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ISTANBUL, TURKEY — Depart, the spare parts business of the Alapala Group, increased its turnover by 60% and the number of customers by 48% in 2017. 

“2017 was a year in which our targets were achieved with our sales strategies and our growth performance continued at full steam,” said Cengiz Tiryakio?lu, sales manager, Depart. “We continued to increase our market share, and as a result, we became the distributor of five different companies.

Depart now exports to 70 countries and has a large spare parts stock, allowing it to respond quickly to orders.

“As Depart with our strong distribution network, we aim to meet customers’ needs in the most economical and fastest manner in Turkey and all over the world,” Tiryakio?lu said. “After Zambia, we opened our second overseas warehouse in Mongolia in order to achieve this goal.”

Tiryakio?lu predicts a 40% increase in both the sales target and number of customers in 2018, while planning to open new warehouses in strategic regions.

By holding the distributorships of brands such as CPM, Filip, Rossi, Satake and Verdi in the supply chain, including production, Depart provides global spare parts supply for all mills without discriminating any brand, the company said.