Africa Oil takes crown as Exol’s Export distributor of the year

Exol Lubricants, the UK’s largest independent lubricants blender, has announced that Africa Oil has become its Export Distributor of the Year 2018.

The award was presented to Nasser Houdrouge owner of Africa Oil by Exol’s Export Sales Manager Paul Eastwood and Exol Sales & Marketing Director Steve Dunn. 

Africa Oil has the sole distribution rights for the Exol brand in the Ivory Coast. The company stocks and supplies Exol’s full range of premium quality lubricants exclusively across a number of sectors including commercial, plant, automotive and industrial.

Established in 2009 and based in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Africa Oil is known for its excellent customer service, technical expertise and high-quality products. Operating its own fleet of vehicles ensures daily deliveries to customers all over the country.

Nasser Houdrouge owner of Africa Oil said: “We are overwhelmed to have won this award. When we started the business, we knew the key to succeeding was to offer a well-known European brand. As a result of extensive research, Exol came out on top. From our initial communication with the company, we were impressed by the responsiveness of its sales team. Exol has since naturally integrated into our company following the first orders and its lubricants range has been quickly taken up by our customers.”

“We have worked very hard to establish Exol in the market, promoting the brand’s undeniable quality and through the regular distribution of branded merchandise, including shirts, keychains, pens, USB sticks, notebook covers etc and promotional material sent to our customers for their own display purposes.”

Offering regular visits and the same benefits a UK customer experiences including 24hour response times to emails, full technical support and training, overseas customers are given peace of mind with the assurance that Exol is extremely easy to deal with globally.

Steve Dunn, Exol sales & marketing director, added: “Exol’s export growth continues and the brand is now supplied to more than 40 countries worldwide. It is clear there is a real appetite for a UK manufactured brand of the highest quality and in recent times, Exol has enhanced all areas of its branding from new packaging to website and product ranges.”