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MASTER ENTREPRENEUR CATEGORY

DATUK M.A.P. SEGARRAN
FOUNDER


MAPS ENTERPRISE SDN BHD
www.mapsbhd.com.my


Information about the Entrepreneur
Datuk Segarran, the founder of MAPS Group of Companies (MAPS Enterprise), was born in the heart of Klang town. He grew up looking after his father’s business, gaining 50 years of experience in the retail industry. This kindled his strong passion for business ever since a young age. His strong passion and determination toward his goal have motivated him to begin his never-ending marathon.

Recognizing the scarcity of a one-stop household store in Seremban, he started Pasaraya MAP in the year 2001 on Jalan Yam Tuan, which is a quiet street. Being one of the first household stores in Seremban to sell various household items under one roof, it gained popularity swiftly with the local community.

The emergence of Pasaraya MAP in Seremban has resulted in the livelihood of Seremban town. These days, Jalan Yam Tuan is being called the ‘Little India of Seremban’ and is also one of the busiest streets in the state. Following the success of Pasaraya MAP, he opened another retail outlet in Kajang in 2003. Pasaraya MAP soon became a household name amongst consumers.

Other Interesting Facts about the Entrepreneur
Having a keen desire to expand his business led Datuk Segarran to open up a wholesale business in Klang, under the name, MAPS Enterprise SDN BHD. MAPS Enterprise soon established itself as a leading distributor, wholesaler, and retailer of spices, lentils, toiletries, and household products. The wholesale business started off in the year 2005 in a 1,500 sq. feet shop lot and has since expanded to a 10,000 sq. feet warehouse in the year 2009.
Company Achievements and Role of the Entrepreneur
MAPS Enterprise is a wholesaler focused on sourcing the best quality goods for Malaysians. Datuk Segarran travels worldwide every year to source the best quality goods in accordance with the needs and demands of the consumers. He frequently visits overseas and he has also joined hands with the Trade Promotion Council of India.

As a result, MAPS Enterprise is a proud distributor of Ramajeyam, Thulasi Soap, Lal Qilla, Balaji, and many other products. These products have a significant market share due to their quality and economical qualities.

Apart from bringing quality goods, MAPS Enterprise has also developed a unique, customer satisfaction-focused distribution channel. The method involves door-to-door sales, ensuring that the goods delivered are of high quality and punctual. The success of this distribution method is the result of strong, hardworking sales representatives and heavy investment in advanced technology for its sales.

Following his success in retail and wholesale, Datuk Segarran took this opportunity to enter into Plantation and many other industries.

Accepting his responsibility in the corporate, social, and environmental landscape, Datuk Segarran is a pioneer, designing his products in a unique, eco-friendly, and easy-to-consume manner. The rice products of MAPS Enterprise, such as Ramajeyam Ponni, Shakti, Akshaya Ponni, and many others, are packed in a PP Woven material. PP woven material is a strong, durable, water-resistant material that can be recycled. The rice is packed with a handle on the top of the packaging, making it easier for consumers to carry around and recycle.

It is also worth noting that MAPS Enterprise is a pioneer company for selling incense sticks in a zipper pack. The Balaji incense sticks, a product distributed by MAPS Enterprise, are packed in a zipper pack to protect the fragrance of the product as well as provide ease of storage for the consumers.

Vision, Mission, & Future Plans
Apart from Environment Safety Activities, Datuk Segarran also continuously conducts donations, food drives, and many other charity services. Every year he will donate food in Seremban for the less fortunate. He has also contributed significantly to the 2021 flood drive and Covid-19 donated goods to the victims and needy. Datuk Segarran continuously shows his generosity by contributing to the environment and society. Thus, building a stronger and environmentally friendly community.

MASTER ENTREPRENEUR CATEGORY

DATUK M.A.P. SEGARRAN
FOUNDER

Information about the Entrepreneur
Datuk Segarran, the founder of MAPS Group of Companies (MAPS Enterprise), was born in the heart of Klang town. He grew up looking after his father’s business, gaining 50 years of experience in the retail industry. This kindled his strong passion for business ever since a young age. His strong passion and determination toward his goal have motivated him to begin his never-ending marathon.

Recognizing the scarcity of a one-stop household store in Seremban, he started Pasaraya MAP in the year 2001 on Jalan Yam Tuan, which is a quiet street. Being one of the first household stores in Seremban to sell various household items under one roof, it gained popularity swiftly with the local community.

The emergence of Pasaraya MAP in Seremban has resulted in the livelihood of Seremban town. These days, Jalan Yam Tuan is being called the ‘Little India of Seremban’ and is also one of the busiest streets in the state. Following the success of Pasaraya MAP, he opened another retail outlet in Kajang in 2003. Pasaraya MAP soon became a household name amongst consumers.

Other Interesting Facts about the Entrepreneur
Having a keen desire to expand his business led Datuk Segarran to open up a wholesale business in Klang, under the name, MAPS Enterprise SDN BHD. MAPS Enterprise soon established itself as a leading distributor, wholesaler, and retailer of spices, lentils, toiletries, and household products. The wholesale business started off in the year 2005 in a 1,500 sq. feet shop lot and has since expanded to a 10,000 sq. feet warehouse in the year 2009.

MAPS ENTERPRISE SDN BHD
www.mapsbhd.com.my


Company Achievements and Role of the Entrepreneur
MAPS Enterprise is a wholesaler focused on sourcing the best quality goods for Malaysians. Datuk Segarran travels worldwide every year to source the best quality goods in accordance with the needs and demands of the consumers. He frequently visits overseas and he has also joined hands with the Trade Promotion Council of India.

As a result, MAPS Enterprise is a proud distributor of Ramajeyam, Thulasi Soap, Lal Qilla, Balaji, and many other products. These products have a significant market share due to their quality and economical qualities.

Apart from bringing quality goods, MAPS Enterprise has also developed a unique, customer satisfaction-focused distribution channel. The method involves door-to-door sales, ensuring that the goods delivered are of high quality and punctual. The success of this distribution method is the result of strong, hardworking sales representatives and heavy investment in advanced technology for its sales.

Following his success in retail and wholesale, Datuk Segarran took this opportunity to enter into Plantation and many other industries.

Accepting his responsibility in the corporate, social, and environmental landscape, Datuk Segarran is a pioneer, designing his products in a unique, eco-friendly, and easy-to-consume manner. The rice products of MAPS Enterprise, such as Ramajeyam Ponni, Shakti, Akshaya Ponni, and many others, are packed in a PP Woven material. PP woven material is a strong, durable, water-resistant material that can be recycled. The rice is packed with a handle on the top of the packaging, making it easier for consumers to carry around and recycle.

It is also worth noting that MAPS Enterprise is a pioneer company for selling incense sticks in a zipper pack. The Balaji incense sticks, a product distributed by MAPS Enterprise, are packed in a zipper pack to protect the fragrance of the product as well as provide ease of storage for the consumers.

Vision, Mission, & Future Plans
Apart from Environment Safety Activities, Datuk Segarran also continuously conducts donations, food drives, and many other charity services. Every year he will donate food in Seremban for the less fortunate. He has also contributed significantly to the 2021 flood drive and Covid-19 donated goods to the victims and needy. Datuk Segarran continuously shows his generosity by contributing to the environment and society. Thus, building a stronger and environmentally friendly community.