IVECO Stralis Winning On HI-WAY in Saudi Arabia!

​​Stralis 440S43T drove over 1.700.000 kilometres and more than 28.000 running engine hours without major repairs.

Orient Marketing & Trading Company LLC (OMATRA), a member of the Al-Futtaim Group, dealer of IVECO trucks, has honoured IVECO trucker from Global Environmental Management Services (GEMS) who drove over a 1,716,000 kilometres and more than 28,602 running engine hours using IVECO famous trucks “Stralis 440S43T”. This honour took place in a special ceremony held for this purpose at the company's facility in Jeddah on 19th April 2018. GEMS is part of a global group of companies dedicated towards the preservation, protection and restoration of the environment. Based in Jeddah Saudi Arabia, GEMS provide technology, systems, products and services for waste management.

GEMS owns 152 IVECO units certified and fully equipped ADR. Eng. Finus Al Fricy, Service Manager of GEMS at Yanbu site said “Stralis truck 440S43T reached the milestone without having any major breakdowns or repairs, this is due to IVECO Stralis truck superior performance, high productivity and proper regular maintenance”. Robert Bilal, Logistic and Maintenance Manager GEMS KSA, said “Our drivers are very happy with the quality of Stralis truck and the aftersales services provided by OMATRA. We look forward to a fruitful partnership.”

IVECO is a world leader in road transportation as it designs, manufactures and sells a wide array of light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles for both on-road and off-road use.
IVECO Stralis truck won “International Truck of the Year” for it’s outstanding solutions for the present and future needs of the haulage business, and it is the only vehicle in its class to offer such a wide and integrated range of functions for optimizing costs. The Stralis truck is known for its fuel efficiency, extreme comfort and the ability to stand up to the rigorous demands of Saudi Arabia's conditions.

Michael Carley, Brand Director, FAMCO KSA said: “Congratulations to GEMS for this special milestone achievement, we are proud to be GEMS’s leading provider of heavy duty transport, as the region’s largest equipment and commercial vehicle distributor, we are best positioned to deliver on our customers’ ambitions. “We strive to supply high quality products, offer the highest level of after-sales customer satisfaction and on-site support which was extended to GEMS Company by OMATRA, which won us the trust of GEMS over these years. We look forward to continuing our strong growing relationship”.
This special event came with the company’s endeavour to strengthen its relationship with IVECO truck fleet operators, who are committed to maximum traffic safety rules; through driving thousands of scheduled daily trips across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. FAMCO fully committed to providing FAMCO’s outstanding second-to-none service levels to customers and to maintaining quality, safety and environmental standards at the highest possible levels.