Aksoy Middle East Company

Aksoy Middle East Company, another group subsidiary under Aksoy International’s operations, was established by Aksoy Holding in late 2013 as a 50% owned subsidiary in Iraq.

Aksoy Middle East is the Macro Distributor of Shell Lubricants in North Iraq.  Aksoy Middle East aims to make Shell the #1 Lubricants brand in Iraq while becoming the leading distributor in the country.

Aksoy Middle East’s mid-term target is to become the leading lubricants distributor in the wider Middle East region growing together with the Shell brand.

Aksoy Middle East enjoys and fully utilizes all of the infrastructure Aksoy International and Aksoy Iraq already have in Iraq, specifically:

  • the wide network of distributors and wholesalers in Iraq; total of 37 wholesale points nationwide, of which 7 are directly-managed Branches (in Erbil, Sulaymaniah, Bagdad, Basra, Kirkuk, Musel and Aldewanya) and 30 are Exclusive Agents/ Distributors,
  • a fully-owned transportation fleet dedicated to free-of-charge distribution of products to every city of operation, and
  • the very strong logistics infrastructure; a total of 12 indoor warehouses with a total size of 20,000 m2; 4 in Zakho, 3 in Erbil and 1 in each of Aldewanya, Kirkuk, Suleymaniye, Bagdad and Basra.

Date of Establishment: 1983