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CIP has handled a wide variety of contracts for clients ranging from the

world's leading manufacturers to companies employing less than 20 personnel.

Some of our internationally known clients include:

DaimlerBenz - International research & feasibility study

European Truck Manufacturer – After market upgrade

European Union - 19 international contracts in Africa, Turkey, Europe & Middle East

Financial Times - Commissioned CIP to produce a reference work entitled: "The Automotive Sector of the Middle East" (order direct from CIP - cip@cipauto.co.uk) - for additional details click here

General Motors - Dealership upgrading

World Bank - 3 feasibility studies in Guinea and Nigeria

 

wpe5.jpg (13476 bytes) SUMMARY of CONTRACTS COMPLETED or IN PROGRESS

COUNTRY

CONTRACT SUMMARY

Africa/Europe/Mid East

EU sponsored Company Audit & Inward Buyer Mission to encourage inter-continental trade

Canada

Recruitment of personnel for engine re-manufacturing Group

Cyprus

Provide statistical data and related country background information for vehicle imports to 22 Middle East countries

Czech  Rep.

Liaise between Manufacturer & Distributor as negotiator to help overcome franchise difficulties

Czech Rep.

Assist aircraft manufacturer with English translations of brochures and technical literature

Czech Rep.

Market survey of CV market in Saudi Arabia for manufacturer requiring advice on increasing sales

East Europe /Egypt

EU sponsored project to promote trade links between paint manufacturers in both regions

Egypt

Assist major vehicle manufacturer & distributor with reorganisation of Group Structure

Egypt

Assist vehicle assembler/distributor with IT system upgrade and adaptation to local requirements

Egypt

EU 5 Year Business & Action Plan Project to upgrade major car manufacturer & distributor

Egypt

EU funded project to assist 11 companies to find European partners for development and expansion

Egypt

EU implementation project to upgrade and expand bus body manufacturer's entire operations

Egypt

EU Market Research Project to assess trading opportunities in COMESA countries and South Africa

Egypt

EU project to assist bus manufacturer to develop and expand operations to increase profitability

Egypt

EU Project to implement business & action plan for automotive component manufacturer

Egypt

EU Project to prepare 5 year Business & Action Plans for component manufacturer

Egypt

EU project to prepare and expedite Export Readiness Training Programme

Egypt

EU sponsored project to prepare of 5 year Action Plan for franchised car and domestic appliance Distributor

Egypt

Export market research for automotive component manufacturer

Egypt

Five year development action plan for major multi-franchise dealer

Egypt

Prepare after sales support programme for bus manufacturer

Egypt/Europe

EU Project to enhance Egyptian/European business & trade opportunities

Egypt/Europe

Organise and lead Egypt Automotive Component Trade Mission to Italy & Spain

Fiji

Locum Management of multi-franchise dealer to advise on policies, personnel and franchises

Fiji

Locum management to turn loss making multi-franchise dealership into profitable operation

Guinea

World Bank feasibility study of proposed inter city bus project

Guinea

World Bank study to assess viability of privatising major vehicle & equipment workshops

Iran Desktop research & supply of vehicle parc data

Kuwait

Assist with recruitment of Master Technician for independent Prestige Vehicle Workshop

Kuwait

Ongoing Business Development Management for growing independent Service, Parts & Quick Service operation

Kuwait

Prepare 5 year Business Plan for expansion and development of major after market operation

Kuwait

Recommend & assist with sourcing of software most suitable for long term client requirements

Kuwait

Recruit General Manager, after-sales, for major franchised dealer

Kuwait

Recruit Master Technician for Distributor with European car franchise

Kuwait

Recruit service personnel for major after market operation

Kuwait

Recruitment of senior management personnel for dealer group

Lebanon

Recruit Parts Manager for multi franchise distributor

Libya

Assess needs and requirements of large multi-franchise Distributor to handle recently experienced rapid business growth & new franchise acquisition

Middle East

Research vehicle parc statistics for region for International parts manufacturer

Middle East

Sponsor of Automotive Section of Mid East Journal

Middle East

Supply data and country background data for researcher to cover greater Middle East region

Nigeria

World Bank feasibility study for tyre re-treading plant

Palestine

Assist distributor to prepare market survey and application for additional vehicle franchise

Palestine

Review franchised Distributor’s after sales operations & prepare Action Plan to become profitable

Papua N/G

Establish business plan and appoint Senior Management team to implement the approved plans

Philippines

Investigation into exhaust emissions reduction on older vehicles and appointment of local agent

Russia

Assist manufacturer with expansion of Export activities into Middle East & develop Distributors

Russia

Conduct CIP Process at Service Dept. of the key outlet (multi franchise) of the largest dealer group in Russia

Russia

Conduct CIP Process at workshop of prestige European franchised dealer

Russia

Conduct CIP Process at workshop of prestige German franchised dealer

Russia

Long term project to upgrade Service & Parts operations for major multi-franchise dealer group in Russia

Saudi Arabia

Assist Distributor in preparation of application for additional Far Eastern car franchise

