Hino has revealed that leading door distribution company, Bidfood Australia has taken delivery of the 125,000th Hino truck to be sold in Australia, with the the company taking delivery of the vehicle handed at its new facility in the Brisbane suburb of Richlands.
Hino says that Bidfood is Australia’s leading distributor to the foodservice industry, and currently runs a fleet of 210 Hino trucks, including the milestone 500 Series Standard Cab FE1426.
“For Bidfood, the Hino 500 Series Standard Cabs are a logical choice as they boast class-leading safety, high levels of innovation and technology, while also meeting Euro 6 emission standards plus the feedback from our drivers has been overwhelmingly positive,” said Grant Fairlie, General Manager of Procurement and Marketing for Bidfood Australia.
For Hino Australia, the sale of the 125,000th vehicle has been another highlight in a year that featured the launch of its exciting, new 300 Series light-duty truck and a record sales month in June.
“55 years after we sold our first vehicle in Australia, this is a fantastic milestone for Hino Australia – with a complete rejuvenation of our light and medium-duty truck line-up over the last three years, the future is bright,” said Bill Gillespie, General Manager of Brand and Franchise Development for Hino Australia.
Hino Australia Business Development Manager Jeff Nicotra was on hand to present Bidfood Richlands General Manager Duncan Alderson with a commemorative plaque to mark the occasion.
The 125,000th truck was delivered by Sci-Fleet Hino Dealer Principal Craig Andersson.