Leading lubricants company, Maxol Lubricants has been awarded the contract to be sole supplier of AdBlue and Anti-Freeze to the Translink Group after a competitive tender process.
Maxol Lubricants has been supplying Translink since 2013 and the partnership has gone from strength to strength in that time, leading to the local company securing the contract once again.
The contract will see Maxol Lubricants, which is part of The Maxol Group, supply Translink for the next three years. Translink is responsible for over 81 million bus and rail passenger journeys each year. With 1.5m passengers every week; they operate a fleet of around 1,400 buses, coaches and trains, run 12,500 services every day and employ over 3,800 people in jobs across all parts of Northern Ireland.
Roughly 500,000 litres of AdBlue and 150,000 litres of Anti-Freeze are required each year for Translink services to operate.
Commenting on the recent tender win, Owen O’Neill, General Manager of Maxol Lubricants said: “It’s a big win for us, a local Irish company, to have such an important contract renewed with a large, highly reputable organisation like Translink. Above all else, it reinforces the successful long-term relationship we have built since 2013 and we look forward to the next three years of supplying Translink with our products.”
Sam Johnston, Materials and Contracts Manager from Translink added: “As Northern Ireland’s largest public transport provider, we have significant requirements for AdBlue and Anti-Freeze. We’re always guaranteed top quality product from Maxol Lubricants along with first class service from the Maxol team and as a result, we are pleased to announce our continued partnership with the company in the years ahead.”