Isuzu Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Isuzu Malaysia) recently concluded the momentous delivery of 277 units of various models including light duty truck, medium duty truck and Prime Mover to key customer City-Link Express (M) Sdn Bhd (City-Link Express), facilitated and completed through its dealer Jumbo Arena Sdn Bhd (Jumbo Arena).
Part of the light duty trucks are equipped with the Isuzu Safety Plus platform, which extends four important safety features including Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), Anti-slip Regulator (ASR) and Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Airbag.
With this truck delivery, City-Link Express becomes the first Malaysian customer to own the Isuzu Safety Plus in its fleet after the recent launch of the safety platform by Isuzu Malaysia on 1st September.
An official vehicle handover ceremony marked by ribbon-cutting and mock key presentation was held recently at Dataran City-Link Express in Jenjarom, Selangor. It was attended by the senior management and key support teams of Isuzu Malaysia, Jumbo Arena and City-Link Express.
The celebrated event was also made more significant with the flagging-off of several of the new City-Link Express trucks to symbolically augur in auspicious business growth.
City-Link Express was founded four decades ago in 1979 as Malaysia’s first courier company. Today, it is one of the leading integrated express, last mile delivery companies with a prominent brand foothold. The delivery of the new Isuzu trucks is envisaged to further strengthen City-Link Express’ existing fleet and to support the growth of its business operations in Malaysia.
An official ceremony was held recently at the newly set up City-Link Express Warehouse in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, to commemorate the handover of Isuzu Malaysia’s commercial trucks to City-Link Express (M) Sdn Bhd. The handover comprised of 90 units of Isuzu ELF 4-wheeler model [NLR77UEE-2E], procured in line with the company’s business explansion plans.
Isuzu has long been City-Link Express’ preferred brand of commercial vehicle, as seen in the long relationship and mutual trust between both companies since its first fleet purchase was made in 2011. The latest procurement will further improve City-Link Express’ reliable services, and at the same time continue in achieving its customer satisfaction.
These 90 units were specifically procured to increase mobilisation at various City-Link Express centres nationwide, including the Cheras Warehouse & Distribution Centre, which offers business clients specialised services of storing goods in temperature-controlled environment, before being packed, delivered and shipped out to all destinations accordingly.
During his speech, Atsunori Murata, Chief Operating Officer of Isuzu Malaysia, took the time to convey his sincere gratittude to City-Link Express for their continuous support to Isuzu as their preferred vehicle for their business operations. Murata hopes that this recent procurement will further enhance City-Link Express’ day-to-day operations.
To commemorate the special occassion, Koji Nakamura, Chief Executive Offer of Isuzu Malaysia Sdn Bhd, presented a symbolic mock key and an appreciation momento to City-Link Express’ Chief Executive Officer, Ronald Tan. Also in attendance was City-Link Express’ Senior Sales Manager, Colin Tan.
Previously, in February 2019, training sessions on product knowledge and basic maintenance was held for City-Link Express drivers at their central warehouse and operating hub in Saujana Putra. The training sessions was conducted to ensure attendees are well equipped with vital knowledge and understanding of the Isuzu trucks recently procured by City-Link Express, as well as learning the techniques of economical and safe driving.