ZTC sees strong demand for Merc trucks
Muscat, June 13, 2012
Zawawi Trading Company (ZTC), the distributors for Mercedes-Benz in Oman, said it has received overwhelming response for its tough commercial vehicles which debuted at a recent oil and gas expo held in Muscat.
ZTC said four tough vehicles put on display at the 'Oil and Gas West Asia 2012 (OGWA) were Western Star, Freightliner, Unimog and Zetros range of all wheel drive trucks.
Of these, the initial customer enquiries were for the Western Star truck, dubbed the ‘behemoth of the US oil industry’and the Freightliner, the Oman-based company said.
'Unimog and Zetros range of all wheel drive trucks also displayed at expo. Borne out of the exacting standards of military requirements, the vehicles’ superb pedigree for the tough environments offered by Oman’s rugged terrain garnered strong interest from delegates,' said a ZTC statement.
ZTC had used the show to promote the Daimler Brands‘excellent transport logistic solutions to a significant oil and gas industry community in the Sulatante, said a senior official.
Commenting on ZTC’s debut attendance at OGWA, Craig Hardie, the CEO of Automotive said Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles have a long and proud history in the Middle East as well as in Oman.
'Trucks such as the iconic Actros have helped build nations by providing reliable, de-pendable, heavy vehicle transport solutions for the development of infra-structure and industry in emerging markets.'
ZTC, he said, was presently conducting an intensive post show customer follow up to further ensure awareness of its new and existing products and services.
The follow up programme will also furnish potentially interested companies with the opportunity to discuss specific requirements for tailored heavy vehicle solutions, he stated.
'The OGWA show was a natural choice for ZTC to showcase the proven track record of our current and future range of resilient commercial vehicles, allowing us to connect with new and existing customers in a purposeful environment,' he added.-TradeArabia News Service