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Monday, 10 December 2012

LC Forwarders Expands Fleet with New Scania P410 Prime Movers


LC Forwarders Expands Fleet with New Scania P410 Prime Movers

Scania (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
 announced the official delivery of three new face-lifted special edition Scania P410 LA 6x2 MSZ prime movers valued at approximately RM1.2 million to LC Forwarders. The new prime movers will be deployed by LC Forwarders to provide freight forwarding and logistics support to one its largest customers, A. Hartrodt, a Germany-based company operating in Malaysia.  

Scania Malaysia delivered the first batch of 5 prime movers to LC Forwarders when the company started its transportation business back in 2006. Today, LC Forwarders owns a total of 15 Scania prime movers.

Being one of very few Malaysian haulage companies to achieve ISO 9001:2008 certification, LC Forwarders specializes in cold chain logistics. With its fleet of trucks fully equipped with imported generator sets, the company currently dominates the refrigerated transportation market segments which include perishable goods, pharmaceutical products and molding compounds by ensuring uninterrupted cold chain operations. LC Forwarders is touted to be the only transport company with gen-set fitted trucks plying the Cameron Highlands route.

Scania Malaysia is proud to be a strategic partner of LC Forwarders. We are extremely honored by the confidence LC Forwarders places in the power, fuel economy and reliability of our Scania prime movers. We are committed to delivering the best customer profitability and a peace of mind through providing total transportation solutions to our clients,” said Idros Puteh, General Manager of Scania (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

As part of the contract package, LC Forwarders also signed a comprehensive repair and maintenance agreement with Scania Malaysia which covers periodic preventive maintenance and breakdown assistance for the new vehicles. LC Forwarders is expected to tap into Scania Malaysia’s vast network of nine branches and workshops for after-sales service support.

As a leading Malaysian haulage operator, LC Forwarders sets the standard for the industry. We have always been confident of Scania trucks as their vehicles are well-known for their robustness, durability, outstanding performance and high fuel efficiency. It is definitely an ideal choice considering the condition of our roads,” said Chew Chong Way, managing director of LC Forwarders Sdn Bhd during the official handover ceremony at Scania’s Regional headquarter office in Shah Alam.

The special edition Scania P410 LA 6x2 MSZ, comes with enhanced face-lift, is one of the latest prime mover models from Scania’s new global engine platform. Designed for higher torque at lower revs and even lower fuel consumption, the new and efficient 9L and 13L Euro 3 engines offer excellent driveability. It is fitted with best in class Scania 2-pedal Opticruise gearbox and Scania Retarder which gives drivers more attention span on maneuvering; while reducing clutch wear and synchromesh wear.  The P410 has always been the first preference for hauliers with extra high demands on performance, efficiency, power and comfort.

All Sources from: www.scania.com


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