PETALING JAYA: Subsidiary of FGV Holdings Bhd FGV Transport Services Sdn Bhd acquired 44 MAN TGS 6 × 4 main engine units from MAN Truck & Bus (M) Sdn Bhd (MAN Malaysia), a 100% subsidiary of MAN Truck & Bus SE based in Germany.
With the new main engines, FGV now has 560 trucks, including 503 for land transport and 57 for courier transport.
FGV Group CEO Mohd Nazrul Izam Mansor said the purchase was part of the group’s plan to strengthen its domestic business under FGV Transport, with expected additional revenue of RM 6.5 million per year. .
“As a major logistics player in the country with a fleet of more than 500 trucks and 14 hubs nationwide, the new additions to the fleet will help the Group meet the growing market demand for efficient logistics management “he said in a statement.
The first 15 units of the 44 main engines have been delivered, with the remaining units due to arrive by the end of this month.
Mohd Nazrul said the large capacity engines of MAN trucks will be ideal for FGV Transport operations, which involve the transport of a high volume of bulk or liquid cargo with an average capacity of 40 tons for each trip.
“They are equipped with various safety devices which include two auxiliary brakes, which is an important element required by FGV Transport to ensure the safety and comfort of our drivers.
“Having proven themselves as the largest transporter of crude palm oil in the country over the past decades, these new trucks will support our growing business beyond the FGV Group to external customers in sectors such as transportation by cold chain, oil and gas, road transport and industrial segment are moving forward, ”he said.