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Record-breaking agreement for Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks has announced that Lithuanian transport giant, Girteka Logistics, has agreed to receive a ‘record-breaking’ 2,000 Volvo FH trucks.

The deal will reportedly enable one of Europe’s largest transport companies to grow and renew its present fleet of 3,300 trucks.

President Volvo Trucks – Europe, Roger Alm and Girteka Logistics Chairman, Mindaugas Raila met at an official handover ceremony in Gothenburg, Sweden.

“We are very pleased that one of Europe’s major players chose Volvo Trucks and continues the collaboration which has run over a decade,” said Alm. “Girteka Logistics 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.”

“Our continuing investment in Volvo Trucks provides us with access to important safety, fuel and emissions saving technologies,” said Raila.

“We have had an excellent experience with Volvo Trucks over the last 10 years.

“This year we have growth of 25 per cent, 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,” he said.

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