Daewoo Pakistan Express Bus Service or Daewoo Express is an inter-city common carrier of passengers by bus serving over 30 destinations inPakistan and is headquartered in Lahore. It is operated by a Korean company, Sammi. Today, it is the most popular inter-city bus service in Pakistan.
A timeline of the operations and beginnings of Daewoo Express Ltd:
December 1997 - Incorporated
April 1998 - Beginning of Express Bus Operations
November 1999 - Beginning of City Bus Operations
January 2004 - Took Over by Sammi Corporation, Seoul, Korea
33 cities on 43 destinations with over 200 buses.
Express Bus Service
Daewoo Express Bus Service is a main operations of the company. The company provides long-distance time-efficient bus services to all major cities within Pakistan. With its headquarters in Lahore the company operates its service from 31 cities in Pakistan covering more than 40 destinations extending almost to the entire Punjab, Sindh and NWFP. The provides direct competition against airlines as well as the rail network. There are also shuttle/drop off service that run off the main express buses to allow passengers hassle-free travel to their neighbourhood. Recently, Daewoo expanded its service to Okara cantt connecting it with 9 cities.
City Bus service
Daewoo City Bus was the first environmental and technological revolution in the urban transport sector within Pakistan. The buses were introduced with more advanced and powerful engines with TECHO Monitoring Systems in 1999. Moreover provision of air conditioning, announcement system and stopping signals were introduced. Since 1998, the city bus service has been operating four routes are being operated within the city covering all the localities while one Sub-Urban Route is being operated for Sheikhupura.
Daewoo Express's cargo service are set up adjacent to all terminals and function 24 hours a day, providing safe and quick dispatch and delivery of cargo consignments. The cargo volume has over the years been increasing more rapidly than the expansions of the bus passenger operations.
Daewoo Express has over 30 destinations throughout Pakistan:
Quetta (future project)
Gwadar (future project)
The Daewoo Terminal in the city ofBahawalpur
Daewoo Pakistan Express Bus Service has been a vital contributor to the people affected by the earthquake in 2005. Daewoo Pakistan served with its best effective efforts with the assistance of a team of 27 Korean Specialist Surgeons and Doctors, in the affected regions.