New distributor for Sandvik Construction in Uganda
First publishedon www.AggBusiness.com
Sandvik Construction has appointed Victoria Equipment is its new distributor in Uganda. In addition to supplying a comprehensive range of Sandvik equipment, the company will also be providing full aftermarket care, spare parts and dedicated customer service.
The appointment of Victoria Equipment is said to demonstrate Sandvik Construction’s commitment to locally focused customer support.
Part of the GMACH Group of companies which was formed in 1960, Victoria Equipment is an established name in Uganda, with offices, workshops, service engineers located throughout the country. Additionally, when the situation requires it, the company will be able to call on round the clock support from Sandvik Construction’s regional offices in Africa.
“The additional portfolio (of Sandvik equipment) will bring heavy duty equipment and technical expertise closer to our end user as opposed to flying in technicians from abroad,” said Sam Kibuuka, financial director of the GMACH Group.
Sunday Sedrack, sales engineer at Victoria Equipment, added: “Victoria Equipment is now able to provide service and deliver genuine Sandvik tools, parts and equipment at a very competitive price.”
Of the appointment of Victoria Equipment, Kauko Juuri, global distributor manager for Sandvik Construction, said: “We are sure that the combination of Sandvik equipment and global aftermarket support, together with the local knowledge and industry expertise of Victoria Equipment will enable Sandvik customers throughout Uganda to benefit from a winning combination.”