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Orio Deutschland GmbH from 1st January 2018 new Carat/ad-CARGO limited partner

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With effect from 1 January 2018, CARAT and Eschborn based Orio Deutschland GmbH, will become a member of ad-CARGO network. The automotive spare parts specialist Orio continues to expand its product range.

The parts specialist Orio – also a member of the GVA (German association of independent auto parts traders) since March 1, 2017 – started last year with a carefully selected assortment of high-quality wear and service parts in OEM quality for all common car makes and models.

As part of the continuous expansion of the product range, Orio becomes CARAT cooperation partner as well as ad-CARGO limited partner from 01.01.2018 and thus has access to the entire product range of the ad-CARGO warehouse with more than 120,000 article references.

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As a result, Orio will have an extensive spare parts program from 2018 onwards, enabling it to meet almost every need of workshops and trading partners. The customers are supplied from the Orio regional warehouse near Frankfurt am Main with its proven logistics and distribution concept as well as the ad-CARGO logistics in Castrop-Rauxel, which has also been delivering high delivery performance for years.

All spare parts distributed by Orio continue to be covered by a 3-year warranty including removal and installation costs, which underlines Orio’s high-quality standards.

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For the CARAT management, with the entry of Orio, the decision adopted at the CARAT shareholders’ meeting in May, “opening up the supply warehouse ad-CARGO”, was absolutely correct.

Thomas Vollmar, Managing Director of CARAT Group / ad Cargo: “We are very pleased to have gained Orio as a capable partner with its nationwide sales network for our group. With our comprehensive range of first and second brands, we will support Orio to take a stronger market position.”

Jan-Philipp Schuhmacher, Managing Director of Orio Germany: “The cooperation concluded today with CARAT / ad-CARGO marks another important milestone in our dynamic corporate development. It will be with the significantly extended product range that we succeed even better in meeting the needs of our customers in the future.”

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Goran Aničić
the authorGoran Aničić
For over 10 years, Goran Aničić has been passionately focused on Saab automobiles and everything related to them. His initial encounter with Saab cars took place back in 2003 when the first Saab 9-3 and sedan version were introduced. At that moment, he was captivated by the car's Scandinavian design logic and top-notch engineering, and everything that followed stemmed from that first encounter. Later on, through his work at the editorial team of the Serbian automotive magazines "Autostart" and later "AutoBild," he had the opportunity to engage more closely with Saab vehicles. In 2008, he tested the latest Saab cars of that time, such as the Saab 9-3 TTiD Aero and Saab 9-3 Turbo X. In 2010, as the sole blogger from the region, he participated in the Saab 9-5ng presentation in Trollhättan, Sweden. Alongside journalists from around the world, he got a firsthand experience of the pinnacle of technological offerings from Saab at that time. Currently, Goran owns two Saabs: a 2008 Saab 9-3 Vector Sportcombi with a manual transmission, and a Saab 9-3 Aero Griffin Sport Sedan from the last generation, which rolled off the production line in Trollhättan in December 2011.

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