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A Finnish company is looking for suppliers of senior drivers’ accessories

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Handicap aids
Safety for the elderly
Other consumer products
Other manufacturing (not elsewhere classified)
Other retail sale not in stores, stalls or markets
Driving school activities


A Finnish company and driving academy is looking for an international supplier of car accessories for senior drivers under a distribution services or supplier agreement.



Established in 1996, the Finnish company operates in the traffic safety and driver's education field.

As the amount of senior drivers in Finland is growing, the company has noticed an increased demand for senior drivers’ accessories. The accessories assist senior drivers in getting in and out of as well as operating the car. To meet the demand, the company is looking for international suppliers of senior drivers’ accessories.

The ideal partner wants to develop a long-term relationship and co-operation with the Finnish company, who will be responsible for the distribution, promotion (product demonstrations) and sales of the partners' products in Finland.

The company is looking for a variety of products, including:
- night vision glasses
- seat belt grips
- head rest bars
- car caddies
- turn cushions
- car cane handles
- handy handles
- wedge seat cushions

The supplier should be able to provide at least a majority of the above products; any relevant additional offerings are a plus.

The company has only recently piloted its sales process and has projected 100-1000 potential customers locally but the customer base is expected to grow; the sales volumes and demand for products is projected to increase accordingly.

The types of cooperation considered by the Finnish company are: distribution services agreement and supplier agreement.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The company has over 20 years of experience in the traffic safety and driver's education field, and a good reach to senior drivers in Finland. The company does not have many competitors in Finland for the senior driver customer segment.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
- Short and reliable delivery lead-time - The products must be competitively priced, high quality, durable and meet relevant EU standards

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The partner’s role is to supply products to the Finnish company, responsible for the sales and distribution of the product in Finland. The supplier must be reliable and have a short delivery lead-time. The types of partnership considered are: Distribution services agreement or Supplier agreement The expectation of the Finnish company is that the partner can provide services on a long-term basis if cooperation proves successful.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME <10,>500 MNE,251-500,SME 51-250,>500


Product example: Seat belt grip


Product example: Wedge cushion


Product example: Erecting grip


Product example: Head rest bar


Product example: Turn cushion


Product example: Car caddie


Product example: Handy bar