FUSO Philippines turns over Canter units to Gamboa Group of Companies

January 23, 2023

Pasig City, Philippines – Sojitz Fuso Philippines Corporation (SFP), together with its dedicated dealership in Cainta, Peak Motors Philippines, Inc. (PMPI), turned over a total of seven (7) Canter units to Gamboa Group of Companies (GGC).

SFP executives and partners from Daimler Regional Center along with the officers from PMPI met the team of GGC to express their gratitude for the trust and confidence in purchasing FUSO products.

GGC, the pioneer distributor of Procter and Gamble and Nestle Philippines purchased seven (7) units of Canter; four (4) units of Canter FE71 and (3) units of Canter FE73. The light-duty trucks are used to deliver products of P&G, Nestle, and Wyeth.

The Canter is powered by stronger and efficient engines that is highly capable for all business and transport needs. It can also carry 2,640 – 6,125 kg payload depending on the variant chosen which can align to the requirements of carrying high volume of cargo.

Gamboa Group of Companies (GGC) provides distribution services for fast-moving consumer goods from Procter and Gamble, Nestle and Wyeth. With this kind of business, it needs to provide fast and convenient delivery services to its business partners across the country – thanks to FUSO’s Canter efficiency and reliability for product transportation.

“We are very happy to be associated with Gamboa Group of Companies with our FUSO Canter FE71 and FE73. The partnership promises to deliver dependable delivery solutions to support GGC’s full-service distribution, especially their top-of-the-line, Procter and Gamble. The choice of FUSO to service their high customer expectations only reiterates that FUSO products provide high-quality, durability, and reliability in all forms.” said, Mr. Yosuke Nishi, SFP President and CEO.

SFP’s commitment to contribute to drive for development and providing globally competitive commercial vehicles perfectly complements GGC’s goal of consistent delivering superior performance in all business measures.

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Sojitz Corporation at a Glance
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.

Daimler Truck Asia at a Glance
Daimler Truck 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 90 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.”

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 90 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, the first all-electric light-duty truck in series-production 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 Truck 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.

FUSO at a Glance
FUSO is a Daimler Truck brand, offering a range of commercial vehicles from light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks and buses to industrial engines and connectivity solutions for over 170 markets worldwide. A longstanding landmark in Japan’s commercial vehicle landscape, the brand has leveraged Japanese quality and craftsmanship over the decades. FUSO is particularly renowned for its offerings in the light-duty segment. The Canter light-duty truck claims the top market share in various markets around the world. In 2017 the eCanter became the first series produced all-electric light-duty truck in Japan, establishing FUSO as a pioneer in eMobility. FUSO promises customers a “Future Together,” a bold claim that continues to drive the brand’s contributions to safe and sustainable transport. This year marks the 90th anniversary of the FUSO brand, another milestone in its continuing legacy of setting benchmarks in efficiency, safety, and comfort.

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