Scania and Bär Cargolift in global service cooperation
Scania has signed a cooperation agreement with the global German tail lift manufacturer Bär Cargolift.
According to the agreement, workshops and dealers within Scania’s global service network will be fully authorized to carry out professional service on Bär Cargolift products. The agreement covers such aspects as spare parts logistics through Scania, warranty handling, workshop procedures, help desk and training of workshop technicians.
“This agreement with Bär Cargolift will enable us to deliver a better total solution to our customers with increased uptime as an important keystone. Our strategy is to focus on our customers productivity and what adds value for them”, says Christofer Edéus, Scania Vehicle Related Services.
Tobias Bär, who leads the family-owned enterprise in the second generation, follows a clear growth strategy: ”We strongly believe in the potential of Bär Cargolift also outside of our home market. With Scania we have a very competent service partner that helps ensure maximum availability of our product range. And that’s what counts for our customers.“
Bär Cargolift is one of the top quality tail lift manufacturers in Europe and has been the market leader in Germany for years. The company, which was founded in 1981, has about 250 employees and exports to more than 25 countries.
Scania is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications, and of industrial and marine engines. Service-related products account for a growing proportion of the company’s operations, assuring Scania customers of cost-effective transport solutions and maximum uptime Scania also offers financial services. Employing some 38,600 people, the company operates in about 100 countries. Research and development activities are concentrated in Sweden, while production takes place in Europe and South America, with facilities for global interchange of both components and complete vehicles. In 2012, net sales totalled SEK 79.6 billion and net income amounted to SEK 6.6 billion. Scania press releases are available on www.scania.com (http://www.scania.com/se)
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