchising.com // CARMEL, Ind. – J.D. Byrider, the nation's largest franchised used car sales and finance business, has been honored with recognition by Franchise Times in its listing of the "200 Largest Franchise Systems."
“We are honored to be included in Franchise Times’ list of the 200 largest franchise systems. It serves as reinforcement of our commitment to excellence in our business operations and development,” said Rob Palmer, J.D. Byrider COO.
J.D. Byrider opened 11 new stores in 2011 and currently has 135 locations in 30 states, the most stores operated to date. The company has aggressive plans to continue its growth throughout the United States over the next year.
“We’re excited about our growth, which was fueled in part by the investment made in the company by Altamont Capital Partners,” said J.D. Byrider CEO Steve Wedding of the company’s acquisition by the private investment firm in May 2011. “We will continue to lead the buy here, pay here market by consistently providing reliable vehicles and excellent service to our customers.”
Following the publication of J.D. Byrider’s selection for Franchise Time’s 200 Largest Franchise Systems list, American Registry, LLC, seconded the honor and added J.D. Byrider to the “Registry of Business Excellence™,” a directory of professional honors and recognitions of North America's top performers. Earned through the ratings of colleagues, clients and industry analysts, the Registry identifies companies and individuals across all professions who have distinguished themselves through their outstanding acheivements.
For more information on franchise development, please visit J.D. Byrider at franchise.jdbyrider.com or call 800.947.4532.
In business more than 20 years, J.D. Byrider is the nation’s leading franchised used car sales and finance business. The company was founded to serve customers with special auto financing needs and to ensure that they receive the same quality service in every J.D. Byrider dealership. With nearly 900,000 consumers matched to quality, affordable vehicles, the company continues its focus on reliability and customer satisfaction. Headquartered near Indianapolis in Carmel, Ind., J.D. Byrider has 135 franchised- and company-owned dealerships in 30 states. Visit www.jdbyrider.com to learn more.