Toyota Financial

Automotive Financial Services & Data Storage

Best-in-class data platform

Success with data

Toyota Financial Services covers more than 30 countries and regions. TFS has constructed a global network that covers approximately 90% of the markets in which Toyota sells its vehicles. Mainly concentrated on auto loans, leases, and Toyota dealer floorplan requirements, TFS provides auto sales financing to approximately 11.6 million customers globally.

The challenge

Due to a seismic shift in the auto industry, Toyota was seeking to “white label” its financial services division for other Automotive OEMs. This transition would generate tremendous amounts of new data spread across 50+ external sources, as well as extraordinary demands on business intelligence teams across multiple departments – and the new platform had to launch in five months! 

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The solution

Launch executed a rapid “data initiative POV,” complete with reference architectures, objective tool analysis, feature development, hundreds of stakeholder interviews, existing system audits, and deep security planning.

Quickly turning from discovery to execution, Launch provided advisory, architectural, and development muscle in the creation of a best-in-class Enterprise Data Platform. Launch delivered through both planning and analysis as well as deep engineering depth.

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“This marks a historic milestone for our business. Through private label, we’re expanding our portfolio to offer our best-in-class products and services to clients like Mazda, and we’re committed to upholding Mazda’s exemplary standards for customers.”

Mark Templin
CEO, Toyota Financial Services

The results

  • Achieved Security Review Board and Technical Review Board approval within one week
  • Pivoted to new ELT tooling and completed spin up within two weeks
  • Hit all project and budget milestones across each of five separate active teams
  • Onboarded and drove initial transformations for 40+ data sources within one month
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