Construction Week reported that a construction and heavy lift firm in Abu Dhabi has taken delivery of 154 trucks with a value of USD 15 million in spite of the financial crisis.
Al Jaber group is enlarging its fleet for the newly formed Leasing Services division that deals with trucks and equipment for hire to the logistics industry. The Lorries are all from Mercedes Benz and vary in type and specification.
Mr Chris Preston CEO of Al Fahim Automotive Division said that “The new trucks include the award winning Actros 3848S tractor head which is capable of pulling tipping trailers, the 2040S tractor head powerful enough for flatbed trailers and a number of chassis trucks suitable for 4000 gallon water tanks, 18 CBM tipping body and 10 CBM concrete mixers.”
Mr Mohammed Al Jaber CEO of Al Jaber Group said that “Since 2007 till date, Al Jaber Group purchased about 400 Mercedes Benz trucks making Al Jaber Group one of the biggest purchasers of Mercedes Benz Products in the region.”
While Al Jaber has a large road haulage fleet, the group has a huge inventory of cranes and construction equipment on its inventory. Comprising of around 10,000 items, the list includes 15 batching plants, 8 crushers and a Terex Demag CC8800-1 Twin.