FUSO Philippines strengthens Sales and Aftersales tie-up with Shopee Xpress

October 01, 2021

Paranaque City, Philippines — Focusing on providing extensive logistics support for fast delivery time and safe shipment of products nationwide, Sojitz Fuso Philippines Corporation (SFP), the general distributor of FUSO trucks and bus in the Philippines continues to strengthen Sales and Aftersales support to one of the leading e-commerce platforms in Southeast Asia, Shopee Philippines. Last July 2021, SFP turned over ten (10) FUSO FJ 2528R Wing Van trucks to SPX Philippines, Inc. (Shopee Xpress), the company’s standard delivery service.

Launched in 2015, Shopee aims to provide customers with an easy, secure, and fast online shopping experience through strong payment and fulfillment support. With more people relying on ordering, delivering, and tracking items due to pandemic, SFP considers this partnership is a great choice for improving operational efficiency.

The FJ 2528R, a 25-tonner, 10-wheeler is the first heavy duty truck in the Philippines to have a natural 32-feet loading span. The truck’s size and its toughness make it ideal for distribution of products across the country. Powered by a fuel-efficient 6S20 diesel engine, FJ can deliver an output of 281 HP and 1120 N-m of torque. The 6S20 engine is mated to a 9-speed manual transmission with double synchronizer designed for quicker and smoother operation, better acceleration, and fuel economy. The FJ is also equipped with dual circuit full-air brakes for a more reliable braking performance.

The Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) provide additional safety and utmost care to deliver goods and cargoes. The FJs then are expected to travel and deliver the products from Shopee sellers nationwide.

Another pillar of this partnership is the Aftersales services. Last August 7 and September 6, SFP conducted a wide range of training programs such as Basic Truck Information, Periodic Maintenance Service, Safety Driving Measures, and Efficient Driving to Shopee’s drivers and operations team. This ensures proper handling of the FJ 2528R.

Shopee appreciates SFP’s assistance in training our drivers and operations team – “We hope that these programs will help our drivers manage the trucks better and our daily operations run more smoothly.” says SPX Philippines, Inc. (Shopee Xpress) Logistics Head, Mr. Jessie Baylon.

(From Left to Right – Sojitz Fuso Philippines Corporation (SFP) Senior Business Development Officer, Mr. Ray Leonardo, SFP Executive Vice President for Sales & Marketing Division, Mr. Noriyuki Sekita, SFP President & CEO, Mr. Yoshihisa Hosaka, SPX Philippines, Inc. (Shopee Philippines) Middle Mile Lead, Mr. Melvin Feraer, SPX Philippines, Inc. Partnerships Cluster Lead, Ms. Mara Villareal, Alpine Motors Corporation (AMC) President & CEO, Mr. Francis Martin Gonzales, SFP Head of Vehicle Sales Mr. Dan Jalbuna, and AMC Sales Consultant, Mr. Ruben Ronquillo)

Shopee is known for offering seamless and reliable services to million of users nationwide. SFP is proud to handover a brand-new FUSO fleet of reliable and durable trucks to support Shopee and its subsidiaries in delivering their services across the Philippines.

SFP has a wide network strategically located outlets and service centers across the Philippines, which offers high-quality trucks and buses and reliable service that cater to all business needs and customer requirements.

To learn more about the FUSO’s range of trucks and buses in the Philippines, visit

FUSO at a Glance
FUSO is a brand of commercial vehicles manufactured by Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) and Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV). Currently, FUSO represents a holistic line-up of products and services that match the needs of customers in over 170 markets. The FUSO product positioning covers a wide spectrum, from robust and economic trucks for growth regions, to cutting-edge mobility solutions with industry-leading technology and reduced environmental impact. FUSO is particularly renowned for its offerings in the light-duty segment – the Canter light-duty truck claims the top share in various markets around the world. Throughout the decades, FUSO trucks and buses have leveraged Japanese quality and craftsmanship to set benchmarks in efficiency, safety, and comfort.

MFTBC at a Glance
Based in Kawasaki, Japan, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, with 89.29% of its shares owned by Daimler Truck AG and 10.71% by various Mitsubishi group companies. An icon in the Japanese commercial vehicle industry with a longstanding history of more than 85 years with its FUSO brand, MFTBC manufactures a range of commercial vehicles including light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks and buses, and industrial engines for over 170 markets worldwide. In 2017, MFTBC introduced the eCanter all-electric light-duty truck as a series-production model and in 2019, the Super Great – Japan’s first heavy-duty truck fitted with Level 2 Automated Driving Support Technology, a benchmark in the Japanese commercial vehicle market. MFTBC operates under the umbrella of Daimler Trucks Asia, together with its partner organization Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) in India. This strategic unit allows the entities to collaborate on areas such as product development, parts sourcing and production to provide the best value to customers.

Daimler Trucks Asia at a Glance
Daimler Trucks Asia (DTA), under Daimler Truck AG, is an organizational unit that jointly operates Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) – an icon in the Japanese commercial vehicle industry with more than 85 years of history with its FUSO brand – and Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), an up and rising challenger in the Indian market. DTA adopts a strategic business model that allows its group entities to collaborate on product development, production, exports, sourcing and research activity to provide innovative, cutting-edge and best-value products to customers. DTA’s vision is “to develop mobility solutions to embrace a better life for people and the planet,” and is aligned with Daimler Truck’s purpose, “For all who keep the world moving.”

Sojitz Corporation
As a general trading company, the Sojitz Group is engaged in a wide range of businesses globally, including buying, selling, importing, and exporting goods, manufacturing and selling products, providing services, and planning and coordinating projects, in Japan and overseas. The Group also invests in various sectors and conducts financing activities. The broad range of sectors in which Sojitz operates includes those related to automobiles, plants, energy, mineral resources, chemicals, foodstuff resources, agricultural and forestry resources, consumer goods, and industrial parks. Sojitz has run so many kinds of automotive business all over the world such as CKD production, wholesale, and Retail. In the case of the business in Philippine, Sojitz has been engaged to the automotive business since 1969.

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