Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) recently delivered Multi-Purpose Vehicles (MPV) to the Department of Health (DOH) ordered through the Procurement Service (PS) — an attached agency of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM).
The Mitsubishi L300 and the Xpander are included in the list of pre-screened vehicles that government agencies can order via the Procurement Service - PhilGEPS website foregoing the need to go through the lengthy bidding process required for government purchases.
Through the centralized procurement of motor vehicles at PS, agencies can order its vehicles online and have it delivered to the agency doorstep after validation and payment of request. This initiative aims to further streamline the process of procuring motor vehicles while “maintaining the principles of economy, efficiency, and check and balances.” The total number of approved units to be delivered by MMPC to PS-DBM are 232 units of the L300 with FB Body and 33 units of the Xpander GLX Plus AT through CitiMotors Makati and Diamond Motors Fairview, respectively.
In a ceremony held at the DOH’s grounds, MMPC handed over four (4) units of L300 to Health Secretary Francisco Duque. The Secretary cited how dependable and efficient the L300 is throughout the years, which is why he considers the new Euro 4 L300 units as a welcome addition to their fleet.
PS-DBM Executive Director Ms. Elisa May Arboleda-Cuevas also expressed her satisfaction with the smooth transaction and efficient delivery of the vehicles.
Being one of the partners of the PS, MMPC supports the government’s thrust to reform the government procurement system and ensure transparency, efficiency, and economic use of tax payer’s money.
Aside from DOH, MMPC is set to deliver more units to various agencies with vehicle requirements in the coming months.