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Hap Seng Trucks Distribution Sdn Bhd completed the takeover of the commercial vehicle general distribution business from Mercedes-Benz Malaysia on 1st November, 2018.
This marks the beginning of Hap Seng Trucks Distribution being the exclusive general distributor of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans and Fuso Trucks in Malaysia, which includes handling the import, assembly, wholesale distribution and after-sales services of Mercedes-Benz and Fuso commercial vehicles.
The ‘office-opening’ ceremony of Hap Seng Trucks Distribution was held at its new office in Wisma Mercedes-Benz in Kinrara, Puchong (designed, built, managed and owned by the Hap Seng group) to commemorate this momentous milestone.
Hap Seng Trucks Distribution is helmed by Roland Schneider, a German, whose 28-year illustrious career with the Daimler group was punctuated by notable distinctions. “We are truly grateful for this very honour and opportunity to be appointed the exclusive general distributor of Mercedes-Benz and Fuso commercial vehicles in Malaysia. I steadfastly believe that Hap Seng Trucks Distribution is well-poised to fly more Mercedes-Benz and Fuso flags on the roads and highways in Malaysia in time to come. This is a collective mission to be made possible with the collaborative efforts of all stakeholders - our esteemed principal and dealer network as well as our unflagging commitment to support our dealers and to open new frontiers in the commercial trucks business,” said Schneider.
Antonio Randazzo, Vice President of Daimler Commercial Vehicles South East Asia, said: “Leveraging on the prominent brand presence of Mercedes-Benz and Fuso as well as the proven track record and reputation of Hap Seng, we are confident that Hap Seng Trucks Distribution is on its way to bring the commercial vehicle business in Malaysia to a whole new level.”
Hap Seng Trucks Distribution is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hap Seng Consolidated Berhad, a public listed company on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad with a market capitalisation of approximately RM23 billion. It is a diversified group with six core businesses – plantations, property investment and development, credit financing, automotive, fertilisers trading and building materials.
合成卡车分销由在戴姆勒服务28年，表现杰出的德国人施耐德（Roland Schneider）掌舵 。“我们非常荣幸被委任为大马马赛地和扶桑商用车批发代理业务的独家经销商。我深信合成卡车分销已经做好了妥善准备，并可在未来销售更多的马赛地和扶桑。 我们将透过所有的股东—我们的供应商与代理网络，我们支持代理的不懈承诺，以及开拓商用卡车业务新领域的集体努力来实现这个集体使命。”他说。
合成卡车分销是合成统一，一家在马来西亚交易所主板交易板上市，市场总值近230亿令吉的的独资子公司 。它是一个多元化的集团，拥有六大核心业务--- 种植、产业投资与发展、信贷融资、汽车、化肥贸易、采石与建材及贸易领域
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