Stertil Koni has been awarded a Preferred Global Supplier Contract by Scania, becoming its preferred global supplier of heavy duty vehicle lifting equipment for the next three years.
Scania has reportedly committed to a strategy for growth based on a shift towards sustainable transport systems and the electrification of the vehicles it designs and manufactures. This strategy is said to be seen as a crucial element of the company’s ongoing journey and Stertil Koni has been chosen as the global preferred supplier and partner because of its shared commitment to Scania’s forward vision.
Stertil Koni has more than 35 years of experience in designing and manufacturing a range of vehicle lifts and equipment at its production facility in Kootsterille, the Netherlands. With shared goals regarding Eco-engineered lifting solutions for ergonomic and efficient vehicle maintenance and repair, Stertil Koni and Scania strive to provide safe, environmentally-conscious solutions to the worldwide transport industry.
The Global Contract Agreement covers the supply of two models from a range of vehicle lifts: the Stertil Koni Mobile Column Vehicle Lifts, models ST 1075 (7,500kg – 16,500lbs per column) and the ST 1085 (8,500kg – 18,500lbs per column) and with up to 32 columns in a single configuration if required. Stertil Koni will also supply several other essential vehicle lifting accessories.
Pehr Andersson, Sourcing Manager at Scania Group, said: “Our suppliers are vital for us to be able to drive the shift towards more sustainable transport systems and Stertil Koni has all the right attributes to help us on this journey. We are happy to have signed a global agreement with Stertil Koni and we look forward to a long and successful relationship.”
Feike-Jan Bergstra, Global Sales Manager, Stertil Koni, added: “Signing this contract with Scania is great recognition for Stertil Koni as the global leading heavy duty vehicle lift brand. Scania’s purpose is to drive the shift towards a sustainable transport system. Stertil Koni connects perfectly with this throughout our complete product range and by setting the green standard in lifting technology. Our Area Sales Manager, Anne Jan van der Meulen, together with Scania’s Pehr Andersson, has done an excellent job to make this possible. Stertil Koni is proud to be a partner of Scania for years to come.”