Meet Carlos Alberto De Oliveira Andrade: The Founder of the CAOA

Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade is a famous businessman and the founder of the CAOA, the biggest vehicle distributor as well as manufacturing company in Latin America. Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade has a degree in medicine and that is why he is commonly referred to as Dr. Carlos. Apart from being one of the leaders in the automotive industry in Brazil, he also holds an important position at the CAOA’s Board of Directors.

CAOA imports and sells automobiles. The company has a factory in Anapolis. It holds a legal license from Hyundai to manufacture the HR as well as HD 78 trucks. The firm assembles older models of the famous Tucson brand. Also, it is preparing to manufacture iX35 in the near future. The company has a dream of making iX35 a Brazilian car.

According to Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Andrade, their company has a design agency based in Italy making new as well as modern body parts for the Tucson. He made it crystal clear that he is talking with the Fiat Company to provide them with a national engine to fit in their brand new vehicle. He intends to copy what the Korean playbook did to Japanese: the firm begun manufacturing as well as copying Japanese items, and later came up with their own Korean Vehicles.

Dr. Carlos has a real experience in the vehicle industry. He has a wealth of experience when it comes to the assembly line, marketing, development of the dealership network, distribution, after-sales as well as the spare parts. Also, he has represented important brands like the famous French Renault, just before Renault started its own factory within the country’s industry; the Korean Hyundai; Japanese Subaru; and the American Ford.

The CAOA

CAOA, a firm started in the year 1979, is owned by the famous businessman called Dr. Carlos. Currently, the firm tops in the automotive sector in Brazil. It owns Ford, Subaru, and Hyundai dealerships. It has been an importer of Subaru and Hyundai vehicles since the 1990s. It has branches in almost every region in Brazil.

CAOA also produces iX35, Tucson, HD80 trucks, HR, and New Tucson SUVs at its main factory-CAOA assembly plant based in Anapolis (GO). Although it has been operating for only four decades, the firm has sold over one million cars in Brazil.

Richard Liu Qiangdong Discloses that JD.Com is Positioned to Take the Industry’s Top Position

JD.com is a famous name in Asia’s e-commerce platform. The store is well known for supplying an array of food stuff, clothing, electronics, home appliances, and other consumer goods.

JD.com runs under the management of Richard Liu Qiangdong, a professional sociologist with a solid background in entrepreneurship and computer programming. He started Jingdong in 1998, a few years after completing his undergraduate studies from the University of China. “I started Jingdong to raise adequate funds to clear the medical bills of my sick grandmother,” Liu says.

In a recent interview with the World Economic Forum, Richard Liu Qiangdong disclosed that his company was striving to acquire and defend the top spot in the world’s e-commerce industry. Mr. Liu added that JD.com was also planning to expand its services to the global market.

How is JD.com planning to take over the e-commerce’s top position? During the interview, Richard Liu Qiangdong said that his e-commerce giant had invested in logistics solutions that would facilitate speedy delivery of its customer’s merchandise.

He further said that elaborate plans are underway to developing smart logistics systems, which will use underground channels to deliver goods to its customers in Beijing and other cities in China. Liu Qiangdong attested that most of Jingdong’ customers, more specifically, those based in Beijing would receive their goods on the same day they place an order.

Besides the smart logistics, JD.com had partnered with other reputable e-commerce stores and popular brands as a plan to extend its boundaries to Europe, the United States, and other parts of the world. At present, e-commerce serves China, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Thailand markets.

The smart logistic solutions and global presence would help them win the trust of many customers around the world. Already, Jingdong has earned the loyalty of over 300 million Asian customers who fancy the store’s authentic goods, as well as its efficient logistics.

By expanding to Europe and the United States, JD.com will ensure that superior foreign brands will get access to the Chinese market. At the same time, the company will market leading Chinese products in Europe and America. The expansion will enable customers to purchase products without travelling outside their countries.