Canlubang, Laguna. November 8, 2016 – Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the Philippines, is supporting global freight and forwarding company Inland Corporation’s logistics needs through a fleet upgrade. Hino Motors has supplied 10 units of W342L light duty trucks with aluminum bodies and 8 units of SS2P heavy-duty H10 Wheeler Tractor Truck Chassis to service Inland’s new businesses and further broaden its local network of transport services.
HMP Chairman Mr. Vicente T. Mills, Jr. and HMP President Mr. Hiroshi Aoki formally turned the newly-purchased truck models over to Inland Corporation President Ma. Teresa R. Antonio and Inland SVP for Trucking and Contract Logistics Mr. Alfredo O. Gomez, during a ceremony at the HMP Plant in Canlubang, Laguna.
“We are confident in our capability to support Inland Corporation’s logistics needs and business growth targets. Total support is our mantra, and we are committed in delivering this promise to Inland Corporation and our other clients,” Mr. Mills shared.
By leveraging on HMP’s trucking expertise in driving vehicle sustainability as well as keeping operational costs at bay, Inland Corporation will be able to enhance its service capabilities in fulfilling new demands and discovering innovative solutions for the transport business.
“We will continue to upgrade our fleet and explore more services in line with movement of merchandise for production from plant to plant. We are banking on Hino’s product and service expertise to increase our local reach,” said Antonio.
HMP has been engaged in the assembly and exclusive distribution of quality Hino trucks and buses in the Philippines for more than 40 years. Known for providing safe, durable, and reliable trucks, HMP complements the transport needs of businesses ranging from small and medium enterprises to big corporations.
HMP’s January 2016 to September 2016 sales grew by 46% year on year, significantly exceeding the industry’s 27% sales growth during the same period. By collaborating with new strategic partners such as Inland Corporation, HMP is confident in further strengthening its foothold in the local trucking industry.
HMP is targeting to supply 150 truck units as part of Inland Corporation’s 2017 re-fleeting program.
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About Hino Motors Philippines Corporation
Hino Motors Philippines Corporation (HMP) is primarily engaged in the exclusive assembly and distribution of quality Hino buses and trucks, distribution of genuine Hino spare parts, and the manufacture and distribution of other automotive-related products and services in the Philippines.
Originally incorporated in March 1975 under the name Pilipinas Hino Inc. (PHI) before it changed its name to HMP in 2015, the company is a joint venture among Filipino investors, Hino Motors, Ltd., and the Marubeni Corporation of Japan.