New Delhi, 16, October 2015
As part of its fleet expansion drive, Sindhu Cargo Services Pvt. Ltd., a leading integrated logistics service provider headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka, has taken delivery of 12 units of ISUZU D-MAX pick-up for its last-mile delivery logistics. Some of these vehicles would cater to the e-commerce logistics segment, into which Sindhu Cargo Services has forayed, besides its traditional logistics services.
ISUZU D-MAX has become the ‘preferred pick-up’ for many intra-city logistics service providers, as the recent boom in the e-commerce segment demands assured time-bound delivery of goods. ISUZU D-MAX offers comfort features like Air-Conditioning and ergonomically designed cabin for drivers, who also handle delivery of goods to the end-consumer. Logistics service providers are keen to retain them by offering the vehicle that requires certain practical features to ensure their commitments. It also helps in transferring the confidence of quality delivery to end-customers of such e-commerce transactions.
Sindhu Cargo Services has already been operating a fleet of 7 D-MAX vehicles for providing logistics services for their key customers in the Aviation and Hospitality sectors who also seek quicker deliveries. The order comes immediately after a significant order Isuzu Motors India bagged from Gati-KWE, a leading express distribution and supply-chain solutions provider, last week.
The ISUZU D-MAX offers quicker turnaround and best-in-class fuel efficiency in its category. The pick-up truck has been gaining solid traction across various business segments, thanks to the unbeatable value proposition it offers to its owners.
Sindhu Cargo Services is fast gaining importance in the area of freight forwarding, transportation, warehousing & distribution. Sindhu Cargo is affiliated to IATA, FIATA, FFFI, ACAAI, WCA Family of Logistics Network and is a licensed NVOCC operator.
Speaking about the order, Mr. Naohiro Yamaguchi, Managing Director, Isuzu Motors India, said, “It is important to note that we are gaining huge acceptance from leading and well-established logistics companies irrespective of the materials they handle. We are witnessing repeat orders from many customers like Sindhu Cargo Services for the ISUZU D-MAX, thanks to the attributes like performance and versatility it offers our customers. The ISUZU D-MAX is superior in terms of reliability and efficiency making it one of the most customer-friendly pick-up truck in the country. Adding ISUZU D-MAX to Sindhu’s existing fleet of trucks will further strengthen their business and deliver on their customer commitment.”
The award winning ISUZU D-MAX is tough, reliable and fuel efficient. It is built on a heavy-duty chassis that has ISUZU’s legendary durability and superior performance, making it one of the most competitive pick-up trucks in the country. ISUZU rolled out the locally assembled D-MAX range of pick-ups in India in 2014 and since then, the product has been offering immense value to the customers operating across various businesses. The ISUZU D-MAX is designed to meet all practical requirements of the end-users and have proved its performance across applications like Reefer, Food & Catering, Distribution, Hardware Transportation, Service Vehicle etc. ISUZU D-MAX has thus far garnered greater acceptance from individual buyers to small-medium and large enterprises, thereby enabling customers to ‘Go More, Do More and Get More’”
The ISUZU D-MAX has a large and wide cargo deck that can carry loads with ease. The cab of the ISUZU D-MAX is made from high-tensile steel that ensures greater safety, while the front and rear suspension provide greater stability to the vehicle. Powered by the legendary ISUZU engine technology the product offers practical features that helps customers to achieve business efficiency. The ISUZU D-MAX is also available in Cab-Chassis and A/C variants offering customers a wider choice suiting their business requirements.
A completely new concept in India, the new ISUZU D-MAX SpaceCab’s unique feature is its extended cabin space of 1.5 feet behind the drivers’ seat, which can store valuable/ fragile goods. It offers significant features like power steering, power windows, centralized door lock, etc.
A Proud Lineage – 99 Years:
With the ISUZU philosophy spanning over 99 years, the company is the threshold of a very important milestone to embark on a new journey in India. Having its history tracing back to a century, ISUZU has achieved several milestones in the areas of Commercial Vehicles and Diesel Engines and has established itself for qualities such as Durability and Reliability.
Isuzu Motors India is rapidly expanding its dealer network in the country and has plans to open more outlets once localised production begins at its new factory at SriCity, in Andhra Pradesh. ISUZU currently has 27 dealership facilities – Delhi, Noida, Jaipur, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Madurai, Visakhapatnam, Tirupati, Cochin, Calicut, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Ludhiana, Lucknow, Gurgaon, Indore, Vadodara, Kolkata, Jalandhar, Chandigarh, Jodhpur, Nagpur, Faridabad and Pune.
Isuzu Motors Limited, Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan is a global manufacturer of light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles, utility vehicles and diesel engines. With operations in 25 countries, selling in more than 100 countries worldwide, the company is a leader in pickups and pickup based derivatives in many markets. The company manufactures and sells over 6 lakh units annually across the world.
Isuzu Motors India Private Limited (IMI), a subsidiary of Isuzu Motors Limited, Japan, was established in August 2012 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Headquartered in Chennai, ISUZU currently has a contract manufacturing agreement with Hindustan Motors (HML) under which HML is assembling CKD kits of its Sports Utility Vehicle MU-7 and pick-up truck ISUZU D-MAX, at its Thiruvallur, Chennai plant.
ISUZU began civil works on its proposed manufacturing plant site in SriCity, TADA, Chitoor District, Andhra Pradesh, in January 2014. The company had acquired 107 Acres of land in 2013 after signing a MoU with the Andhra Pradesh State Government in order to start automobile manufacturing operation in India. This new facility is likely to commence commercial operations by early 2016, with the initial production capacity at 50,000 units/ year. Isuzu will scale up the production capacity to 120,000 units/year, with the accumulated investment of Rs. 3,000 Crore, and is expected to generate 2000 – 3000 jobs. The company has plans to set up more dealership outlets across the country and aims to have 160 by 2020.
Isuzu Motors India plans to achieve 100% percent localisation within three years of commencing production in 2016. It is an exemplary showcase of ISUZU’s long term commitment to the Indian market.