Saudi Arabia

Assist Distributor in preparation of application to manufacturer for European Truck Franchise

Saudi Arabia

Assist franchised distributor to update service department policies & procedures and advise on optimum layout & use of new service premises

Saudi Arabia

Assist franchised distributor with proposal & presentation for new franchise agreement

Saudi Arabia

Business Development and Distribution upgrade project for car & LCV Distributor

Saudi Arabia Completed CIP Process at 3 workshops of a large franchised distributor and proved that once the recommendations were implemented (about 3 months) over the ensuing 12 months the increased profit from Service Department from these 3 would exceed £3million

Saudi Arabia

Conduct feasibility study for Automotive Technical Training Centre for Saudis & others for major fleet operator

Saudi Arabia

General Management of all aspects of franchised distributor

Saudi Arabia

Independent comparative study of IT software for franchised dealer group

Saudi Arabia

Market survey for car franchise application

Saudi Arabia

Prepare Action Plan for franchised Distributor’s service operations and increase turnover by 50%

Saudi Arabia

Prepare Joint Venture Proposal for a multi-Dealer Distribution Network

Saudi Arabia

Provide concise summary of motor vehicle import statistics and trends by source & class

Saudi Arabia

Recruitment of various personnel for two major vehicle Distributors

Saudi Arabia

Retained consultant to advise on upgrading service operations of major fleet operator

Saudi Arabia

Review European Truck manufacturer's dealers & recommend strategy to optimise market potential

Saudi Arabia Review expansion plans of franchise dealer in preparation for assisting with increasing efficiencies within the Group

Saudi Arabia

Upgrade of Policies, Procedures & Systems for service support activities for major vehicle rental company

Tonga

Assist tourist resort to design and develop Internet site for promotional purposes

Turkey

Assist component manufacturer with business development in specified territories

Turkey

EU sponsored project to assist in upgrading automotive chassis manufacturer and give marketing support

Turkey

EU sponsored project to assist in upgrading automotive valve manufacturer and give international marketing support

Turkey

EU sponsored project to organise & implement an Export Promotions & Awareness Workshop

Turkey

EU sponsored project to organise & implement two Export Promotion Awareness Workshops

Turkey

EU sponsored project to support export activities of regional automotive component manufacturers

Turkey

EU sponsored project to train & assist auto component manufacturers to pursue business opportunities in Europe

Turkey/UK

EU sponsored project to organise & lead Turkish Automotive component manufacturer Trade Mission to UK

UAE

Conduct CIP Process at specialist non-franchise workshop

UAE

Establish and execute apprentice training programme for local Nationals for major Government Commercial Vehicle & Bus fleet operator

UAE

Renewal of apprentice training programme for a second intake of students for major Government Commercial Vehicle operator

UK

Assess viability of operating a wholly owned retail outlet by an international truck manufacturer

UK

Assist Distributor to obtain additional franchise and prepare 5 year Action Plan

UK

Assist franchised dealer to develop Internet site for promotion of sale of used vehicles and parts

UK

Assist large franchised dealer group in assessing the most profitable method of handling existing contract maintenance for a large national truck fleet

UK

Assist manufacturer owned CV dealership with Finance & After Sales operations

UK

Conduct CIP Process at workshop for European truck dealer group

UK

Conduct CIP Process at workshops for large UK Dealer Group

UK

Conduct CIP Process at workshops for prestige European car manufacturer

UK

Conduct modified CIP Process at petroleum tanker workshop for major truck manufacturer

UK

Liaise with Manufacturer regarding opportunities in, and to search for Dealers in, the Middle East

UK

Manage export marketing operations for two suppliers of vehicle refurbishment equipment

UK

Prepare in-depth report on Middle East Automotive Industry for Financial Times

UK

Produce & edit monthly internet newsletter for light van retailer

UK

Recruit technicians from overseas for truck dealership due to shortage in UK, including arranging for work permits & visas

UK

Recruitment of personnel and design of systems for component manufacturer

UK

Represent publisher of Dealership training and news publications in Middle East & Africa

UK

Retained by truck manufacturer to consult on Municipal Vehicle Sales

UK

Upgrade after sales efficiency, profitability and customer satisfaction of Distributor network for major European truck manufacturer

USA Desktop research & supply of vehicle parc data for specified countries in Middle East

NOTE - for reasons of client confidentiality some contracts are not shown

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BDM Voice:  One of the UK's leading providers of integrated 'voice' and business development solutions, specialising in the Automotive Industry.

Autostrategies ~ Import and Vehicle Parc statistics for almost every country in the world
Copernicus ~
Copernicus International Consulting Ltd. Copernicus helps companies to achieve sustainable growth by developing their innovation initiatives and strengthening their internal capabilities, so we can work well together to assist you by adding our specialist knowledge of the Automotive industry.
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~ Institute of the Motor Industry, UK
Mid East Journal ~ all aspects of Middle East News for Businesses: part free - full range of articles by subscription
 

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