AmBank supports Baskin-Robbins Malaysia & Singapore’s business automation & expansion plan

(From left) Mr Yeow Swee Yun, Executive Vice President, Commercial Banking, AmBank, Mr Cheah Jia Ming, CEO, Golden Scoop Sdn Bhd, Dato’ Sulaiman Mohd Tahir, Group CEO, AmBank Group, Datuk SY Cheah, Chairman Golden Scoop Sdn Bhd, Mr Christopher Yap Huey Wen, Managing Director, Business Banking, AmBank.

Monday, 13 February 2023 - Golden Scoop Sdn. Bhd. (“Golden Scoop”) master franchisee & operator of Baskin-Robbins Malaysia & Singapore has successfully launched its new One Stop Supply Chain Centre (“OSSCC”) in Bandar Serenia, Sepang.

The RM30 million investment is being part-financed by AmBank Group (“AmBank”) and is set to consolidate the company’s storage, manufacturing and distribution functions allowing it to expand its capacity beyond its current 150 stores across Malaysia & Singapore.

The new factory is well-equipped with an automatic storage retrieval system which will help automate repetitive processes, reduce manual labour, and improve overall efficiency and quality of product.

During the official launch ceremony today, Dato’ Sulaiman Mohd Tahir, Group Chief Executive Officer of AmBank Group said, “It is exciting to be able to support an ice cream powerhouse such as Baskin-Robbins Malaysia who would boost the future of the F&B industry in the region. We hope through this financing, Golden Scoop will be able to transform and modernize its manufacturing processes, whilst embarking on Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0) technology to further enhance efficiency and process effectiveness. This is also aligned with AmBank’s own digitalisation aspirations as a financial institution embracing the advent of IR 4.0 and empowering its clients to pursue digitally-driven operational excellence.”

Christopher Yap, Managing Director, Business Banking, AmBank Group added, “We are always supportive of customers who adopt new technology and innovative ways of doing business. Golden Scoop has been a customer of AmBank Group for 12 years, I am glad to see them through this journey and witness their continuous expansion in Malaysia and abroad. I would also like to congratulate them on this successful project.”

Dato' Cheah See Yeong, President of Golden Scoop, said, "Golden Scoop would like to express its sincere appreciation to AmBank Group for its support and belief in making this project a reality. The OSSCC will enable Golden Scoop to further enhance its position in the premium ice cream industry in Malaysia and Singapore.”

Golden Scoop was established in 1988 and has been in the market for more than 30 years. The company has built a notable chain of outlets and holds a substantial market share in the premium ice cream industry. ​​​​​​