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Vision Statement go to top

To become a premier supplier of brand new and used, but high quality, left-hand drive trucks and construction machines at reasonable price.

Mision Statement go to top

To provide consistent and excellent quality of service to all Buyers by continuously searching for more effecient machines with right value for their money, likewise extend an exceptional opportunity for career growth and professionalism to all our employees.

Company Background go to top

Ichiban Import-Export Corporation ("Ichiban") is a joint venture between Subic Bay Motors Corporation ("SBMC") (Subic Bay, Philippines), Azumaya Tohin Seisakusho (Nagoya, Japan) and Apple International Co. Ltd. (Mie, Japan).

A very close association between these three companies has emerged over the last five years due to the technical expertise of SBMC Employees in reconditioning and steering conversion from Right-Hand to Left-Hand Drive of almost all types of vehicles from Japan.

SBMC is one of the three licensed auctioneers of used vehicles in Subic Bay Freeport Zone. Whereas, Azumaya Tohin Seisakusho and Apple International Co. Ltd. have a combined marketing expertise of brand new and used vehicles from Japan for over twenty years.

Nature of Operations go to top

Primary Purpose:

To import and recondition used trucks and construction machineries from Japan for sale to local market or for re-export to the international market.

Secondary Purpose:

To establish a Logistics and Distribution Center for the worldwide marketing of used vehicles, trucks, small construction machineries, general merchandise, medical equipment and other products

Our Commitment go to top

Our new management team strongly believes that our combined experiences, dedication, integrity and professionalism can supply true "export-quality" used vehicles from Japan to all left-hand drive countries of the world at an affordable cost to all buyers.

We are committed in providing export-quality products and excellent service. Our management team and personnel have more than twenty (20) years of extensive experiences in the business of used vehicles, trucks and small construction machineries . Our long years of experience in the industry promise our consignors and buyers that our products will be of high quality. All consignors and buyers are assured of credible and honest service by the company's team of professional officers and technical personnel.

Our Products go to top

From China:
Haved developed strong cooperation with Sinotruk, leading manufacturer of Light Commercial Trucks (4W & 6W) and all types of Heavy Duty Trucks (8W, 10W, & 12W) especially Dump Trucks and Concrete Mixers. By 2016, upon implementation of ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement, we will expand our product importation to all types of construction machineries.

From Japan:
All types of used trucks and construction machineries. We have a wide array of used but reconditioned trucks and construction equipments. We have a systematic way of inspecting, of pricing and buying from all Japan Auction Houses and we pride ourselves in our trained Filipino Inspectors in Japan. Our finished products are carefully tested by our quality control personnel before delivery to our customers.

Japan Auction Houses:
- Isuzu Kobe (IMAW)
- Isuzu Kyushu (IMAK)
- Isuzu Makuhari (IMAE)
- ARAI Oyama
- JU Aichi
- USS Tokyo
- USS Kobe
- ORIX Kobe

Our Location and Facilities go to top

Our main office and production facilities are strategically situated along Argonaut Highway, Subic Port District, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines. On the north is the Naval Supply Depot (NSD) and the Subic Bay Industrial Park. On the south is the Cubi-Triboa District. On the east is the Subic Techno Park. On the west is Subic Bay International Airport and the proposed Subic Bay New Container Terminal.

The land area is about 34,700 square meters (mostly paved or asphalted) while the main production building has a floor area of 7,586 square meters. Our facilities include a covered Quality Control area of 1,500 square meters, a covered Body Repair area of 750 square meters, Parts Warehouse area of 1,500 square meters, an Administration and Sales Offices.

On December 2008, Ichiban has established a Buying Center in Kobe, Osaka and Saitama, Japan, thus, being closer to getting the best possible source of Used Japan Trucks from Japan's famous Auction Houses. Ichiban has been consistent in joining the following Japan Auction Houses:

- Isuzu Kobe (IMAW)
- Isuzu Kyushu (IMAK)
- Isuzu Makuhari (IMAE)
- ARAI Oyama
- JU Aichi
- USS Tokyo
- USS Kobe
- ORIX Kobe

Organizational Chart go to top

Ichiban Corp. Office Organizational Chart in PDF format

Ichiban Corp. Yard Organizational Chart in PDF format

Our Bankers go to top


Bldg. 640, Sampson Road, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines 2222
Tel. No. : +63 (47) 252-3356 / (47) 252-2655 ; Fax No.: +63 (47)252-6278


(SBMA, Subic Branch)

Royal Subic Duty Free Complex
corner Rizal and Argonaut Highways
Subic Free Port Zone, Olongapo City
Tel. No. : +63 (47) 252-5023 to 26


(Subic SBMA Branch)

Palm St., Argonaut Highway
Subic Bay Freeport Zone
2222 Philippines
Tel. No. : +63 (47) 252-7828


(Times Square Plaza, Subic Branch)

420 Rizal Highway
Subic Bay Freeport Zone
2222 Philippines
Tel. No. : +63 (47) 252-7050 / 2939

Contact Information go to top

Postal Address:

Bldg. 1457 Argonaut Highway
Lower Mau Camp
Subic Bay Freeport Zone
2222 Philippines

Contact Numbers & Email:

Main: +63-47-252-1260
Fax: +63-47-252-1259
Email: info at ichibantrucks dot com

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