The deal enables one of Europe’s largest transport companies to grow and renew its present fleet of 3,300 trucks.
Roger Alm, President Volvo Trucks Europe and Mindaugas Raila, Chairman of Girteka Logistics met at an official handover ceremony in Gothenburg.
Girteka Logistics is fast growing and the trucks will be used to both renew its present fleet of 3,300 trucks and grow the long haul fleet in Europe, Scandinavia and Russia.
“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.”
Mindaugas Raila, Chairman of Girteka Logistics, explained the company’s choice: “Our continuing investment in Volvo Trucks provides us with access to important safety, fuel and emissions saving technologies. We have had an excellent experience with Volvo Trucks over the last 10 years. This year we have growth of 25%, and the choice of trucks we operate is crucial since it reveals our commitment of quality towards our customers, of comfort and safety to our drivers and finally of respect for the environment with fuel efficient engines. All in all, Volvo provides us great operational support that ensures the market leading Volvo FH a major presence in the fleet.”