Sin Hock Soon group acquires 30 Scania trucks
Butterworth, 12 May 2022 – Sin Hock Soon group of companies (Sin Hock Soon group) through its subsidiary Benua Haulage Sdn. Bhd (Benua Haulage), recently modernised their fleet to usher in a new era of logistics through a sustainable partnership with Scania. The partnership encompasses a comprehensive transport solution consisting of Scania new truck generation; financed by Scania Credit, covered by Scania Repair & Maintenance Agreement (IPR&M), and monitored by Scania Fleet Management Control Package.
Sin Hock Soon group will also secure its position as ‘A Good Company’ by operating these units under the well-known Scania Ecolution way-of-working. This partnership also extends to an agreement to secure Scania genuine parts supply in service of existing Scania fleet, already in operation. An MOU signing ceremony was held to order 30 more NTGs to add to the existing order of 33. The other signing ceremonies for IPR&M, Ecolution and Parts Services also saw Heba El Tarifi, managing director, Scania Southeast Asia handing the keys of the first batch of deliveries to Shawn Yew Ee Sheng, general manager/director, Tony Yew Poh Aik, director, Sin Hock Soon group and the Scania management team.
“I would like to congratulate Sin Hock Soon group for being at the forefront in driving the shift towards a sustainable transport system. Their emphasis on safety, uptime and quality service are befitting a company that is truly modern, a brand that is truly premium. Subscribing to the Scania Total Solutions approach will continue to help bring greater profitability and sustainability to their business and their customers,” said Heba.
“We understand our customers’ business rely on the optimal, seamless and reliable logistics supply chain, and this is what we strive to provide. We study their unique logistical needs and move swiftly to mitigate any disruption arising so they can concentrate on growing their core business activities. This sustainable partnership with Scania will help enhance our service,” said Tony Yew.
The 33 NTGs ordered consist of 21 units of G410A6x2NZ, 4 units of G460A6x2NZ and 8 units of G410A6x2NZ (with CG17 cab). All the NTGs comes with the standard Advanced Driver Assistance System that features the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) and the Electronic Braking System (EBS). The implementation of ADAS in these NTGs together with proper and authorised regular maintenance reduces traffic accidents and casualties, reduces traffic congestion and the subsequent repair of road infrastructure caused by accidents.
In line with the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) to meet the carbon footprint reduction targets that Scania has committed to, Sin Hock Soon group joins the Scania Ecolution partnership agreement as an opportunity to improve fuel economy while caring for the environment. This is done via the tracking, and improvement of the Ecolution drivers’ performances through the Fleet Management System Control 10 that comes with the R&M package.