Within VGGS business area, International Cooperation department is dedicated to sales towards international organizations, NGOs, and development aid agencies. Its major customers are United Nations agencies like UNHCR (Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees), UNPD (UN Procurement Department, which centralizes procurement for all UN agencies), and UN field missions (MINUSTAH-Haiti), as well as emergency relief organizations like World Food Program (WFP) and International Red Cross Committee (IRCC).
IC also works indirectly with multilateral and bilateral development banks like World Bank, European Investment Bank, African Development Bank and Japan International Cooperation Agency in the framework of major projects funded by these banks to develop infrastructure, water supply and sanitation in developing countries.
Leveraging on VGGS’ multibrand portfolio for civil trucks, International Cooperation has developed a strong experience in structuring partnership with international relief organizations, and has played a key role in humanitarian emergency situations in Africa or in Middle-East, providing trucks for transportation of food, water and drugs, or for emergency evacuation and transportation of refugees.
Eventually, IC is dedicated to direct sales towards emergency and firefighting departments when they are attached to Defense or Interior ministries, providing a wide range of fire trucks (water tanks, airport fire trucks, forest fire trucks).