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Published: 10 December 2015

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia delivers 25 000th commercial vehicle to Landbridge Haulage

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia officially delivered the 25,000th commercial vehicle manufactured in Malaysia to customer, Landbridge Haulage (M) Sdn Bhd, an intermodal logistics solutions and services company.

Part of a five-vehicle fleet deal, the 25,000th truck is a milestone unit for Mercedes-Benz Malaysia. The unit, a MP3 2644LS 6x2 L-Cab, joins Landbridge Haulage’s existing fleet of more than 85 Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles.

“The delivery of the 25,000th commercial vehicle manufactured in Malaysia is certainly a milestone for us. In October 2015, we celebrated the completion of production of this vehicle, and here we are today, officially delivering it to our long-standing customer, Landbridge Haulage. Mercedes-Benz takes pride in delivering ‘Trucks you can trust’, and we are pleased that Landbridge Haulage benefits from the features our commercial vehicles and service network. When we mark milestones such as this, we reaffirm our commitment to the Malaysian market to continue producing premium quality products that best represents reliability, cost-efficiency and service quality,” said Mercedes-Benz Malaysia, Vice President, Commercial Vehicles, Albert Yee.

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has supplied commercial vehicles to Landbridge Haulage since 2008. To date, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has delivered over 80 units to the logistics solutions provider. With a diverse portfolio, the latest fleet of Landbridge Haulage vehicles will be employed for container transport and container shipping and logistics.

“As we expand our transportation services, we look for commercial vehicles that have benefits such as fuel economy, longer service intervals and especially, comfort and safety for our drivers. We believe that Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles fit these criteria. Upon the completion of delivery, we will add to our fleet of over 85 Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles. The brand provides us with total solutions for our business, from vehicles to after-sales service, and even financing packages with Mercedes-Benz Services Malaysia. This is why we value the Mercedes-Benz brand greatly,” said Landbridge Haulage (M) Sdn Bhd, Chief Executive Officer, Dato’ Hew Han Seng.

The 25,000th commercial vehicle is part of a RM13 million financing deal between Mercedes-Benz Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd (MBSM) and Landbridge Haulage, signed through authorised dealer Q-Team Sdn Bhd. At present, Landbridge Haulage (M) Sdn Bhd is subscribed under a Hire Purchase Classic financing package.

To date, Landbridge Haulage (M) Sdn Bhd has financed 25 units of Mercedes-Benz Actros with MBSM. Speaking of the services MBSM provides, Managing Director, Ms Hilke Janssen said, “We ensure that our customers get finance solutions based on their specific requirements. Our comprehensive range of automotive financing products is developed based on the needs of the customer. It is important that we deliver flexible financing solutions to continue to delight our discerning customers.”