SDF (Same Deutz-Fahr) and Kramp have announced that their "strategic business cooperation" on spare parts has been extended until 2021.
SDF is a major manufacturer of tractors, diesel engines, harvesters and other agricultural equipment. It encompasses brands such as Deutz-Fahr, Same and Lamborghini.
In addition to the SDF genuine parts supplied directly by SDF, the agreement will allow SDF dealers and importers to have continued access to the extended product range available from Kramp – via the Agricenter branded web shop.
This, says SDF, means that its dealers will be able to cater to all sorts of customers’ needs relating to spare parts. The product range is claimed to offer over 500,000 parts and accessories for agricultural, forestry and garden machinery. Almost all of the products ordered can be delivered through an ‘in night’ service or on a 'next day' basis – to customers in many European locations.
Kramp is also supporting SDF in further developing its network of Agricenter retail outlets, which is available to all SDF dealers to provide an "attractive retail store".
The renewed partnership includes the complete merchandising business for Deutz-Fahr, Same and the other SDF brands.
"It gives me great pleasure that we have renewed the agreement with SDF”, said Eddie Perdok, CEO of Kramp. "Previous years have proven that this cooperation is beneficial for both Kramp and SDF, as well as for our customers.
At Kramp, we want to be the essential partner for our customers and suppliers. The cooperation with SDF helps us in achieving this vision.
"We are pleased to extend such a strategic partnership with Kramp, a market leader in the agricultural parts and accessories sector," Lodovico Bussolati, CEO of SDF, said. "We believe that this agreement will help us to further grow our parts business, reaching our goal to offer a complete range of parts and accessories to our network and our final customers."
Topcon and SDF partnership
In other SDF news, it was recently announced that the company has signed a letter of intent with Topcon – to forge a partnership in the precision farming sector.
"Our products and services are aimed on enhancing efficiency, productivity and workflows to virtually every phase of farming operations, which pairs well with SDF — a respected supplier to customers worldwide with a large range of tractors and other agricultural machines," said Fabio Isaia, CEO of Topcon Agriculture.
"The anticipated agreement will facilitate active and continuous cooperation between our two organisations, and also in the planning and development of IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for the agricultural market. We have long enjoyed an existing collaborative association, and this agreement extends and solidifies that relationship,” said Isaia.