Nittsu Transport Service receives 5 units new Scania trucks and signs up for Scania Ecolution
Balakong, 14 September 2020 – Nittsu Transport Service (Nittsu), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nippon Express (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd recently became the first international truck fleet in Malaysia to sign up for Scania Ecolution as part of the company’s commitment towards reducing its carbon footprint.
“Signing up as an Ecolution partner is a natural step for Nittsu as we are very conscientious about reducing our carbon footprint and operating in a sustainable manner. With Scania New Truck Generation’s advanced powertrain and aerodynamic solutions, we are confident in achieving better fuel efficiency thus reducing our overall Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions,” explained Billy Tee, director, Nittsu.
“From the first Scania truck that was purchased, to the latest addition of the five Scania new units, Nittsu made a smart investment as these trucks did not require heavy maintenance as long as we keep to the service schedule. Apart from that, our Scania trucks give us the best in fuel consumption savings,” added Billy.
“Today’s signing and handover ceremony is a testament of Scania’s on-going drive towards providing our customers with sustainable transport solutions that will lower fuel consumption and reduce Nittsu’s carbon footprint. We appreciate Nittsu’s trust in Scania as we continue to support them in achieving mutually beneficial results of profitability for their business and reducing the environmental impact of our operations,” commented Marie Sjödin Enström, managing director, Scania Southeast Asia.
Scania Ecolution is a tailor-made partnership between Scania and customers that focuses on reducing fuel consumption resulting in reduced CO2 emissions. The partnership also focuses on reducing operating cost, translating to improved profitability while fulfilling the growing demand for environmentally-friendly initiatives.
Nittsu is the trucking division of Nippon Express with its headquarters based in Kuala Lumpur. Its main core businesses include heavy haulage, reefer fleet, railway, domestic, milk run, and cross-border business; all of which amounts to transporting an average of 1000 containers monthly across Peninsular Malaysia, 700-800 containers monthly crossing the Thailand border and 400 containers in and out of Singapore.