HYUNDAI is claiming to have become the fastest growing construction equipment firm in the UK.
The company has reported that machines released to the UK and Irish market reached 1000 units in one year (to date) – a European record for the firm. For the same period in 2013 Hyundai released 782 machines to the market.
Hyundai Heavy Industries Europe’s sales director construction equipment, Alain Worp, said, “For next year and beyond the primary target remains to further increase all European market shares in all machine segments we are covering especially in the key countries – UK, Germany and France which, at the moment represent about 70% of the total European potential.
“Hyundai is a growing brand all over Europe but especially in the UK we have done very well. The challenge ahead is to continue this growth path with our existing Hyundai dealers in the UK and strengthen and grow our dealer network throughout Europe and enhance and widen our product portfolio.”
Hyundai say its distribution and logistics chain has been fine tuned to meet the demand for its machines. Once in the UK, the machines are stored at its Tilbury depot – ready for a speedy distribution to its nine dealers. At the Hyundai UK head office in Bracknell, an after sales team is on hand to support dealers and their customers.