Eppco, Galadari sign lubricant supply deal
Dubai, May 18, 2010
Eppco Lubricants, a subsidiary of the Emirates National Oil Company (Enoc), has signed an exclusive lubricant supply agreement with Ilyas & Mustafa Galadari Group that will cover the next five years.
As per the agreement, Eppco Lubricants will supply its high quality and performance lubricants to Ilyas & Mustafa Galadari Group workshop, which serves more than 1400 vehicles from Metro Taxi Company and Galadari Driving School, ensuring smoother operations while reducing maintenance cost.
The premium products of Eppco Lubricants cater for a wide range of applications covering automotive, industrial, marine and other specialised services, a statement said.
Zaid Alqufaidi, chief executive officer, retail business stream, Enoc, said: 'This partnership will significantly add to our portfolio of clients currently in more than 30 countries across the Middle East, Africa and the Indian subcontinent, as well as South East and Central Asia. We look forward to developing more opportunities with the Group over the long term.'
The Ilyas and Mustafa Galadari group carries on the tradition of the Galadari family which has a diversified business portfolio including real estate development, agencies for overseas companies, hospitality, food storage, jewellery shops, automobiles and transport.
'With the premium products, experience and global distribution network that Eppco Lubricants has, we are confident in our strategic partnership and the added value that our fleet will enjoy,” said Mohammed Rafique, chief operating officer, Ilyas & Mustafa Galadari Group.
Other key elements of the agreement and as part of Enoc’s quality service programme, regular visits to the workshop by experienced business and technical managers will be conducted in addition to providing direct customer support from Enoc’s head office in Dubai.
The partnership will witness the collaboration of both companies in developing various co-branding support items, joint advertisements and promotional campaigns. – TradeArabia News Service