Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) has announced its 'Making in India for the World' plan, which intends to make our country its new overseas business expansion vertical. To simplify things, Honda 2Wheeler's India will become a global hub for exporting world-class two-wheelers to the most advanced two-wheeler markets of the world.
The brand claims that it will work with its 100+ associates across different functions under one roof to create a globally optimal operating system by combining SEDBQ (Sales, Engineering, Development, Purchasing & Quality). Honda’s Manesar facility will be its headquarter.
For the people not in know, the Honda 2Wheelers India started exports in 2001 with Activa scooter. In 2015, Honda’s collective exports crossed the 10 lakh mark in its 15th year of operations. Currently, HMSI exports in 35 markets across Europe, Central & Latin America, Middle East, South-East Asia, Japan, and SAARC nations.
More information about HMSI's New Overseas Business vertical is available in the press release below: –
April 15, 2021: Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) – the only 2Wheeler company of Honda in India today announced its major foray in ‘Making in India for the World’ with the establishment of its new Overseas Business expansion business vertical.
The new vertical of Overseas Business Expansion will spearhead Honda 2Wheeler India’s ambition to export world-class two-wheelers to the most advanced two-wheeler markets of the world.
This major organizational restructuring within Honda 2Wheelers India will harness the strength of over 100 Associates across different functions coming together with one aim – Make Honda India the global hub for two-wheeler exports.
Located at Honda’s Manesar facility, the new Overseas Business Expansion vertical strategically integrates SEDBQ (Sales, Engineering, Development, Purchasing & Quality) functions under one roof to create a globally optimal operating system. The new overseas business vertical shall unlock new synergy by integrating Honda 2Wheeler India’s Export-Import sales function with Quality, purchase, development, homologations, manufacturing, and logistics.
Elaborating on Honda’s vision for the new overseas business expansion, Mr. Atsushi Ogata – Managing Director, President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said-
“With an eye on the future, Honda 2Wheelers India aims to further consolidate its No. 1 position in Honda’s global motorcycle business while unlocking the next chapter of ‘Make in India, for India & the World’ in the BS-VI era. With this major organizational restructuring, the company is strengthening its business constitution and improving competitiveness to meet the high expectations from Global Honda”.