If you, or anyone else, thought that Hero would die without Honda, here is the company proving you absolutely wrong. Ever since the split with its Japanese partner, Hero has been on a rampage climbing up sales charts month on month.
The company continues with its upward trend by registering an 8 per cent growth in terms of sales for the month of June, rolling 5,41,594 units from its manufacturing facilities in June 2014 as compared to 5,02,279 units in June 2013. Previously, the company had shipped 5,71,054 units in April 2014 and 6,02,481 units in May 2014.
Maintaining such sales figures is an immaculate feat for the company and the way they are going, they seem to be unbeatable! Hero also registered a growth of 10 per cent in terms of sales in the first quarter of the financial year 2013-14, selling 17,15,129 units against 15,59,282 units in the corresponding quarter in the previous financial year.
The month of June saw the much awaited launch of the updated Karizma R and Karizma ZMR. Hero MotoCorp also saw the commencement of production at their fourth manufacturing facility at Neemrana, Rajasthan. The plant has an installed capacity of 7,50,000 units, bring the total capacity to 7.65 million units.
They have also started operations at their new Global Parts Centre at Neemrana, which houses an automated systems of storage and retrieval, automated packaging and sorting, on-line tracking of parts through Warehouse Management System (WMS), lean manufacturing and most importantly, the Green Building Concept.