Toyota Kirloskar Motor partially resumes

Retail & After-Sales Operations

News Desk, News Nation 360: After weeks of nationwide lockdown leading to complete shutdown of manufacturing and retail units, Toyota Kirloskar Motor announced the partial resumption of Dealer and After Sales operations. Closely adhering to the advisory issued by the Central and State Governments, the company announced the partial reopening of 171 dealership outlets, which are now functional. Close to 146 service outlets of Toyota are also operational nationally, providing its world-class services by prioritizing domains like spare parts supply in response to the market needs where service activities have already started. Guided by the sole objective of securing health and safety of all its stakeholders and in line with protocols laid down by Government, all dealerships will practice stringent social distancing with Govt. prescribed percentage of the workforce at a given point. Masakazu Yoshimura, Managing Director, TKM, told they are grateful to the Government for its cautious and well-calculated decisions. While the lockdown was a necessary step to counter the virus spread and curb the consequences triggered by the pandemic, it is paramount to reignite confidence among customers, and stakeholders and boost their morale, during these difficult times. As they gradually recommence operations, they are ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all their stakeholders while simultaneously safeguarding business continuity. They look forward to working with their partners to cater to the needs of their customers while supporting the Government in this fight against this global pandemic. TKM understands that close to 75% of its suppliers have received a nod from the Government to recommence operations, while the remainder are expected to receive the necessary permission soon. TKM started preparatory operations at the plant beginning 5 th May 2020. These preparatory operations are conducted to provide the workforce with an adequately safe environment to work in, duly prioritizing domains like spare parts supply.

Report : Anustup Kundu

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