Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Ford Sollers partners with Girteka Logistics

Vilnius, Lithuania, April 8, 2015 - Girteka Logistics has been selected as the exclusive road transport provider by truck for Ford Sollers (“A joint venture between the Ford Motor Company and Sollers) to transport spare parts from Germany to Russia.

Girteka Logistics and Ford Sollers today sign’s a three year multi-million Euro contract covering approximately 2,500 truckloads from Germany to Russia with Ford spare parts.

Girteka Logistics will for the next three years be handling all shipments of spare-parts from Ford Cologne, Germany to the Ford Sollers Parts Distribution Center in Moscow, Russia. Ford Sollers has been successful in Russian for a long period

Girteka Logistics is a major European road carrier with more than 7.100 Employees. Girteka Logistics is, due to its Lithuanian origins, specialists in creating a trade bridge between Europe and Russia.

“We are proud of having been selected for this important contract by Ford Sollers. The contract highlights that our focus on road safety and being a good employer can be combined with positive growth”, says Edvardas Liachovicius, CEO of Girteka Logistics.

“Ford Sollers is dependent on timely and safe deliveries to the Russian market; we selected Girteka Logistics due to their extensive route network and experience in both markets.  Their quick to launch approach combined with a strong focus on efficient processes, lean engineering methods and favourable price structure was key selection criteria’s”, stated Alfred Eckl, Coordinating Manager Ford of Europe, Russian Spare Parts Operations.