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Gasco .... signs agreement with Jipco.

Gasco buys 100 Mercedes-Benz trucks

ABU DHABI, March 5, 2015

Abu Dhabi-based National Gas and Industrialisation Company (Gasco) has entered into a partnership with Juffali Industrial Products Company (Jipco), a services provider for the Mercedes-Benz range of commercial vehicles, to purchase additional 100 Mercedes-Benz Trucks to expand its gas transportation fleet.

The agreement signed by Eyas Al-Hajeri, CEO of Gasco; and Emad Rasheed Dafterdar, director of marketing and sales for trucks and commercial vans, Jipco, will contribute towards increasing the reserves of each of the company’s branches around Saudi Arabia, said a company statement.

Salman Al-Jishi, chairman of Gasco, stressed the importance of the agreement and noted that it will positively impact the company’s performance and customer satisfaction in the levels of end consumers and authorised distributors.

Eyas Al-Hajeri said: “The company’s strategy for the current year revolves around ensuring the availability of gas products in quantities that surpass regular consumption, which will contribute to addressing any deficiencies that may arise in any of the country’s cities.”

“We have signed this agreement for 100 truck bodies in line with the special specifications that meet the company’s standards in the security and safety of transporting hazardous substances,” he added.

Sheikh Khaled Ahmed Al Juffali, chairman of Juffali and Brothers, said: “Transporting hazardous substances such as gas requires the highest levels of safety, and this is what Mercedes-Benz Trucks provide. They are equipped with high specifications and state-of-art equipment that comply with the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) standards.”

It is noteworthy that Gasco places the highest safety standards for all equipment used to transport gas, and safety tests are routinely conducted. These measures correspond with the specifications of the Mercedes-Benz Trucks which provide all features necessary for the work and specification requirements from Gasco. Mercedes-Benz Trucks are the best in class worldwide; they meet Saudi and GCC specifications, and are equipped with the highest levels of security and safety.

The Mercedes-Benz Actros LS 2640 series includes a variety of safety features such as: air suspension system, intelligent system for controlling the vehicle’s stability in critical driving conditions, braking system for targeted individual wheels of the trailer vehicle, Anti-lock braking system (ABS), alarm system for monitoring the cabin, anti-theft alarm system, battery isolation key and emergency-stop key inside and outside of the cabin, it stated. – TradeArabia News Service

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