At the Gulfood Manufacturing Show here in the World Trade Center Dubai, Ford Motor Company was honored with Industry Excellence Award for its Transit Custom Refrigerated Solutions in the supply chain commercial vehicles category.
A highly customized transit chiller van introduced by ford which has already outsold it non-refrigerated version in the European market. Its optimised body offers class-leading load space up to 8.3 cubic-metres, wide side-load doors and rear doors that can open up to 180 degrees for easy loading access.
Transit Custom can also claim class-leading fuel efficiency which, combined with the 80-litre fuel tank, delivers a range of up to 1,100 klm between refuels. Less time spent refuelling increases productivity, giving back an estimated 15 hours a year.
“Ford is pleased to have been recognised with an Industry Excellence Award at the Gulfood Manufacturing show, the Middle East’s biggest show of its kind,” said Terry Rayner, director of Commercial Vehicles at Ford Middle East and Africa. “Transit Custom is an ideal accompaniment to any business that requires refrigeration on the move, and we’re delighted that industry experts at Gulfood have realised its potential.”