Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Truck & Bus News: Sin-Pen Travel Sdn Bhd takes delivery of Scania Buses for their newly launched Premium Class Coach Service



One of country's most established travel and tour companies, the Penang based Sin-Pen Travel Sdn Bhd, has taken delivery of some Scania buses.  The first set of Scania buses Sin-Pen have decided to operate are 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 gearbox.


Managing Director of Scania Southeast Asia, Marie Sjödin Enström (right) showing Sin-Pen Executive Director Goh Eng Boon  the features of the Scania bus.

According to Sin-Pen Executive Director Mr Goh Eng Boon, the company chose Scania coaches as they had researched and then decided that the Scania buses could offer the best in passenger comfort, safety technology and fuel economy. These are which are very important factors as the buses would serve as the company's Premium Class Coach service which will cover the whole of Peninsular Malaysia. 

The handover of the buses also coincide with the launch of its Premium Class Coach services (using the buses) and their online booking service in Penang. The delivery ceremony was also attended and witnessed by the Chief Minister of Penang, Y. A. B. Lim Guan Eng.

The Scania coach chassis comes with 2 years free Scania Assistance, 2 years free Scania Maintenance and 10 years free Scania Fleet Management. 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 especially when the system is complemented with Scania Driver Training and Coaching as it will increase the uptime and productivity of its fleet whilst achieving the best fuel economy. Every sen counts when you operate such long haul services.

SIN-PEN SHIFTS INTO PREMIUM SEGMENT WITH SCANIA
Managing Director of Scania Southeast Asia, Marie Sjödin Enström and Sin-Pen Executive Director Goh Eng Boon exchanging MoUs, witnessed by the Chief Minister of Penang Lim Guan Eng

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

gearbox.

“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

Management.

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

economy.

“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.

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