Zahid Tractor supplying 100 Volvo trucks to al-Theyab Transportation
Al-Theyab Transportation, one of the biggest transportation companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has signed a contract with Zahid Tractor Commercial Vehicle Division for the supply of 100 Volvo trucks. The first batch of the order has already been delivered as part of Al-Theyab’s fleet expansion plan.
The contract was signed in the presence of Yousef Al-Theyab, CEO of Al-Theyab Transportation, Yousef Zahid ,Zahid Tractor’s Management Representative and Marwan Azraq, Regional Manager for Commercial Vehicle Division in Central Province. Yousef Zahid expressed his exuberance about the partnership describing it as the beginning of cooperation between the two companies that will develop and progress in the coming years.
“After thorough studies into the best way to upgrade our fleet we chose the Swedish Volvo trucks because of their reliability, cost of operation and long life,” said Yousef Al-Theyab. “These trucks will be working to meet the requirements of current contracts and also help us cope with the increasing demand for transportation as the Kingdom enjoys a long period of sustainable economic growth.”
Moreover, Yousef Zahid said: “The transportation sector is now gaining significant importance in the Kingdom thanks to government reforms which have led to continuous economic growth and also due to the particular geographical characteristics of Saudi Arabia.”
In addition, Marwan Azraq elaborated on Zahid Tractor’s support and services, “As the Kingdom’s sole agent for Sweden’s high quality Volvo trucks we are dedicated to meet the growing demands of our partners in the transportation and construction industries, with our commitment to provide world class after-sales service, continuous spare parts availability, reliable maintenance, and mobile service workshops. In addition we provide training for drivers and technicians, including Saudi nationals, at the high-achieving Zahid Learning Centre.”
Zahid Tractor and Heavy Machinery Co. Ltd., a member of the Zahid Group of Companies, was originally incorporated in 1967 serving virtually all of Kingdom’s public, private and commercial sectors. Over the past forty-two years it has expanded into additional areas of business providing fully integrated solutions to a demanding clientele.
Zahid Tractor is the exclusive distributor in Saudi Arabia of a diverse range of more than 20 globally respected brands covering a broad range of equipment for the construction, mining, shipping, transportation and utility industries. Most importantly, Zahid is the exclusive dealer for Caterpillar, Volvo Trucks, Renault Trucks, Daewoo Buses, Volvo Buses and Stetter equipment in the Kingdom.
Adhering to the highest standards, its shared values of integrity, professionalism, and a strong code of ethics, Zahid Tractor has positioned itself as best in class in its various fields of endeavor.
The company consistently pursues excellence and prides itself on attracting a pool of exceptionally talented Saudis of both genders, including those with special needs, as well as committed professionals from around the globe.
Zahid Tractor’s success in the field of human resources is recognized by winning first place in the 2008 award for the Best Work Environment in Saudi Arabia.
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