Our Company was incorporated in Malaysia under the Companies Act, 1965, on 18 January 2013 as a private limited company under the name of Xin Hwa Holdings Sdn Bhd and the company was subsequently listed on Bursa on 30 June 2015.
We are an investment holding company and are engaged in the provision of management services. Through our subsidiaries, we are an integrated logistics service provider involved in land transport operations, warehousing and distribution operations and other services. Our land transport operations incorporate cargo transportation services and container haulage services whereas other services incorporate freight forwarding and customs brokerage services as well as manufacturing and fabrication of trailers.
The history of our business can be traced back to 1965 with the establishment of a small scale land transport operation by our founder, Eng Peng Lam @ Ng Peng Lam. In 1992, Eng Peng Lam @ Ng Peng Lam and his sons - Ng Aik Chuan and Ng Yam Pin ("the Ng Family") expanded the land transport operations through the incorporation of Sinwah Trading & Transport Agency ("Sinwah"), a partnership entity which was a transport and customs forwarding agency involving mainly in the provision of cargo transportation services for manufactured products.
In 2002, the entire business operations of Sinwah were taken over by Xin Hwa Trading & Transport Sdn Bhd ("XHTT") which was established by the Ng family in 1997. In 2003, we ventured into the provision of container haulage services to our customers throughout Peninsular Malaysia and also established a project cargo team to handle the transportation services for over-dimensional and heavy cargo.
In 2003, we constructed an in-house repair and maintenance centre in order to undertake repair and maintenance works for our own fleet of vehicles. Subsequently, in 2005, we expanded the repair and maintenance centre as a manufacturing, fabrication and maintenance centre under Xin Hwa Auto Engineering Sdn Bhd. The manufacturing, fabrication and maintenance centre was relocated to a new plant in Senai, Johor Darul Takzim in 2014 to carry out all repair and maintenance works for our own fleet of vehicles as well as manufacturing and fabrication of trailers.
In 2005, our Group secured a non-exclusive contract from a subsidiary of Johor Port Berhad which allowed us to offer internal port haulage transportation services in Johor Port. Our Group also secured contracts for the provision of internal port haulage transportation services. Currently, we provide internal port haulage transportation services in Johor Port (Johor Darul Takzim), Port of Tanjung Pelepas (Johor Darul Takzim) and Penang Port (Pulau Pinang).
Our Group subsequently expanded our presence to the central and northern regions of Peninsular Malaysia, namely in Port Klang, Selangor and Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang.
In 2009, our business operations were relocated to our current premises in Kempas Baru, Johor Bahru, Johor Darul Takzim. Our current premises also house a warehouse which allowed us to venture into the warehousing and distribution services sector.
In 2011, XH Universal Forwarding Sdn Bhd was established to provide freight forwarding and customs brokerage services as part of our Group's continuing efforts towards becoming an integrated logistics service provider.
In view of the rising demand for our warehousing services, we expanded our warehouse located in Johor Bahru, Johor Darul Takzim to a total warehouse space of approximately 184,000 sq. ft. in 2012. In 2013, we further expanded the capacity of our warehousing services in Skudai, Johor Darul Takzim.
Currently, our Group has a head office, 3 branch offices, 4 site offices, over 800 employees, more than 1,000 vehicles and 2 warehouses to support our business operations.