Scania Malaysia delivered the first Scania ADR New Truck Generation (NTG) P410 A6x2NA in Sarawak to Jospun Jaya Sdn. Bhd. (Jospun Jaya) at the Scania workshop in Bintulu and will also be supported by the workshop in Kuching. This ADR specification NTG comes with Repair & Maintenance (R&M) Contract; Scania Fleet Management System (FMS) Control 10; 24/7 Scania Assistance and supported by Scania Hire Purchase. The key was handed to Madang Jok, Director of Jospun Jaya Sdn. Bhd.
The Scania P410A6X2NA NTG comes with a host of ADR safety features. Equipped with Scania’s technologically advanced Electronic Braking System (EBS) and Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), this NTG is also complemented with Scania Retarder in assuring safety for the delivery of flammable liquid (FL) cargo. The designated driver with three back-ups were highly trained in ADR certification that is in sync with safety features that the Scania NTG offers. In the event of an emergency, the steering airbag provides added safety to drivers. The speed limiter on the NTG will also ensure compliance with the speed limit and added safety to other road-users on the highways.
The chassis fulfils the requirements for vehicle type FL. The following equipment is included: speed limiter, heat cover over exhaust systems, controls on the instrument panel and tail lamp protection and insulated ADR electrical system. There is also an electric on and off button for the battery master switch on the instrument panel and on the chassis, with built-in safety function so the button cannot be pressed by mistake. Two steps are required to activate this function and will disconnect the current to the whole vehicle, except the alarm system.
A much-improved design from the previous generation makes the NTG more driver-friendly with very comfortable adjustable seat that is close to the door, ergonomic dashboard with easy to-use controls and a larger windscreen with extended viewing allowing for clearer visibility from every angle for the drivers, making it easier for them to operate in a comfortable and safe environment.
Designed and engineered to give better fuel efficiency and lower CO2 emissions, it is equipped with advanced powertrain and aerodynamic solutions that gives up to 3% fuel economy. The pre-set Economy Mode default, that comes with the Opticruise saves even more fuel.
The Scania Contracted and Financial Services assures Jospun Jaya a comprehensive logistical solution for a total peace-of-mind. Profitability could be realised immediately with fixed and predictable monthly cost. Jospun Jaya will also take advantage of the Fleet Management System Control 10 which delivers a lot more of both information and insights in support of the vehicle and driver performance. From core necessities like real time positioning of the NTG ADR, via vehicle performance, environmental reports, service planning and defect reporting all the way to driver evaluation which will help it to quickly identify potential vehicle usage improvements.
To begin with, the vehicle introduction training that was given by a Scania trainer upon delivery got the dedicated drivers up to speed and ensured they get familiar with the controls ensuring maximum uptime from the very start of its operations.
“Safety has always and will always be at the top of our concern for our customers. Getting this latest contract to transport dangerous materials required a truck that will ensure our operations are safe resulting in the safe delivery of the load for our customer. Though our dedicated drivers are mandatorily trained by our customer, we are glad that Scania is also giving specialised familiarisation training in getting the best out of the ADR NTG for our drivers,” stressed Madang Jok.
Established in Miri in 1991, Jospun Jaya was founded by Jok Ding and daughter Roselyn Jok who is presently the Managing Director. The main nature of business is the transportation of fuel-based products such as diesel and operating from Miri (HQ), with branches in Bintulu and Sibu.
“Being the first to invest in a Scania ADR NTG in Sarawak spells a leadership move. Our Scania ADR trucks are presently being widely used in Malaysia and Jospun Jaya’s Scania ADR truck will now set the safety standard requirements for the transportation of hazardous goods in Sarawak. We believe, this boost Jospun Jaya’s journey in achieving long-term success in their business,” stated Heba El Tarifi, Managing Director, Scania Southeast Asia.