TEMOT International has announced that Rural Santa Fe SA, one of Argentina’s leading Aftermarket wholesalers, has joined the Group’s worldwide network of shareholders, effective February 1, 2020. The company is run by the owner’s family in third generation, supplies 2,000 domestic automotive parts retailers and is aiming for further growth in the future – making it a perfect match for TEMOT.
Rural Santa Fe SA looks back at almost six decades in the Aftermarket business and specializes in passenger cars. Founded in 1962 in the city of Santa Fe by Roberto Rossler, the company initially concentrated on bearings but extended its retail product range gradually to include other products and many brands. Today, it belongs to the leading wholesalers of the country. The firm works with many internationally renowned brands.
In six decades of history, the firm has witnessed continued growth. Employing a staff of more than 90 employees, Rural Santa Fe just recently moved into a modern building with about 25,000 square meters. The company’s central distribution center makes 68,000 SKUs continuously available to customers and offers the necessary capacities to dispatch 45,000 products on one day, living up to the company’s strategic goals of rapid fulfilment and 100% availability
Rural Santa Fe also operates an own e-commerce platform, which allows customers a direct product search by application, OEM number or cross reference and includes about 55,000 images. Additionally, Rural Santa Fe currently assesses the introduction of an electronic catalogue and a CRM system