Fuso Philippines Turnover a Fleet of Heavy-Duty Trucks to DOLE Philippines, Inc.

November 08, 2019

South Cotabato, September 25, 2019 – DOLE Philippines, Incorporated (Dolefil) one of the world’s largest producers and sellers of high-quality fresh fruits recently purchased a fleet of Fuso’s Heavy-Duty Model, FJ 2528C. Dole Philippines, Incorporated is a leader in growing, sourcing, packing, shipping, distributing and marketing of fresh fruits throughout the country. Dolefil operates a fully integrated plantation and industrial facility in Polomolok, South Cotabato in Mindanao, for the production of fresh and processed pineapple for the export market. It also has operations in General Santos City, Municipality of Surallah in South Cotabato, and in the Municipalities of Maramag and Talakag in Bukidnon.

As a sign of Dole Philippines, Inc. and Fuso Philippines’ long-term partnership, a turn-over ceremony was done at Dole Philippines’ plant at South Cotabato. Present during the ceremony were Mindanao Integrated Commercial Enterprises, Inc. (MICEI) President, Mr. Nereo Placido Regollo, Sojitz Fuso Philippines Corporation (SFP) President & CEO, Mr. Takatsugu Nitanai, Dole Philippines, Inc. Manager for Agri Equipment Maintenance Department, Mr. Raul Tangarorang, SFP Manager for Market & Product Planning Department, Mr. John Michael Ignacio, and MICEI Vice President for Overall Operations, Mr. Russel Regollo.

Mr. Tangarorang expressed his extreme confidence in their new fleet of Fuso FJ 2528C units due to the brand’s trusted quality and reliability.

FUSO at a Glance

FUSO is a Daimler Truck brand, covering nearly all regions around the world. FUSO’s light-duty to heavy-duty trucks (GVW 3.5–49 tons), vans, industrial engines, and buses are sold in
more than 170 markets. The FUSO brand is based on four core brand values; Trusted Quality, Economic Efficiency, Solid & Functional Design, and Committed Services.

Daimler Trucks Asia at a Glance

Daimler Trucks Asia (DTA) is an organizational unit that jointly operates Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) – an icon of the Japanese commercial vehicle industry with more than 80 years of history – and Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), a young challenger in the Indian market. DTA has a strategic business model that allows its group entities to collaborate in product development, production, exports, sourcing and research activity to provide the best of value products.

MFTBC at a Glance

Based in Kawasaki, Japan, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer. In 2016, the company sold a total of 130,000 vehicles including light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks and buses under the FUSO brand, with 89.29% of its shares owned by Daimler AG and10.71% by various Mitsubishi group companies. MFTBC is an integral part of the Daimler Trucks division of Daimler AG.

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