Release Date: 27 January 2010
Release ID: 4506
Scania has received its largest ever order in Great Britain. Stobart Group and A. W. Jenkinson Forest Products have a joint-procurement agreement on purchasing 1,000 trucks. Deliveries will commence in March 2010.
Mainly comprising the new Scania R-series model – awarded International Truck of the Year 2010 – the order also includes a significant number of Scania G-series vehicles.
"This order marks our continued association with two of the most respected names in the UK transport industry. We are pleased to note that the operational performance of Scania’s vehicles, plus the experience and expertise of Scania's UK service organisation, have all been contributory factors behind the decision of Stobart Group and A. W. Jenkinson to once again opt for Scania,” comments Hans-Christer Holgersson, MD of Scania (Great Britain) Ltd.
Scania is a major supplier to British industry. The company provides a wide range of complementary and ancillary services in support of its products and customers through its 90-plus-strong network of service centres. In 2009, Scania's share of the UK heavy truck market was 15.7% and its combined bus and coach market share amounted to 18.2%.
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