HCMC, August 25th 2015 – Maintaining its growth momentum in Vietnam, Bridgestone Vietnam, a group company of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s leading rubber and tire company, is pleased to announce the officially inauguration of Fleet-Point Ngoc Hanh on 22nd August. This is Danang City’s first-ever Fleet-Point outlet, and expands Bridgestone’s footprint of truck and bus fleet-related services in the Central of Vietnam.
The event was graced by over 200 guests, including valued customers of Fleet-Point Ngoc Hanh, as well as Bridgestone Vietnam’s dealers. Fleet-Point incorporates Bridgestone’s global standards for truck and bus fleets, bringing worry-free driving to drivers at national highways and rest stops. The Fleet-Point system was introduced in Vietnam in September 2013. Today, there are 14 Fleet-Points located nationwide across various cities and provinces
Mr. Hiroyuki Saito, General Director of Bridgestone Vietnam shared, “As the direct touch-point between Bridgestone and our customers, Fleet-Point Ngoc Hanh plays an important role in representing Bridgestone to fleet owners, especially in our mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’.
The opening of Danang City’s first-ever Fleet-Point affirms Bridgestone Vietnam’s strong belief in the potential of the Vietnamese market, particularly in the growth of the truck and bus market. It reflects our commitment to expanding the Bridgestone network within Vietnam, to provide convenience and high quality services to our customers.”
360 degree services at a convenient location
Located at the National Highway 1A, Hoa Phuoc Ward, Hoa Vang District (in the South of Qua Giang Bridge) in Danang City, Fleet-Point Ngoc Hanh is positioned along a high traffic route utilized by many trucks and buses. This will enable Fleet-Point Ngoc Hanh to meet the tyre service demands of customers in Danang City, as well as those of drivers from neighboring provinces.
Apart from meeting the stringent service standards set by Bridgestone Corporation, Fleet-Point Ngoc Hanh offers genuine Bridgestone tyres at competitive prices. Services available include tyre checking, nitrogen inflation, wheel alignment and balancing services. Equipped with a state-of-the-art Hunter Alignment WA-360 wheel alignment system from the USA and the Bright balancing machine, Fleet-Point Ngoc Hanh is confident of satisfying the operational needs of the most demanding fleet customers.
Fleet-Point Ngoc Hanh has the capability to conduct servicing for up to five trailers/ trucks simultaneously, to reduce fleet downtime and time spent waiting for vehicle servicing. Other services available include mobile service, tyre usage and maintenance consulting services. Fleet-Point Ngoc Hanh also have Bridgestone Bandag casing collection service and provide B-Solution packages that bundle multiple services to reduce operational costs while increasing the business efficiency of fleet operators are also available.
According to the General Statistical Office, Vietnam transports approximately 50 million tons of goods via 700,000 trucks annually. In addition, over 90 million people travel in Vietnam via buses and coaches.
“Danang City has developed rapidly in the past years, with the City intending to become the top transportation hub in the middle area of Vietnam. Coupled with the increasing demand for trucks and buses, the establishment of a professional tyre care centre for this category of vehicles to ensure their efficient and safe operations is essential and timely,” shared Mrs. Tran Thi Hanh, General Director of Fleet-Point Ngoc Hanh. “We are proud to be selected as Bridgestone’s first Fleet-Point in Danang. With our highly skilled technicians and advanced equipment, we are confident of providing Vietnamese truck and bus customers the best services possible.”
The inauguration of Fleet-Point Ngoc Hanh is a milestone for Bridgestone’s ambition to provide the best services to Vietnamese customers. To mark the occasion, Fleet-Point Ngoc Hanh is offering all customers a gift package consisting of a premium bag and towel from Bridgestone for all customers who purchase any two Bridgestone truck or bus tyres. This promotion is available until 31st August 2015.
Pictures of the inauguration ceremony:
General Director of Bridgestone Vietnam, Mr. Hiroyuki Saito, and General Director of Fleet-Point Ngoc Hanh, Mrs. Tran Thi Hanh welcomes the guests
Well-dressed staffs of Fleet-Point Ngoc Hanh welcome guests at the event
General Director of Bridgestone Vietnam, Mr. Hiroyuki Saito delivers his speech
General Director of Fleet-Point Ngoc Hanh, Mrs. Tran Thi Hanh delivering her speech
Ngoc Hanh dealer officially becomes Bridgestone Fleet-Point in Da Nang
Mrs. Tran Thi Hanh awards lucky draw gifts to the winners
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Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is the world’s largest tire and rubber company. In addition to tires for use in a wide variety of applications, it also manufactures a broad range of diversified products, which include industrial rubber and chemical products and sporting goods. Its products are sold in over 150 nation and territories around the world.