SIN-PEN SHIFTS INTO PREMIUM SEGMENT WITH SCANIA
Penang, 5 December 2016 – One of country’s most established
companies, Penang-based Sin-Pen Travel Sdn Bhd, has selected Scania
for the next phase of its business expansion into the premium segment of
travel and tours.
The first set of Scania assets it will acquire will be the purchase of two
single deck 31-seaters that are built on the Scania K360IB4x2 chassis
with 360 bhp Euro 3, 6-cylinder engines and fully automated Opticruise
“We chose Scania coaches as we find that they offer the best in terms of
passenger comfort, safety technology and fuel economy which are very
important factors as our service covers the whole of Peninsular Malaysia,
South Thailand and Singapore,” said Sin-Pen Executive Director Mr Goh
Eng Boon during the launch of its Premium Class Coach and online
booking service in Penang.
“We have been in the business for over 30 years and we have decided
that it is the right time to offer a new premium class coach experience for
our passengers with a ride that is comfortable and safe, yet fuel efficient
for the best profitability,” said Goh.
“The journey, safe arrival and experience that we offer our passengers
are the most important factors from the moment they board a Sin-Pen
service and that is why we plan to invest in Scania coaches next year.”
The Scania coach chassis comes with 2 years free Scania Assistance, 2
years free Scania Maintenance and 10 years free Scania Fleet
The Scania Fleet Management system will send vehicle data, vehicle
position and reviews of vehicle and driver performance to Sin-Pen to let it
to make informed decisions and take the necessary actions.
Complemented with Scania Driver Training and Coaching, it will increase
the uptime and productivity of its fleet while achieving the best fuel
“We are very happy that an established company like Sin-Pen has placed
its trust in Scania’s sustainable transport solutions to take the company
towards the best profitability and towards enhancing the lives of
passengers of this country,” said Managing Director of Scania Southeast
Asia, Marie Sjödin Enström.