25% of Neumáticos Andrés sales are exports
The evolution of its International Department is behind the recent growth in exports from Iberian Peninsula-based tyre distributor Neumáticos Andrés. Exports accounted for 25 per cent of its 2021 sales, with deliveries reaching customers in more than 30 countries around the world.
Guillermo Blanco Martín, International Manager of Grupo Andrés, stated that the company has achieved a high degree of specialisation in each of the divisions that make up the international department – post-sales, logistics, customer service, sales, pricing, credit analysis, fairs and communication “which makes it possible to provide the best customer service beyond our national borders, addressing the needs of foreign professional workshops that order tyres for different ranges of vehicles and segments”.
The International Department of Grupo Andrés, made up of 16 highly qualified professionals, has been internationalising is tyre distribution company for years, efforts that have resulted in a rising trend in the business’s export figures. Specifically, the International Department’s strategy has reached customers across Europe, China, Morocco and several Latin American countries.
According to Guillermo Blanco, the main strength of Neumáticos Andrés is its “capacity to innovate and adapt, thus becoming an up-to-date technological company which is in constant evolution within the national and international automotive sector”.
Recent investments, namely the inauguration of Neumáticos Andrés new headquarters and central warehouse in Salamanca, with a height of 16 metres, 43,000 m2 of surface area and a capacity for more than 700,000 tyres, provides Grupo Andrés with a stock capacity comparable to the largest distributors in Europe.
Grupo Andrés’ team of professionals will once again be at the industry’s main international fairs this year. An activity that is now recovering from the effects of the pandemic, during which travel possibilities were restricted.
“Neumáticos Andrés will have its exhibition stand at The Tyre Cologne (Germany), from May 24 to May 26, where we will be delighted to welcome all of our international friends and partners”, explained Blanco.