Hello to all Asian Trucker fans… Wow, this is my first time writing for Asian trucker Magazine, the magazine that I have been dreaming to write about for many years.
I have known Asian Trucker for about five years now. Back then, I was asking to myself how can I get published and share my passion for my work not only in Thailand but also with all our Asian nations.
Unplanned downtime due to breakdown or urgent repair means significant costs, both time and monetary. This could be avoided with well-planned service and repairs and this is where the Volvo Service Planning comes in handy.
With the Volvo Service Planning feature, customers' uptime is guaranteed. Pre-booking with this service allows Volvo's service advisors to ensure a bay is booked with the technician and parts on standby, all ready to go when customer's truck enters the workshop for its scheduled maintenance and repairs. This helps get customers' trucks back on the road in a timely manner.
Truckers at Nittsu Transport Service (M) Sdn Bhd have been trained on Eco and Safety Driving not only to save fuel but also the environment. This is in line with Nittsu's "Fuel Efficiency Improvement with Digital Tachograph System on Road Freight Trasportation" project (CDM Project 7455). To date they managed to reduce up to 893 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
After a year of testing and validations with CAM product range, CAM finally launched the Engine Oil and Gear Oil Series for CAM vehicles. Formulated to meet or exceed either API CI-4 or SL requirements, CAM Lubricants help deliver better fuel economy without sacrificing wear protection and help extend engine and gearbox life without compromising on oil change intervals.
TruckTrader is an online platform for the trading of commercial vehicles here in Malaysia. Launched in 2017, the company is formed with a mission to match all commercial vehicle dealers and consumers in one place.
As an official sponsor of Team Hahn Racing, Kögel will of course be represented at the 33rd International ADAC Truck Grand Prix from 29 June to 1 July 2018 at the Nürburgring. At stand R27, Kögel will be exhibiting the Lightplus, one of the first trailers of the NOVUM generation. In addition to an autograph session with four-time European champion Jochen Hahn, a fundraising campaign for professional drivers and Kögel fan merchandise, there will be many other surprises and campaigns at the Kögel stand.
A collaboration between Social Community Technology (Socoe) and Sarawak Lorries Transport Association will enable the providence of an online presence for truck and logistic companies in the state. The collaboration strives to elevate transportation services to better connect and improve the industry. The association which currently has more than 400 members will be able to stay connected via a platform which displays all their business information as well as allow fellow members to interact with one another online.
Daimler Commercial Vehicles Thailand Co., Ltd (DCVT) has officially appointed Bangkok based “BKK Commercial Vehicle Limited” as an Authorized FUSO Dealer. The first showroom located on Srinakarin road will be a full fledge 3S (Sales, Service, Spare parts) dealership on 4 rai of land. BKK Commercial Vehicle also have plans to further expand to additional locations in the coming months. DCVT, the distributor of Fuso Trucks in Thailand, plans to expand their dealer network to 37 locations nationwide within 2018 to best serve the growing commercial vehicle market. BKK Commercial Vehicle is part of the BKK Group, Thailand’s leading car dealerships with multiple brand under its care including Mercedes Benz cars. “DCVT is very excited to welcome the newest member to the Fuso family, we are confident that we will increase retail figures and our touchpoints will be ready to serve all our trucks, existing and new” Mr. Sascha Ricanek stated.
Volvo Trucks’ annual Fuelwatch Challenge is back this year, to continue with Volvo’s aim to promote maximum fuel efficiency and proper driving skills. The competition is open to drivers across Malaysia with two separate categories, the closed category and the open category.