Tata International Limited is a premier trading, distribution and manufacturing company with a network of offices and subsidiaries spanning more than 27 countries in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia.
Supported by a 5,500+ strong employee base, Tata International is driven by customer centricity, and has formed strategic alliances and partnerships with market leaders. Enduring relationships of trust have made the company preferred partners in international trade and business.
Worldwide revenues of US$ 3.45 billion for FY22 have set Tata International on a path of sustained growth, even as it continues to focus on value-added offerings for customers. The commitment to customers is backed by strong compliance of sector-specific norms worldwide. Tata International leverages a worldwide presence, along with sourcing and marketing competencies to deliver to customers across five key business verticals.
Supported by global sourcing, deep market knowledge and supply chain management of various steel and related products, the metals trading business serves customers across 50 countries. Recent investments in downstream activities in Africa have enabled the company to widen the product offering and increase customer retention.
Key products offered include steel, pig iron, scrap, and customised engineering products for the aluminium industry.
Tata International commenced automobile distribution in Africa in 1977 and has since evolved into a leading distributor of Tata Motors vehicles in the continent with operations in more than 12 countries. Business spread is marked by sophisticated showrooms, workshops with trained personnel and responsive after-sales service. The company has also added the Jaguar Land Rover dealership to the stable for select geographies.
Tata International's operations have expanded to include long-term representation agreements, marketing and distribution tie-ups for farm machinery. The company has an association with John Deere and has also partnered with Massey Ferguson.
Leather and Leather Products
Tata International is India’s leading exporter, manufacturer and supply chain integrator of leather and leather products with exports to over 35 countries. A diversified product basket comprises a large range of footwear, finished leather and garments, all of which reflect contemporary trends in design and colour palette.
The company operates India’s only performance leather facility, supplying to global customers that include Jeep Compass, Honda, AlpineStars, Merrell and Maruti Genuine Accessories. A quality and customer orientation have helped us build enduring associations with major global footwear brands like Clarks, Caleres, Deichmann, Gabor, Hushpuppies, Zara, H&M, Marks & Spencer, Timberland, and apparel brands like AlpineStars, Cole Haan, Diesel, Fossil, and Giorgio Armani.
State-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in India (Chennai and Dewas) and development centres in China and Portugal, besides a design studio in Italy put the company ahead of peers in terms of capabilities and the breadth of offerings. Tata International is also the largest exporter of children’s shoes from India and has a major stake in Move-On Shoes, a leading Portuguese footwear retailer.
The company recently launched Tagra, a range of work, safety and military, and security shoes. Tagra offers high-quality, safe and specialised shoes crafted using FeetScience, our scientific approach to create strong, enduring footwear.
With the aim to cater to Asian raw material needs, the company is primarily engaged in trade of steam coal, coking coal and iron ore, as also trade base metals, sponge iron and ferro alloys.
With presence across various international geographies, the team at Tata International carries deep expertise in international sourcing across several origins including South Africa, Australia, Indonesia, USA, Russia, Brazil; marketing and distribution across markets including retail deliveries; shipping and logistics; and financing, in order to deliver value to business partners.
Tata International is currently among the top private trading houses in India and Vietnam, and is posed to grow to a position of similar significance in Asia.
The vision for the business is to tap into the ever-increasing global trade in agricultural commodities and create efficient linkages for a select presence across the value chain. Teams create efficient linkages across the commodity value chain, offering end-to-end solutions to customers, growing the sourcing base while adhering to quality and food safety standards.
The company is exploring further collaborative opportunities of trading in sugar and sugar products, pulses and grains, and oil and oilseeds, leveraging a strong network in ASEAN and Africa.