Best 12 service teams compete for world title

Best 12 service teams compete for world title

The world final of Scania Top Team, the competition-like training programme for Scania’s service technicians and parts experts, will be held 3–4 December in Södertälje, Sweden.

Some 8,000 participants from around 60 countries have taken part in the competition to develop their skills by combining training and teamwork to earn points and win the grand prize of €50,000. The final part of the competition will be webcasted live via Scania Group’s YouTube page as well as on the corporate website.

Scania Top Team has been developed to continually enhance the skills, knowledge, professionalism and teamwork in Scania’s workshops all over the world. The very best teams have advanced from regional finals to qualify for the final stage. The teams that have qualified for the event in Södertälje, Sweden are Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, China, Denmark, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

True to Scania’s continuous improvement philosophy, Scania Top Team has developed from a national training event 26 years ago into today’s global training programme. This year’s edition is the ninth such event at an international level, and has attracted more countries and participants than ever before.

 “The ultimate goal for Scania workshops worldwide is to provide services that support customers’ business,” says Christian Levin, Executive Vice President, Commercial Operations at Scania. “This in turn requires a highly proficient service staff. Scania Top Team is a fantastic way of celebrating the brains, technological skills and teamwork that characterise the people who work in the front line every day.”

More information about Scania Top Team is available on Scania.com/TopTeam.

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 42,000 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 2014, net sales totalled SEK 92.1 billion and net income amounted to SEK 6 billion. Scania’s press releases are available on www.scania.com   

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Scania is a world-leading provider of transport solutions. Together with our partners and customers we are driving the shift towards a sustainable transport system. In 2017, we delivered 82,500 trucks, 8,300 buses as well as 8,500 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled nearly SEK 120 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 49,300 people. Research and development are concentrated in Sweden, with branches in Brazil and India. Production takes place in Europe, Latin America and Asia, with regional production centres in Africa, Asia and Eurasia. Scania is part of TRATON AG. For more information visit: www.scania.com.

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