September 24, 2020, Kuala Lumpur – Isuzu Malaysia Sdn Bhd, the official distributor of Isuzu private and commercial vehicles in Malaysia, has delivered 277 units of commercial trucks to City-Link Express (M) Sdn Bhd.
The trucks consist of light-duty, medium-duty and prime mover. It was facilitated and completed through its dealer Jumbo Arena Sdn Bhd.
Some of the light-duty trucks are equipped with the Isuzu Safety Plus platform, which features the anti-lock braking system, electronic brake force distribution, anti-slip regulator and supplemental restraint system (SRS) airbag.
City-Link Express became 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 September 1, 2020.
An official vehicle handover ceremony 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 celebration event was also made more significant with the flag-off of several newly delivered City-Link Express trucks to symbolically augur in auspicious business growth.
“We are extremely delighted to deliver the new Isuzu trucks to City-Link Express, one of our long-term valued customers in Malaysia. This delivery signifies Isuzu’s commitment in supporting City-Link Express in achieving its business objectives despite the current environment.
“Our trucks are built with the Isuzu S.E.E Technology at its core, which represents safety, economy, and environment to offer all our customers like City-Link Express the reliability, efficiency and versatility that they demand to help increase their business sustainability and output,” said its chief executive officer Koji Nakamura in a statement.
City-Link Express was founded 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.
“The exponential growth of e-commerce and increased consumer spending online that we have seen in recent years have spurred the demand for courier delivery services. City-Link Express has been a trusted courier delivery company for decades and we continue to be fully committed to quality services by ensuring our customers’ goods reach the intended destinations on-time and in good condition.
“To further support the growing volume of our deliveries, it is important that our fleet of trucks are reliable, safe and easy-to-maintain. In our line of business, we need trucks that can go the distance with us, as well as on having attentive and quick-to-respond aftermarket support. These are very important as we are in the business of speed and meeting delivery deadlines safely.
“We have been using Isuzu Trucks for 10 years now and have been very satisfied on all these aspects, thus the decision to procure the additional trucks,” said City-Link Express chief executive officer Ronald Tan.