Total Lubrifiants and Temot have agreed on a three-year distribution partnership. The deal will “enable customers around the world to benefit from Total’s broadest and most powerful range of lubricants available today,” according to a release by both companies.
Total Lubrifiants is a worldwide lubricants brand, while Temot is a global automotive parts and accessories purchasing company.
Total, thanks to this partnership, is expanding its network with its entire product line being available to many new local distributors. Going forward, the 20,000 garages in Temot’s network will now have access to oils developed by Total Lubricants, according to the company.
"We are delighted with this partnership with Temot. By becoming a fully referenced supplier, Total is covering an even wider area, moving closer to distributors and becoming a local partner," said Thierry Gourault, managing director for automotive Total Lubricants."The logistics implemented by Temot enables the automotive accessories industry to display growth that will benefit Total by targeting distributors, including the smallest ones".
In addition to gaining access to independent garages and covering new geographical areas, this partnership enables Total to offer its product ranges to the automotive and heavy-duty vehicle markets.
“By partnering with major distributors, Total is cementing its position as a premium supplier of engine lubricants by providing our entire product range," Gourault added.
"We are delighted by the partnership with Total, one of the largest players in the lubricants market,” said Fotios Katsardis, president and CEO of TEMOT International. “Our shareholders, both light and heavy duty vehicles, present on all continents, will thus benefit from its strong global presence.”
Total has 45 years of experience and features oils like TOTAL QUARTZ engine lubricant and TOTAL RUBIA heavy-duty engine protection formula.
Temot International was founded in 1994 and has since expanded into 63 countries in four continents. Temot is a strategic value-added network operating in the automotive accessories industry, employing more than 35,000 people and collaborating with 20,000 garages under different banners. The group generates aggregate total revenue sales of more than $12.27 billion.