Manila, Philippines, March 18, 2022 — Sojitz Fuso Philippines Corporation (SFP), the general distributor of FUSO and one of the Philippines’ primary commercial vehicle distributors of brand-new trucks and buses, fueled its partnership with Producers Connection Logistics, Inc. (PCL) by turning over 7 units of FUSO FJ 2528R last March 18, 2022 at Paco, Manila.
Established in 2003, PCL is focused on the growing demand for logistics services to keep business stable and steadfast. Through strategic plans offering reliable outsourcing services, PCL has expanded its Contract Warehousing and Logistics to allow its client to reduce costs. This includes managing assets and labor, enhancing flexibility, and reducing investments in assets. Through this partnership, SFP aims to provide PCL and its network improved operational efficiency.
The FUSO FJ 2528R’s durability and performance make it ideal for the distribution of products across the country. Powered by a reliable engine, the FJ is designed for quicker and smoother operation, better acceleration, and fuel economy.
During the turnover, SFP also conducted product and driver’s training such as Vehicle Inspection, Basic Troubleshooting, and Safety Driving Tips to the PCL operations team. This ensures proper handling of the FJ 2528R.
“Our operation is continuously evolving to adapt to the needs of our customers. We are now entering this new phase of our operation as we run our own fleet of trucks. This move allows us to be more flexible and cater to the demand of our business partners. This will also create an opportunity for our clients to expand their business and increase their reach as well. Optimizing our operation is our objective and we are looking forward to expanding further,” says PCL management.
PCL is a proud 100% Filipino-owned Corporation and has developed capabilities through the years. SFP is proud to turnover a brand-new FUSO fleet of reliable and high-quality trucks to support PCL and its partners in delivering their services in major regions.
FUSO products are a popular choice of logistics companies to support various businesses and industries. To learn more about FUSO Philippines’ full commercial vehicle line-up, visit www.fuso.com.ph/models
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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.”
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.