Ford Trucks Heavy Commercial Vehicles recently announced that the company has appointed Turbotrucks as the official exclusive distributor in Russia.
Turbotrucks has been representing leading automotive brands for more than 20 years along with its truck business background and runs variety of automotive related businesses in 9 countries across Europe. The company will provide sales, after sales and spare parts and used truck business through their existing network to Ford Trucks customers. Ford Trucks will also continue to expand its network through Turbotrucks and the main transportation routes will be covered alongside the major cities of Russia in two years. Parts availability and distribution is also a vital part of this partnership, and main spare parts depot will be in Moscow and will serve to all locations simultaneously.
Director of International Markets at Ford Trucks: Emrah Duman said: “Since our first contact with Turbotrucks, we understood that both sides share the same vision and DNA in business and will be good partners to each other in the future. This partnership will enable us to restructure our distribution strategy in Russia and will lead us to achieve a rapid sales and after sales network expansion as well as significant improvement on spare parts distribution all over Russia. With our new partner, we are committed to provide the highest levels of customer service and competitive aftersales solutions through dedicated facilities for sales, service and parts. We are very pleased to be partner with Turbotrucks and I believe they will represent our brand in the best possible way in Russia.”
The new partnership was announced and celebrated during a press event in Moscow. The event was attended by Hoet Family and Ackermans & Van Haaren Investment Company shareholders and, Piet Wauters (Global CEO), Serge Van Hulle (Managing Director of Russia) from the board of directors of Turbotrucks. Vice President of Ford Trucks: Serhan Turfan, Director of International Markets at Ford Trucks: Emrah Duman, Ford Trucks Russia Managing Director: Bahadir Koç.
Ford Trucks is one of the world’s largest international heavy truck manufacturers. The company produces a range of vehicles including tractors, construction trucks and distribution trucks weighing over 16 tons. The company operates across Eastern and Central Europe, the Middle East, Africa,Russia and the CIS.