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More information about Harrisons Holdings M Bhd can be found in their website www. Harrisons Holdings Malaysia Berhad was incorporated in Malaysia under the Companies Act on 9th March as a private limited company under the name of Jantoco Trading Sdn Bhd and assumed its present name on 1st October It was converted to a public company on 28th April Companies within the Group were purchased from Harrisons and Crosfield PLC [a public company listed on the London Stock Exchange, and well known previously in Malaysia particularly for the plantations it operated under Harrisons Malaysia Plantations Berhad.
Better known previously as wholly owned subsidiaries of Harrisons and Crosfie1d PLC, Harrisons is one of the oldest, largest and most established sales, marketing, warehousing, distribution and services organisation in Malaysia, particularly in East Malaysia where Harrisons has been in business for 91 years and has developed a very good distribution network that ranks amongst the best in the region.
Harrisons also has a major presence in the shipping agency industry in East Malaysia where it represents a large number of major international and domestic shipping lines. In East Malaysia, Harrisons list of trading and services company in bursa malaysia also one of the few companies to maintain a network of 7 fully computerised travel ticketing and sales offices.
These are conducted through its two groups of subsidiary companies, the Harrisons Trading Sabah Group and the Harrisons Trading Peninsular Group as follows:. Presently, Harrisons has approximately principals, and distributes approximately 11, product items to over 10, accounts spread all over Malaysia. It achieved a turnover exceeding RM1 Billion in The Harrisons Trading Sabah Group and the Harrisons Trading Peninsular Group together operate a total network of 27 branches strategically located, throughout Malaysia 11 in Peninsular Malaysia, 9 in Sabah and 7 in Sarawak as shown in the map attached.
Harrisons employs about 1, list of trading and services company in bursa malaysia and is highly regarded as an employer of choice, enjoying relatively low staff turnover in an industry where loyal, aggressive, yet approachable, management with deep industry-specific experience and proprietary knowledge is vital to ensure continued growth and profitability.
This has been achieved through a decentralised organisation structure that facilitates employee empowerment and initiative enhancing speed to marketand organises the business regionally for profit accountability list of trading and services company in bursa malaysia centrally at the group level for longer term strategic development. Highly regarded by its business partners - principals as well as the trade - Harrisons has represented major multi-nationals for considerable lengths of time: Nestle has been with the Group for 75 years, GAB for 52 years, Malex for 42 years and Maerskline for 31 years, to cite a few examples.
Indeed, many principals today regard Harrisons as an integral part of their sales and marketing intelligence and research which are vital to their success in the markets where they have entrusted Harrisons with special distribution rights. Harrisons had its beginning as a relatively modest Harrisons and Crosfield trading outpost in in Sandakan, Sabah, and has today grown into a major Malaysian distribution and services company that can proudly take its place amongst the bigger corporations in terms of profitability, sales turnover, asset backing, employee size, business spread and geographical reach.
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