Business expansion
Nordrhein-Westfalen; Düsseldorf; Neuss
Location of affected unit(s)
Neuss, Hamburg
Wholesale And Retail Trade And Repair Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Sale Of Motor Vehicles
45.11 - Sale of cars and light motor vehicles

250 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
19 September 2015
Employment effect (start)
19 September 2015
Foreseen end date
31 December 2015


Dealerdirect, the German online market operator for second-hand vehicles, will hire 250 new employees at its headquarters in Neuss and at its new plant in Hamburg by the end of 2015. The job creation will affect the company's customer service, distribution, sales, marketing and accounting departments. The firm has been reporting a significant increase in its business volume and the number of vehicles sold in the first term of 2015 was doubled compared to the same period of last year.

Dealerdirect was founded in 2007 and headquartered at Neuss in North Rhine-Westphalia. The company belongs to the platform ikwilvanmijnautoaf.nl, which serves the Dutch and Belgian market. Both the venture capitalist Prime Ventures Netherlands and Rocket Internet acquired shares from the company, Rocket Internet was started by the founders of German e-commerce company Zalando.


  • 19 September 2015: RP Online


Eurofound (2015), Dealerdirect, Business expansion in Germany, factsheet number 84956, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/84956.