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KARSAN AND MORGAN OLSON STRIKE A DEAL FOR CO-PRODUCTION IN THE US!

13 March 2018

 

Providing modern solutions to cities through developing public transportation systems, Karsan took the next step in its collaboration with Morgan Olson, the industry leader in commercial transport in the United States. Executives of the two companies came together at Morgan Olson’s headquarters in Tennessee and shook hands for joint production operations in the US. As part of the deal, the American manufacturer Morgan Olson will provide installation, production, sales and after sales services for the vehicles specially designed by Karsan for the North American market in its facilities in the US.

 

Manufacturer of modern public transportation and commercial vehicles for the mobility needs of our age in its two factories located in Bursa, Karsan, in line with its targets in the US market, came together with the American manufacturer Morgan Olson in Turkey last year and signed a memorandum of understanding with regard to creating a joint business model for the vehicles specially designed by Karsan for the North American market. Maintaining its strategic moves within this scope, Karsan took one step further in cooperation with US leader Morgan Olson in the area of ​​commercial transport. The executives of the two companies, who met at Morgan Olson's facilities in Tennessee, shook hands to co-produce in the United States. According to the deal, Morgan Olson will carry out installation, production, sales and after sales service activities for the vehicles specially designed by Karsan for the North American market in its facilities in the US.

 

Indicating that Karsan has vast experience and unique skills in handling complex transportation requirements especially in urban areas, Karsan's CEO Okan Baş stated “With this visit to the Morgan Olson team and our joint approach to meeting the specific needs of distinguished customers, we have taken an important step toward creating one of the most innovative and effective partnerships in the industry. We are going to work as a team with such a reputable strategic partner as Morgan Olson, an important North American partner, which will allow Karsan to gain valuable experiences in the process.”

 

“An unprecedented partnership in the industry”

 

John Poindexter, the Chairman of the Board at J.B. Poindexter & Co. which owns Morgan Olson, said the following as to the signed co-production deal: “We were really impressed by Karsan’s facilities in Turkey and its capabilities in the field of transportation. Our team had the opportunity to meet with the executive team of Karsan and it was obvious to us that the expertise of our company would bring us an unprecedented partnership in the industry.”