Al-Futtaim to showcase trucks at UAE summit
Dubai, April 1, 2012
Al-Futtaim Motors Commercial Vehicles will showcase its trucks and handling material equipment at the World Ports & Trade Summit set to take place this month in Abu Dhabi.
The event which begins tomorrow (April 2) will end on April 4 and be held under the patronage of General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
The exclusive distributors of Hino trucks and BT counter-balanced forklifts and warehouse equipment will display the latest Hino 300 series light-duty truck, recently launched with an automatic transmission.
“The World Ports & Trade Summit unites the main players in the cargo, shipping and logistics business which form a key part of our potential business partners,” said Vladimir Knezevic, general manager, Al-Futtaim Motors Commercial Vehicles.
“Abu Dhabi market offers great potentials for this industry being the capital of the most important transit country in the Arab world. UAE has the most developed ports and the most sophisticated marine and trade industry, which reverberates on high demand for a trusted mobility and handling equipment, hence our interest,” he said.
Al-Futtaim Motors Commercial Vehicle operates the Hino franchise, an established Japanese truck brand under Toyota Group Company, which offers the complete range of light, medium and heavy-duty trucks.
It also manages BT warehouse equipment and Toyota counter-balanced forklifts providing a complete range of material handling equipment such as hand trucks, power pallet trucks, powered stackers, reach trucks, narrow aisle trucks, order pickers, tow tractors and electric/engine powered counterbalanced trucks.
In addition, it features a number of customised trucks for special requirements, including galvanised, cold storage, explosion-proof, as well as cabin options for outdoor applications. – TradeArabia News Service