15 May 2018 -Volvo Trucks Malaysia recently hosted a vehicle handover ceremony for its long-time customer - Taipanco Sdn Bhd. The official handover of 10 units of Volvo FM440 6x2 prime movers was held at Taipanco's office at Bandar Suleiman, Port Klang and was attended by the senior management team members of both companies. The handover ceremony started with a welcoming speech from Volvo Trucks Managing Director, Mats Nilsson, followed by a presentation of a truck scale model and mock key to commemorate the occasion.
Taipanco Sdn Bhd, together with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Shallas Sdn Bhd specialize in container haulage, warehousing and freight forwarding services. The company mainly services the two major ports in Malaysia, namely The Westport and Northport, both of which are located in Port Klang. The company has been a great supporter of Volvo Malaysia, with more than 130 trucks purchased since 2005. The additional units of Volvo FM440 delivered are part of Taipanco's continuous fleet expansion plan.
Dato' Nazari Haji Akbar, Executive Director of Taipanco Sdn Bhd said, "We believe that having a dependable truck fleet is one of the key factors that contribute to our business growth. In the past decade, Volvo Trucks has been partnering with us along our growth journey by continuing to provide us with durable products and reliable after-market services."
The guests who attended the ceremony were also treated to a unique experience in the Volvo exhibition trailer in which the guests were able to view videos of Volvo Trucks' products and innovative technology.
"We are very pleased to host this handover ceremony for our very valued customer and business partner, Taipanco Sdn Bhd, whom we have established a good relationship with for many years," said Mats Nilsson, Managing Director of Volvo Malaysia.
"With our flagship workshop located right next to Taipanco's operation base here in Port Klang, we are fortunate to be so close to each other, enabling Volvo Malaysia to provide the best support that we can to ensure vehicle uptime."
Part of Volvo Trucks' mission is to provide quality both in terms of products and service. With that in mind, Volvo hopes to continue developing a close customer relationship with Taipanco as well as all their customers, by listening and understanding the changing needs of the customers and responding to them quickly.