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Sifax new trucks

SIFAX deepens operational efficiency in haulage with new 20 trucks

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Leading integrated maritime services giant, SIFAX Haulage and Logistics Limited, a subsidiary of SIFAX Group, has grossed its haulage capacity in Lagos as it takes delivery of 20 brand new 420 horsepower European trucks.

Business Hilights gathered that 10 of them were ‘6 by 4’ double axles, while the others 10 were triaxle flatbeds with 48 tonnage capacity; and their acquisition was designed to complement the 55 trucks already in use by the company, thereby bring the company’s fleet size to 75 trucks.

In his remarks at the formal commissioning of the trucks, the General Manager, SIFAX Haulage & Logistics Limited, Mr. Adewale Adetayo explained that the company’s decision to expand its fleet was a statement of intent by SIFAX Group to deliver a better service to its clients and become an undisputed leader in the industry.

According to him, “The acquisition of these new trucks is a clear demonstration of the unfettered commitment of the management of SIFAX GROUP to the strategic goal of repositioning SIFAX Haulage & Logistics Limited for greater productivity. This commitment is part of the company-wide strategy of strengthening all the subsidiaries with the requisite capacity and capabilities to deliver on the corporate objective of delivering best value in all sectors we operate.

“With this acquisition, our transfer and delivery processes will be sharpened. We can now also favourably compete in the movement of deadweights. We are poised to change the haulage and logistics landscape in Nigeria with the expansion of our fleet. Our haulage team has been well prepared and equipped with various technical trainings to usher in the operations of these new trucks in addition to ones we have at hand.

Earlier in address,  Group Managing Director of SIFAX Group, Mr. John Jenkins, explained that with the commissioning of these new trucks, the company now lives up to the standard it is known for worldwide noting that the company’s business acumen is geared towards constantly meeting customer needs and adding value to all its businesses.

He said “Today’s commissioning is in line with the company’s vision of making all its brands and businesses the frontliners in their respective sectors. We are committed to constantly strengthening the logistics value chain of the maritime sector of which haulage is an important value”.

While assuring clients that the acquisition and relevant capacity development programmes already attended by the staff, “the quality of service they will enjoy will be a lot better”.

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