Turkey's largest companies among the Mercedes-Benz Turk, Inc., Brisa Bridgestone Sabanci Tire and Sütaş Ulukışla - Aksaray international rail in a moment points to be completed before the Aksaray Commerce and Industry (ACCI) Chairman Cuneyt Meteors, Board Member Ahmet Pektaş met with Musa Akoda and ATSO Secretary General M. Murat Yılmaz at the service building.
Stating that the railway line between Ulukışla and Aksaray has not been completed for years and the Logistics Costs are increasing day by day, the investors stated that a cooperation should be done for the Railway. Public Relations Manager Selen Altan representing Mercedes Benz Türk A.Ş, Public Relations and Foreign Trade Operations Manager Vahit Yazıcı representing Brisa Bridgestone Sabancı Lastik Sanayi A.Ş and Aksaray Factory Manager Dinçer Özmen representing Sütaş A.Ş attended the meeting. it showed.
Mercedes Benz Türk, A.Ş, Brisa Bridgestone Sabancı Tire and Sütaş Companies, also made a joint statement; Our companies operating in Aksaray province contribute significantly to the economy of the city and country, with the employment and export volumes it provides. As the 3 largest companies operating in Aksaray, the expenses related to our goods and product shipments in both domestic and import and export areas have an important share in our total production costs. In this context, considering the competitive market conditions, it is highly important for companies to keep our shipping costs to a minimum with the main goal of sustainability and continuous improvement of service quality. Our companies, which are considering new works at the point of their investments in Aksaray, are suspending these investments due to the lack of railway. We want to state that we will be completely behind the steps taken by Aksaray Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which is the leading company of Aksaray Business World, and that the railway has become inevitable for us and Aksaray. ”
ATSO PRESIDENT GÖKTAŞ “TO TAKE ANKARA”
ATSO President Göktaş, who welcomed the officials of Mercedes Benz Türk, A.Ş, Brisa Bridgestone Sabancı Tire and Sütaş and listens to his thoughts about the railway, said that; “I would like to thank our companies, who are among the biggest investors of our country and our city, for their unity on behalf of Aksaray and its companies. These three big companies that come to visit us employ thousands of our citizens in Aksaray today and they also contribute greatly to the country and city economy. Our companies stated that they have reached a consensus at the common point due to the increasing transportation costs and are ready to take any steps. We have met with the support of our companies, who stated that Aksaray's Politics, Civil Society and Business World should be moved to Ankara and that we should act together to avoid returning to Aksaray before the railroad is finished. All steps to be taken after this point will be the steps taken considering the interests of our city and our business world. Railway is the future of Aksaray and it is an inevitable project. The number of investors coming to Aksaray will increase to greater rates with the arrival of the Railway. As Aksaray Chamber of Commerce and Industry, we support the decision taken by our 3 big companies and we start the necessary studies immediately. The support of our politicians at this point is always complete. With the support they will give, namely the Power of the Common Mind, it is the right time to act. Hopefully, as a result of these steps, the Railway tender will be completed and the Aksaray Railway will be reached. Said.