December 25,2021,Senai Johor – SuperNice Express, spurs the industry and market with additional 4 new Scania K360IB4x2 and 4 pre-owned Scania K360IB4x2 and 2 pre-owned Scania K310IB4x2 .The Scania coaches are financed by Scania Credit and under Ecolution partnership.
SuperNice Express is the brand name for Express Seni Budaya (M) Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Unimax Group.
The handover and a signing ceremony was held at the Scania Malaysia Senai Sales and Services Centre. Heba El Tarifi, Managing Director, Scania Southeast Asia handed the keys to Joshua Tan, Group MD, Unimax Group. Also Present at the ceremony was Roy Chew,Unimax Group Chairman, Steve Wager, MD of Scania Finance Asia and Daniel Tan, Sales Director of Scania Southeast Asia.
“SuperNice is one of the key players in the north to spur the express coach market and the passenger transportation industry into an upward momentum leading towards a quicker economic recovery. This momentum is supported by Scania total solutions, leading to better profitability and sustainability for their company,” said Heba.
“Scania continues to build profitable and sustainable partnerships with its customers. We would like to thank Mr Roy and Mr Joshua for believing in the Scania brand and keeping their faith in Scania’s Sustainable Transport Solutions. With the opening of the state borders, SuperNice is looking at a further increase in business from the Southern region of Malaysia and Scania is committed to support SuperNice all the way,” added Heba.
With Scania Financial assistance, SuperNice will also benefit from the flexible financing solutions by Scania Credit Malaysia providing it with predictable cost over the entire lifecycle of the Scania coaches.It is a one-stop provider that is focused on giving its customers tailored and sustainable financial packages that best suit their business needs. Scania Credit Malaysia also offers insurance solutions that help minimise their financial loss and handlingof damages while optimising uptime.SuperNice can now appreciate how to everage the credit facilities that we offer so that it can use its cash for other investments, maintaining a steady cashflow for the business.
SuperNice Express, was the first express coach service in the northern region of Peninsular Malaysia to sign up for Scania Ecolution back in 2020. Registering positive results in fuel economy for the first 14 Scania coaches has led to a decision to include all 10 additional Scania coaches handed over today to be signed on this sustainability partnership as well.
“The fact that we kept our coaches moving within the state through the Covid- 19 EMCO kept the express bus sector going and gave our Ecolution partnership with Scania a chance to work; producing positive Ecolution results that motivated us to invest in a further 10 Scania coaches with Scania Ecolution. Scania Ecolution really works in lowering our fuel consumption, increase profitability while reducing our carbon footprint” stated Joshua Tan.
All 24 Scania coaches comes with the standard Opticruise gearbox, air suspension, front and back Electronic Braking System, retarder and a 3-fire alarm sensor. These features have elevated the SuperNice Scania coaches as the first choice for passengers who are assured of a comfortable and safe ride, hence giving them very good value-for money experience.