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One of the pioneers of automotive and vehicle logistics in Malaysia, the Giga Maritime Group (GMG) has established itself as the largest and preferred solutions provider in the Malaysian automotive industry. The group is the only company in Malaysia that provides end-to-end solutions, including sea and land transportation, freight forwarding and car terminal services from the factory floor to the dealership door.

With a track record of more than 30 years, the Group’s experience, expertise and investments as an Intelligent and Integrated Vehicle Logistics Solutions provider has enabled us to offer customers a full suite of services as a one-stop centre for the door-to-door collection, handling, freighting, custom clearance and delivery of vehicles.

Today, the Group transports an average of 200,000 vehicles by land per year throughout Malaysia, and handles and ships a combined average of 120,000 vehicles per year via sea freight.

The Group is anchored by four main subsidiaries: Giga Shipping Sdn Bhd as the exclusive booking agent and space charterer for Roll on-Roll off (RoRo) space for East and West Malaysia shipments as well as Intra-Asean routes that include Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand ; Nexus Mega Carriers Sdn Bhd that operates the largest fleet of car and motorcycle transporters in Peninsula Malaysia with a total of 200 articulated, rigid and single-car carriers; Giga Car Terminal Sdn Bhd which operates a modern 44.5-acre facility at Westport for the storage, import, export and trans-shipment with the full capacity of up to 8,000 vehicles; and Straits Auto Logistics Sdn Bhd that owns and operates two Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) vessels with a capacity of between 5,040 and 5,340 units of vehicles.

GMG strives to keep serving our customers, whose needs are ever changing, as best as we can. By strengthening our ties with customers, we hope to continuously improve on the standards of our service quality and efficiency.

On behalf of the Board of Directors, Management and staff at Giga Maritime Group (GMG) I bid you welcome and thank you for your kind interest in the services we offer and activities we undertake. I trust that you will gain a greater understanding and appreciation of our operations as you navigate through our website, and should you have any further enquiries, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us directly.

The Giga Maritime Group (GMG) has been built on a wealth of experience and the vision to provide intelligent and integrated vehicle logistics solutions in meeting with the increasing demands and requirements of the robust Malaysian automotive industry.

The process of transporting or moving vehicles from one destination to another can no longer be viewed as merely being an operationally challenging and manpower intensive task. It has evolved by leaps and bounds over the last 30 years, so much so that with advancements in technology, it is today a carefully choreographed responsibility that is built on trust and track record; the foundation of new infrastructure; more advanced equipment and machinery; precision; efficiency; speed; productivity; the integration of services; and highly-trained and knowledgeable personnel.

Continued investments in these critical areas have contributed significantly to the growth of the Group into becoming a one-stop vehicle logistics solutions provider, enabling us to offer sea and land transportation, freight forwarding and car terminal services from the factory floor to the dealership door. Our comprehensive suite of services includes door-to-door collection, handling, freighting, pre-delivery inspection services, stevedoring and tally services, custom clearance to the delivery of vehicles.

As at 2018, the Group transports an average of 200,000 vehicles by land and handles an average of 120,000 vehicles per year via sea freight, with operations in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak, as well as calling on international ports in Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand. Our services are also not limited to passenger cars, motorcycles and light commercial vehicles, but the Group possesses the experience, equipment and capability to also handle special vehicles and large cargo such as helicopters and military troop carriers and armored vehicles.

Whether it is a single vehicle you’re looking to transport or seeking a trustworthy partner to move thousands of stock from the factory floor to showrooms nationwide, both on land at via sea freight, the Giga Maritime Group is fully prepared to help you devise the most cost efficient and practical solution. I thank you for your continued support, and please, feel free to contact us anytime should you require any assistance.

DATUK KUMAR PRABAKARAN
GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR
GIGA MARITIME GROUP

Intelligent & Integrated Vehicle Logistics Solutions

Investing in a future that will reaffirm our position as an industry-leading player domestically and evolving to become a trusted and preferred regional and global vehicle logistics solutions provider.

We are an industry-leading corporation committed to investing in and providing our customers, businesses, partners and associates with state-of-the-art, intelligent and integrated vehicle logistics solutions.

