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SHACMAN delivers more 400 Shacman trucks to Dangote group

Dangote group have taken delivery of an additional 400 units of SHACMAN trucks, following the partnership deal and commitments to quality, the biggest customer of the strong and rugged Shacman range of trucks in Nigeria,

Owned by the Alike Dangote, Africa’s richest man, the Dangote group has since the entrance of vehicles into the Nigeria market through Transit Support Services Limited (TSS) as Shacman Nigeria six years ago bought over 3,500 units of the brand, making the multi-billion naira business enterprise with diverse interest largest buyer of Shacman brand in the country.

The unwavering recognition of Shacman brand as reliable heavy-duty vehicles, and the growing need for such vehicles within the continuously expanding conglomerate, influenced Dangote conglomerate’s decision to patronise the trucks as result of the absolute trust on the quality of the locally assembled Shacman trucks that are backed by warranty that is of global standard and after-sales services.

Business AM checks reveal that, since the partnership started in 2016 with an initial order of 500 locally assembled Shacman trucks by Dangote, his commitment to empower local manufacturers and the continuous patronage have created many jobs in the South East region by reviving the Anambra Motor Manufacturing Company  (ANAMMCO) plant in Enugu with an opportunity to produce trucks locally instead of importing them. It has also brought back Onne Port in Rivers State businesses back to life with the shipment of over 3000 containers since ANAMMCO was resuscitated.

According to the Dave Chukwudulue, general manager of TSS Motors, franchise owners of Shacman trucks brand, he said “We have been creating and will continue to create value for users of Shacman trucks in Nigeria by supporting them with the best after sales service programme. This has indeed resulted in the increasing demand for our trucks”

Shaanxi Heavy Duty Automobile, manufacturers of SHACMAN heavy and medium duty trucks and road tractors is one of the biggest trucks manufacturing company in China. With other customers like BUA Cement, ABC Transport, AA Global logistics, NUSTANZA Motors and many others, over 4,500 SHACMAN trucks are running on Nigerian roads now, TSS sources said. 

Kelly Kelechukwu

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