EPPCO Lubricants, a business division of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), signed an exclusive five-year supply agreement with BK Group Holdings, the joint venture of Lama Group, one of the largest destination management companies in the UAE, and Car Fare, a comprehensive mobility solutions company, that offers complete travel and mobility solutions to more than 2.5 million customers.
Rashid Al Ameeri, Sr. Manager of EPPCO Lubricants signed the agreement with Kulwant Singh, CEO/MD of BK Group Holdings, at a ceremony held at ENOC’s headquarters in Dubai.
As per the agreement, EPPCO Lubricants will supply lubricants and oil for over 3,800 vehicles that are part of the fleets of Car Fare and Lama Tours. The vehicles include rent-a-cars of Car Fare as well as the desert safari vehicles of Lama Tours. Additionally, EPPCO Lubricants and Car Fare will also explore opportunities for joint promotional campaigns and co-branding options.
Rashid Al Ameeri, said, “The agreement with BK Group Holdings, one of the largest groups in Dubai’s hospitality sector, will add significant value to our operations. It underlines our competencies to meet the diverse requirements of the two group companies and enhance their operational efficiency by providing high quality lubricants and oils. From green lubricant solutions that meet environmental standards to high efficiency solutions, EPPCO Lubricants has the widest range of ENOC lubricants and oils, approved by OEMs, which meet the requirements of all vehicles. We are thankful to BK Group Holdings for the partnership and commit to provide superior service support.”
Kulwant Singh, CEO/MD of BK Group Holdings, said, “As one of the city’s largest tourism and mobility solutions providers, our focus is to ensure top-notch service and seamless driving experiences for our growing base of customers. Our diverse vehicle fleet demands a lubricants and oil provider that can meet the requirements of all types of vehicles, in addition to adding value to businesses through efficiency and punctuality. EPPCO Lubricants is an ideal fit to our requirements, and we look forward to building on our partnership.”
The new partnership will further support BK Group Holding’s ambition to support Dubai’s Tourism Vision and be an active partner in the preparations by the city to host World Expo 2020. EPPCO Lubricants provides all automotive users, irrespective of the car they drive, the exact range of lubricants that will enhance motoring efficiency. Conforming to international specifications, the products by the company have wide-spread applications across the automotive, industrial, marine and other specialised industries.
Ensuring the highest standards in quality, the products are blended at the state-of-the-art and fully equipped blending facility, ENOC Lubricants & Grease Manufacturing Plant (ELOMP) in Fujairah, the largest producer of finished lubricants in the region. The plant is certified to ISO 9001:2008 for quality systems and ISO 14001:2004 for its quality and environmental management systems, and 18001:2007 OSHAS for its health and safety management system.
John Koshy, Group Service Manager of Car Fare Group, said, “It is important to work with like-minded, professional organisations who care about quality. The use of high quality lubricants from EPPCO, supported with genuine, industry-approved parts and the latest diagnostic equipment as well as consistent, professional service is a winning combination that has established Car Fare Auto Workshop as one of the city’s premier full services, automotive solutions centres.”
Lama Group operates Lama Desert Tourism L.L.C., Lama Holidays, Lama Dubai-Floating Restaurant L.L.C, Lama Safaris and Cruises L.L.C., Lama Tours and Cruises Pvt. Ltd I India, Lama Tours and Travels Pvt. Ltd – Philippines.
Established in 1997, Car Fare Group specialises in the rental and leasing of passenger and commercial vehicles supported with its full-fledged modern state-of-the-art workshops. Car Fare Auto Workshop provides flexible end-to-end solutions, which also assist companies and individuals to meet their objectives, by giving the best possible service at an affordable cost to realize the highest standard of service in the automobile industry. Car Fare Auto Workshop is fully equipped with the right people, right equipment and right knowledge that allow them to give their customers the best service possible without comprising on quality.
The group, BK holdings has evolved to be a market leader in the UAE setting very high standards in quality and service.
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