As a one-stop vehicle logistics solutions provider, we offer land and sea transportation, freight forwarding and car terminal storage facilities with a comprehensive suite of services that include door-to-door collection, handling, freighting, pre-delivery inspection services, stevedoring and tally services, custom clearance to the delivery of vehicles.

The Group’s activities are principally driven by advancements in technology built on the foundation of trust, ethical and industry best practices, and a wealth of experience that has consolidated our position as the leading and largest vehicle logistics solutions provider.

  • Ethics, Trust & Integrity in Doing Business
  • Solutions & Service Excellence
  • Safety & Security
  • Our Employees
  • Lifelong Learning & Enhancement

DATUK KUMAR PRABAKARAN
Datuk Kumar Prabakaran founded the Giga Maritime Group (GMG) on the foundation of 38 years of experience in shipping and logistics, with vast knowledge and passion in automotive logistics namely in the areas of management, maintenance, storage, pre-delivery inspection, and transportation operations of completely built-up units (CBU) total logistics for the automotive industry. He is currently the Managing Director of GIGA Shipping Sdn Bhd and Nexus Mega Carriers Sdn Bhd, the two subsidiaries of GMG principally responsible for land and sea transportation.

DATUK ADRIAN HENRY D’SILVA
A Chartered Accountant by profession, Datuk Adrian Henry D’Silva brings more than 30 years of experience in shipping and logistics to the Giga Maritime Group (GMG). He is also passionate about motorsports and has been an active competitor in numerous categories of motor-racing. Datuk Adrian is currently the Managing Director of Straits Auto Logistics and GIGA Car Terminals, both subsidiaries of GMG.

YUSUKE SASADA
Yusuke Sasada joins the Giga Maritime Group (GMG) with 26 years of experience in the shipping and logistics industries, of which more than 15 years have been dedicated to the operations of Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) vessels and in automotive logistics. With valuable experience overseeing operations in Hong Kong, the United States, Shanghai and Bangkok, Sasada also brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in international logistics.

MOHAMAD SHUKOR BIN IBRAHIM
Mohamad Shukor Ibrahim has 25 years of experience in the fields of oil & gas, automotive retailing and cloud computing and has served in numerous executive and senior management positions. In 2008, he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Proton Edar Sdn Bhd, the sales and distribution arm for Malaysia’s national car company PROTON.

MASAYOSHI FUJIWARA
Masayoshi Fujiwara joins the Giga Maritime Group (GMG) with 24 years of experience in the shipping industry, with vast knowledge and experience in handling the operations of Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo), container, dry bulk and tanker vessels, as well as managing the logistics of automobiles to consumer goods in Japan’s Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) Group - one of the oldest and largest shipping companies in the world.

JAMES PIENG
With 31 years of experience, James Pieng has vast experience in business, namely in the shipping and logisitics industries and currently serves as a director in several logistics companies in Malaysia. He holds a Masters In Business Administration (MBA).

DATO’ AHMAD SUHAIMI BIN MOHAMAD ANUAR
Dato' Ahmad Suhaimi Mohamad Anuar has accumulated a wealth of experience and served in a number of executive and senior management positions in numerous industries. He has more than 20 years of experience in automotive logistics and was also the former Chief Executive Officer of Proton Edar Sdn Bhd, the sales and distribution arm for Malaysia’s national car company PROTON.

DATO’ KAMARUDDIN BIN MAT DESA
Dato’ Kamaruddin joined the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) in 1968, serving for 39 years in various capacity that included being the Head of the Kuala Lumpur Crime Investigation Department (CID), Deputy Chief of Police in Terengganu and Deputy Director of the Commercial Crime Investigation Department in Bukit Aman. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the International Islamic University and a licensed advocate and for the Malaysian High Court.

