The first AFAL fuel station in Uganda is now operational. It is located 60 km from the capital Kampala along Masaka Road which connects the country to Rwanda. AFAL is expanding its retail station footprints in Kenya and Uganda.April 20th, 2021
AFAL’s digital presence has grown significantly across all platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. These social media pages have not only given the company the opportunity to actively engage with existing customers and increase wallet share but has also enabled it to strategically build relationships with new prospects.March 31st, 2021
The 6th Africa Fuels station was inaugurated in the county of Kisumu in Kenya. The other five fuel stations are located in Kiserian, Maasai Road, Nakuru and Eldoret in Kenya, and in Kampala, Uganda. Caltex lubricant products including the Delo and Havoline brands are available in all six locations. Other services being offered across the stations include quick oil change, car wash and technical consultation on application of lubricants.February 6th, 2020
Africa Fuels & Lubricants Ltd (AFAL) launched the online portal www.afalonline.com at the AFAL Annual Reseller Conference on December 13 at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. The portal is for the B2B and B2C market that will be used to digitize the ordering and purchasing process of Caltex lubricants.
“Customers will now be able to place their orders, check stocks and credit limits from the comfort of their home or office using only their smart phones or personal computers,” said AFAL General Manager Abhijit Sarmah who demonstrated the workings of the platform.December 13th, 2019
The Africa Fuels station on Maasai Road was inaugurated by Tristar and AFAL officials and staff. Caltex lubricant products including the Delo and Havoline brands are available at the station where quick oil change, car wash and technical consultation on application of lubricants services are being offered.July 3rd, 2019
The AFAL Team received the 1st Place award among Caltex Lubricants distributors during a gathering held in Dubai. Photo shows Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne (center) receiving the glass token from Parinaz Patel (4th from left) of Chevron. Others in photo are (from left to right) Adriaan De Kok (Chevron), Abhijit Sarmah (AFAL) , Mouna Malek (Chevron), Patel, Mayne, Anil Sasidharan (AFAL), Charles Mbithi (AFAL), Umesha Manjappa (AFAL), and Omar Zidan (Chevron). AFAL is a subsidiary of the Tristar Group. AFAL is owned by the Tristar Group and is the authorized distributor of Caltex products including the Delo and Havoline brands, as well as industrial lubricants in Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda and the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
The lubricants distribution business of AFAL in Kenya and East Africa has exceeded its 2018 target when it registered 110% target achievement in sales volume. The sales growth has been attributed to the series of marketing activities initiated in various regions. AFAL also organized the 2nd Annual Reseller Conference in December 2018 at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi where some 100 resellers attended.
AFAL Kenya’s educational program beneficiaries David Otieno (3rd left) and Mark Vincent Onyango (4th left) pose with Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne (5th left). This was during the two orphans’ first visit to Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, where they also visited the AFAL office and met some AFAL personnel for a mentorship session.
The AFAL Team in Kenya completed the Caltex Beba Beba Scratch & Win Promotion which was rolled out on March 1 with 23,398 valid entries of whom 5,709 were winners of various prizes including a grand prize of a pick-up, motorbikes, mobile phones, overalls, dustcoats, t-shirts and caps. On April 12, the first mega awarding of winners was held at Mudher Industrial Park in Mlolongo, Kenya with the three motorbike winners. Photo shows (left to right): Gilbert Njeri (winner), Zidan Omar (Chevron), Charles Mbithi (AFAL), Parinaz Patel (Chevron), Abhijit Sarmah (AFAL), Mary Wanjiku (winner), and Lucas Ngugi (winner).