Volvo Trucks announces record breaking agreement for over 2,000 Volvo FH
This is the Lithuanian transport giant’s Girteka Logistics biggest purchase ever and by year-end, Girteka Logistics will have bought more than 2,000 Volvo FH from Volvo Trucks during 2017.
The deal, which enables one of Europe’s largest transport companies to grow and renew its present fleet of 3,300 trucks, was publicized today as Roger Alm, President Volvo Trucks Europe and Mindaugas Raila, Chairman of Girteka Logistics met at an official handover ceremony in Gothenburg.
“We are very pleased that one of Europe’s major players choose Volvo Trucks and continues the collaboration which has run over a decade”, says Roger Alm. “Girteka Logistic continuously improves its operational efficiency and customer service. The agreement underscores their confidence in our products and great customer service included in a partnership with Volvo Trucks.”
“Our ten-year relationship with Volvo Trucks provides us with access to important safety, fuel and emissions saving technologies,” ads Mindaugas Raila. “Volvo also provides us great operational support that ensures the market leading Volvo FH has a major presence in our fleet.”
The 2,000 trucks features 460-500 hp 13-litre engines, Globetrotter cabs, I-Shift automated gearboxes with Fuel and Economy software, Driver Alert system and I-See predictive cruise control.
September 12, 2017
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