The Johor Sand & Granite Lorry Operators’ Association held their 6th anniversary dinner and inauguration ceremony on the 17th of August 2018. Asian Trucker was honoured to be invited to the event and to report back on some highlights of the night.
Malaysia has found its Volvo Trucks Fuelwatch Challenge 2018 champion, Haree Murughan Muniandy from ASTRO Productions Sdn Bhd. The results were announced during a celebratory dinner at Volvo Trucks’ Port Klang dealer, where nine of the country’s best truck drivers gathered for the results of the competition.
He received a RM 5 000 Bank Simpanan Nasional voucher and a trophy, however, the highlight of his victory is that he will be representing Malaysia in the Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge Global Final in Gothenburg, Sweden later this year.
The handover of the 2 largest PALFINGER loader cranes in Malaysia, the PK150002, took place at Putrajaya Marriot Hotel in Selangor, Malaysia, on the 26th of July, in a joint effort between Palfinger Asia Pacific and their dealer, KTC Crane & Equipment. The event gathered over a hundred customers, operators, as well as KTC’s partners and suppliers.
To support the growth of future sustainability leaders Scania Malaysia has established a fund to motivate and assist primary schools in Malaysia start up curricular activities, extra-curricular activities or projects that focus on sustainability.
The “Master Sustainability By Scania” fund will be kicked off by Scania Malaysia and will continuously be replenished by a portion of vehicle sales revenue.
“CYY”, pronounced “SUU” in Mongolian, means “Milk”. And milk is a product that needs careful handling when transported as it could spoil when not kept right. Chief Exectutive Officer of “Milk” Joint Stock Company, Gantulga Bulgan, trusts FUSO trucks to handle his liquid products right. Since 1958 the company has been established under the then Russian rule. Today, some 70 milk products and milk powder are the main products of the company with cheeses as a potential next venture. Milk Joint Stock Company collects, processes and re-distributes their products all over Mongolia.
Under the heading of Expertise – Performance – Design, LAMILUX will be exhibiting its latest innovations in Hanover at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018. LAMILUX AntiSlip PES Clean Grip is an even more wear resistant material for non-slip flooring. LAMILUX X-treme provides a lightweight solution for last mile vehicles. The manufacturer can be found in Hall 27 at Stand D06.
New products: an even more scratch-resistant flooring material.
As Japan prepares to host visitors from around the world for the 2020 Summer Olympics, a Tokyo sports and cultural events company has launched a mosque on wheels with the hope that it would make Muslim visitors feel at home.
Axscend combines engineering, sensor technology and electronics expertise, together with software programming. The company develops solutions to digitally manage trailers in a comprehensive manner, enabling fleet operators in achieving notable cost reductions and higher fleet efficiency.
Staff at Scania Malaysia are used to welcoming fleet owners and drivers while at work in their centres but the smiles were a little wider than usual recently because they were also welcoming their families.
Held at all the branches throughout Malaysia over July and August, the Scania Family Day starting at its Bukit Jelutong branch and now in Ipoh, providing an opportunity for staff and their immediate family members to mingle around, see what goes on to keep the trucks and buses profitable for their owners, have some food and learn the roles of their other half working in Scania.
The IVECO Daily is celebrating 40 years of pushing the boundaries of innovation, versatility and efficiency in light commercial vehicles. Since it was first launched in 1978, it has introduced groundbreaking innovations that have changed the industry: from the adoption of a truck-derived chassis with rear traction and independent front suspension, to the introduction of Common Rail technology in 1999 – a world first – or the advanced Electronic Stability Program (ESP) for regulating vehicle handling during steering and braking.