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Inter Cars is a public limited company, listed on Warsaw Stock Exchange. The company went public with its IPO on 26 May 2004, and in 2014 it won the title of Listed Company of the Year 2013.
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The exhibition waslocated at the commons of the National Stadium, and the attractions took placeat the main pitch of the Stadium. There were almost 250 exhibitors located on40,000sqm. Photo relation from the Expo can be found in the gallery. Videorelation coming soon!
Traditionally the ExpoFriday is the so called media day andthe press conference of the Board of the Inter Cars. The whole Board of Directorstook part in it: Krzysztof Oleksowicz – founder and member of the Board, RobertKierzek – president of the Board, Krzysztof Soszyński – vice-president of theBoard, Witold Kmieciak – member of the Board, Wojciech Twaróg – member of theBoard and suppliers cooperating with Inter Cars, industry media, garage andmotorization, TSL andeconomicalmedia.
During the conferencewe could see the „Strategy of Inter Cars SA for the years 2016-2020” and it wasannounced that starting from this year, the Inter Cars Expo will be held everytwo years.
The Board presented thecurrent position of the company.InterCars SA. strengthened its number 1 position among automotive spare parts distributorsin Poland and Central and Eastern Europe.It is still the number 5 in Europe and number 10 in the world.
So where is the secretof such high position of the company? Krzysztof Soszyński gave the algorithm of the success of Inter Cars:product range, availability, logistics, and distribution chain based onownership. The Board also announced that they are not planning to changethe strategy and Inter Cars is to be a predictable company.Existing system of Inter Cars branches isgood enough to be developed by another 300 outlets, including foreignones.The company is planning to reachthe turnover on the level of PLN 10bn in 2020.
The company is alsoplanning to increase its presence in the Internet by, among others, Motointegrator.pl.The Board also announced the change of visualimage of the Company.The new logo,which had been mentioned during the conference, was later presented during theJubilee Conference of Inter Cars on Saturday evening.
Another point of theschedule was signing letters of intentbetween Inter Cars SA and Bosch and Castrol companies.
Inter Cars SA andRobert Bosch tightened cooperation in the area of garage concepts and withinthe Motointegrator.pl platform. The first step towards this was signing the letter of intent on partnershipcontract.
Whereas the Polishdivision of Castrol and Inter CarsSA signed a letter of intent on strategic cooperation. Till thatmoment, both companies cooperated only in Poland, but starting from 2016, whenthe new contract comes in force, also other countries of Central and EasternEurope will be included in it. This means that Castrol will be a leading oilbrand in those countries in the product range of Inter Cars SA.
Springboard to the future
In the form of a debateof representatives of employers, schools and students, the participantspresented and discussed also about the “YoungHR project - a springboard to the future”. The Young HR is a programmedirected to vocational schools and technical schools, which is aimed to adaptthe schooling process to the current requirements of the employment market.This is realized by passing the schools cutting edge garage equipment but alsoby know-how transfer.
At the end of theconference there was presentation of awards in the Master Mechanic contest. Itis a contest aimed at those mechanics, who take part in paid trainingsorganized by Inter Cars SA.
Between Friday andSunday the guests had the possibility of visiting 250 exhibitors, includingnumerous projects of Inter Cars. Our Exhibitors presented a real creativenessand imaginativeness, each of them had their own way of presenting their goodsin the most effective way and to reach the biggest number of visitors.
Among those whichgenerated the biggest interest were:
Currently it is one ofthe best operating departments of Inter Cars. Its exhibition was located at thearea of 4,500sqm inside the halls and over 1,000sqm outside.GE Department in cooperation with oursuppliers, we presented many cutting edge solutions for garages, special goodsdedicated for the anniversary and also devices available only in the offer ofInter Cars.
At this year’s Expo wepresented devices of suppliers such as: BOSCH, TEXA, MAGNETI MARELLI, SNAP-ON, andHELLA GUTMANN. Moreover, in one place one was able to see devices for wheelalignment made by JOHN BEAN, in all possible configurations. Our visitors couldalso find a special Diesel zone, and colleges from „Engine parts” departmentadvised on how to select the parts for engine repairs properly.
Garage exhibition wasmost of all a well developed trade offer, possibility of checking andinspecting the devices live and ordering the goods in the same place. All thosewho declared the will of signing leasing or credit contracts during the Expohad such a possibility on 3 special booths presenting leasing offer and veryattractive credit conditions.
Its Expo premiere alsohad the newest project of GE department – „Toolsrental”.It is a new service inInter Cars, directed for small and medium garages, which would like to broadentheir range of services with makes of a car which till now they have not beenservicing, because they simply had no right tools to do that. Also the new initiative– modular garage, was presented forthe first time, thanks to which in a very short time one can enlarge anddevelop one’s garage, or even build a completely new one.
It is one of strategicprojects of Inter Cars, on currently very popular topic of - ecology. It is tosupport garages in correct waste management.In cooperation with a certified group of companies we coordinate wastecollection and recycling for almost all kinds of waste. We also care forcustomers and make sure that they manage their waste responsibly and incompliance with law regulations in force.
During the Expo, there were 250 applications delivered to our boothfor the contracts on cooperation within Bio Service project – says Wojciech Kopacz, Bio Service project manager. – I am very happy with such a result.Double this number of customers left us theirbusiness cards and requested a further contact in this matter. This shows thepotential of the programme and that it meets the real needs of the market.
PSA - Professional Battery Service
It is an initiativewhich is to encourage garages to sell batteries.If a garage starts cooperation with us withinPBS, it can count on very attractive conditions: we guarantee accepting up to 3% claims. So if it happens that withinthese 3% a garage will accept an unjustified claim from its customer, we shallaccept it anyway for you. Another advantage is the battery scrap purchase at the market price + an extra bonus of PLN 50IC CASH for each 500 kg. Additionally a garage in any moment canpurchase a BATTERY PACKAGE withcredit of 100 days and possibility of returning / exchanging 20% pieces. On topof all this we are also offering free of charge trainings and advertisement at www.motointegrator.pl.
Knowledge transfer isanother hot topic which was discussed during the press conference of theBoard.Inter Cars SA is striving toincrease the level of technical knowledge at schools (the Young HR programme),as well as in garages. That is why the training department prepared a specialtraining offer for the participants of the Expo.Additionally, during the Expo weekend, theguests had an opportunity of taking part in almost 50 different trainings.
Inter Cars prepared avariety of attractions, not only for people from the automotive industry, butalso for their families.The Pitch ofthe Stadium was divided into three different zones, among others sports andmotor zone. In each of them there were contests and competitions for the guests,hosted by well-known professionals for the world of sports andmotorization.The whole Saturday wasdominated by sports attractions, whilst Sunday was a Family Day, i.e. An eventwith lots of attractions for the youngest.But the icing on the cake was the Saturday evening Jubilee Concert.