The company launched its services under the brand A12 Automarket
Sallaum Logistics Center
Sallaum Logistics Center, also known as A12 Automarket, is the largest vehicle marketplace in Belgium and one of the largest second hand vehicle trading hubs in Europe.
A12 Automarket is a gathering place for over 2000+ car traders weekly, who come from all over Europe to the company premises in Antwerp. At any given week, there are 3500+ cars in stock.
One of the Largest Vehicle Marketplaces in EuropeThe huge selection of vehicles of all makes and models attracts thousands of walk-in visitors to the yard every week.
Premium Customer ServiceBuyers and sellers enjoy a wide range of added value services, such as vehicle appraisals, sales brokerage, and door-to-door delivery anywhere in the world.
Offline + Online MarketplaceVehicles are being sold in the yard in Antwerp as well as online. Buyers can browse online listings, and sellers can register for an online account at an affordable price to showcase their vehicles.
Car SalesThe marketplace offers a wide selection of vehicles, over 3500+ vehicles in stock at any time.
Sales BrokerageSellers can bring their vehicles to the compound to offer them for sale. 45% of vehicles are sold in the same week.
International ShippingThanks to its interconnected network of logistics businesses, the company can offer additional door-to-door vehicle shipping and delivery services anywhere in the world.
|Highlights||One of the largest vehicle marketplaces in Europe - Offline + online marketplace|
|Major Customers||Car traders, shippers|
Markets & Customers
The company’s customers are largely professional car traders and shippers located in Europe. They serve individual and professional buyers in the Middle East, the Mediterranean, and West Africa who are looking to import second hand cars from Europe.
Automotive Industry’s Potential
According to Technavio, a global tech research and advisory firm, over 128 million used cars will be sold annually by 2021, which would represent a compound annual growth rate of more than 7%.
In 2016, the global market share of the European and EMEA (Middle East and Africa) regions stood at just under 34%. Technavio predicts that there will be over 36 million used car units sold in those two regions by 2021.
36 million cars sold annually is a huge market in which Sallaum Logistic Center has been present since 1996. Because SAFICO’s subsidiaries focus on vehicle shipping, there was a need to invest in vehicle trading hubs and free zones in Europe. These marketplaces extend the reach of SAFICO’s companies and help them compete on price and the quality of customer service.
Company managers each have 20+ years of in-depth experience in running a large marketplace for used vehicles.
Assad SakallahManaging Director
The company was acquired by SAFICO Holding and renamed to Sallaum Logisitics Center
Launched its online marketplace
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