SIFAX Haulage Boosts Operations with 20 New Trucks


SIFAX Haulage Boosts Operations with 20 New Trucks

To solidify, boost its operations and consolidate its position as a leader in the country’s logistics industry, SIFAX Haulage and Logistics Limited, one of the subsidiaries of SIFAX Group, has acquired twenty brand new trucks.

According to the Corporate Affairs Manager, Muyiwa Akande, the trucks are European trucks with 420 horse power rating. 10 of them are ‘6 by 4’ double axles while the others 10 are triaxle flatbeds with 48 tonnage capacity. The brand new trucks will complement the 55 trucks already in use by the company, thereby bring the company’s fleet size to 75 trucks.

Speaking at the formal commissioning of the trucks, Mr. Adewale Adetayo, General Manager, SIFAX Haulage & Logistics Limited, said, “the company’s decision to expand its fleet is a statement of intent by SIFAX Group to deliver a better service to its clients and become an undisputed leader in the industry.”

Sifax Trucks
Twenty new trucks recently acquired by SIFAX Haulage and Logistics Limited

He said: “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 dead weights. 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 training to usher in the operations of these new trucks in addition to the ones we have at hand,” Adetayo concluded.

Sifax Staff
L-R: Barrister Ezekiel Ajewole, Executive Director and Senior Special Assistant to the GEVC, SIFAX Group; Mr. Adewale Adetayo, General Manager, SIFAX Haulage & Logistics Limited; Mr. John Jenkins, Group Managing Director, SIFAX Group; Major Henry Ajetunmobi (rtd), Executive Director, SIFAX Off Dock and Dr. Fola Rogers-Saliu, Executive Director, Human Resources and Administration during the commissioning of 20 new trucks recently acquired by SIFAX Haulage.

Group Managing Director of SIFAX Group, John Jenkins, explained that with the commissioning of these new trucks, the company now lives up to the standard it is known for worldwide.

He noted that, the company’s business acumen is geared towards constantly meeting customer needs and adding value to all its businesses.

“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,” he said.

“Jenkins further assured clients that with the acquisition and relevant capacity development programmes the staffs have undergone, the quality of service they will enjoy will be a lot better.”

With the SIFAX Group’s zero tolerance for any form of corrupt practice and in order to discourage arbitrary use of the vehicles for purposes other than the discharge of official duties, the vehicles have been installed with Video tracking and other remote devices that will enable their movements to be centrally monitored from the office.

“The SIFAX Group assured all their clients that, there shall be positive impact of this investment in terms of increased revenue generation, reduction in service breakdown, increased turnaround time and a more-satisfied clientele base.”

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