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ESTABLISHED HAULAGE COMPANY ACQUIRES ADDITIONAL SCANIA VEHICLES FOR THEIR FLEET AND OPERATIONS

15 September, Saturday - Scania Malaysia today handed over keys to 12 new Scania trucks to one of its key customers – Circular Agency Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Malay-Sino Chemical Industries Sendirian Berhad, which in turn is a 98% subsidiary of Batu Kawan Berhad which is listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.

Held at the Circular Agency’s depot  in Kemaman, the keys were presented by Scania Southeast Asia Pre Sales Director Tom Kuiphuis to the Managing Director of Malay-Sino Group, Mr Tan Chee Heng .Mr Tan cited how performance, reliability, fuel economy and safety of the Scania vehicles, as well as the excellent after sales service has helped the company achieve an improved total operating economy; hence, Scania was the ideal choice for its business expansion.

Mr Tan cited how performance, reliability, fuel economy and safety of the Scania vehicles, as well as the excellent after sales service has helped the company achieve an improved total operating economy. Hence, Scania is the ideal choice for its business expansion.

Circular Agency purchased 11 units of Scania G410LA6x2MNA trucks and 1 unit of Scania G360LA4x2MNA truck, all offering powerful performance and increased fuel savings to help attain the best profitability for long-haul operations, making them suitable and safe for transportation of the company’s chemicals nationwide.

The trucks are equipped with the Scania Opticruise gear-change feature that promises better comfort and fuel economy while reducing clutch and synchromesh wear, as well as a fully-adjustable steering wheel to help drivers stay focused and alert on their journey.

In addition, Circular Agency signed a 7-year Repair and Maintenance Contract (R&M) for all vehicles, which can be fully utilised at nearby Scania service centres, making it possible for them to keep their trucks running with minimal downtime.

For Scania, the handover of the trucks is a further reflection of its commitment to the quality, safety and performance of its vehicles. Tom Kuiphuis said, “we are proud to be partner with Circular Agency for their long-haul operations and are indeed very happy that they have once again placed their trust in Scania for the best profitability and sustainability of their business.”

 

Scania Malaysia team with members of a major haulage company, Circular Agency Sdn Bhd.

Scania Southeast Asia Pre Sales Director Tom Kuiphuis handing over the mock-up key to Mr. Tan Chee Heng, Managing Director of Malay-Sino Group, Circular Agency's parent company.

(from left to right) En. Dzeimy Mustapa, Head of Operations for Circular Agency and North South Transport, Mr Satish K. Sukumaran, General Manager of Malay-Sino Chemical Group, Tom Kuiphuis, Scania Southeast Asia Pre Sales Director and Mr. Tan Chee Heng Managing Director of Malay-Sino Group, Circular Agency's parent company.

Scania Malaysia and Circular Agency Sdn Bhd staff at the handover ceremony on Saturday the 15th of September 2018.

Scania Southeast Asia Pre Sales Director Tom Kuiphuis delivering the welcome speech during Scania Malaysia and Circular Agency’s handover ceremony.

Mr. Tan Chee Heng, Managing Director of Malay-Sino Group saying a few words during Scania Malaysia and Circular Agency’s handover ceremony.

Daeran Avinash, Scania Malaysia Driver Trainer, introduces to the staff of Circular Agency Sdn Bhd how smart and safe transport, improved fuel economy and uptime as well as reduced CO2 emissions can be achieved through good driving habits supported by driving data.

Daeran Avinash, Scania Malaysia Driver Trainer, conducting a vehicle introduction of the Scania G410LA6x2MNA for the drivers of Circular Agency Sdn Bhd.