2018
  • A total of 3,854 loads of new vehicles handled by Nexus Mega Carriers Sdn Bhd, making it the most number of loads ever recorded in a month by any local automotive logistics company.
  • Giga Car Terminal celebrates its 10th anniversary with a record 1.19 million vehicles handled.
  • Giga Maritime Group (GMG) launches its new tagline Intelligent & Integrated Vehicle Logistics Solutions to define its position as a one-stop solution provider in the area of automotive logistics both on land and via sea freight, providing door-to-door collection, handling, freighting, custom clearance and delivery of vehicles.
  • Nexus Mega Carriers Sdn Bhd elevates the designation of its truck drivers to Car Carrier Captains.
2017
  • Nexus Mega Carriers Sdn Bhd transports a total of 187,018 vehicles that include cars, motorcycles and light commercial vehicles.
2016
  • Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA) awarded to Giga Maritime Group (GMG) Group Managing Director Datuk Kumar Prabakaran.
  • Winner of Frost & Sullivan Best Niche Logistics Service Provider Award.
  • Nexus Mega Carriers Sdn Bhd takes delivery of two of Hino Motor Sales Malaysia's (HMSM) first truck carrier, the Hino SG2PDPA prime movers. The idea for a light commercial vehicle carrier was the result of the collaboration between Giga Maritime Group and Hino Motor Sales Malaysia.
  • Nexus Mega Carriers Sdn Bhd carries 45,600 loads of vehicles.
2015
  • Giga Shipping Sdn Bhd undertakes the Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI) Management of Honda’s East Malaysia Centralised Distribution Centre (Logistics Hub) in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah and Kuching, Sarawak which includes standard key management system, washing bays for vehicles to be cleaned before delivery to Honda dealers, security system to ensure safety of vehicles from thefts, parking lot management system, stock monitoring, a Kaizen system to ensure that vehicles remain in good condition while in storage and a thorough inspection facility.
  • Giga Maritime Group (GMG) introduces Competition Compliance Manual in accordance with the Malaysian Competition Act.
  • Giga Maritime Group (GMG) records revenue of RM175 million.
2014
  • Giga Maritime Group (GMG) commissions the MV Grand Vision Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) vessel which has the capacity of carrying 5,040 vehicles.
2013
  • Giga Maritime Group (GMG) commissions the MV Straits Challenger Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) vessel which has the capacity of carrying 5,340 vehicles.
2012
  • Nexus Mega Carriers Sdn Bhd carries 43,998 loads of vehicles.
  • Nexus Mega Carriers Sdn Bhd takes delivery of 10 Scania P340 LA 4X2 MSZ Euro 3 compliant prime movers.
2011
  • Giga Maritime Group opens its new headquarters in Glenmarie Shah Alam.
2010
  • Giga Car Terminal Sdn Bhd becomes the only car terminal in the region to introduce highly sophisticated IT system for the bar coding tagging, scanning and tracking of every car received - from entry into facility until it is loaded into the Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) vessel.
2008
  • Giga Maritime Group (GMG) establishes Giga Car Terminal Sdn Bhd which today operates a 44.5 acre facility at Westport for the storage, import, export and trans-shipment of up to 8,000 vehicles.
  • Giga Maritime Group (GMG) acquires Nexus Mega Carriers Sdn Bhd to spearhead its forwarding and land transportation services to the Malaysian automotive industry. The company carried 28,991 loads of vehicles in its first year of operations under GMG. Nexus Mega Carriers Sdn Bhd was founded in 1984.
2006
  • Nexus Mega Carriers (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd incorporated.
  • Giga Maritime Group (GMG) acquires 14 acres of land in Kota Kinabalu and begins operations of Kota Kinabalu Car Terminal Sdn Bhd for the transshipment of vehicles in East Malaysia.
2004
  • Giga Maritime Group (GMG) acquires 10 acres of land in Kuching and begins operations of Kuching Car Terminal Sdn Bhd for the transshipment of vehicles in East Malaysia.
2002
  • Giga Maritime Group (GMG) in a joint venture with Japan’s Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) Group - one of the oldest and largest shipping companies in the world - establishes Straits Auto Logistics Sdn Bhd (SAL), to own and operate Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) vessels.
2001
  • Giga Shipping established operations in 2001 as a booking agent for shipments bound for East Malaysia providing services that include the coordination, booking, documentation processing, handling to the collection and delivery of vehicles.

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