Results and plans
The past 2018 brought fresh trends not only in the field of commercial transport, but also in the development of the macroeconomic situation in Russia. Despite external pressure, a key feature of the Russian economy has become a solid positive dynamics.
Commercial transport, as the driving force of the economy, has shown steady growth. This factor supported the demand for commercial transport at a high level. The volume of the Russian market of new semitrailers for the year increased by a third, to 23 000 units.
In a growing market, Grunwald consistently strengthened its market position throughout the four quarters. The commercial division of the Company sold 66.99% more equipment than a year earlier.
The landmark success of Grunwald Company was the absolute first place in the segment of new tipper semitrailers. The company has managed to surpass its principal competitors - European premium manufacturers, and to succeed, despite the emergence of a number of new players in the market and the ultimate strengthening of competition. According to the consolidated financial result, the Сompany's turnover increased by 76.5%. The number of employees increased by 57%.
In 2018, the Company continued to implement the investment business model. Investments were directed to the development of service in Kaliningrad and the construction of a service station in the Sheremetyevo Industrial park, which will become the headquarters of the brand in the Moscow region.
The past year will go down in the history of the brand as a time of interesting projects. Novelties of the model range were the first Grunwald aluminum tipper semitrailer for construction cargo and telescopic versatile container semitrailer. Cooperation with the world's largest automakers has been steadily developing, and the program of delivery of tipper superstructures on the chassis of MAN, Volvo and Renault concerns has been expanding.
Delivery of equipment to the European market, directly under the Grunwald brand became strategic achievement. The company opened the era of European supplies, and the further development of the direction is raised to the rank of priorities.
In addition, the company's management has already defined the basic principles on which commercial activity will be based in the coming year. The main drivers of the Company's development will be investment in production facilities and diversification of markets. Commercial planning for 2019 includes obtaining an EC certificate of conformity for container semitrailer models.
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