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A Ukrainian company is requesting furniture under distribution services agreement

Country of origin:
Country: 
UKRAINE
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BRUA20200526001
Published
26/05/2020
Last update
28/05/2020
Expiration date
29/05/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Home furnishing and housewares
Wholesale of furniture, carpets and lighting equipment
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Summary

Summary: 
The Ukrainian SME experienced in the distribution of the furniture is seeking to increase its portfolio of products, mainly household furniture, made of natural wood. The company is willing to import new models of products, based on distribution services agreements.

Description

Description: 

The Ukrainian company from Dnipro is operating on the market of furniture since 2008 and became one of the leading distributors of beds and armchairs. The desired furniture must be manufactured in EU countries in compliance with the European standards on raw materials, technical characteristics, and resistance of surface treatments.

The SME is specialized in wholesale and retail of the following products:
- metal beds, metal slatted frames, metal chairs;
- upholstered furniture for sitting and lying;
- furniture from melamine coated chipboard;
- all types of melamine coated chipboard, metal and upholstered furniture (office furniture, home furnishing, school furniture, HORECA furniture).

Today the company would like to expand its network of suppliers and identify as a priority manufacturer of furniture such as metal beds and office armchairs. If it cannot find manufacturers, it is ready to work with wholesalers if the prices are competitive. It wishes to work primarily with companies based in the European Union.

The distribution of products becomes stronger through a combined network of authorized retailers that includes most of the major department stores, as well as regional chains and independent furniture and mattress stores.
The company is looking for manufacturers of furniture to conclude a distribution services agreement. The tasks to be performed by the partner sought is to supply the requested product.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
- Experience in importing and distributing of furniture for almost 12 years - Ownership of several facilities: storage areas, administrative spaces; modern fleet (vans, trucks, cars); computer network for billing, accounting and management; on-line facilities for selling (web shop) - Good knowledge of the Ukrainian furniture industries - Flexible response to the market demand

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
- high quality, modern style products - only furniture made of natural wood.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
Type of Partner Sought: manufacturers of products as per the above description. Partners role: to supply the ordered products. The company is willing to act as a distributor to distribute other companies’ products with international partners interested to expand their markets into Ukraine. The Ukrainian company is willing to conclude a distribution services agreement.

Type and size

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